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J une 14t h Fr i day 10am2pm Cent r al L anc as hi r eUs erFor um »At : L e y l andMe t hodi s t Chur c h, T ur pi nGr e e nL n, L e y l and, PR2 53 HA. F ormor ei nf or ma t i onc ont a c t : Ros eL a t ha m( RRRWor k er ) 07935251579 r os e@c v s c ent r a l l a nc a s hi r e. or g. ukorConnorPet er s( Cent r a l L UFCha i r ) c pet er s 267@gma i l . c om /07753448749. 19t h Wednes day 10am2: 30pm Nor t hL anc as hi r eUs erFor um »At : S t anl e y sYout h&Communi t yCe nt r e , 7 9 8 3S t anl e yRd, Mor e c ambe , L A31 UT . F ormor ei nf or ma t i onc ont a c t : T r a c eyKennedy( RRRWor k er ) t r a c ey k ennedy @l a nc a s t er c v s . or g. uk/01524555900ex 30orJ us t i n Ra ndl es( Nor t hL UFCha i r ) 07709138059. 21s t 23r d Fr i daySunday Rec over yEvol ut i onFes t i val 2013 »At : F r i t t onL ak e , Gr e at Yar mout h, Nor f ol k , NR3 19 HA. Bepa r toft hec el ebr a t i on! £25pert i c k etunder v esgof r ee, t woda y c a mpi ngi nc l uded. L i v emus i cper f or ma nc esma nybr i l i a ntba nds ! Al s o r ec ov er ywor k s hops , ga t her i ngsa ndev ent s , mul t i medi ageodome, c r a f ts t a l l s , ahugeor ga ni s eds wi m, aS unda ymor ni ngs pi r i t ua l s er v i c e, r ec ov er ys er v i c es , medi t a t i on, t hel i s tgoeson. Adv a nc edt i c k et s( £5) T i c k et sondoor( £6) T ogett i c k et sc a l l Br i a non01772895283. 22nd Sat ur day 10am -2. 30pm DevonRec over yWal k »S t ar t sAt : E x e t e r Ci t yF oot bal l Gr ound, S t J ame sPar k , E x e t e r . J oi nusf ort hewa l k , mus i c , k ey not es pea k er s , s t a l l sa ndmor e! 7|Af f i ni t yNews l et t er•I s s ue005-May2013


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RedRos eRec ov er y Wor k erUpda t e! F i na l l yc omi ngs oonat he meni g htme a l i nCe nt r a l L a nc a s t e r . Comea l onga nds ha r eI t a l i a n, S pa ni s h, orI ndi a n f ooda tac i t yc e nt r el oc a on. I ti shope dt ha tmus i c , g oodf ooda ndaf r i e ndl ya t mos phe r ewi l l beonoffe rt oa l l whoa e nd. Al s oi fy ouha v es omes pa r e meony ourha ndsa ndwa ntt og i v es ome t hi ngba c kt oy ourc ommuni t yt he nwhy notv ol unt e e rwi t hRe dRos eRe c ov e r y . Wewi l l findy ouapl a c et ov ol unt e e rt odos ome t hi ngt ha ti nt e r e s t sy ou, orwhynott a l kt ot hewor k e r sa bouts ome t hi ngy ouha v ea l wa y swa nt e dt os t udy , ort hebus i ne s sy ouwa ntt o ma k eha ppe ni ny oura r e a .

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L a t er a l T het e r m‘ L a t e r a l t hi nk i ng ’ wa sfir s tc oi ne dbyDrE dwa r dDeBono i n1933. I ti sa boutc ha l l e ng i ngt hewa yt hi nkbyl ook i nga tt hi ng s f r omune x pe c t e dpe r s pe cv e s . F ore x a mpl ehes a i d,

" Youc a nnotdi gahol ei nadi ffer entpl a c eby di g g i ngt hes a mehol edeeper " T hi sme a nst ha tt r y i ngha r de ri nt hes a medi r e conma ynotbea sus e f ul a sc ha ng i ngdi r e con. E ffor ti nt he ( h p: / / e dwde bono. c om/ l a t e r a l ) s a medi r e con( a ppr oa c h)wi l l notne c e s s a r i l ys uc c e e d. L a t e r a l t hi nk i ngc a nbea ppl i e dt opr obl e ms ol v i ngbyt hi nk i ngc r e av e l y , l ook i nga tpr obl e msf r omav a r i e t yof a ng l e sors i mpl yj us tt hi nk i ng‘ out s i det hebox ’ . I ti nv ol v e sg e ne r a l l ydi s r e g a r di ngt heobv i ouspr e c onc e p onsof wha ti spr e s e nt e dbe f or eusa nda v oi di ngt r a diona l t houg htpa e r ns . T r yunpi c k i ngt he s es i t ua onsus i ng l a t e r a l t hi nk i ng . Ans we r sa r eonpa g e18.

