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Radio Verulam Today at 5.30 Drivetime

Hi All,

We will be on radio Verulam Drivetime show from 5.30 today talking about Rachel’s appearance on ITV This Morning yesterday where she spoke about her life with HIV.

We are very very proud of our Rachel for taking this brave step to talk so publicly with the hope it will help raise awareness (and help us too).

Please tune in if you can, you can also see the ITV show again on Iplayer here https://www.itv.com/itvplayer/this-morning

Rachel is on the Wednesday 12 March show from 11am. We are sure you will agree Rachel did a great job. There is more media coverage to come so please do keep watching this space.

Thanks again for your continued support,

The Crescent Team

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The Crescent Charity Benefit Concert 22nd February From 8PM

Dear all,

More info on the forthcoming benefit concert being held at St Saviours Church, Sandpit Lane, St Albans on Friday 22nd February 2013 from 8PM.

It will be an evening of light classical and popular music featuring a wind instrument ensemble, barbershop group and saxophone quartet.

Tickets starting at £12 (£10 concessions) are available to reserve in advance, and can also be purchased on the night. Full details of the programme by the Hertfordshire Chamber Ensemble, who are putting together the event for us entirely free of charge, will follow next week.

Our Patron CJ de Mooi will also be making a guest appearance, and performing too, along possibly with some others. More details on this shortly.

Refreshments will be available, all proceeds from the event will be going to the Crescent, and we would like to thank everyone involved for their kind generosity

Keep watching this space, more details of the programme next week, You can reserve tickets through the Crescent in St Albans, email info@thecrescent.org.uk, or call 01727 842532. Tickets will also be available on the night itself, however the events are usually extremely popular so do contact us to reserve your tickets.

Look forward to seeing you there,

The Crescent Team

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BBC 3 Counties Radio Breakfast Show 24/01/2013

Dear all,

Here is a link to the BBC 3 Counties radio breakfast show interviews this morning http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p0134rvl

Click on listen again, then we are on each news bulletin plus at the following points,

first on at 22.25 mins featuring interview soundbites to 25.16 mins,

then more soundbites and interview with Head of Operations Iain Murtagh from 1Hr 14mins, 42secs to 1hr 25mins 17 seconds.

After that an interview with a service member in the studio from 2hrs 29 mins 22 seconds,

More radio coverage to come shortly, keep watching this space!

Thanks for your support, it is very much appreciated

The Crescent Team

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Out Today – “How the Crescent Kept Me Alive”

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Hi All,

A great article out today in the Hertfordshire Advertiser featuring Crescent member Rachel talking about how the Crescent helped to “keep her alive” after the her diagnosis. A link to the artcle will be posted here as soon as it is available.

Another is due out on the 15th in an international publication, keep watching this space, we are fighting on !!

Thanks for your ongoing support

Best wishes

The Crescent Team

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County Council Branded Rotten – Pink News Article Out Today

Hi All,

Another article out today in Pink News about the funding situation. It makes reference to the Private Eye article and talks about the service now being run by volunteers.

Link to the article is here http://www.pinknews.co.uk/2012/09/21/hertfordshire-council-branded-rotten-over-hiv-charity-decision/

Keep watching – more to come!

Have a good weekend and thanks for your support,

The Crescent Team

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BBC3 Counties Broadcasts Yesterday 18/09 Breakfast Show

Hi all,

Link to yesterday’s coverage below of the save the crescent story on BBC3 Counties Radio, including interviews with service users and John Sessions, from 6.45 am, (42mins 29 secs ) plus coverage at every news bulletin on the half hour and hour, (from 1hr 30 mins 10 secs) all the way to midday, and an interview with the Crescent Manager just before 8 am (at 1hr 54 mins and 50 seconds).

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p00xrn89

More to come, keep watching..thanks for staying with us, we won’t give up…

Best wishes

The Crescent Team

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