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Support in your local area

These meetings offer the opportunity for continuing mutual support between bereaved families.

They also provide a means of learning what else is happening in the local area and of taking action if members wish to do so.

Victims who use our support services are encouraged to contact our support team on 0800 160 1069 or email helpline@roadpeace.org if they have any concerns or issues.

RoadPeace currently has groups in the following areas. Use the tabs to learn more:

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London

Our London support group for bereaved families meets on the second Wednesday of every month.

All meetings will be held online using Zoom.

Meeting dates for 2024
Day Date Time
Wednesday 10th January 2024 6.00-7.30pm
Wednesday 14th Feb 2024 6.00-7.30pm
Wednesday 13th March 2024 6.00-7.30pm
Wednesday 10th April 2024 6.00-7.30pm
Wednesday 8th May 2024 6.00-7.30pm
Wednesday 12th June 2024 6.00-7.30pm
Wednesday 10th July 2024 6.00-7.30pm
Wednesday 14th August 2024 6.00-7.30pm
Wednesday 11th September 2024 6.00-7.30pm
Wednesday 9th October 2024 6.00-7.30pm
Wednesday 13th November 2024 6.00-7.30pm
Wednesday 11th December 2024 6.00-7.30pm

These meetings are facilitated by RoadPeace member Pam Coling and coordinated by Victoria Mitchinson.

These meetings are being supported by Transport for London and MOPAC.

Our London support group for injured victims meets on the first Friday of every month, starting from June 7th.

Friday 7th June 2024 4.00-5.30pm
Friday 5th July 2024 4.00-5.30pm
Friday 2nd August 2024 4.00-5.30pm
Friday 6th September 2024 4.00-5.30pm
Friday 4th October 2024 4.00-5.30pm
Friday 1st November 2024 4.00-5.30pm
Friday 6th December 2024 4.00-5.30pm

These meetings are being coordinated by our new Coordinator, Karen McRitchie

For further information contact our support team on 0800 160 1069 or email helpline@roadpeace.org

Other local activities:
  • An annual World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims service held on Sunday 17th November 2024

West Midlands

Our West Midlands group meets monthly, alternating between a longer support meeting on Wednesday evenings and a shorter virtual coffee morning on Sundays.

All meetings are held online using Zoom.

Meeting dates for 2024

Support meetings

Day Date Time
Wednesday 17th January 2024 6.00-8.00pm
Wednesday 20th March 2024 6.00-8.00pm
Wednesday 15th May 2024 6.00-8.00pm
Wednesday 17th July 2024 6.00-8.00pm
Wednesday 18th September 2024 6.00-8.00pm
Wednesday 20th November 2024 6.00-8.00pm

Virtual Coffee Mornings

Day Date Time
Sunday 18th February 2024 10.00-11.00am
Sunday 21st April 2024 10.00-11.00am
Sunday 18th August 2024 10.00-11.00am
Sunday 20th October 2024 10.00-11.00am

The West Midlands Group is coordinated by Lucy Harrison, with support facilitating the Wednesday meetings provided by Lesley Bates.  Both Lucy and Lesley are bereaved through road traffic collisions.

The group also holds face to face meetings once per quarter. These meetings are also open to West Mercia group members.

Meeting dates for 2024
Day Date Time
Saturday 22nd June 2024 11.00am-1.00pm
Saturday 21st September 2024 11.00am-1.00pm
Saturday 14th December 2024 11.00am-1.00pm

For further information contact our support team on 0800 160 1069 or email helpline@roadpeace.org

Other local activities:
  • Ceremony of Remembrance on Saturday 10th August at the RoadPeace Wood, National Arboretum, Staffordshire
  • A Service of Remembrance will take place at St. Martin in the Bull Ring, on Sunday 17th November 2024, at 2:30pm

East Midlands

Our local group service is relaunching in the East Midlands region, with the support of our new local group coordinator Dee Beesley. These meetings will be held on the last Wednesday of every month.

Day Date Time
Wednesday 29th May 2024 6.30-7.30pm
Wednesday 26th June 2024 6.30-7.30pm
Wednesday 31st July 2024 6.30-7.30pm
Wednesday 28th August 2024 6.30-7.30pm
Wednesday 25th September 2024 6.30-7.30pm
Wednesday 30th October 2024 6.30-7.30pm
Wednesday 27th November 2024 6.30-7.30pm
Wednesday 25th December 2024 6.30-7.30pm

North West

Our North West support group meets monthly, typically on the first Friday of every month.

All meetings are held online using Zoom.

