Graham and Joanna Barker attended the opening of a new special exhibition entitled “Hoards, West Berkshire’s Buried Treasure” at the West Berkshire Museum in Newbury. The chairman of West Berkshire Council, Quentin Webb, introduced Ian Richardson from the British Museum and Graham Barker, the High Sheriff. Ian Richardson explained the importance both nationally and globally… Read more »
Monthly Archives: April 2018
Graham Barker visited the new offices of SAFE! in Bracknell. Chloe Purcell and her colleagues explained the work of SAFE! which is established to provide support to young people between the ages of 8 and 25 years old in the Thames Valley who have been hurt by a crime or bullying. http://www.safeproject.org.uk/youngPeople/
Graham Barker attended the Spring Education Meeting of the Berkshire Magistrates’ Association in Wokingham on the evening of 19th April 2018. The guest speaker was Ann Oakes-Odger MBE who spoke about the charity that she launched, Knife.Crimes.org which supports families affected by homicide. Ann’s son, Westley, was killed as a result of a knife crime…. Read more »
Graham Barker chaired a round table discussion at Alana House in Reading on ‘Partnership and Trauma Informed Policing’ as part of a special day to celebrate the ENRICH programme, an innovative community based project for women from PACT, winning a prestigious Community award from the Howard League League for Penal Reform. Those participating in the… Read more »
Graham and Joanna Barker attended a Service of Thanksgiving in Windsor Parish Church to mark the 100th anniversary of the formation of the RAF. This was followed by a parade where 700 cadets marched through central Windsor with the salute being taken by the Lord Lieutenant of the Royal County of Berkshire, Mr James… Read more »
Graham and Joanna Barker attended a reception in Reading to celebrate the opening of the newly restored Reading Abbey Gateway on 12th April 2018.
Graham and Joanna Barker were honoured to be part of the receiving line when Her Majesty The Queen visited the King George VI Day Centre on April 12th 2018 on the occasion of its sixtieth anniversary.