Blogs from Fellows and the team
By David Stanley BEM | 15 Jul 2020 |
Covid-19 is devastating for the 1.5 million people living in the UK with learning disabilities. The Care Quality Commission published figures that show a 175% rise in...
By Sepideh Mojabi | 14 Jul 2020 |
I work as a community development officer at the Refugee Council, covering eight areas across North Yorkshire. One issue that has been flagged during the current...
By Bryce Evans | 9 Jul 2020 |
In 2014 I travelled to Peru as part of my Churchill Fellowship to explore community kitchens and approaches to food poverty. My report recommended that our basic food...
By Jacqui Jobson | 7 Jul 2020 |
One of the most effective ways of engaging with people from minority groups is by face-to-face contact – which can be difficult when wearing a face mask during the...
By Joanna Driscoll | 2 Jul 2020 |
On 20 March 2020, education for young people across the UK completely changed. School sixth forms have been heavily affected during the pandemic, especially with the...
1 Jul 2020 |
Today WCMT releases its 2019 annual report. Our Chairman Jeremy Soames outlines his personal highlights from the year.
By E. A. Draffan | 23 Jun 2020 |
During the pandemic we have all learned how Covid-19 can leave people struggling to breathe, leading to panic, stress and anxiety. As the symptoms intensify, a patient...
By Heather-Jane Gray | 22 Jun 2020 |
The pandemic has lead many people to work from home for the first time. Meanwhile there have been many reports of the adverse effects of the lockdown on mental wellbeing...
By Tony Wright | 19 Jun 2020 |
In 2019, there were 15,000 women serving in the UK armed forces. This equates to approximately 10.5% of the serving population. Yet, women veterans are, to this day, a...
By Peter Woods | 17 Jun 2020 |
Rural isolation and loneliness are big issues in rural communities and have been heightened by the lockdown, especially among those who are self-isolating.