Month: March 2018

Long-term sustainable recovery needed after terrorist incidents

Long-term sustainable recovery needed after terrorist incidents. A lead organisation that provides support to the survivors of terrorism, is calling for a long-term sustainable approach to recovery following the publication of the independent Lord Kerslake review into the response to the Manchester attack in May 2017. The Tim Parry Johnathan Ball Peace Foundation operates the national…Read more »

Fashion for Peace brings communities together

On the eve of the 25th anniversary of the IRA bomb in Warrington, local women joined forces to show support for a special charity fashion show, raising funds for the Tim Parry and Johnathan Ball Peace Foundation, writes student journalist Lisa Worth. Together with students from Warrington and Vale Royal College, stylists from John Lewis, Liverpool,…Read more »

#LondonUnited – how Peace Foundation will provide emotional support

#LondonUnited – how Peace Foundation will provide emotional support Mayor Sadiq Khan is bringing London together to remember all the first anniversaries of the terror attacks on the capital in 2017. Today marks one year on from the Westminster atrocity that claimed the life of Police Constable Keith Palmer and his “courage and ultimate sacrifice”…Read more »

I hope Tim and Johnathan are looking down…

‘I hope Tim and Johnathan are looking down on this place and feel proud about all the good things that happen here…’ A personal reflection by our Director of Programme, Kelly Simcock Saturday 20th March 1993 doesn’t feel like 25 years ago. As a 14 year old, the bombing of my town was an event that…Read more »

To my Boy, TIM

March 20, 2018 To My Boy, Tim Today, it is 25 long years since you were fatally injured by a bomb in Bridge Street. It is 25 long years since the very last time I gazed upon your smiling face. It is 25 long years since I last heard you speak. It is 25 long…Read more »

25 Years On – Tim and Johnathan’s Legacy

25 Years On – Tim and Johnathan’s Legacy is a Unique Achievement Tuesday 20th March, Tim Parry Johnathan Ball Peace Foundation will commemorate the 25th anniversary of the Warrington bombing The North-West town of Warrington will mark the 25th anniversary of the IRA bomb which killed two children and sent shockwaves throughout the UK and…Read more »

Warrington companies help Peace Centre

The Tim Parry Johnathan Ball Peace Centre in Great Sankey Warrington has received a vital helping hand from local companies as the centre prepares to host events related to the 25th anniversary of the Warrington bombing.  Two national companies have shown a distinctly local touch helping the Peace Centre deal with the loss of gas supply. A…Read more »

BBC Two announces new factual drama Mother’s Day

BBC Two announces new factual drama Mother’s Day Casting includes Anna Maxwell Martin, Vicky McClure, Daniel Mays and David Wilmot Filming is now underway in Belfast Filming has begun on Mother’s Day, a new factual drama for BBC Two about the events, aftermath and public response to the Warrington bombing of March 1993. Written by…Read more »