Supporting cultural groups: Midlands Republic of Ireland Soccer Supporters Club (MRISSC)

Pauline and Ted have delivered administration activity at MRISSC’s annual 5-aside tournaments. This has included: Providing registration services Operational and structural support –  developing fixtures, recording results, monitoring tables and progress of teams Arranging quarter final / semi final draw Arranging the presentation of prizes Photography and recording event Media liaison and submission of photography

Supporting Data Scientists and Charities: DataKind UK

Pauline used her extensive project management knowledge and experience to support DataKind UK in its work supporting mission-driven organizations to work alongside teams of volunteer data scientists, developers, and designers to use data to gain insight into their programs, the communities they serve and more. In 2015 Pauline worked closely with the DataKind UK General Manager and other members of […]

Supporting VCS infrastructure support organisations: Regional Action West Midlands

Both Pauline and Ted delivered services and activities for this regional infrastructure organisation, RAWM. Pauline delivered information and communications  – this included collating, editing and circulating general and specialist e-bulletins, maintaining and updating the website and being responsible for social media. Social media usage in the voluntary sector report by Pauline Roche: Connections to be made?: Social media […]

Supporting cultural groups: St Patricks Festival (Birmingham) 1995-2008

We were founder members of Birmingham’s premier one-day street event, the St Patrick’s Day Parade when it was relaunched in 1996. We both served in a voluntary capacity on the Committee and then the Board for 13 years, seeing the Parade grow from 5,000 people in 1996 to dealing with Parade crowds of up to 135,000 people […]

Supporting arts organisations: The Casebook of Eddie Brewer (film)

Made in 2010-11, the film ‘The Casebook of Eddie Brewer’ has been described as a Birmingham-made faux documentary, following old school paranormal investigator, Eddie Brewer, as he checks out possible ghostly hauntings, whilst challenged by sceptics and self inflicted guilt. A dry sense of humour in a well crafted script benefits from multiple plotting, finely […]

Supporting residents groups: Friends of SARA Park

We were initially engaged to manage the installation of two entry arches (pictured below), funded through the BIG Lottery community space programme. A variety of projects have since been developed to encourage use of the outdoor space in Small Heath: Working with local schools to develop and enhance a healthy walk trail throughout the park. […]

Supporting unconferences: WordCamp Birmingham 2015

We think that WordPress offers great flexibility for website design for micro, small and medium sized enterprises. Using WordPress means these enterprises can run their own websites, usually with minimal support from a website company. This was why we were on the organising team for this event, bringing together delegates including WordPress users, developers and […]