Tag: Tim Parry Johnathan Ball Peace Foundation

Blackburn with Darwen Community Voices

When Darwen residents got talking at a recent Community Voices event, a couple of them realised that they had lived in the same street for years, yet had never met or spoken before. They found that they had lots in common, and made a new connection. At another event in the Bank Top area of…Read more »

Call for Warrington’s ‘Pledge to Peace’

On Friday 29th March, Oldham Civic Centre is being visited by peace builders renewing a call for Warrington to sign the ‘Pledge to Peace’. Warrington is a town already renowned for peace building, as it is home to the Tim Parry Johnathan Ball Peace Foundation, established in the aftermath of the Warrington Bombing of 1993 which…Read more »

TIM – AN EXTRAORDINARY LEGACY #FORPEACE

Tim – an extraordinary legacy #ForPeace ‘If my son becomes a symbol #ForPeace and gives everyone a new sense of hope after so much tragedy, then that will be Tim’s unique achievement’ – Colin Parry 1993 Saturday 1st September is Tim Parry’s birthday. When Tim fought for his life after the IRA bombing of Warrington…Read more »

Mother’s Day Premiere at the Peace Centre

Mother’s Day Premiere at the Peace Centre.  The 90-minute drama tells the story of two women living either side of the Irish sea, who are brought together following the tragic deaths of three-year-old Johnathan Ball and 12-year-old Tim Parry in the Warrington bombing on March 20, 1993. The star-studded cast from the BBC drama Mother’s…Read more »

The Tim Parry Trophy comes home

  The Tim Parry Trophy is now back at home with the family after Wendy & Colin Parry’s granddaughter, Evie Parry-Fields, was presented with the award at Barrow Hall Community Primary School. Following on from the 1993 IRA Warrington Bomb that killed 12 year old Tim Parry & 3 year old Johnathan Ball, the school on…Read more »

Leeds Charity Ball set to return for another year

Leeds Charity Ball – In aid of the Tim Parry Johnathan Ball Peace Foundation On Monday 22nd May, at around 10.31pm, a suicide bomber entered the Manchester Arena foyer and shortly afterwards, detonated his home made bomb. Salman Abedi killed 22 people that evening and injured hundreds more. Vickie Sharpe had attended the concert that evening…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 »

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 »