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Connecting Communities now on Twitter @C2_Exeter

Hello allJust to let you know that Connecting Communities - An award-winning asset based community development approach, founded by Hazel Stuteley OBE, is now on Twitter.Our handle is @C2_Exeter and…Continue

Started Aug 10, 2012

 

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Brightness Management
Where are you based?
Manchester
What brings you to ABCD Europe?
The future is asset based community development. I'm freelance and I am trained to use the Connecting Communities/HELP ABCD approach, developed by Hazel Stuteley et al at Peninsula Medical School, Exeter University. Currently I am working in Foleshill Coventry, 14 yr life expectancy gap!

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Just John

Just John - a poem by Heather Lynne Henry
Just John

Jaunty air

Casual 'Hiya mate'

Belies an urgent mission


Starved men

Receiving a gift of contact

Each with the other

John is a cog

That turns the wheel
So men may rest their weary…
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Posted on June 24, 2014 at 21:52

A father's biggest regret

I hope you are enjoying my poetry - my work is about finding exceptional fathers who have managed to address problems and teach it father to father. Here is what one grandfather has learnt:

A father's biggest regret



My father was strong

He taught me to be a man

I knew he loved…

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Posted on June 24, 2014 at 21:42

A Father’s Challenge

A father's challenge

The door clicks open
The light goes on
Decision time again
Half the fridge stacked with water
Half with cold cold beer
Will I do the right thing
For me kids?
Each night in bed I speak to them
They are not there of course
 But I picture them in me mind
Some day they will return to me
I'm fighting to be the dad they…
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Posted on June 24, 2014 at 21:30

Nursing Fathers in the Last Chance Cafe

Trying a bit of poetry about working with Salford Dadz. Here is one about how we begun to bring fatherstogether to help them help themselves in order to improve their children’s wellbeing…

Nursing Fathers in the Last Chance Cafe

This time, I have no medicine

Just ears to hear their…

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Posted on June 24, 2014 at 21:00

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At 18:26 on July 13, 2012, Lorna Prescott said…

Hi Heather

Thanks for joining the West Mids group. I need to post some updates, there's so much going on and not enough time to celebrate across all these great networks. Thanks for sharing your photos, a great way to get a flavour of what's going on in Coventry :)

At 22:54 on July 10, 2012, David Aynsley said…

Hi Heather, It's a small world! I'm retiring from teh police soon and working as teh Cornwall Community Timebank co-ordinator. Happy days! Dave Aynsley

 
 
 

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