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July 26, 2015


When we were approached by Anna, we were impressed with her dedication and enthusiasm for Practically Theatre. Let her tell her story in her own words...
I founded Practically Theatre in November 2014 after graduating from University with a Drama degree. I had run drama workshops for people with learning difficulties and disabilities on a voluntary basis for the three years I was at University. From this experience I learned that the participants gained a lot from performing. The Team Leader at Glebe House (a day centre for people with disabilities) said the drama sessions "benefit the clients we support, it helps to build confidence and brings out personalities which are often withdrawn. It gave the clients a feeling of achievement, importance and self-wort...

July 7, 2015

Kadeena Cox is a young woman, 23 years of age and originally from Leeds and a former Wetherby High School pupil,  but currently studying physiotherapy at Manchester University.  She is a national standard athlete who has struggled to break through onto the international scene.
On 20th May 2014, after competing at the Loughborough international competition, she was rushed to hospital after experiencing some odd symptoms and was diagnosed with a suspected  stroke.  Just 2 months later she managed to get herself close to her normal condition, with the support and guidance of her physiotherapist, Karren.
Then came another massive blow. On 15 September 2014 she had a burning sensation in her arm. The following days it worsened to tingling and numbness in...

July 7, 2015


This year's fabulous Wetherby Duck Race will be taking place on the final day of the popular Wetherby Food Festival.  All 2,000 ducks will be given an individual ticket number and released at 11am by local celebrity Christine Talbot, flocking their way along a 300m course finishing at the Ings metal footbridge.


Wetherby Lions will this year be supported by students & staff from Wetherby High School and local businesses, raising funds for the York Rescue Boat Fund in celebration of the life of Megan Roberts.


Duck tickets are just £2 and available at numerous shops throughout Wetherby:

1. Hopscotch Shoes, Crossley Street

2. Kool Kidz, North Street

3. Sweet Temptation, North Street

4. Sant' Angelos, High Street

5. Treasure Toys, High Street




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