Charity Spotlight

Bwengu Projects Malawi, Rotary Club of Rugby, Africa
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“Before we were in darkness, you now have brought the light.” Local Rotarians support African projects

A RUGBY-based charity has completed the latest project in its continuing work to improve education in the poorest parts of Africa, thanks to local Rotarians. A refurbished toilet block at Isyalikila Junior School in Malawi marks the latest collaboration between Rugby Rotary Club and The Bwengu Project, a charity that funds and undertakes education and… Keep Reading

Molly Olly's Wishes, Coventry Memorial Park, anniversary
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Widower, 72, overcomes heart bypass for mammoth fundraising effort

A 72-year-old great-grandad who underwent a quadruple heart bypass is pledging to walk ten miles a day throughout 2022 to raise funds for a Warwick children’s charity in its milestone anniversary year. Tony Cunningham, from Coventry, is hoping to run up a huge total for Molly Olly’s Wishes by completing laps around the city’s Memorial… Keep Reading

Ladies First Business Development Awards, Tracey McAtamney
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Still time to enter awards celebrating female achievers

THERE are just a few weeks left for Warwickshire businesses to enter a new-look awards dedicated to recognising growth and resilience throughout the pandemic. The fourth Ladies First Professional Development Awards will celebrate success stories while also raising funds and awareness for two Midlands charities, St Basils and Suited For Success. New categories introduced this… Keep Reading

Shipston Rotary Club, Santa sleigh, ice rink
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Festive fun unveiled in Shipston

The familiar jingle of festive bells will be returning to Shipston’s streets next month thanks to friendly local Rotarians. Members of The Rotary Club of Shipston will be joined by volunteers when they take their sleigh out and about as children gear up for some pre-Christmas excitement – all in the name of festive cheer,… Keep Reading

Molly Olly's Wishes, Morrisons, fundraising
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‘Fun-draising’ boosts children’s charity coffers

PEDAL power, pumpkins and bananas were among the wide range of fundraising themes resulting in donations of more than £2,600 to a Warwick children’s charity. Leamington Morrisons community champion Alex Pearson and her friend Emma Brayne from Warwick were joined by Alex’s two canine companions as they travelled almost 12km – and negotiated 27 locks… Keep Reading

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Baby Loss Awareness

HOLDING her baby tight to her chest, Sharon cried uncontrollably. She had been desperate to meet her son but tragically he had died in her womb just days earlier. The first-time mum, from Warwickshire, carried him to full-term & gave birth knowing that he had already sadly passed away. Sharon said: “A parent’s worst nightmare… Keep Reading

Molly Olly's Wishes, Charity golf day, Oakland International
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Warwickshire children’s charity receives £26k boost from golf day

A golf day organised in aid of Warwickshire children’s charity Molly Olly’s Wishes, which supports children with terminal or life-threatening illnesses, has raised an incredible £26,252. Jointly organised and sponsored by Nottingham companies, Oakland International (which also has a site in Redditch) and Avanti Print and Packaging, 17-teams from across England, Scotland and Wales took… Keep Reading

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Claire’s marathon effort for causes close to her heart

A Warwick mum is hoping to run up big totals for two local causes close to her heart in a marathon fundraising effort this weekend. Claire Hammond is gearing up for her first London Marathon on Sunday (October 3rd) – in aid of charities Molly Olly’s Wishes and Northleigh House School. It marks the culmination… Keep Reading

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Creating Lasting Memories Through Bespoke Ceremonies

This week we caught up with Warwickshire local Lauren Duncan, a registered professional celebrant offering unique and bespoke ceremonies to mark many of your special occasions. Why choose a celebrant for your special day? Lauren provides a bespoke ceremony for each and every occasion you want to mark with your unique touch. From naming ceremonies,… Keep Reading

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The Warwickshire Review’s Guide to Children’s Summer Activities

  There is so much happening this summer to fill the school holidays with enriching, exciting and skills based activities to make the most of the children’s time off. Warwickshire is packed with family fun activities and children’s clubs and events to get involved with too and we’ve found some of the best. Atherstone Leisure… Keep Reading

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