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    Me, my children and the pandemic

    Nicola was a fulltime carer and a volunteer at Autism Voice before the covid-19 pandemic. Nicola became depressed after the March lockdown. ‘Home schooling three children with disabilities was incredibly stressful,’ she mentioned adding that she was also stressed about providing food for the family. ‘It was horrendous queuing for Read more [...]

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     News from the Community Gardens June 2021

     News from the Community Gardens June 2021 Foxgloves at the Bishop’s Palace vegetable plot. Update      We hope you are all keeping well. With the recent sunshine and warm weather everything is growing so quickly and the gardens are looking lovely. The broad beans have given us a wonderful harvest and Read more [...]

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    Scream of the Swift

    The scream of the Swift Apus apus can finally be heard swooping over the Cradley site as they return to the UK to breed. Our temperate summers and abundance of food in the form of insects on the wing, is what makes the UK a wonderful place for this aerial Read more [...]

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    First Time In- Litter Out

    First time in- Litter out! Rain was expected… Then the forecast changed, ‘50% chance of rain’. Enough for our BRaVE* volunteers to show up to help the Edgware Brook. The Edgware brook is a lovely stream that has a massive potential. This incredible river can be (and will be) an Read more [...]

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    The Best Construction Material

    There is no “best” construction material. Construction uses a variety of materials chosen for their suitability for the different parts of the specific building. In the example of a house, foundations are usually made of concrete with steel reinforcement for low cost, durability, strength, water resistance, mass, and ease of Read more [...]

  • News from the Community Gardens May 2021

     News from the Community Gardens May 2021 Alliums beginning to open at the Bishop’s Palace vegetable plot. Update      We hope you are all keeping well. It has been great to restart our gardening sessions again, albeit in a smaller format and we can’t wait to be able to have our Read more [...]

  • Covid-19 and Our Mental Health Support

    The uncertainty around the covid-19 pandemic increased the chance for autistic people to experience mental health conditions. Parents/carers of autistic children, experiences of anxiety, lower feelings of hope during covid-19 were high. Young people with autism and/or learning disabilities are particularly at risk due to their vulnerability to unpredictable and Read more [...]

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