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k nowwha thel ook sl i k ebutt he yk nowhi sna mei sJ ohna ndt ha thei si ns i det hehous e . T hepol i c ebus ti n onac a r pe nt e r , al or r ydr i v e r , ame c ha ni ca ndafir e ma na l l pl a y i ngpok e r . Wi t houthe s i t a onor c ommuni c a onofa nyk i nd, t he yi mme di a t e l ya r r e s tt hefir e ma n. Howdot he yk nowt he y ’ v eg ott he i rma n?

2Therearesixeggsinthebasket.Sixpeopleeachtakeoneoftheeggs.Howcanitbethatoneeggisle i nt heba s k e t ?

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4Therewasonceareclusewhoneverle hishome.Theonly meanyoneevervisitedhimwaswhenhis f oods uppl i e swe r ede l i v e r e d, butt he yne v e rc a mei ns i de . T he n, ones t or mwi nt e rni g htwhe na ni c yg a l e wa sbl owi ng , heha dane r v ousbr e a k down. Hewe ntups t a i r s , t ur ne doffa l l t hel i g ht sa ndwe ntt obe d. Ne x tmor ni ng , heha dc a us e dt hede a t hsofs e v e r a l hundr e dpe opl e . How?

5Amanfelloffasmugglingboatintodeepwater.Hecouldnotswimandhewasnotwearinganythingto k e e phi ma floa t . I tt ook30mi nut e sf ort hepe opl eont heboa tt or e a l i s es ome onewa smi s s i ng . T hemi s s i ng ma nwa sr e s c ue dt wohour sl a t e ront her e t ur nt r i p. Whydi dn’ thedr own? 12|Af f i ni t yNews l et t er•I s s ue005-May2013


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6NotfarfromMadrid,thereisalargewoodenbarn.Thebarniscompletelyemptyexceptforadeadman ha ng i ngf r omt hec e nt r a l r ae r . T her opea r oundhi sne c ki st e nf e e tl onga ndhi sf e e ta r et hr e ef e e tofft he g r ound. T hene a r e s twa l l i s20f e e ta wa yf r omt hema n. T he r ei sapuddl eofwa t e rne a r by . I ti snotpos s i bl e t oc l i mbupt hewa l l sora l ongt her ae r s . T hema nha ng e dhi ms e l f . Howdi dhedoi t ?

7Fivepiecesofcoal,acarrotandascarfarelyingonahillneararemotehouse.Nobodyputthemonthe l a wnbutt he r ei sape r f e c t l yl og i c a l r e a s onwhyt he ys houl dbet he r e . Wha ti si t ?

8Amanwasdrivingaloneinhiscarwhenhespunofftheroadathighspeed.Hecrashedthroughafence

a ndbounc e ddownas t e e pr a v i nebe f or et hec a rpl ung e di nt oaf a s tflowi ngr i v e r . Ast hec a rs l owl ys el e d i nt her i v e r , t hema nr e a l i s e dhi sa r mwa sbr ok e na ndt ha thec oul dnotr e l e a s ehi ss e a tbe l ta ndg e toutof t hec a r . T hec a rs a nkt ot hebo omoft her i v e r . Hewa st r a ppe di nt hec a r . Re s c ue r sa r r i v e dt wohour s l a t e r , y e tt he yf oundhi ssl l i nt her i v e r , buta l i v e . Howc ome ?

9Awindowcleaneriscleaningthewindowsonthe25thfloorofaskyscraper,whenheslipsandfalls. Hei snotwe a r i ngas a f e t yha r ne s sa ndnot hi ngs l owshi sf a l l , y e thes uffe r e dnoi nj ur i e s . E x pl a i n.

