Category Archives: Community

People with disabilities

A number of organisations helping people with disabilities and their carers have recently brought to our attention the bullying often suffered by those they support. We plan to highlight these issues on our sister site Stop Workplace Bullying, so please … Continue reading

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Myths about creativity and the arts

During my research into bullying in cultural organizations, which became the basis for ย the book Bullying in the Arts, I noted that quite a lot of arts managers claimed the experience of working in arts environments with creative people was … Continue reading

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Beating bullying โ€“ it can be done

This is the true story of a brave individual who took on a bully and won โ€“ by being prepared. She was newly bereaved and therefore vulnerable, but she had the experience to know how to construct her case, and … Continue reading

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Culture and the Community to the Fore

Had great meeting last week with another West Yorkshire community group raising funds for a good cause and much-needed facilities. Hoping we can help them again, as we did last time they asked. Also delighted to meet the highly creative … Continue reading

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From Little Acorns Grow …

What do you know? After our lovely morning visiting the brand new community centre at Clayton, West Yorkshire, for which JQA raised the funds, the people who run this great little building, cleverly designed to accommodate all sorts of community … Continue reading

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Community Rooms, Clayton, West Yorkshire

We had a lovely morning visiting the brand new community centre at Clayton, West Yorkshire, for which JQA raised the funds. This is a great little building, cleverly designed to accommodate all sorts of community activities. Very proud to have … Continue reading

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Annapurna Indian Dance Company, Halifax, West Yorkshire

Next week fundraising begins for Annapurna Indian Dance Company … watch this space for further news.

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