Tag: Manchester

1996 Manchester bombing | 25 years on

1996 Manchester bombing | 25 years on On Saturday 15 June 1996, the IRA claimed it detonated a 1,500-kilogram (3,300 lb) lorry bomb on Corporation Street in the centre of Manchester, England. It was the biggest bomb detonated in Great Britain since the Second World War and targeted the city’s infrastructure and economy, causing significant…Read more »

Burnage Students Are Community Action Champions

Burnage Students Are Community Action Champions – A group of Year 9 students have begun their 6-week Community Action Champions course delivered virtually by the Tim Parry Johnathan Ball Peace Foundation.

Salford and Manchester stand together for peace

Salford and Manchester stand together for peace – Following the Manchester attack in May 2017, many initiatives have been taken to challenge hate, promote diversity and demonstrate that living a peaceful life is the way forward. In the days and weeks after the attacks, people took to social media with a call #WeStandTogether. This has…Read more »

Manchester announces first anniversary commemoration plans

Manchester announces first-anniversary commemoration plans Further details of the Manchester commemoration, one year following the attack outside the Manchester Arena, including a vigil called Manchester Together, to take place in Albert Square. The Manchester Together – With One Voice event, from 19:30 to21:00 on Tuesday 22 May 2018, will see choirs come together in song…Read more »

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 »

Messages of Peace from US Schoolchildren

US Schoolchildren’s Messages of Peace for Survivors of Manchester Arena attack FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact – Sabina Frediani – sabina.frediani@foundation4peace.org – 01925 581232 Issued – Tuesday 30th January 2018, 09:30, Warrington, Cheshire, North West England Peace campaigners and US school children form special relationship to support families affected by the Manchester Arena terrorist attack A…Read more »

City Of Boston United States delegation visits Peace Centre

City Of Boston United States delegation visits Peace Centre Cities of Manchester (UK) and Boston (US) community leaders come together to share their experiences of how to recover following terrorist attacks A high-level delegation from Boston, Massachusetts in the United States is visiting the City of Manchester, UK, to share their experience of recovery and building community…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 »