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 »

How to deal with anniversaries of terrorism

How to deal with anniversaries of terrorism On 20th March we will commemorate the 25th anniversary of the Warrington bombing. Two days later we will remember those affected by the Westminster Bridge attack and in May the terrible events in Manchester in 2017 as well as dedicating a new national memorial to victims of terrorism…Read more »

Talking to children about the Warrington Bombing

People in Warrington under the age of 25, or even older, may not remember the terrorist attacks in 1993. The bombing killed two children, Tim Parry and Johnathan Ball, their ages, the method of the attack, and the impact it had on the town, and across the world, means that, at the 25th anniversary, a…Read more »