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Quaker Service Norway supports Gaza kindergartens

FREE 23 May 2024 | by Rebecca Hardy | 0 comments

A Quaker-supported programme in Gaza has started ‘open days’ to help traumatised children in three kindergartens.

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BYM highlights general election priorities

23 May 2024 | by Rebecca Hardy | 0 comments

Britain Yearly Meeting (BYM) has developed resources to aid Quakers in the upcoming 2024 general election.

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Edinburgh Meeting House festival venue renamed

23 May 2024 | by Rebecca Hardy | 0 comments

Edinburgh Meeting House is returning as a venue for this year’s Edinburgh Fringe Festival.

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Quaker charity launches school pack

23 May 2024 | by Rebecca Hardy | 0 comments

The Quaker Peacemakers charity has launched a free pack to help schools become more peaceful. The move, designed to coincide with International Day of Living Together in Peace, is part of the charity’s bid ‘to roll out nationwide support for teachers and schools to develop skills and tools for...

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AFSC hosts relief football in Gaza

FREE 16 May 2024 | by Rebecca Hardy | 0 comments

Winner accepts the Gaza football trophy |

The American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) set up a youth football tournament in Gaza last month.

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Friends raise funds for Ukraine

FREE 16 May 2024 | by Rebecca Hardy | 0 comments

A Quaker funding group set up after Ukraine was invaded has donated more than €24,000 in just over two years. The Central European Yearly Meeting Funding for Ukraine Group (FUG) has given to twenty non-governmental groups in eight countries in the central European region, with amounts ranging from €200 to €1,500.

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‘Honour your heritage’, BYM tells Barclays

16 May 2024 | by Rebecca Hardy | 1 comment | 1 comments

Quakers have urged Barclays Bank to stop investing in companies supplying arms to Israel.

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Quaker Arts Network heads to Greenbelt

16 May 2024 | by Rebecca Hardy | 0 comments

The Quaker Arts Network (QAN) will be making an appearance at the Greenbelt festival over the August bank holiday this year, for the first time.

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Quakers mark Conscientious Objectors Day

16 May 2024 | by Rebecca Hardy | 0 comments

Quakers heard from an Israel peace activist this week at International Conscientious Objectors (COs) Day.

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Quakers on trial for arms witness

FREE 09 May 2024 | by Rebecca Hardy | 1 comment | 1 comments

Friends at Specialist Defence & Security Convention UK (SDSC-UK) arms fair | courtesy Peace Pledge Union

Four Friends are on trial this week for their witness at an arms fair in Telford.

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