Survey – Family Court cases in England and Wales involving domestic abuse

Can you help Lois with her research? My name is Lois Donnelly and I’m a PhD researcher at the University of Worcester. I am conducting research on the use of special measures in Family Court cases in England and Wales involving domestic abuse. I currently have an anonymous 10-minute online questionnaire for victims/survivors that is running for another three weeks. I was wondering whether you could possibly advertise the questionnaire, maybe in an associated newsletter or Facebook page? If you would be willing and happy to do this, the call for participants is as follows: I’m looking for survivors of domestic …

Women’s Safety

Our thoughts are with the family of Sarah Everard. The sad news this week has re-launched an important conversation about the dangers that women face due to male violence. We do recognise that many men are not violent. However women should not feel scared to leave there home alone. Women Out West can advise women on the safety measures they can take to feel safe. Although you should not need to take precautions, it may help you to feel safer and reduce your anxiety. It may reassure you to keep your hold of your keys, avoid walking with ear-phones in, …

Spotlight on Together We Can Fundraising

Tell us a bit about TWCFR and how it started We launched TCWFR in Nov 2016 after I relocated back home to Whitehaven from living in the North East for many years. While I was in the North East, I worked for a charity called The Chronicle Sunshine Fund, we provided specialist equipment to children with disabilities. At my time at the charity, I worked in various roles, first doing the accounts then after completing my Certificate in Fundraising with the Institute of Fundraising, I started working in the fundraising team and worked my way up to the office and …

Whats on this week at WOW 24/01-30/01

We would love to see you this week at WOW here is what we have coming up, All ladies welcome! Fit For All 1-2 Friday Yoga 2-3 Friday Creative Writing & Book Swap 1-3 Monday Arts and Crafts 1-3 Tuesday Midweek Special Topic *Making our own Dream Catchers* 1-3 Wednesday Social Night *Movie Night, Grease 2 and Supper* 6-8 Wednesday Class Cookery 10-12 Thursday All are welcome to these activities, just turn up and spread the word.  If you would like more information contact reception on contactus@womenoutwest.co.uk or 01946 55010  

Whats on this week at WOW 10/01-17/01

We would love to see you this week at WOW here is what we have coming up, All ladies welcome! Fit For All 1-2 Friday Yoga 2-3 Friday Creative Writing & Book Swap 1-3 Monday Arts and Crafts 1-3 Tuesday English Upskilling 10-12 Wednesday *Requires Booking* Midweek Special Topic *Skills For You are joining us this week* 1-3 Wednesday Class Cookery 10-12 Thursday Job Shop 1-3 Thursday All are welcome to these activities, just turn up and spread the word.  If you would like more information contact reception on contactus@womenoutwest.co.uk or 01946 55010        

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WOW December Newsletter We would like to wish you a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! We have had a wonderful few months since we opened and we are looking forward to seeing you in the New Year. We are going to shut on Friday 20th December for 2 weeks and we will open again on Monday 6th January. In an emergency a member of staff can be contacted on 07539 780 431. http://mailchi.mp/43fefaccdfd6/wow-december-newsletter-413259

What’s On This Week at WOW 16/12-20/12

We would love to see you this week at WOW here is what we have coming up, All ladies welcome! Arts and Crafts 1-3pm Tuesday Closed-Wednesday Job shop 1-3pm Thursday Fit For All 1-2pm Friday All are welcome to these activities, just turn up and spread the word.  If you would like more information contact reception on contactus@womenoutwest.co.uk or 01946 55010

What’s On This Week at WOW 5/12-13/12

We would love to see you this week at WOW here is what we have coming up, All ladies welcome! Natwest 10-12.30pm Friday Fit For All 1-2pm Friday Yoga 2-3pm Friday Arts and Crafts 1-3pm Tuesday Credit Union Drop-in 1-3pm Wednesday Job shop 1-3pm Thursday    

What’s On This Week at WOW 25/11-29/11

We would love to see you this week at WOW! There it lots on, all ladies welcome.  Arts and crafts 1-3pm Tuesday Learning how to stay safe on social media 1-3pm on Wednesday Social night- watching ‘A star is born’ on Wednesday 6-9pm Credit Union 1-3pm Wednesday Job Shop 1-3pm Thursday Natwest 10:12:30 Friday Fit for all 1-2pm Friday Yoga 2-3pm Friday If you would like more information contact reception on contactus@womenoutwest.co.uk or 01946 550103