Day: 10 March 2023

How online plays and interactive English lessons are breathing confidence into Palestinian children

Motivated by the confidence and empowerment it has provided for children, British charity ‘The Hands Up Project’ continues to provide unique support and activities to help Palestinian children learn English.   The charity provides a number of programmes for children, such as online drama performances called ‘remote theatre’ and link ups with English speaking volunteers. Founder […]

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Suffragette banner to go on display in Manchester to mark International Women’s Day

On International Women’s Day the People’s History Museum in Manchester announced that an iconic banner is to go on display.   The banner commemorating the founding of the Women’s Social and Political Union by Emmeline Pankhurst will be on display in June 2023.  This year the Suffragette banner celebrates its 115th birthday as it signifies […]

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Mastermind behind Minehead Metalheads opens workshop to aspiring craftspeople across Somerset

The genius behind Minehead’s ‘Metalheads Trail’ has opened his workshop doors to support and train prospective metalworkers in Somerset. Steven Heard, a self-taught welder who began creating metal figures out of his back garden over the COVID lockdown, is now offering a four-day course during which participants can create their own Metalhead. The ex-carpenter is […]

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