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Coventry Foodbank proudly presents ‘The Night Before Christmas’

Coventry Foodbank has launched its latest festive fundraising campaign to help tackle the rising food crisis. The Foodbank is appealing for support to help meet increasing demand through a new fun five-part video, filmed in collaboration with two local dance groups. The light-hearted social media campaign with a serious message, aims to raise awareness as […]

New musical celebrates great women in history

The UK Theatre Award-winning Fantastically Great Women Who Changed the World is coming to Coventry from 7th-11th February 2024. When inquisitive heroine Jade breaks away from her school trip to the local museum to peek at the Gallery of Greatness, she meets iconic women from the past, whose actions and lives changed the world as […]

Comedian brings new tour to the region

Following his recent, totally sold out tour including over 140 dates, comedian Chris McCausland will be back on the road for January 2024 with his brand new show Yonks! including shows at Banbury, Stratford and Coventry. Chris has been performing stand-up now for two decades and is a regular face on British television. He is an […]

Rotary champions peace opportunity for school

With so much conflict throughout the world, and with so many countries resorting to warfare and locally with the increase in knife crime, encouraging young people to think about what peace means to them and how conflict can be avoided without resorting to violence, has become even more important. To support schools with their peace […]

Historic hotel is back with a bang

Fireworks are set to light up the skies over historic Wroxall Abbey, in Warwick, with the return of the hotel’s Bonfire Night party. Tickets for the family event, on November 3rd, give visitors access to the bonfire, fireworks display, food and entertainment, including bouncy castle and a live DJ. People will be able to choose […]

TV celebrity prevents rain from dampening spirits at fun day

TV host Alison Hammond was among the good sports who turned out to lend their support to a Family Fun Day in aid of Warwick children’s charity Molly Ollys. The event, organised and hosted by Knowle and Dorridge Cricket Club in Solihull, raised more than £2,500 and was attended by more than 200 people. Many […]

Foodbank hopes open days help foster campaign support

Coventry Foodbank is inviting people to a series of open days to learn more about its support for the Guarantee Our Essentials Campaign, which calls for the government to reform Universal Credit ensuring that essentials are affordable to all. They are joining more than 100 foodbanks across the UK taking action to support the call […]

‘Rotary has been my lifeline – and now we need a lifeline for Rotary’

Henley Rotary Club, Anna Devey

“Rotary has been my lifeline and now we need a lifeline for Rotary” – These are the words of the first female President of Henley Rotary ahead of its 50th anniversary next year. For Anna Devey, from Shrewley, the message couldn’t be more heartfelt as she appeals for more members to help secure the future […]

Creative collaboration tailor-made for a good cause

A special creative collaboration is set to raise thousands of pounds for a local children’s charity later this month. Local people will have the opportunity to bid on pieces in a limited-edition womenswear collection designed by Leamington artist Gemma Grao Art and tailors Clements and Church, in aid of Molly Ollys. Tickets for the exclusive […]