Tag: Manchester Evening News

Tuesday 22nd May 2018 – One Year Since the Manchester Arena Attack

Manchester City Council will lead the official commemoration on Tuesday 22nd May 2018 – the first anniversary of the Manchester Arena Attack. The Survivors Assistance Network (SAN), part of the Tim Parry Johnathan Ball Peace Foundation, continues to provide practical and emotional support to many of those affected by the terrorist atrocities in Manchester and elsewhere….Read more »

Aldwyn Primary School support #WeStandTogether

Aldwyn Primary School is located in Audenshaw, Manchester. The school is working with a group of children aged up to 11 who are known as the Digital Leaders. The Digital Leaders champion e-safety and countering cyber-bullying and are tasked with informing other children about the dangers they may face when online. They are also supporting…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 »

How do we equip our children to learn about peace?

We’ve seen what happens when children learn about peace. Making sense of the world is hard enough when you’re an adult. So how do we equip children to make sense of it, without spoiling their innocence and their sense of hope? It’s a challenge parents and educators deal with every day. And when evil and…Read more »

The aims of #WeStandTogether in Greater Manchester

These are the aims of the #WeStandTogether Greater Manchester campaign in more detail. 1) Get peace studies onto the curriculum of every school in Greater Manchester Let’s stop violence before it starts. No one is born to hate. Violence is taught. But peace can be taught too. We are already in talks with Greater Manchester…Read more »

Families who lost loved ones in the Arena ask everyone to stand together

A number of the families of those who died at the Arena are also involved in our #WeStandTogether campaign. Here’s what they had to say: Sam Jones’, Nell’s older brother says he believes it is something the 14-year-old would have wanted to be involved in herself. The schoolgirl was known for her kind-hearted personality, and…Read more »