GET ready for Summer
Carnivals with exciting dance classes to get you fit and healthy
whilst learning some exciting Carnival dance from Brazil, The
Caribbean and around the world. Classes are currently running, but
it's not too late! Come and join in from Wednesday, 11 June 2014,
6pm to 7pm at The Black-E, Liverpool City Centre. Movema's teachers
have travelled the world performing at festivals, events and
carnivals, now the Liverpool based World Dance Company have opened a
year round programme to give local people the opportunity to have a
Co-Director Ithalia Forel says:- "Our 'World Dance Wednesdays'
at The Black-E are a great opportunity for everyone to experience
different dance styles from around the world and have fun too! Last
year's Carnival classes were a huge success, and we hope this year
will be even bigger!! The classes run for 8 weeks and culminate in a
performance at Brouhaha International Carnival on 12 July 2014. You
can pay in advance for a package for £45/ £25 concessions which
provides you with the 8 classes and a special customised costume and
make-up, or just drop in and pay £4.50/2.50 conc. and buy your
costume separately if you decide you want to be part of carnival."
Maria Malone, Co-Director adds:- "Our classes are suitable for
over 8's and located right in the middle of the City and we have
people coming from all over to make friends and dance together, we
really love being able to offer this great opportunity to people in
this area. We've had over 50 people of all ages in our carnival
groups and we always have a great fun day dancing our way through
the City to Brouhaha festival in Princes Park."
You can book your package call:- 07548365869 or find out more online
► Zumba at The Black-E, on Monday and Tuesday nights, from 6pm to 7pm,
located on Great George St, L1 5EW.
► World Dance at The Black-E, on Wednesday nights, from 6pm to 7pm -
located on Great George St, L1 5EW.
► Zumba at The Black-E, on Wednesday nights, from 7pm to 8pm - located
at 1 Great George St, L1 5EW.
► Yoga at the Women's Organisation, on Thursday nights, from 7pm to
8pm; located at 54 St James St, L1 0AB.
► Yoga at The Black-E, on Friday mornings, from 10am to 11am - located
on at 1 Great George St, L1 5EW.
Brouhaha International is committed and focused on celebrating
diversity and widening participation within the arts, engaging with
a wide range of individuals, groups and organizations.
To date, they
have produced 22 international festivals and several large scale
outdoor projects that now boast an audience of up to 200,000. This
year's Brouhaha International Festival runs on 12 July 2014.
CENTRE RECEIVES OUTSTANDING QUALITY AWARD
ALEXANDRAA House Care Centre, based in
Southport was recently assessed by Prestige Quality Audits (PQR),
reviewing all areas of accommodation and care.
assessor stated he had never rewarded another home with such a high
score and found it difficult to find anything wrong.
Alexandra House is owned and operated by BEN, the 'not-for-profit'
automotive industry charity and caters for former industry
employees, their family and dependents.
This is a fully independent audit providing a complete review
covering Standard of Accommodation, Quality of Care, General
Residential Care, Health and Safety and Staffing.
The report is extensive but some key statements include:-
► Clean, well presented accommodation in an ideal
► Excellent care quality due to well managed, dedicated, highly
trained and caring staff
► Care is comprehensively planned, assessed and reviewed
► Suitable and varied activities are enjoyed and highly rated by
► The full report is available for anyone to read at Alexandra House.
Jan Habeck, Matron at Alexandra House, commenting on the audit
results said:- "We are naturally delighted by this report and
its endorsement of our facility, particularly as the auditor put
great store by the positive comments and feedback from our
residents. Our staff have worked hard to make our Care Centre
amongst the best in this area and recognition is richly deserved. I
would welcome enquiries from anyone looking for local care and the
opportunity to show why we are so highly rated. Please contact Jean
O'Donnell on:- 01704 543715 or send her an
Lord Mayor helps
Downs Syndrome Liverpool
LIVERPOOL'S Lord Mayor
Councillor Gary Millar has donated £1000 to Downs Syndrome Liverpool
following his work with Young Lord Mayor Sarah Skelland.
At a recent charity ball to raise funds and awareness of Downs
Syndrome Liverpool, and celebrate the achievement of people who have
this syndrome the Lord Mayor Councillor Gary Millar was moved to
The Lord Mayor said:- "I have been working with students from
the amazing Sandfield Park School and particularly two Young Lord
Mayors. I was invited to join one of these Young Lord Mayor's Sarah Skelland at a recent charity ball and couldn't help but be moved to
offer a much needed donation to this wonderful Liverpool based
I have met with Sarah and Pauline, her mother and trustee of the
charity and presented a cheque for £1000. I know it will go a long
way and I am glad that I have been able to help such a worthwhile
charity." You can help the charity and find out more
information about what they do by visiting their