Month: October 2017

Colours for Peace

Communities, companies, schools, colleges and universities, please show your support by wearing the Colours for Peace on Tuesday 20th March 2018 to mark the 25th Anniversary of the Warrington bombing. We hope that everyone will take part by wearing our charity’s colours: green, white or blue (or all three!) and make a donation of £1…Read more »

Warning about door to door collections – Possible Fraud

Warning to our kind supporters: The Tim Parry Johnathan Ball Peace Foundation has received contact from a member of the community in relation to a male calling at homes in the Eaton Ford, St Neots, Cambridgeshire area. The door to door collection is said to be seeking cash donations on our behalf, and we believe this to be…Read more »

Grants to prevent hate in Manchester

Grants available – Manchester’s Hate Crime Awareness Week 2018 grant scheme is now open for applications. Applications are invited from community and faith groups, charities, schools and voluntary groups.  Thye can apply for grants of up to £400 to hold an event during hate crime awareness week from 5 – 12 February 2018. In the…Read more »

Women for Peace – we are recruiting!

Are you a woman living in Sheffield or Leeds? Are you interested in joining our Women for Peace projects starting January 2018? What will you gain? A FREE course A new group of female friends Level 2 Open Awards Accreditation Enhanced skills in conflict resolution and problem-solving Increased understanding to respond to local issues and…Read more »

Evidence given to House of Lords Committee

Evidence has been submitted by the Peace Foundation to a House of Lords committee. The Peace Foundation responds to calls for evidence from various parliamentary select committees and groups. Whilst the Foundation does not campaign, except for peace, giving evidence ensures that our programme, work and expertise receive parliamentary recognition. While we are already a highly…Read more »

Kerslake Review – Peace Foundation meets Rev Karen Lund

Lord Kerslake is charing an independent review into Greater Manchester’s preparedness and response to the Manchester Arena attack. Lord Kerslake is currently Chair of King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust in London and was previously Head of the Civil Service and Permanent Secretary at the Department for Communities and Local Government. The Mayor of Greater…Read more »

Lakes in a Day

Lakes in a Day Challenge Well done and a huge THANK YOU to our friend and trustee Jonathan Ford who has completed the daunting Lakes in a Day challenge to raise money for us. It’s not too late to Sponsor Jonathan. You can read about his grueling adventure in his own words:. The View From…Read more »

Government Backs #WeStandTogether

Manchester Evening News reports that Education Secretary Justine Greening has thrown her weight behind the ‘fantastic’ #WeStandTogether initiative. “The government has officially backed the #WeStandTogether campaign in a bid to get peace studies taught in all schools across the region. Education secretary Justine Greening has thrown her weight behind the ‘fantastic’ campaign less than a…Read more »