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UKRec ov er yWa l k Cha r i t y byAnnema r i eWa r d I g oti nv ol v e da ndwa si ns pi r e dt os e tupa nor g a ni s a ont ha twoul d pr omot et her e c ov e r ywa l k si nt heUKbyt wope opl ei npa rc ul a r . Onewa sBi l l Whi t eofwhomt hi swor l dwi de mov e me ntowe sag r e a tde pt hofg r at udea ndt heot he ri sPa tT a y l orwhohe a dsupF a c e sa ndVoi c e sof Re c ov e r yi nAme r i c a . Ov e rt hey e a r swor k i nghe r ei nt heUKI ha v ebe e nl uc k ye noug hnotj us tt ome e twi t ht he m bot ha ndc or r e s pondov e rt hel a s t6ors oy e a r sbuta l s ot ot a pi nt ot hewi s doma ndhi s t or yofhowt hemov e me nt i nt heUSpa r a l l e l sa nddi ffe r swi t hhowwea r eg r owi nghe r ei nt heUK. T hec or eofmyi ns pi r a onc ome sf r omt hec e nt r a l me s s a g eoft hi sne w mov e me nt . . . “ T ha tper ma nentr ec ov er yf r om a l c ohol a ndot herdr ug r el a t edpr obl ems i snotonl ypos s i bl ebutar ea l i t yi nt hel i v esofhundr edsoft hous a ndsof i ndi v i dua l sa ndf a mi l i es ” . I k nowt hi st obet r uea sI wi l l c e l e br a t e16y e a r sofc ompl e t ea bsne nc ef r oma l l mi nda ndmooda l t e r i ngdr ug sonAug us t13t h2013. T her e c ov e r ymov e me nthi s t or i c a l l yi sa nor g a ni s e de ffor tt o, fir s t l y , r e mov e ba r r i e r st or e c ov e r yf ort hos esl l s uffe r i ngf r oma l c ohol a ndot he rdr ug pr obl e ms , a nd, s e c ondl y , t oi mpr ov et hequa l i t yofl i f eoft hos er e c ov e r i ngf r oma l c ohol a ndot he rdr ugpr obl e ms . Wea r e-a sI s e ei t-apol i c ya dv oc a c ymov e me ntt ha ti st a k i ngoni s s ue sofdi s c r i mi na on, s oc i a l j usc ea nd s e r v i c ea c c e s s . I ti si mpor t a ntt ha twes t a ndf orourpe opl et obet r e a t e dwi t hi ns y s t e msofc ompa s s i ona ndc a r e r a t he rt ha nwi t hi ns y s t e msofpuni s hme nta ndc ont r ol . Wea r ea l s oapubl i ca ndpr of e s s i ona l e duc a onmov e me nt , i nt e ntonc ha l l e ng i ngsg ma . Wea r edoi ngt hi si n s e v e r a l wa y s , t hr oug hmor er e c ov e r yr e s e a r c h, mor er e c ov e r yc e l e br a onsa ndmor eout r e a c ha cv ie s , l i k eT heWe l l i nL a nc a s t e rf ori ns t a nc e , t ha tde l i v e rme s s a g e sofhopet ot hec ul t ur e sofa ddi conwi t hi nour s y s t e msa ndt r e a t me nt . . . . Con nue donne x tpage 14|Af f i ni t yNews l et t er•I s s ue005-May2013


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UKRec ov er yWa l k Cha r i t y . . . Con nue d

