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Get the Community Doodle bug!

That there Lucy Wood from the Saxon Hill Craft Barn shop at Chasewater Innovation Centre has written to let me know that they’re holding a free Community Doodle Workshop this Saturday, 8th April 2017 from 10am until 2pm, and all are welcome!

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The Craft Barn at Chasewater needs your help!

That there Lucy Wood from the Saxon Hill Craft Barn shop at Chasewater Innovation Centre has written to let me know that they’re currently seeking businesses that may have waste materials they’d be able to supply to the project instead of throwing away, thus reducing refuse bills for the businesses concerned.

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Crafty stuff!

I’ve had a press release in from friend of the blog Lucy Wood, who put on the wonderful reopening shindig for the Saxon Hill Scrap Barn at Chasewater last Saturday – Lucy is keen to informm readers of opening times and the sort of stuff this wonderful store sells.

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The Craft Barn reopens at Chasewater this Saturday!

I’m pleased to bring readers more great news from the Lichfield Scrap Barn shop at Chasewater Innovation Centre – it’s had a makeover, and a bit of a rebrand, and reopens this Saturday lunchtime at 12pm.
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Fancy doing some volunteering at the Scrap Barn?

Fancy doing some voluntary work for the Lichfield Scrap Barn shop at Chasewater Innovation Centre – friend of the blog and top Phoenix Hospital Radio DJ Lucy Wood has dropped me a line to let me know that they have some great positions available.

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The Scrap Barn needs you!

Fancy doing some voluntary work for the Lichfield Scrap Barn shop at Chasewater Innovation Centre?
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Support in mind…

I’ve been contacted by friend of the blog Vicki Phipps, who’s involved in something that’s very close to my heart, and I’m sure close to that of many of the readers, too; she’s setting up a local support group for folk diagnosed with early onset dementia and their carers.

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Beautifully crafted

I’m pleased to bring readers more great news from the Lichfield Scrap Barn shop at Chasewater Innovation Centre – friend of the blog, Marketing Assistant and top Phoenix Hospital Radio DJ Lucy Wood has dropped me a line to let me know what’s been happening up there recently.
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Carers’ Rights event at Brownhills and Pelsall this Friday

Hey, this is really important. As many readers will know, the issues surrounding carers and their support is a subject dear to my heart, and in these particularly difficult times it’s really vital that anyone who is a carer, or who may be a carer’s friend or relative makes sure that all the help available is understood and claimed.
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Masters of their craft

Lucy Wood – crafter extraordinaire, talented DJ and friend of the blog emails me from Lichfield Scrap Barn shop at Chasewater Innovation Centre to let me know what’s been happening up there recently – Lucy is just one of the many folk working their row out to make this wonderful, Chasewater-based community enterprise the success it is.

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Barnstorming

Lucy Wood has been in touch to let me know about the sterling progress the Lichfield Scrap Barn’s shop at Chasewater Innovation Centre has been making. Lucy has put heart and should into making this very special community project succeed, and it’s something that I, and the wider local online community are fully supportive of.
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It’s been a very good year

Lucy Wood has been in touch to let me know about the first birthday celebrations recently held at the Lichfield Scrap Barn shop at Chasewater Innovation Centre – Lucy has put heart and should into making this very special community project succeed, and it’s something that I, and the wider local online community are fully supportive of.
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From strength to strength

Lucy Wood has been in touch to let me know about the sterling progress the Lichfield Scrap Barn’s shop at Chasewater Innovation Centre has been making. Lucy has put heart and should into making this very special community project succeed, and it’s something that I, and the wider local online community are fully supportive of.

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Born in a barn

Those who know me, or who have followed this blog for any length of time will know that I care passionately about the care of the most vulnerable in society. For anyone engaged in caring, social care itself, or working … Continue reading

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Bumbledom humbug

They certainly don’t like it up ’em, as Corporal Jones used to say. I noted with some amusement, but mostly disgust, that since the Express & Star was now taking it’s crusade against all things public-sector to publishing local authority … Continue reading

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So you thought the age of child labour was over in Britain

So you thought the age of child labour was over in Britain … | Catherine Bennett | Comment is free | The Observer . Somewhere, near you now, there will be a child caring for a parent. These unfortunate children … Continue reading

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