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WMWomensAid Our new refuge in Hereford is ahead of schedule! It will open in the late summer, 2 months earlier than originally planned! #domesticabuse
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WMWomensAid Up to 60 per cent of women who experience domestic abuse are pregnant at the time #domesticabuse #domesticviolence
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WMWomensAid We need to furnish our new refuge in Hereford; can you help?
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WMWomensAid A shocking statistic; the police receive on average more than 100 calls relating to domestic abuse every hour #domesticabuse
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WMWomensAid @tinselknickers OK Emma, I am glad it is resolved. Thanks for getting back to me
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Women's Aid are absolutely delighted to announce that the Midcounties Co-operative have exceeded their original £200,000 target to raised an amazing grand total of £345,000 for Women's Aid.

Ambassador for Children and Young People, Jahméne Douglas accepted a donation of £330,000 on behalf of Women’s Aid on 8th February 2013 in Brighton. This has since risen to £345,000 thanks to the addition of last minute donations.

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Lynda Bellingham, actress, author and survivor of domestic abuse has agreed to become a patron of West Mercia Women's Aid.

Jan Frances CEO said, "We are absolutely delighted that Lynda has agreed to be our patron, she is an inspiration to all survivors of domestic abuse and we look forward to working with her in the future".

A special event to celebrate West Mercia Women’s Aid 30 year anniversary will take place next month in Worcester.

The event – which will welcome comedian, actress and writer Jo Brand – will take place at The Old Rectifying House on Monday 11 March from 12midday to 2.00pm.

As keynote speaker Jo will focus on celebrating women; other speakers will include West Mercia Women’s Aid Chief Executive Jan Frances and Chair of the Trustees Nick Fisher.

A new initiative headed up by Herefordshire organisation ‘Growing Local is Going Local’ has been given a £2,100 donation from Cargill’s Meat Business in Hereford. Working in conjunction with West Mercia Women’s Aid (WMWA), the ‘Family Plot to Plate’ project is designed to help empower  women affected by domestic violence and abuse by encouraging  them  to grow and cook their own fruit and vegetables. 

West Mercia Women’s Aid’s CRUSH Project, a support and awareness raising programme for young people aged 13-19, has received a vital funding boost from BBC Children in Need.