HS2 protesters climbed up scaffolding surrounding Friends House last week to unfurl a large banner from the roof.
Britain Yearly Meeting (BYM) has joined sixteen faith bodies to call on the UK government to immediately ban the use of public money to fund fossil fuel projects overseas.
London Quakers are proposing to form a pan-London charity encompassing all London Area Meetings (AMs), in a bid to simplify structures as the number of members of the Society diminishes.
Quaker discernment has helped Birmingham move a step closer to achieving its aim of being one of the first UK cities to become net-zero-carbon by 2030.
Britain Yearly Meeting (BYM) trustee Danielle Walker Palmour was a panelist on the BBC One programme The BIG Questions this month.
The ‘Stansted Fifteen’ protestors have won their appeal against terrorism-related convictions for stopping a deportation flight from taking off in March 2017. The verdict came on 29 January when the Court of Appeal said: ‘The appellants should not have been prosecuted [under this act]… There was, in truth, no case to answer.’
Quaker Hannah Brock Womack has been recruited as one of six new appointments at Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust (JRCT), in a push for a more diverse staff team as it expands its grant-making capabilities.
Quakers have welcomed a campaign launched by Church Action for Tax Justice to push for more fairness in taxation.
The marriage certificate of Quaker Katherine Barclay and Daniel Bell is being auctioned on the website eBay, with bids starting at £195.
The historic Quaker-founded Penn Club is closing just months after celebrations for its centenary birthday were cancelled. In a statement on its website, the Penn Club board wrote that: ‘The Club in its present situation is unsustainable and must cease business from the end of March this year. After deep...