HOME   ARCHIVE   GALLERY   SHOP   ABOUT US      
 

 
MANCHESTER PEACE PARTY SET FOR PICCADILLY GARDENS
 

Star date: 18th June 2017

PEACE PARTY TO STAND UP AGAINST HATE

Peace Party
Saturday 24th June 11am-late
Piccadilly Gardens, Manchester

After the so-called 'March Against Hate' last week which ended in violence, next Saturday 24th June there is a proper family-friendly Peace Party in Piccadilly Gardens, with music, food, face painting and stalls. Organisers say it's "to set the record straight...we stand together, united against those that seek to divide us". Update: This event has been postponed until 8th July

Full details here...


Next Saturday, 24th June, there is to be a Peace Party in Piccadilly Gardens in Manchester, which has been organised to 'set the record straight' and 'show what Manchester is about', after last week's violent so-called 'March Against Hate'.

The Party will feature music, stalls, food, face painting and speakers under the banner of 'uniting against hate and terror in all its many forms, and fighting it with acceptance, cooperation and education'...

"Last Sunday Manchester saw its biggest far right demonstration since 2009" state the organisers "This march was extremely well disguised as a march against hate when in fact it was a demonstration of racist football hooligans from across the country shouting violent, racist obscenities, throwing glass bottles into crowds of people opposing them and attempting to break the lines of over stretched police in order to unleash their violence on innocent residents of Manchester.

"Understandably many people were too afraid to enter Piccadilly Gardens last Sunday" they add "This is not acceptable, the vast majority of Mancunians are tolerant, rational and peaceful and we cannot allow the atrocity of the Manchester bombing to divide our beautifully multicultural city.

"So, this is a call out for Manchester to set the record straight" they explain "We will not be defined by a small minority of violent, racist people, that is not what Manchester is about. We don't give in to fear or hatred, we stand together, united against those that seek to divide us and it is that unity that makes Manchester the strong, diverse and beautiful city that it is.

"If you have a message of peace or love or unity, if you have ideas of working together, of strengthening ties between communities or if you just want to experience Piccadilly Gardens at it's beautiful diverse best then come on down on Saturday 24th June" they add "And let's set the record straight."



Peace Party
Saturday 24th June 11am-late
Piccadilly Gardens, Manchester

UPDATE: THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSPONED UNTIL 8th JULY

For further details see the Facebook event page click here

Please enter your comment below:
 
 
 
SLADS
Salford Live Events
Salford Star contact
Salford Star
Salford Star print
Deli Lama
advertisement
 
Contact us
phone: 07957 982960
Facebook       Twitter
 
 
Recent comments
article: UNISON ACCUSES SALFORD COUNCIL OF LYING TO JUSTIFY SHUTTING DISABLED KIDS HOME
Who can you trust these days. The councillors elected by the people should be, transparent ask questions and research into the ca... [more]
article: UNISON ACCUSES SALFORD COUNCIL OF LYING TO JUSTIFY SHUTTING DISABLED KIDS HOME
So they're doing and saying exactly what they said when The Grange was used for children fir respite. It's under used,it's not vis... [more]
article: UNISON ACCUSES SALFORD COUNCIL OF LYING TO JUSTIFY SHUTTING DISABLED KIDS HOME
I'm sure some behind closed doors council meeting went something like this. "I know, why don't we close down all the services for ... [more]
article: UNISON ACCUSES SALFORD COUNCIL OF LYING TO JUSTIFY SHUTTING DISABLED KIDS HOME
Im not good with figures. But here goes.25 disabled children are being cared for outside the city. Say it costs 500 per child,per... [more]
article: UNISON ACCUSES SALFORD COUNCIL OF LYING TO JUSTIFY SHUTTING DISABLED KIDS HOME
My last comment should have said 600.000... [more]
 
 
 
 
 
Days
Hours
Minutes
Seconds
 
 
 

Donate

Help the Salford Star...

all donations welcome

 
 

More articles...

SALFORD COUNCIL SET TO BORROW 25MILLION TO MAKE TOWER BLOCKS FIRE SAFE

Star date: 16th August 2017

25MILLION FOR NINE PENDLETON BLOCKS AS PUBLIC MEETING CALLED ON FIRE SAFETY

Salford City Council is set to borrow 25million in order to sort its nine Pendleton high rises, after they failed consecutive Government fire safety tests. Who ultimately pays for the work, a Council report states, is "likely to be the subject of dispute", although it believes that Pendleton Together is liable.

Meanwhile a public meeting for residents will take place next Tuesday, 22nd August at Salford Arts Theatre, with speakers from the Justice4Grenfell Campaign, Salford City UNISON and the Fire Brigades Union.

Full details here...

UNISON ACCUSES SALFORD COUNCIL OF LYING TO JUSTIFY SHUTTING DISABLED KIDS HOME

Star date: 15th August 2017

'INACCURACIES' AND 'LIES' IN COUNCIL ATTEMPT TO SHUT THE GRANGE AS STRIKE BALLOT LOOMS

Next week, Salford City Mayor, Paul Dennett, will make a decision on whether or not to shut The Grange, Salford's only residential care home for disabled children.

The Council report recommending the closure has been slated in new counter reports from both the families of children at The Grange and Salford UNISON, which accuses the Council of 'inaccuracies', including over unfilled places... "The so-called lack of demand for The Grange is a lie to justify a cut" it states. The report adds that UNISON members "are willing to consider industrial action in defence of their jobs".

Full details here...

NEW SALFORD COUNCIL STADIUM LOAN WILL TAKE TOTAL TO ALMOST 25MILLION

Star date: 14th August 2017

SALFORD COUNCIL TO HAND ANOTHER 632,000 LOAN TO AJ BELL STADIUM

This week, cash-strapped Salford City Council is set to agree another loan of 'up to' 632,500 for its City of Salford Community Stadium, branded the AJ Bell Stadium.

This will take the current total amount of Council loans for the Stadium - which made another huge loss last year and has net liabilities of over 7million - to almost 25million.

Full details here...

YOUNG SALFORD PEOPLE MAKE NUJ FILM ON REPORTING POVERTY

Star date: 13th August 2017

POVERTY REPORTING NEEDS THE WHOLE PICTURE

Young film makers from the Reporters' Academy in Salford have made a short film about reporting poverty, aimed at journalists who jump on the poverty porn bandwagon.

A variety of people are interviewed in the film about their experiences, urging journalists to have the whole picture on poverty before reporting crap.

Full details here...

SALFORD GROUPS WANTED TO ORGANISE HERITAGE OPEN DAY EVENTS

Star date: 13th August 2017

'ALL OUR STORIES' WANTED FOR HERITAGE OPEN DAYS

Heritage Open Days is the largest grass roots celebration of history and culture in the UK, and takes place between 7th and 10th September, with open days all over the city, from Ordsall Hall to Agecroft Cemetery.

The theme this year is All Our Stories, and organisers are keen for communities to organise new events, which could be walks, talks, poetry readings, or raising awareness of a local building that needs restoring, or maybe saved from demolition.

Full details here...

 



written and produced by Salfordians for Salfordians
with attitude and love xxx