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Special needs youngsters compete in second Rotary Cricket Tournament

Sporting youngsters with special needs in Warwickshire were among those who competed in a cricket competition organised by Erdington Rotary Club. More than 120 children from 11 schools in the area were bowled over to be invited to the Special Needs Six-A-Side Softball Indoor Cricket Tournament, in Stockland Green. Taking part from Warwickshire were Corley […]

Leamington distillery packs a punch with latest sporting ambassador Johnny Nelson MBE

Former professional boxer and well-known boxing pundit Johnny Nelson MBE is putting his weight behind a Leamington distillery brand which is inspired by boxing. Johnny announced his collaboration with Warwickshire Gin Company during a recent visit to the county where he met local amateur boxers at Cleary’s Boxing Gym. Nelson, now a boxing pundit & […]

Landlords mark decade at historic pub with two-day family festival

Families are being invited to a new two-day festival to help the licensees celebrate a decade in charge of their popular village pub. Nick and Emma Woodhouse say the event, on June 29th and 30th, is their way of saying thank you to the community which has supported them since arriving at the Fleur de […]

ALSO24 Festival latest line-up announced

More than 100 events have been added to the line-up for ALSO Festival’s upcoming 11th edition: ALSO24, taking place 12th – 14th July at Park Farm, Compton Verney, in Warwickshire, including Stratford’s own BAFTA Award-winning creatives, The McLeod Brothers. This year’s theme of Heavenly Bodies sets out to create a magical, immersive festival experience akin […]

Parents hope to run up total for Warwick charity close to their hearts

Parents Chris and Jenny Byrne will be powered on to cross the finish line at the London Landmarks Half Marathon on Sunday, to support the Warwick charity which helped them through their daughter’s cancer battle nine years ago. The couple, from Wolverhampton, are running through the capital in aid of Molly Ollys, the children’s charity […]

Bargain bridal gowns set to raise funds for charity

Brides-to-be will have the opportunity to bag a bougie bargain while also supporting two Warwick charities, at a fundraising Wedding Fayre in Warwick. More than 40 brand new wedding dresses and accessories in a variety of styles and sizes will be available to buy at knockdown prices during the one-off event, organised by The Gap […]

Bunny Hop fundraiser for Molly Ollys

When it comes to fundraising, a team of fundraising colleagues are ready to jump to it for a Warwick charity. Staff at Gallagher in Brierley Hill are taking part in an Easter Bunny Hop on March 28th, in aid of children’s charity Molly Ollys. Two groups from the insurance and risk management company will each […]

Good sports put their weight behind charity challenge for their school

Two good sports from Hatton are ‘pulling’ together to raise money for a cause close to their hearts. Friends Grace Lessard and Charlotte Foss have pledged to row the length of the River Avon within six weeks to fund new equipment for their school in Henley-in-Arden. And the girls, aged 13 and 12, already have […]

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 […]