Update on unrest in Ethiopia

Supporters and followers of LUCIA may have noticed that things have been rather quiet at LUCIA recently. We thought it would be helpful to explain a bit about what is happening in Ethiopia at the moment. Over the last 2 years there have been episodes of civil unrest in some areas following protests from the…

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Bake sale triumph!

We want to say a huge thank you to staff at the Shakespeare Institute for raising over £120 for LUCIA through their bake sale! They whipped up a wide range of baked goodies and sold them to hungry students at the beginning of June. Thanks to everyone who manned the stall, baked a cake or ate one!…

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Give it up for LUCIA!

Have you given something up for Lent? Perhaps your daily Costa coffee or mid-afternoon bag of crisps? We’re asking our supporters to think of the saving they’re making each day by giving up their daily treat, and donate the amount to us instead! You can donate by texting LUCY00 followed by your amount (£1,£2,£3,£4,£5,£10) to…

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Marathon men

This autumn, two of our friends will be putting on their running shoes and setting themselves new long-distance targets. Brian will be running in the Chester Marathon on Sunday 5th October, and Steve in the Bupa Great Birmingham Run on Sunday 19th October.  To help keep up the motivation to meet these personal fitness challenges,…

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LUCIA Garden Party

A wonderful Garden Party was enjoyed by all the LUCIA team and their guests when  Sylvia was presented with the British Empire Medal. The Honour was presented by The Lord Lieutenant Paul Sabapathy CBE in the presence of The Mayor of Solihull and his wife the Mayoress. The medal is in recognition of, and a tribute to,…

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