The Met Office has marked the work of the Quaker scientist Lewis Fry Richardson, who, 100 years ago, began numerically forecasting the weather.
Six Extinction Rebellion (XR) protesters – including Quaker XR co-founder Ian Bray – have been cleared of causing £25,000 worth of damage to the Shell headquarters in London.
Woodbrooke has announced that Thomas Penny will be delivering this year’s Swarthmore Lecture ‘Kinder ground: Creating space for truth’.
Britain Yearly Meeting (BYM) has backed a call to defend charities after a Conservative MP criticised the sector, following scrutiny of the controversial race report.
The Peace Pledge Union (PPU) has joined two other NGOs in urging Welsh politicians to commit to taking action on armed forces’ visits in schools, which they claim are a ‘fig leaf’ for military recruitment. The call follows a new report from the three NGOs which says that their evidence...
The Quaker Arts Network (QAN) is planning to take its travelling exhibition of the Loving Earth project to the twenty-sixth UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) in Glasgow in November.
Britain Yearly Meeting (BYM) has joined other UK charities in criticising the prime minister for opposing an International Criminal Court (ICC) investigation into alleged grave crimes committed in occupied Palestine.
A Quaker co-founder of Extinction Rebellion (XR) is one of seven people dubbed ‘the Shell Seven’ who appeared in court for action against Shell’s London headquarters this week.
Quakers shared their favourite walks this month as part of the ‘Journey to COP26’ initiative on 10 and 11 April, which inspired people to make short journeys to sacred places. COP26 is the twenty-sixth UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties, which will take place in Glasgow.
Quakers in Yorkshire (QiY) trustees are re-directing £25,000 of funds to continue the Yorkshire youth work project. The trustees are following a ‘strong desire expressed by Friends’ to reallocate remaining funds for the Adult School Union, which closed in 2015. The money was given to QiY to support Friends to attend Woodbrooke...