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VOE International Women’s Day event with the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists

Posted on February 26, 2015 by website administrator

We are delighted to have been invited to the RCOG International Women’s Day event which takes place at the Royal College in London next Friday, 6th March. The theme for the day is ‘Working together to stop gender-based domestic violence.’ It promises to be a thought provoking, interactive day which will bring together people and […]

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VOE featured on BBC Midlands Today – today!

Posted on November 12, 2014 by website administrator

We’ll be featured on BBC Midlands Today later. Thank you to Cath Mackie who chose to highlight our charity for one of the BBC Children in Need projects for this year’s Children in Need night. We are delighted that all of the hard work we’ve done using Children in Need funding is going to be broadcast to the nation, […]

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BBC’s Jenny Scott produces article on one of our members ‘Domestic violence: A mother and daughter’s escape’

Posted on November 5, 2014 by website administrator

For an inspirational and uplifting story of one VOE woman’s experience, escape and recovery from Domestic Violence, read Jenny Scott’s article on the BBC website today. The article was written in conjunction with a radio broadcast for BBC Radio 4’s The Listening Project. The 5 minute programme will be aired today at 10.55am on BBC Radio 4. […]

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Another successful halloween party.

Posted on November 2, 2014 by website administrator

We held our annual Halloween party on Friday 31st October. With entertainment from Charlie the Clown, ably assisted by his magician helpers, chip butties for lunch, face painting and fortune telling, it was a party to be proud of. Thanks to all of the moms and children who attended. We had a great time and […]

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Signal 1 & 2 Radio ‘Pride in the Community Awards’ Congratulations to our winners!

Posted on November 2, 2014 by website administrator

On Thursday 30th October, we had the pleasure of seeing two of our founder members, Sharon and Sue, win the Signal Radio award for Contribution to the Community. The awards ceremony was held at the magnificent Crewe Hall, where all of the nominees, together with the awards sponsors and Signal Radio presenters listened to inspirational story after inspirational […]

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Creative writing funding opportunities – ideas welcome…

Posted on September 15, 2014 by website administrator

We want to get writing again and we’re currently looking into funding opportunities. Fingers crossed, we’ll do a successful bid SOON and we’ll be able to start putting our creative talents to good use to produce more great poetry, fiction and non-fiction. Any interested funders out there, please get in touch via our website or Twitter. Watch this […]

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One year on, we remember Linda Thomas

Posted on September 15, 2014 by website administrator

We remember and pay tribute to our founder member, Linda Thomas MBE, who sadly passed away on 17th August, 2013. Although Linda left us just over a year ago, we see her legacy growing ever bigger in all of the work we continue to do here at Voices of Experience. We are privileged and honoured to have had […]

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Welcome ‘Wise Woman’!

Posted on September 15, 2014 by website administrator

Voices of Experience would like to officially welcome Lisa (aka ‘Wise Woman’) to their team of volunteers. She’ll be helping us with workshops; educational support/ mentoring for members; web editing and writing applications for funding. Thanks ‘Wise Woman’!  

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Good luck to our new ‘students’!

Posted on September 15, 2014 by website administrator

Voices of Experience wish everyone embarking on university and college courses for the first time the very best of luck and success. To those of you who have taken this big step on the journey towards safety, recovery, healing and an abuse free life – WELL DONE! We know that it takes a great deal […]

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Emma Katz’ research findings published – Centre for Research on Families and Relationships

Posted on September 15, 2014 by website administrator

Voices of Experience wish to congratulate and thank Emma Katz whose research paper has just been published. Please follow the link to read the full document. As part of her research, Emma worked with Voices of Experience members, looking at the impact of Domestic Violence on mother-child relationships, survival and recovery. We thank her for […]

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