Meeting dates for 2024
Day Date Time
Friday 5th January 2024 1.00pm-2.30pm
Friday 2nd February 2024 1.00pm-2.00pm
Friday 1st March 2024 1.00pm-3.00pm
Friday 5th April 2024 1.00pm-3.00pm
Friday 3rd May 2024 1.00pm-3.00pm
Friday 7th June 2024 1.00pm-3.00pm
Friday 5th July 2024 1.00pm-3.00pm
Friday 2nd August 2024 1.00pm-3.00pm
Friday 6th September 2024 1.00pm-3.00pm
Friday 4th October 2024 1.00pm-3.00pm
Friday 1st November 2024 1.00pm-3.00pm
Friday 6th December 2024 1.00pm-3.00pm

Meetings are facilitated by Merlyn Kendall (Local Group Facilitator).

For further information contact our support team on 0800 160 1069 or email helpline@roadpeace.org

Other local activities:
  • An annual World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims service held at St George’s Hall on Sunday 17th November 2024

South West

Our South West group meets monthly. Meetings are typically held on the second Tuesday of the month.

All meetings are held online using Zoom.

Meeting dates for 2024
Day Date Time
Tuesday 13th February 2024 6.00pm-8.00pm
Saturday 9th March 2024 10.00am-12.00pm
Tuesday 9th April 2024 6.00pm-8.00pm
Tuesday 14th May 2024 6.00pm-8.00pm
Tuesday 11th June 2024 6.00pm-8.00pm
Tuesday 9th July 2024 6.00pm-8.00pm
Tuesday 13th August 2024 6.00pm-8.00pm
Tuesday 10th September 2024 6.00pm-8.00pm
Tuesday 8th October 2024 6.00pm-8.00pm
Tuesday 12th November 2024 6.00pm-8.00pm
Tuesday 10th December 2024 6.00pm-8.00pm

Meetings are facilitated by RoadPeace South West Local Group Coordinator Kate Uzzell, with help from Support Services Coordinator Robyn Bone.

For further information contact our support team on 0800 160 1069 or email helpline@roadpeace.org.

West Mercia

Our West Mercia support group for bereaved families meets monthly, typically on the fourth Wednesday of the month.

All meetings are held online using Zoom.

Meeting dates for 2023
Day Date Time
Wednesday 24th January 2024 6.00-8.00pm
Wednesday 28th February 2024 7.00-8.00pm
Wednesday 27th March 2024 6.00-8.00pm
Wednesday 24th April 2024 7.00-8.00pm
Wednesday 22nd May 2024 6.00-8.00pm
Wednesday 26th June 2024 7.00-8.00pm
Wednesday 24th July 2024 6.00-8.00pm
Wednesday 28th August 2024 7.00-8.00pm
Wednesday 25th September 2024 6.00-8.00pm
Wednesday 23rd October 2024 7.00-8.00pm
Wednesday 27th November 2024 6.00-8.00pm
Wednesday 18th December 2024 7.00-8.00pm

These meetings are being supported by West Mercia Police and Crime Commissioner.

The West Mercia group is coordinated and facilitated by Lucy Harrison, who was bereaved through a road traffic collision.

A joint meeting for West Midlands and West Mercia group members is held once a quarter at St. Martin in the Bull Ring, Birmingham.

Meeting dates for 2024
Day Date Time
Saturday 22nd June 2024 11.00am-1.00pm
Saturday 21st September 2024 11.00am-1.00pm
Saturday 14th December 2024 11.00am-1.00pm

For further information contact our support team on 0800 160 1069 or email helpline@roadpeace.org

Other local activities:
  • A Service of Remembrance will take place at St. Martin in the Bull Ring, on Sunday 17th November 2024, at 2:30pm

Devon and Cornwall

Our newly formed Devon and Cornwall group will begin meeting monthly from 28th May. Meetings will be held on the last Tuesday of the month.

All meetings are held online using Zoom.

Meeting dates for 2024
Day Date Time
Tuesday 28th May 2024 6.00pm-7.30pm
Tuesday 25th June 2024 6.00pm-7.30pm
Tuesday 30th July 2024 6.00pm-7.30pm
Tuesday 27th August 2024 6.00pm-7.30pm
Tuesday 24th September 2024 6.00pm-7.30pm
Tuesday 29th October 2024 6.00pm-7.30pm
Tuesday 26th November 2024 6.00pm-7.30pm
Tuesday 31st December 2024 6.00pm-7.30pm

Meetings are coordinated by RoadPeace South West Local Group Coordinator Kate Uzzell.

For further information contact our support team on 0800 160 1069 or email helpline@roadpeace.org.