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Summer Holidays on a budget: Advice from WAY members

Are you looking for things to do in the summer holidays that won’t break the bank? Our friends at WAY Widowed and Young have been sharing some money-saving ideas to help you make the most of the summer months without worrying about the cost. I was a teacher when my children ...
A group of friends and family from The Hunchman Trust posing for a photo after a successful fundraising challenge for Winston's Wish.

The Hunchman Trust and Winston’s Wish

Ben from the Hunchman Trust shares about their motivation behind raising thousands for Winston’s Wish! It all started in May 2023 with The Hunchman 500. Me, Charlie and Chester decided to raise money for mental health by organising a unique challenge. The plan was to run 250km from our family home ...
Youth Ambassador Alfie Watts from the BBC TV show, Race Across the World

Meet our newest Ambassador – Alfie Watts!

Winston’s Wish is delighted to be welcoming its newest Ambassador, Alfie Watts. Many will recognise Alfie as the recent star of the BBC hit series Race Across the World where he revealed his own personal story of childhood bereavement during an especially poignant moment during his race to the finish ...
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Navigating Father’s Day: tips from widowed parents

Father's Day can be especially difficult for families who have lost their dad or another special male role model in their life. It can be difficult to avoid Father's Day with adverts and social media posts being a constant reminder that your dad is no longer here. Our Full Circle partners ...
Woman doing yoga in her home

WAY members share tips for Stress Awareness Month

As part of Stress Awareness Month our Full Circle partners at the peer support charity WAY Widowed and Young have some advice from their members about how they manage their stress: The biggest challenge is that you lose your biggest support when you lose your spouse so having some WAY (or ...
Family of three together on a country path

WAY members share how they cope at Easter

Holidays such as Easter can be especially difficult for families who have lost someone special in their life. With so many people sharing their happy moments it can be difficult to avoid the holidays and it can be a constant reminder that your loved one is no longer here. Our Full ...
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Free Webinar: Supporting Bereaved Pupils

WEBINAR FULL If you would like to keep up to date with more webinars like this, please email your contact details to communications@winstonswish.org. Join acclaimed Teacher, Author, and TES writer Kate Jones with special guests Winston’s Wish in this exclusive webinar exploring how to support bereaved pupils in the classroom. It’s estimated that 1 ...
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