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Mums Keep The Candle Burning For Halloween Fundraising

PUMPKIN TRAIL IN AID OF MOLLY OLLY’S WISHES A Warwick community renowned for its flamboyant annual Halloween celebrations is keeping the tradition alive despite the pandemic. Innovative parents Charlotte Fawbert and Lucy Field were determined to salvage the spooky fun which draws hundreds of children on Hatton Park – by this year turning it into a… Keep Reading

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Molly Olly’s Wishes – Final Therapeutic Books In Olly The Brave Series Released

FINAL 3 THERAPEUTIC ILLUSTRATED CHILDREN’S BOOKS IN OLLY THE BRAVE SERIES RELEASED BY MOLLY OLLY’S WISHES Warwick-based charity Molly Olly’s Wishes has released the final three chapters in its series of therapeutic books for children battling terminal and life-limiting illnesses. The books follow the final stages of the charity’s mascot lion ‘Olly The Brave’ in his… Keep Reading

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Riding To Save Lives

WARWICKSHIRE & SOLIHULL BLOOD BIKES (WSBB) In 1969, a youth community action group was founded in the Luton & Stevenage area by Des Gibbons. Des’ aim was to encourage young bikers to make use of their wheels and riding abilities by providing reliable transport services to local hospitals. Freewheelers inspired many, including Warwickshire and Solihull… Keep Reading

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Stillbirth Mum Commissions Harmony Glass Memorial For Late Son

BABY LOSS AWARENESS WEEK (Oct 9th-15th) As for all bereaved mums, memories are extremely precious to Sharon Luca-Chatha (founder of Kenilworth based charity The Luca Foundation) who was among the first to commission a Harmony Glass ashes memorial from Cariad personal ceremonies, for her son. Luca, to whom she refers as her ‘angel baby’, was… Keep Reading

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Author Sets Out To Help Others With New Books About Bereavement

BABY LOSS AWARENESS WEEK (Oct 9th-15th) A life tinged with heartbreak prompted one Coventry mum to take up the pen – and Baby Loss Awareness Week marks the launch of her latest book tackling the subject. Angel Warriors is Sharon Luca-Chatha’s touching and personal account of the past eight years of her life, following the… Keep Reading

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New Premises Unlocks Latest Exciting Chapter For Warwick Children’s Charity

THE NEXT STEP FOR MOLLY OLLY’S WISHES When Rachel Ollerenshaw collected the keys for an office building in Swan Street, Warwick, it unlocked a whole new chapter for her charity. The premises, the first dedicated HQ for Molly Olly’s Wishes, has opened its doors just weeks before Rachel’s late daughter – and inspiration behind the… Keep Reading

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Bereavement Foundation Launches Free Memory Boxes Campaign

“You can lose people but you can’t lose memories. They are always there & we should treasure them as much as we can” In the early hours of a June morning in 2004, Tracey McAtamney took a phone call that was to change her and her children’s lives forever. It was the worst news imaginable… Keep Reading

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Warwickshire’s Summer 2020 Charity Raffle Business Directory!

A DIRECTORY OF ALL THE BUSINESSES THAT DONATED PRIZES TO WARWICKSHIRE’S SUMMER 2020 CHARITY RAFFLE Had your eye on a prize from our raffle this year but didn’t win? Here is a list of all the businesses that took part in Warwickshire’s Summer 2020 Charity Raffle (that ended on 10th July 2020) so you can… Keep Reading

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A Message of Thanks

OUR SUMMER CHARITY RAFFLE, 1 MONTH ON The Warwickshire Review’s Summer Charity Raffle announced its lucky winners last month. Whilst you’ve all been receiving your various prizes, the money spent on your raffle tickets has been divided up and distributed to our five selected charities. We are incredibly thankful to every individual who got involved… Keep Reading

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