Category: In the Press

The Tim Parry Trophy comes home

  The Tim Parry Trophy is now back at home with the family after Wendy & Colin Parry’s granddaughter, Evie Parry-Fields, was presented with the award at Barrow Hall Community Primary School. Following on from the 1993 IRA Warrington Bomb that killed 12 year old Tim Parry & 3 year old Johnathan Ball, the school on…Read more »

BBC Two announces new factual drama Mother’s Day

BBC Two announces new factual drama Mother’s Day Casting includes Anna Maxwell Martin, Vicky McClure, Daniel Mays and David Wilmot Filming is now underway in Belfast Filming has begun on Mother’s Day, a new factual drama for BBC Two about the events, aftermath and public response to the Warrington bombing of March 1993. Written by…Read more »

Marking the 25th Anniversary of the Warrington Bombing

Warrington will fall silent on Tuesday 20th March as we mark the 25th anniversary of the Warrington bombing. On 20th  March 1993 two IRA bombs exploded on Bridge Street and killed 12-year-old Tim Parry and three-year-old Johnathan Ball. More than 50 people were injured. A commemoration service, attended by HRH The Princess Royal, will be…Read more »

Faisal Rashid remembers the Warrington Bombings 1993

Faisal Rashid 2018 marks the 25th anniversary of the two IRA bomb attacks in Warrington. On the 26th February 1993, the IRA attempted to blow up gas holders in Winwick Road. On 20th March 1993, the IRA exploded two bombs in Bridge Street which killed 3-year-old Johnathan Ball and left 12-year-old Tim Parry to die…Read more »

Tuesday 22nd May 2018 – One Year Since the Manchester Arena Attack

Manchester City Council will lead the official commemoration on Tuesday 22nd May 2018 – the first anniversary of the Manchester Arena Attack. The Survivors Assistance Network (SAN), part of the Tim Parry Johnathan Ball Peace Foundation, continues to provide practical and emotional support to many of those affected by the terrorist atrocities in Manchester and elsewhere….Read more »

Fashion Show for Peace 2018

Fashion Show for Peace in aid of the Tim Parry Johnathan Ball Peace Foundation’s 25th Anniversary. Hameera Darr & Jackie Baine are hosting the fantastic this unique, cross community event in association with John Lewis. Join them on Monday 19th March 2018 at the Orford Jubilee Neighbourhood Hub, browse stalls, meet new faces and be…Read more »

Government Backs #WeStandTogether

Manchester Evening News reports that Education Secretary Justine Greening has thrown her weight behind the ‘fantastic’ #WeStandTogether initiative. “The government has officially backed the #WeStandTogether campaign in a bid to get peace studies taught in all schools across the region. Education secretary Justine Greening has thrown her weight behind the ‘fantastic’ campaign less than a…Read more »

The Morning After the Arena Attack

Manchester Evening News: It was the morning after the Manchester Arena attack when mum Abir Albasir was walking her two children to school, still oblivious to the atrocity that had unfolded the night before. So when she was confronted by a man yelling and swearing at her to ‘go back to your country’ she had…Read more »