Author: Harriet Vickers

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 »

Marking the 25th Anniversary of the Warrington Bombing

Warrington will fall silent on Tuesday 20th March as we mark the 25th anniversary of the Warrington bombing. On 20th  March 1993 two IRA bombs exploded on Bridge Street and killed 12-year-old Tim Parry and three-year-old Johnathan Ball. More than 50 people were injured. A commemoration service, attended by HRH The Princess Royal, will be…Read more »

14th European Day of Remembrance of Victims of Terrorism

Today, Friday 9th March 2018, Donna Craine from the Tim Parry Johnathan Ball Peace Foundation’s Survivors Assistance Network (SAN) is attending a European Commission event in Brussels to mark the 14th European Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Terrorism. This event will bring together victims of terrorism, victim associations and first responders together with…Read more »

Happy International Women’s Day!

Today is International Women’s Day, when people around the world come together to celebrate women. But what does this day really mean, and why do we need to celebrate it? And how does this link to the Women for Peace project run by the Tim Parry Johnathan Ball Peace Foundation? The idea of an International…Read more »

Celebrating Female Peace-Builders – Women for Peace

Women for Peace, from Liverpool to Colombia – celebrating female peacebuilders and learning lessons from past conflicts. Tim Parry Johnathan Ball Peace Foundation to hold event in Liverpool on Thursday 8th March, celebrating International Women’s Day 2018. Female peacebuilders from Liverpool and as far afield as Colombia and Northern Ireland, will come together in celebration…Read more »

Tuesday 22nd May 2018 – One Year Since the Manchester Arena Attack

Manchester City Council will lead the official commemoration on Tuesday 22nd May 2018 – the first anniversary of the Manchester Arena Attack. The Survivors Assistance Network (SAN), part of the Tim Parry Johnathan Ball Peace Foundation, continues to provide practical and emotional support to many of those affected by the terrorist atrocities in Manchester and elsewhere….Read more »

Women for Peace – An Inspiration by Julie Badon

Women for Peace Poem Julie Badon, a participant in the Leeds Women for Peace project, wrote a poem inspired by the 100-year anniversary of the 1918 Representation of the People Act. This act allowed some women over the age of 30 to vote for the first time in UK history. On this representation of the…Read more »

Fashion Show for Peace 2018

Fashion Show for Peace in aid of the Tim Parry Johnathan Ball Peace Foundation’s 25th Anniversary. Hameera Darr & Jackie Baine are hosting the fantastic this unique, cross community event in association with John Lewis. Join them on Monday 19th March 2018 at the Orford Jubilee Neighbourhood Hub, browse stalls, meet new faces and be…Read more »