News and Events

Latest news and events from FAVOR. If you want to find out more information about what we’re up to please get in contact.

Johnny Ruttledge Memorial Award 2015

We are delighted to announce that the Johnny Ruttledge Memorial Award 2015 was awarded to Mark Gilman at the 7th UK Recovery Walk in Durham on Saturday 12th September. The award recognises Mark’s significant contribution to the UK Recovery Community through leadership, love and service. Mark was one of the original harm reduction pioneers in

2015 AGM

We are having a party you are invited AGM 2015 UK Recovery Walk Charity AGM & Host Winners Announcement & Party Invite Hello everyone We wanted to firstly let you all know a date for your diary, (25th July) and secondly, officially invite you to our AGM & 2016 Host Winners Party. As many of

The Johnny Ruttledge Memorial Award

The Johnny Ruttledge memorial award Will be given to an individual who has demonstrated a career in and or contributed to the field of addiction/recovery that exemplifies the achievements and character of Johnny Ruttledge. Like Johnny, the Award will recognise a member of our field or community organisation who have made substantial contributions through leadership,

Recovery Plus Conference

Recovery Plus Conference Just an update on what looks like an excellent conference from one of the most respected ladies of the addiction/recovery field (Deirdre Boyd) of Recovery Resources The team at DB say: Save time, save lives… You will learn more from this intense fully-rounded ‘crash course’ in how to recover from addiction than

UK Recovery Month 2015

UK Recovery Month 2015 The 26th International Recovery Month now draws to a close which saw people across the UK organising at least 150 local events from Aberdeen to Bristol celebrating the fact that recovery from addiction to alcohol and other drugs is a lived reality in their lives (compared to around 100 events in

UK Recovery Month Events 2015

UK Recovery Month Events 2015 You might be surprised to learn that Recovery month is now in its 26th year, across the world and this year we expect to see lots more activities and events taking place in England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales to celebrate our recovery all ove rthe UK. This year for Recovery

Are you voting on May 7th 2015?

One of the gifts of recovery is enjoying the rights and responsibilities of being a productive & contributing member of society. One of the benefits of being an active citizen in the UK is being able to vote. If you have registered to vote before 20th April you will be able to vote in the

Annual Report 2016

A massive thanks to everyone who came along on the day to our AGM & Host winners Party on Friday in The Brink, Liverpool. A special thanks to Kathleen Reilly who went beyond and above the call of duty helping to organise all the fundraising & support acts. Also a massive thanks to all the

UK Recovery Walk Liverpool 2009

UK Recovery Walk Liverpool 2009

The first UK recovery walk took place in liverpool on the 26th of September 2009. It was organised by Jacquie Johnston-Lynch and Recovery Community members from Liverpool and the North-West. Nearly a 1000 people walked amongst a sea of purple and yellow with flags, banners, klaxons, drums and folk singing. Loads of people laughing and

26/09/2009 to 26/09/2009

UK Recovery Walk Glasgow 2010

UK Recovery Walk Glasgow 2010
01/09/2010 to 01/09/2010