Canon Adrian Rhodes has joined the Volition team as our Volunteer Bee Coordinator. Known as the “Canon Apiarist” at Manchester Cathedral Adrian has been a beekeeper since 2011, keeping bees at home, on the roof of Manchester Cathedral and is mentor to our volunteers who look after the Beehives at Manchester Cathedral and the Printworks. […]Read More
Sir David Richards has become a patron of Volition Community following a visit last year to see the work of this charity. Welcoming Sir David, the Dean of Manchester thanked Sir David for his commitment to this programme which runs from Manchester and Liverpool Cathedrals. Sir David, encouraged at the outcomes of this programme of […]Read More
A short video showcasing Manchester Cathedral Bees by Adam York Gregory Manchester Cathedral Bees from Adam York Gregory on Vimeo. Bee Hive Cameras We currently have two bee hive cameras upon the flat roof of Manchester Cathedral, click on the play button below to view the bees and their hives. Heavenly […]Read More
Tony started as a volunteer with Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue service back in 2013 and gained a placement to train as a community safety advisor. There he gained valuable people skills and worked throughout Greater Manchester giving important fire safety information to the most vulnerable in the community. After qualifying as a community safety advisor in 2015, Tony was seconded to a pilot project in Salford working alongside the police, youth and social services helping vulnerable children and families in the community. In July 2016, Tony started working for Manchester Cathedral as a Volition Programme Co-ordinator, he is enthusiastic and says it is a very rewarding role being in a position to help people in the local community.