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SHYPP Sleepout

Gillian and I took part in the big SHYPP Sleepout to help raise vital funds and awareness about rural homelessness for young people. It was a wonderful evening and we collected donations from around the city and slept on pallets and cardboard. I would not want to do that on a regular basis. We hope […]

High Sheriffs’ Annual visit – Hindlip Hall

I attended the Annual visit of the High Sheriff’s of Worcestershire and Shropshire at West Mercia Police Headquarters, Hindlip Hall, Worcester. This included the ‘Turf Cutting’ ceremony regarding the new OCC build. There were also speakers on Cybercrime, Child Sexual Exploitation, Volunteering and Forensics. It was a very informative day.

VENNTURE – Love people better

At 5.30pm I attended the ‘Vennture Love People Better’ awards at the Sixth Form College and presented two High Sheriff awards. Vennture  is part of the Street Pastures organisation.

S I L Services for Independent Living

Attended the 20th anniversary celebrations of SIL (Services for Independent Living). It was a wonderful day of celebrations and congratulations to SIL. The highlight being a personal view of independence by Laurence Clark, Award winning Edinburgh Fringe Comedian. He was truly inspirational.


Supported the social evening of Bread at H.O.P.E in Bromyard which was raising funds for the H.O.P.E charity. I learned how to make bread, which was a new experience and I enjoyed the homemade soup afterwards.