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The latest updates from the Bury St Edmunds Women's Refuge

Introducing our 2017 Purple Tea Party Campaign!

Posted on 30 April 2017

We are hoping that members of our Support Network will be the first to step forward to take part in the Purple Tea Party Campaign! Perhaps you could organise your own tea party for family & friends, or work colleagues?  Or, if you belong to a club or group, why…

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We’re getting ready for our Hidden Gardens event!

Posted on 13 June 2016

Don't forget to come along to our fundraising event in the grounds of Lavenham Priory this coming Sunday 19th June. Lots of supporters are busily baking cakes and Ruby and Judith have done the shopping.  Ruby's garden will be open between 11.00am and 4.00pm as part of the annual Hidden Gardens of Lavenham event. Refreshments, live…

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Calls to our Helpline have increased by 75% in 2016.

Posted on 24 May 2016

[caption id="attachment_524" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Helen Titchener, played by Louiza Patikas, and Rob Titchener, played by Timothy Watson, from the BBC Radio 4 soap The Archers[/caption]Calls to our Helpline have increased by 75% in 2016. There's an excellent article in today's East Anglian on the effect of The Archers' Domestic Abuse storyline on…

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Posted on 20 May 2016

We were very honoured in May 2015 when Patrick, the newly elected Mayor of St Edmundsbury, chose us as one of his four mayoral charities. During the year he has worked tirelessly to raise money for his good causes. He has also supported our own fundraising activities and provided us with fantastic networking opportunities by inviting us to all…

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Posted on 11 May 2016

On Saturday evening the Singers and Strings of Trianon Music Group performed a wonderful concert for us at St John's Church, which raised £1022.26 towards our work.  Our grateful thanks to all who contributed to the success of the event: to Professor Green and members of Trianon Music Group for kindly agreeing to support our cause and for…

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