T heWa l k sa r ea noppor t uni t yf orust oa nnounc eourpr e s e nc ea nd, i n me , mobi l i s ea ndor g a ni s eour c ommuni t y . I ti s met ha tourc ol l e cv es i l e nc ewa sbr ok e n. Ourhopei snott ha ta l l ore v e nama j or i t yofpe r s ons wi l l g opubl i cwi t ht he i rr e c ov e r ys t or y , butt ha tas uffic i e ntnumbe rwi l l c hoos et odos oa ndt ha tt hi sc hoi c ewi l l wi de nt hedoor wa yofe nt r yt or e c ov e r yf ort hos ewhoa r esl l s uffe r i ng . Wha twehopet os howv i at hewa l k sa ndt hene wc ha r i t yi s 1)T he r ei sv i a bl ea ndv a r i e dr e c ov e r ys ol u onsf ora l c ohol a ndot he rdr ugpr obl e ms . 2)Wea r ee x a mpl e sofr e a l pe opl et ha ti l l us t r a t et hedi v e r s i t yoft hos er e c ov e r y s ol u ons . 3)Wec a nc ha l l e ng ea nypubl i ca e mptt ode huma ni s e , obj e cf ya ndde moni s et hos ewi t ha l c ohol a nd ot he rdr ugpr obl e ms . 4)Adv oc a t ef orv a r i e t y , a v a i l a bi l i t y , a ndqua l i t yofl oc a l / r e g i ona l t r e a t me nta nd r e c ov e r ys uppor ts e r v i c e s . 5)Adv oc a t ef orba r r i e r st or e c ov e r y , i nc l udi ngt hepr omo onofl a wsa nds oc i a l pol i c i e st ha tr e duc ea l c ohol a ndot he rdr ugpr obl e msa nds uppor tr e c ov e r yf ort hos es uffe r i ngf r oma l c ohol a ndot he rdr ugpr obl e ms . T hea dv oc a c yg oa l swea r ea l l hi g hl i g h nga r et ha twene e dt os t oppuni s hi nga ndi mpr i s oni ngpe opl ef orha v i ng a l c ohol a ndot he rdr ugpr obl e ms . Wea r eunwe l l pe opl et r y i ngt og e twe l l , notba dpe opl et r y i ngt obeg ood. Wene e dt oa dv oc a t et oc r e a t ephy s i c a l a ndps y c hol og i c a l s pa c ei nc ommunie swhe r er e c ov e r yc a noc c ur . Ov e rt hel a s t5y e a r sors o, I ha v ebe e nc on nua l l yi ns pi r e dbyt heme na ndwome nhe r ei nt heUKa ndI ha v e be e npr i v i l e g e dt owi t ne s st hewor kofs oma nyl oc a l r e c ov e r ya dv oc a c ya ndr e c ov e r ys uppor tor g a ni s a ons a r oundt hec ount r y . Y oua r emyhe r oe sa ndhe r oi ne sa ndi ti st hi swor kt ha tk e e psmeg oi ng . Wha tweha v ehe r ei nt heUKa tt hemome nti sag r e a toppor t uni t y . Wha twedoorf a i l t odoi nt hene x tf e wy e a r swi l l s ha pet hehi s t or yofa ddi conr e c ov e r yi nUK. I ft he r ewa s e v e ra mef ors us t a i ne dr e c ov e r ya cv i s m, i ti snow. Aswea l l pl a yourpa r ti ns ha pi ngt ha thi s t or y , I hopewewi l l ha ngont ooneov e r r i di ngv i s i onf orour mov e me nt : RE COVE RYBYANYME ANSNE CE S S ARY, NOMAT T E RWHAT !

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T heRe g e ndaGr oupi sal e a di ngi nde pe nde ntNor t hWe s thous i nga ndr e g e ne r a on or g a ni s a on, wi t hmor et ha n13, 000pr ope re sf orr e nta nds a l ea c r os st her e g i on, pr ov i di nghome st omor e t ha n25, 000pe opl ea ndt he i rf a mi l i e s . Ourmi s s i oni st oma k et heNor t hWe s tabe e rpl a c et ol i v ebypr ov i di nghome st ha tpe opl ec a na ffor di npl a c e s whe r et he ywa ntt ol i v e , butwea r ea l s oc ommie dt ode l i v e r i ngr e g e ne r a ons c he me si nourc ommunie st o e nha nc et hequa l i t yofl i f ea ndwe l l be i ngofourr e s i de nt s . Wewor ka c r os st heNor t hWe s ti na r e a sr a ng i ngf r om Cong l e t oni nt hes out ht oF l e e t woodi nt henor t h, Wi r r a l i nt hewe s ta ndT a me s i dei nt hee a s t .Wede v e l opc l os e pa r t ne r s hi pswi t hk e ya ut hor ie ss owec a ne ffe cv e l ya ddr e s st hehous i nga ndr e l a t e dne e dsoft hec ommunie s wewor ki n. Ma nyofourr e s i de nt sne e de x t r as uppor tora c c e s st oi nf or ma ont oe na bl et he mt os t a yl i v i ngi nde pe nde nt l y i nt he i rhome s . Al l me mbe r sofourne i g hbour hoodhous i ngt e a msa r ea bl et ooffe rs uppor torr e f e r r a l a dv i c et o a l l r e s i de nt s . I na ddiont ot hi s , Re g e ndaa l s oha ss pe c i a l i s ta dv i c eoffic e r swhopr ov i dec onfide na l t e na nc y a dv i c es e r v i c e sf r e et oa l l r e s i de nt sonanumbe rofi s s ue ss uc ha s ;

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