Category Archives: Children

“Everywhere I’ve gone, I’ve been someone’s project” [Part 1/5: An Impossible Start to Life]

John’s life has been one of violence, abuse and institutions – but scratch the surface and you see resilience, recovery and the chance of a new life. In part 1, John reflects on his childhood and some of the key barriers he and his peers faced growing up.

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Bringing children in Birmingham and the Black Country closer to nature

I’d like to introduce you to a team of volunteers that are helping the RPSB bring thousands of children closer to nature in the Midlands through the RPSB Schools Outreach project. John used to be an assistant head teacher, Alison taught in school for 20 years, whilst Jane still teaches part time. However, Janet was a doctor, Keith managed a

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Hundreds turn out for John Taylor Hospice Family Walk and Fun Day

Brightly coloured balloons lined the streets of Birmingham and Sutton Coldfield as families walked together in memory of loved ones and in support of John Taylor Hospice. Nearly 150 people gathered at the Hollyfields Centre in Erdington to join the Birmingham hospice’s annual Family Walk and Fun Day. The ever-popular fundraising walk, now in its sixth year, raises money to provide

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