The Broxtowe Women's Project Blog - Raising awareness of domestic abuse in Broxtowe.

The latest news and updates from the Broxtowe Women’s Project.


How are you?

June 21, 2017

I’m exhausted! I’m so tired. I can’t even think straight. I feel numb. Why is he doing this? I just want a ‘normal’ family. Why can’t I move on? He has, he’s happy, always boasting about how ...
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Doing good is good for you

June 12, 2017

Did you know that volunteering can actually improve your health? We are always keen to make people aware of the range of volunteering opportunities Broxtowe Women’s Project offers and hope to encourage a few of them...
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WE ARE CURRENTLY EXPERIENCING TECHNICAL DIFFICULTIES

June 9, 2017

We are currently experiencing technical difficulties which means that we are unable to get online and have access to the landline. If you require support or advice please contact the agency mobile 07914634190. We are hop...
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Garden trail will help BWP

June 7, 2017

There’s a chance to see some beautiful gardens, pick up some tips and inspiration and help Broxtowe Women’s Project (BWP) at the same time this weekend. It’s Beeston and Chilwell Garden Trail on Saturday and Sun...
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Pet Appreciation Week!

June 5, 2017

At BWP we fully appreciate that what might happen to a pet is an important factor for many women affected by domestic abuse who are thinking of fleeing. Did you know that 40% of the UK population own a pet? There’s ...
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Domestic abuse – some things old, some things new

May 15, 2017

After 16 years of hard work, dedication and achieving success for Broxtowe Women’s Project (BWP), founder member Andrea Lucy-Hirst has decided to step down from the management committee. A conversation with her reveals...
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No age limit to domestic abuse

May 11, 2017

When people – those working in professional services included - think about domestic abuse, they often think of it as something that affects younger women. But research suggests that thousands of older women, includ...
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We are recruiting

. An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Domestic Abuse Outreach Worker to join our team. The role is an ideal opportunity for people wishing to provide a high quality personal welfare support service to survivors o...
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Running with extra safety

May 8, 2017

A few weeks ago, following police reports of attacks on lone women joggers in Derbyshire we decided to contact running clubs in Broxtowe to offer them portable alarms for their female members. We keep a stock of perso...
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Take stalking seriously

May 1, 2017

The importance of taking stalking seriously has been highlighted by the case of Alice Ruggles (pictured) who was killed by her ex-partner and whom she had reported to the Police as stalking her. Stalking is often moti...
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    I’m exhausted! I’m so tired. I can’t even think straight. I feel numb. Why is he doing this? I just want a ‘normal’ family. Why can’t I move on? He has, he’s happy, always boasting about how good his life is with his new girlfriend and going on holidays. It’s me, I just don’t know … Continue reading How are you?

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