Author: Harriet Vickers

Northern Ireland | call to implement the victims an survivors payment scheme

The Northern Ireland (NI) Commissioner for Victims and Survivors has issued an urgent open letter to the Prime Minister and the NI Executive calling on them to fulfil their legal obligation to begin implementation of the Victims and Survivors payment scheme. Pointing out the fact that potential recipients could come from throughout the United Kingdom…Read more »

RAN YOUNG PLATFORM – APPLY NOW

RAN Young Platform 2020: Call to register interest – deadline 27 May Deadline: 27 May 2020 The Radicalisation Awareness Network (RAN) is announcing an open call for participation in the 2020 RAN YOUNG Platform. It is an invitation to the next generation of influential leaders, thinkers and doers in the field of prevention and countering of violent…Read more »

Mental Health Awareness Week

Mental Health Awareness Week, hosted by the Mental Health Foundation, takes place this week from 18-24th May 2020. This week is poignant at this time as many people are facing up to the challenges of lock down, isolation, social distancing; and in some cases, challenges to keep a job, challenges to work in a job,…Read more »

Social Isolation | Spoon Theory

The Peace Foundation’s caseworker service offers health and well being support and often our team support people trying to cope and recover after a traumatic event, such as being affected by a terrorist incident. One of the most important aspects anyone can deploy is self care, and yet this can be difficult to do. Our…Read more »

Social Isolation | Recommended Podcasts

In our boredom busters section we recommended listening to podcasts. Podcasts cover all forms of subject matter from arts to entertainment to sport. But, in Mental Health Awareness Week our caseworker Sarah has pulled together some great podcasts for mental health. Take a look at this selection and give them a try.

Peace Centre appeals for the community to act to stop repeated attempts at vandalism by youths during lockdown

The Peace Centre, that is acting as a base for Warrington hospital key workers’ children and is providing residential beds for NHS doctors off shift, who are on the front line of fighting the coronavirus, has experienced two consecutive nights of sustained attempts at serious vandalism by unidentified young men.  The Peace Centre is appealing…Read more »

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 »