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Calling Time Out on 2015

Calling Time Out on 2015

2015 has been quite a year for Local Heroes and as we shut up shop until the new year we just wanted to reflect on the year that gone by. This autumn 43 schools attended our ten LH: Roadshows creating 306 Local Heroes’ student ambassadors.  We're looking forward to visiting AFC Bournemouth,...

Local Heroes Welcomes Britain's Most Successful Tennis Player to the fold!

Local Heroes Welcomes Britain's Most Successful Tennis Player to the fold!

Local Heroes is thrilled to announce that Jordanne Whiley MBE is the latest sports' star to become a Hero.  Jordanne, who first picked up a racket at just three, is currently is Britain’s No.1 wheelchair tennis player, world No.5 and No.1 in World doubles rankings.  In 2012, Jordanne partnered...

Hero Heads to the Jungle

Hero Heads to the Jungle

Hero Brian Friedman is one of the dozen brave souls that are heading downunder for I'm A Celbrity - Get Me Out of Here 2015.  Rather him than us. Everyone at Local Heroes will, of course, be following the antics avidly from the comfort of our living rooms.  We're all going to be rooting for...

MP LOBBIES FOR LOCAL ANTI-BULLYING CHARITY

MP LOBBIES FOR LOCAL ANTI-BULLYING CHARITY

DEVON MP Mel Stride, has praised Local Heroes in the lead up to national anti-bullying week for our efforts in tackling bullying and reducing hate crimes. The Central Devon MP hosted a meeting in Westminster with Chair Ryan Doyle, Patron and former Devon High Sherriff John Lee OBE and Children’s...

Second Half Starts This Week

Second Half Starts This Week

So after a well earned break over Half Term the second half of the LH: Roadshow tour 2016 starts again this week. We are looking forward to working with more schools in Bristol, Torquay, Tottenham, Milton Keynes, Leicester and Dorset over the coming weeks.  We're looking forward to meeting even...

How we can help parents & carers

How we can help parents & carers

What is Hate Crime and what is a Hate Incident? A Hate Crime is any crime committed against someone because of their…

How we help young people

How we help young people

What is Hate Crime and what is a Hate Incident? A Hate Crime is any crime committed against someone because of their…

How we can help your school

How we can help your school

What is Hate Crime and what is a Hate Incident? A Hate Crime is any crime committed against someone because of their…

So What is Local Heroes? (Video)

So What is Local Heroes? (Video)

Local Heroes is project that was piloted by Devon and Cornwall Police in the autumn of 2013 to help schools address issues of…

How does Local Heroes work?

How does Local Heroes work?

Every neighbourhood across the country is home to some incredibly successful and influential people; sportsmen and women,…

Why is Local Heroes important?

Why is Local Heroes important?

Personal wellbeing makes a significant contribution to young people’s development and character. As well as this, the…

What will be different?

What will be different?

Local Heroes will make a difference. Because of it young people will be able to: Demonstrate respect for and acceptance of…

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