Tag: Tim Parry

Tim Parry’s 40th birthday

Peace campaigners, Colin and Wendy Parry celebrate the life of their son Tim Parry on what would have been his 40th birthday On 20 March 1993, the Provisional Irish Republican Army (PIRA) detonated bombs without warning on a shopping street in Warrington, Cheshire, UK and 12-year-old Tim Parry and three-year-old Johnathan Ball lost their lives. …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 »

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 »

Talking to children about the Manchester Arena Attack

One year on from the Manchester Arena attack and a significant amount of attention will be given in the news and on social media and in conversation. Terrorism is a crime against society, and as the threat level indicates, the likelihood of a terrorist attack in the UK from international terrorism is severe – there…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 »

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 »