Amanda Targets Rio Games

Amanda George

Aiming for Rio……

A former policewoman who was left in a wheelchair following a car crash in Weston-super-Mare has set her sights on competing in Rio 2016.

Amanda George was working for Avon and Somerset Constabulary 15 years ago when she was involved in a collision in Locking Road while attending a call to a public order incident.

The crash left her with injuries to her spine forcing her to retire from the job in 2000. The injury to her spine deteriorated over the years and in June 2012 she suffered partial paralysis down her left hand side, which left her in need of the use of a wheelchair.

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Find Your Voice

How clear communication can transform your life
A Book By Joanna Crosse

Published by Piatkus

Image of book, Find Your Voice - Joanna Crosse, MetaMedia

Do you want to be more confident using your voice in social and professional situations? How can you work on your interview techniques? Do you want to make a better speech? Do you want to learn how to speak your truth?

Find Your Voice has the answers. Packed with real-life stories, tips, practical exercises and insightful advice, this book shows you to transform your voice on every level, personal and professional.

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Practical Companions Somerset

Practical Companions

Supporting the Worlebury Community…

Located in Bleadon, Weston-super-Mare, Practical Companions cover the area of North Somerset providing a service, mainly of companionship, to those who do not readily have anyone to call on. Through their site you can find out the kind of activities they offer and answers to any questions you may have about their service.

The elderly, more often than not, do not need care. What they need is companionship and this is what Practical Companions provide.

Social interaction is and always has been a very important part of daily living and the lack of it can quickly have a detrimental effect on many individuals.

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Briefest Encounters

A story never heard before…

Briefest Encounters is a Documentary Drama based on the life of an actress named Janet Morrison. She died in 1972 and it was believed that she had no living relatives.

In 1930, she had an affair whilst on Broadway with Brief Encounter actor Cyril Raymond and from this romance came the birth of a child. When the child was four, she gave him up for adoption and he was never to see his mother again or know who his real parents were.

This story traces the life of Janet after giving away her son, and is told by her Grand-daughter Joanna Crosse of MetaMedia.

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