Month: March 2020

Peace Centre is operating as an NHS care centre

Tim Parry Johnathan Ball Peace Centre designated as NHS Care Centre for the duration of the Covid-19 incident The Peace Centre is operating as an NHS Care Centre to support the employees of the Warrington and Halton Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.  The centre is providing childcare and young people’s care provision available to all…Read more »

Wendy and Colin write to the Prime Minister

On the 27th anniversary of the Warrington bombing, co-founders of the Tim Parry Johnathan Ball Peace Foundation have written to the Prime Minister to ask him to make good on his commitment to ensure our funding continues to support survivors of terrorism in Great Britain. The letter is reproduced below The Prime Minister 10 Downing…Read more »

Warrington bombing 27 years on

Today, Friday 20th March 2020, is the 27th anniversary of the Warrington bombing.  It is a day when (in normal circumstances) the families, people affected, and the local and regional community (councillors, the mayor, faith leaders, sporting teams) come together to commemorate the bombs that led to the death of 12-year-old Tim Parry, three-year-old Johnathan…Read more »

Warrington bombing 27th anniversary cancelled

The Peace Foundation has announced that the commemoration of the 27th anniversary of the Warrington bombing will not take place on Friday 20th March.  The event at Bridge Street and the Peace Centre is cancelled in accordance with Government public health guidelines.  People wishing to pay their respects are asked to make private arrangements for…Read more »

Coronavirus: Peace Foundation and Centre operating protocols

Information correct at Wednesday 18th March 2020 05:00 GMT The Tim Parry Johnathan Ball Peace Foundation and the Tim Parry Johnathan Ball Peace Centre operating protocols during the present public health response to coronavirus (Covid 19). In line with HM Government (HMG) public health advice, the Peace Foundation has adopted the following revised procedures and…Read more »

Boris Johnson pledges support to the Peace Foundation

Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, confirms “we will do everything we can to ensure funding continues.” The Peace Foundation welcomes the commitment of the Prime Minister to resolve the funding of the vital services provided to its beneficiaries. At Prime Ministers Question time (PMQs) in the House of Commons, London, Mr. Johnson was asked by Warrington…Read more »

Victims of Terrorism & State Responses

The Law and Criminology Department at Edge Hill University, alongside the Institute for Social Responsibility and in partnership with The Tim Parry Johnathan Ball Peace Foundation have collaborated to present an interdisciplinary-based conference looking at how the criminal justice system accommodates and assists the victims of terrorism. The event is sponsored by The Modern Law…Read more »