Realising that it would probably not be possible for us all to meet in person on May 15th 2021, as originally planned, Trustees have decided to postpone our Annual Supporters Meeting until Saturday 11th September, in the hope that by then we will be able to meet in person rather than by Zoom. Arrangements for [...]
Because of the continuing coronavirus pandemic, Trustees have decided that the Annual Supporters Meeting, rescheduled to Saturday 12th September 2020, will not now be an actual meeting in London, but an online Zoom meeting beginning at 2pm.
We will endeavour to circulate details for joining the Zoom meeting to all supporters, but if you [...]
Our Annual Supporters Meeting and Reunion will be on Saturday 4th May this year at St Paul’s Community Centre, Rossmore Road, Marylebone, London NW1 6NJ.
Doors open at 12.30pm, and curry will be served from 1pm.
Join us in celebrating 40 years since the beginning of CRP and meet old friends, including Valerie Taylor [...]
Liz Timms has compiled another excellent book about CRP, “Reaching Higher”, which tells the story of CRP largely through the eyes of those who have worked there. To get the book for a donation of £10 plus £5 postage and packaging, please click here to email the Administrator AND [...]
VTT had its annual stall at the Charity Fair, St. John’s Renfield Church, Glasgow on 21st April, organised by Ross Gallacher and Glen McGhee (recently returned from CRP).
The main feature was ‘Name the Teddy’, and there were items for donation and a special food hamper. A good time was had by all [...]
Our Annual Supporters Meeting and Reunion will be on Saturday 12th May this year at St Paul’s Community Centre, Rossmore Road, Marylebone, London NW1 6NJ.
Doors open at 12.30pm, and curry will be served from 1pm. Speakers will include:
Valerie Taylor, with an update on CRP
Roger and Jan Varney on the renovation [...]
Very sadly, our Chairman Bertie Woolnough died suddenly on 21 March. He had been a supporter of CRP for over thirty years, and had led VTT with energy and vision since its inception 10 years ago. We shall miss him sorely, and our thoughts are with his family in their bereavement.
The BAG in recent years have been celebrating the Victory Day of the Bangladesh Liberation War.
This year 19th December 2017 the BAG held the event in the Scottish Parliament in Edinburgh at the invitation of Ivan McKee MSP who did a 2 year VSO attachment in Bangladesh in the 1980s.
The event once again [...]
It was a day of travel challenges because many London roads were closed for a cycling event, but this didn’t stop Kokhon and his helpers bringing us a great curry lunch. We heard from some recently returned volunteers who had obviously taken the opportunity to engage fully with the work at CRP and had made [...]
A Charity Fair was held at St.John’s Renfield Church, Glasgow on 29th April 2017
Bryan Whitty writes: The Fair allows 10 Charities to have stalls to raise donations. The VTT stall was organised by Ross Gallacher and Glen McGhee and featured “Name the Bear”. We also had lip salves and assorted items [...]
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