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O2 UnLtd Higher Award Success

December 20, 2013

SAV has been awarded £8,000 by O2 UnLtd Higher Award programme. This follows on from the success of our involvement with O2's Think Big programme which Adam and SAV has been involved in for the last 2 years. The funding and continued support from both O2 and UnLtd will serve to develop the charity and…

Evaluating our impact

December 14, 2013

We have some fantastic news on the research front. After discussions with the fantastic team of researchers at Liverpool John Moores University they have agreed to undertake research with us. LJMU is also part of the Centre for Public Health with a specialism in violence among other issues. They produced a paper called Violent Britain…

Getting Christmassy!

November 24, 2013

Another great day at another festive event in Taunton. Thank you to Think Amy and the Kelsey Cancer Fund for organising the day. There were craft stalls, entertainment and festive cheer not to mention Santa was there! Woohoo!   SAV had a stand selling Christmas cards and raising community awareness. We had some great chats…

Raising Community Awareness

November 18, 2013

We had a fantastic day at the Taunton Christmas Fair on Sunday 17th November. It was extremely cold and by the end of the day we were frozen to the core but it was definitely worth it. We had some great conversations with a variety of members of the community both young and old. We…

What a Night!

November 10, 2013

A fantastic night was had by all who attended the Stand Against Violence Quiz hosted by our amazing patron Paul Sinha. There were over 110 people at Vivary Park Gold club for the quiz night which consisted of 3 rounds of questions. Paul's exceptional knowledge and skills at quiz hosting shone through and thanks to…

Good Exposure

November 7, 2013

So in the last 2 days I have been in London for the UK Youth Conference and AGM then I went to present to the Bristol PSHE teachers at their conference. I'm pleased to say that both were very rewarding although the journey to London was surprisingly tiring especially having to take a huge divert…

The Pitch

October 29, 2013

Today I travelled up to London to give a pitch for funding to O2 and Unltd. It was held in a very nice building at Hogan Lovells in Atlantic House. The 4 people who watched my 10 minute pitch then asked 20 mins worth of questions were all extremely nice and positive. The pitch went…

Bath PSHE Meeting

October 24, 2013

Wow what a building Writhlington Academy is! I have to say these new build academies are quite impressive and seem to follow a similar open plan and airy design. Today I visited Writhlington Academy to talk to a room full of PSHE teachers from Bath about SAV and the work we do. Besides telling them…

Successful day at Plymouth

October 23, 2013

The day at the PSHE conference in Plymouth is coming to an end and we're all packed up. We have had some successful and meaningful conversations with teachers and other organisations that could prove fruitful. Something that has become apparent is the interest from primary schools in our work. It is more important than ever…

Thank you for the Music

October 20, 2013

Last night was a superb evening of live music, tasty food and good company. It was a wonderful event put together by three lovely people who are donating profits to SAV. Thank you to Joanna, Suzie and Nicky for your hard work and congratulations on such a successful evening. The food was wonderful which is…
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