Tag Archives: Corby

24/02/15 Walkamile Rebooted Update…

This summer….Boom! In a town near you…Boom! Look, this really isn’t going to work unless you do the voice…you know, the THIS SUMMER…voice… That’s better… Right, you’ll remember, earlier this year I threw out the idea, to you walkamilers, of … Continue reading

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2/2/15 Where do you want walkamile to go?

This may come as a massive shock, but I’m going to let you into a secret, walk a mile in my shoes wasn’t terribly well planned. The idea was fed by a number of things. I’d used the excellent group … Continue reading

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16/12/14 Walkamile Rebooted

Please share this. I need you. Up until the other day this blog was going to be called ‘Walkamile Reloaded’, however, thanks to the wisdom of my friend Mark, I reconsidered. Up until lunchtime today, this blog was going to … Continue reading

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13/02/14 Save Safe Haven – a Plea

SAVE OUR SAFE HAVEN The Safe Haven 82 Dorking Walk, Corby, Northants, NN18 9JN Tel: 01536 461414 Janice Crane, operational manager, 07729945056 Chris McCullough Young, Chair of the Management Committee, 07535035909 Email: Janice safehaven22@googlemail.com Chris c.mcculloughyoung@btinternet.com http://www.justgiving.com/thesafehaven Hello, my name … Continue reading

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13/02/14 Save Safe Haven!

We need £24 thousand NOW! https://www.justgiving.com/thesafehaven/ The Safe Haven in Corby provides an out of hours crisis service for people with mental health problems in the Northamptonshire area. We provide phone support to all of the county during these times … Continue reading

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22/01/14 Pay it Forward

Janice arranged for me to meet a young guy, in his 20’s. Let’s call him Peter. At first glance he’s tall, quiet and unassuming….after several glances he’s tall, quiet…. As we sat with our cups of tea, his story slowly … Continue reading

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19/01/14 A week in the life of…

Janice, the manager of Safe Haven, met me at her door of her home in Corby, with a warm smile and friendly chat as I crashed into her world with Hubert, my trailer and Darth II, my rucksack bouncing off … Continue reading

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16/01/14 The old home town looks the same…

Ok, I didn’t step down from the train – but I’m back in Corby – a new (ish) town in Northamptonshire that holds, give or take, 60 thousand folk. I LOVE CORBY. If there was a T-shirt, I’d be wearing … Continue reading

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15/01/14 Who you gonna call? SAFE HAVEN!!!

When you’re feelin’ sad in your neighbourhood, Who you gonna call? SAFE HAVEN! When you’re feeling bad inside your head, Who you gonna call? SAFE HAVEN!! Yeah, ok, I’m not a lyricist – I’m sure somebody out there is – … Continue reading

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13/01/14 In the beginning…

Having crushed the opposition in the local pub quiz at the Red Lion in Ilmington with Derek, followed by a medicinal nightcap of sloe gin, I awoke refreshed to take on the world… …is the way I’d like things to … Continue reading

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