Woodcraft Folk Elfins discussed the Dubs amendment, uncovering the shocking truth about the way our government treats child refugees, and what we can do.
Tuesday, 21 March 2017
Wednesday, 8 March 2017
|Children dancing to catch the eye of the funders|
Monday, 16 January 2017
|Lance Corporal William Leslie Arnold,|
Died of war wounds on 16/08/1916
Australian Infantry, A.I.F. 9th Battlion
Lance Corporal William Leslie Arnold was wounded in action during the Somme on the 22 July 1916. He suffered a gunshot wound to the right ankle and thigh. On the 14th August he was transferred to Birmingham and died two days later. He is buried at the Lodge Hill Cemetery Birmingham, along with 53 other Australians who died in the military hospitals around Birmingham. His younger brother Francis Benjamin Arnold, aged 20, was shot in the face near the same village of Pozieres the day after William died. He reached a major hospital in Etaples within a few days, but died from his wounds in France on the 25 August 1916.
Sunday, 8 January 2017
Sunday, 6 November 2016
Tuesday, 1 November 2016
|George Rice in 2003|
Personally I have only met one World War One Veteran, and was lucky to be involved in interviewing him 12 years ago.
Tuesday, 25 October 2016
|Parks for Play half term playscheme starts today|
In Birmingham at least, Parks for Play continues to address some of this need, running fully inclusive after-school playcare and playschemes during holidays. However this appears to be the only only service of it's kind across the UK, despite the government recognising that families without good access to childcare are less able to remain in work.