Tag: Warrington

Warrington’s NCS National Citizens Take Social Action

Warrington NCS National Citizens take social action Young people from Warrington delivered a set of special presents to the Peace Centre. The young people have been taking part in the National Citizen Service (NCS) programme (summer 2018). NCS is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity open to all 16 & 17-year-olds in England, that helps them build skills for…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 »

Communities for Peace

Many of us have heard rhetoric about divided communities and rising tensions in the North West of England in response to change.  That change may be as a result of loss of local industry or significant jobs cuts or it may be in response to newcomers into a community who may come from different cultural…Read more »

Stockton Heath Festival Comedy Night

Fundraising – Stockton Heath Festival Comedy Night Stockton Heath Festival celebrated its 10th Anniversary over the weekend and it did not fail to bring us extraordinary events and stalls for all. With the sun shining and England gaining a place in the semi final of the World Cup, spirits were high over the weekend as people browsed…Read more »

Daniel Mays visits Peace Centre

Daniel Mays visited the Peace Centre ahead of the BBC2 drama screening, Mother’s Day that will tell the story of the 1993 Warrington bombing and the reaction that came to follow. Daniel was accompanied by his partner Lou and their two children. Mother’s Day, a factual drama for BBC Two about the events, aftermath and…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 »

25 Years On – Tim and Johnathan’s Legacy

25 Years On – Tim and Johnathan’s Legacy is a Unique Achievement Tuesday 20th March, Tim Parry Johnathan Ball Peace Foundation will commemorate the 25th anniversary of the Warrington bombing The North-West town of Warrington will mark the 25th anniversary of the IRA bomb which killed two children and sent shockwaves throughout the UK and…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 »