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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...

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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…

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…

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.…

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…

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…

2015 Roadshows off to a flying start

2015 Roadshows off to a flying start

So #HCAW2015 was the first week of the 2015 LH: Roadshow tour and what a great week we've had.  We met with students from 21…

Call Time Out for Hate Crime Awareness Week 2015!

Call Time Out for Hate Crime Awareness Week 2015!

Today, Local Heroes begins the first in a series of thirteen country-wide roadshows , bringing young people, celebrities,…

Local Heroes is coming to a town near you!

Local Heroes is coming to a town near you!

The 2015 LH: Roadshow programme is bigger and better than ever.  We are delighted to be going back to some familiar venues…

Local Heroes Trains Premiership Rugby Community Coaches

Local Heroes Trains Premiership Rugby Community Coaches

On Monday 7th September the Local Heroes Team took a trip to Doncaster to join Premiership Rugby’s annual Community Coaches…

X Factor Creative Director joins Local Heroes to #calltimeout!!

X Factor Creative Director joins Local Heroes to #calltimeout!!

Dancer, choreographer, fashion designer and now Hero!  Brian Friedman has performed with some of the world’s biggest stars…

Gemma Oaten - Our latest Hero

Gemma Oaten - Our latest Hero

Local Heroes is delighted to announce that Gemma Oaten, perhaps better known to you as Emmerdale's Rachel Breckle, is the…

Shachar Head - our Super Hero

Shachar Head - our Super Hero

Local Hero and all round top girl, Shachar Head, is now Local Hero, all round top girl and a WORLD CHAMPION!! We've just…

Sachar Head - New British Champion!!

Sachar Head - New British Champion!!

Could Local Heroes be more pleased for our powerlifting Hero and local girl Sachar Head who became British Champion this…

Our Chair @ TEDx Totnes

Our Chair @ TEDx Totnes

Local Heroes' chair, Ryan Doyle, is one of the thought leaders giving talks exploring ideas at the first TEDx Totnes on…

Meet John Lee OBE; our second Patron

Meet John Lee OBE; our second Patron

John Lee OBE is honoured and delighted to have been asked to become a Patron of Local Heroes. Speaking of his reasons for…

World Cup Winner's Foundation Supports Local Heroes

World Cup Winner's Foundation Supports Local Heroes

The Ben Cohen Stand Up Foundation has given Local Heroes a fabulous boost at the start of 2015.  The World Cup Winner's…

Minister Supports Local Heroes

Minister Supports Local Heroes

  Everyone involved with Local Heroes is thrilled that, to cap off a great year, we have won some important friends and…

2014: Quite a year for Local Heroes

2014: Quite a year for Local Heroes

  As 2014 draws to a close I wanted to let you know what Local Heroes has been doing this year, how we are developing…

It's just the end of the first half

It's just the end of the first half

Local Heroes has made some fantastic new friends and met some fantastic young people at this year's Roadshows. And we're only…

Another new Hero - Sarah Guest

Another new Hero - Sarah Guest

Four days before Local Heroes visits Dorset another international rugby star has signed up.  Sarah Guest lines up now…

Sachar Head, GB Powerlifter & Local Hero!

Sachar Head, GB Powerlifter & Local Hero!

Sachar Head is the latest international sports person to join Local Heroes.  Sachar (pronounced more like Sha-ha she…

MK Dons' Daniel Powell Signs Up

MK Dons' Daniel Powell Signs Up

Daniel Powell is the newest member of the Local Heroes' team.  Local Heroes is delighted that the Luton-born…

Meet ‘Maggie The Machine’

Meet ‘Maggie The Machine’

Local Heroes is delighted that Maggie Alphonsi MBE has agreed to become its newest ambassador.  Born with a club foot,…

Paratriathlete Sarah Pearson Joins Local Heroes

Paratriathlete Sarah Pearson Joins Local Heroes

2013 Tri3 ETU European Champion is the newest recruit to the Local Heroes' ranks. Orginally from Colchester, Sarah now lives…

Local Heroes Announces First Patron

Local Heroes Announces First Patron

Local Heroes is delighted to welcome actor, filmmaker and writer Greg Wise as Patron.   Greg's has had long and…

Glenn Cosby - Our Newest Local Hero

Glenn Cosby - Our Newest Local Hero

Everyone at Local Heroes is delighted to welcome Glenn Cosby to the Local Heroes fold. Glenn was the last man standing on…

Annie Vernon - Our Latest Hero

Annie Vernon - Our Latest Hero

Local Heroes is thrilled that double World Champion and Olympic Silver medalist rower Annie Vernon has agreed to become our…

Local Heroes Launches Today

Local Heroes Launches Today

Local Heroes is gearing up for our launch today at Home Park in Plymouth.  Our thanks go out to Plymouth Argyle for…

Thanks To The John Casson Foundation

Thanks To The John Casson Foundation

Local Heroes would like to send a big thank you to John Casson and his fellow Trustees of the John Casson Foundation for…

What the students have had to say

What the students have had to say

So the Local Heroes' Roadshows have hit Cornwall and Plymouth so what impact is it having?  Here is just some of what…

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