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


Money Matters

November 13, 2018

Talk Money Week is the annual celebration of the work thousands of organisations are doing to improve money management across the UK, so we decided it would be a good idea to join in with Talk Money Week and discuss fina...
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How safe is your home?

October 23, 2018

October is Home Security Awareness Month.  For most people it is always handy to have extra safety advice, but for survivors of domestic abuse it can be even more valuable. Home is meant to be a safe place, a place w...
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Recognise your older self

October 9, 2018

In our focus on older survivors, our previous two blogs have focused firstly on the specific issues with older abuse, and secondly on what can be done about it. In this blog we will look at some case studies of older abu...
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What not to say

September 17, 2018

In the past we have talked about what friends and family members can say to someone affected by domestic abuse, but it is just as important to know what NOT to say. If someone confides in you that they are experiencin...
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Trio triumph in triathlon

August 22, 2018

Broxtowe Women’s project would like to say a huge well done to the two members of staff and the Trustee who successfully completed a sprint triathlon and an even bigger thank you to those who sponsored them.   ...
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A healthier approach

August 14, 2018

In the second of our blogs about domestic abuse and older women, we look at the role health professionals can play in helping survivors At Broxtowe Women’s Project, we are determined to make ourselves accessible to ...
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BWP gains keynote supporter

August 1, 2018

Broxtowe Women's Project (BWP) is delighted to announce it is to receive support from Hope Community Gospel Choir after it was nominated by a member and has been voted to be one of the musical group’s charities of th...
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We are recruiting

July 30, 2018

We are looking for a children's and young people therapist, the candidate will be instrumental in the developing and delivery of this new service area. BWP has recently been awarded funding from Children in Need to deve...
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Never too old

July 25, 2018

Domestic Abuse in Older Women This is one of four blogs focussing on domestic abuse in Older Women leading up to International Day for Older Persons on 1st October 2018. Domestic abuse is often wrongly considered to ...
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A blooming wonderful result

June 29, 2018

A fantastic donation of more than £1000 has been given to Broxtowe Women’s Project (BWP) after three fund-raisers took part in the Beeston & Chilwell Garden Trail 2018. The popular weekend involved more gardens...
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    How Many Red Roses is too Many?

    For women who have lived through domestic abuse, Valentine’s Day can trigger difficult emotions. Survivors of abuse may feel more than just alone, the day can breed feelings of resentment, anger and sadness. Confused emotions will also be felt when the perpetrator of abuse buys red roses and makes a big play of affection, attempting … Continue reading How Many Red Roses is too Many?

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