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Posted: 26/09/2011

Valerie is backing the Palfrey-based Elderly Persons Social Centre in the NatWest CommunityForce funding competition.

Valerie said:
“I am pleased that the Elderly Persons Social Centre has entered the NatWest CommunityForce funding competition and I am sure that many people in Walsall will want to vote for them on the CommunityForce website."

“If the centre gains enough votes,

Posted: 21/09/2011

On 21st September 2011 Valerie spoke at a Female Genital Mutilation National Clinical Group conference in Birmingham, and called for politicians, professionals and communities to work in partnership to bring an end to the practice of female genital mutilation (FGM).
Valerie said:
“The aim of the conference was to encourage partnerships between healthcare professionals (including midwives, obstetricians,

Posted: 19/09/2011

 Valerie met the Walsall Harmonic Male Voice Choir. The choir was formed in 1970 from the membership of the Walsall Harmonic and Social Society, which was founded in 1897. They meet every Monday evening at The Chuckery Club, 44 Beacon Street, Walsall. The Choir’s membership is around 20 singers, and they are directed by Bryan Jeffreys,

Posted: 12/09/2011

On Saturday 10th September, Valerie visited Chuckery-based casting manufacturer Chamberlin and Hill and nominated their turbocharger castings to represent Walsall South in the Made by Britain scheme.

Valerie said:
“I am delighted to nominate Chamberlin and Hill’s turbocharger castings as the product to represent Walsall South in the Made by Britain scheme. Having been based here for

Posted: 10/09/2011

Valerie visited the  Funfair Day at St Mary’s the Mount Parish on Saturday 10th September. The Funfair Day was organised by The Daughters of Divine Love in order to raise money for charity.


The Daughters of Divine Love is a worldwide religious order of Catholic nuns, professionally qualified in different fields. They work locally to support the community as