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Bee Hive Live Stream

Bee Hive Cameras Live Stream

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 […]

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Sir David Richards, Patron of Volition

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 […]

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Bee Coordinator

Volunteer Bee Coordinator joins the Manchester team!

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. […]

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New Manager for Volition

I would like to take this opportunity introduce Donna Denston who will be taking up her role at the Manager for Volition on 10 June 2019. Donna joins us from the Greater Manchester Combined Authority where she has worked for the past 2 years through the Greater Manchester Fire & Rescue Service. Donna’s background has […]

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Chinese Chicken Curry

Chinese Chicken Curry

Ingredients  4 Skinless chicken breast, cut into chunks 2 tsp cornflour 1 onion, diced 2 tbsp. rapeseed oil 1 garlic clove, crushed 2 tsp curry powder 1 tsp turmeric half tsp ground ginger pinch sugar 400ml chicken stock 1 tsp soy sauce handful frozen peas rice to serve   Method Toss the chicken pieces in […]

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Volition Open Day

Volition Open Day

Volition at Manchester Cathedral has its next open day for candidates on Thursday 2nd May 2019. This is an innovative, proactive programme which supports all who join with a view to improving lives, building skills, and successfully gaining sustainable employment. This ten-week programme will facilitate entry to employment through a joint approach of training, volunteering […]

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Introducing Volition’s New Beekeepers

(From left to right: Catherine Charnock, Diane Drinkwater) Joshua Crutchley has recently completed some work experience with Volition. He recently had the opportunity to sit down with Volition’s new beekeepers, Catherine Charnock and Diane Drinkwater, to find out more about their journeys in to beekeeping, and what inspired them to work at Volition. Catherine Charnock […]

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Volition Bee

Amended opening hours

For a short period of time, from Monday 15th April onward, the Volition office will be open during the following hours: Mondays and Tuesdays: 10.00am – 2.30pm Wednesdays: 9.00am – 3.00pm Thursdays and Fridays: 9.00am – 4.00pm Saturdays and Sundays: Closed If you need to speak to a member of the team outside of these […]

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Community Volunteer Manager Opening

General Job Description Reports to: Director of Volition Community/Director of Fundraising and Development (DVC/DFD) Cathedral contact: Canon Pastor and Acting Precentor as mentor Salary: £29,000 plus a 10% employers pension contribution Hours of work: 35 hours per week, including some evening and weekend work Principal role: To recruit, train and manage the volunteers at Manchester Cathedral, […]

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Manchester Cenotaph

Volition’s Cenotaph Project

A Short History of the Area Words by Benjamin Francis Cassidy. Photographs by Amy Burrell. A cenotaph is a tomb that holds no remains of a person. Instead, it celebrates all whose remains were either never retrieved, or, are elsewhere. Due to the nature of war this is a common occurrence. A monument to the […]

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Volition Open Day

Volition Open Day

Volition at Manchester Cathedral has its next open day for candidates on Friday 29th March 2019. This is an innovative, proactive programme which supports all who join with a view to improving lives, building skills, and successfully gaining sustainable employment. This ten-week programme will facilitate entry to employment through a joint approach of training, volunteering […]

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Fifteens Recipe

Fifteens

‘We would like to thank Hive Hospitality for there continued support and volunteering there time to get involved with the Volition cooking sessions. Thank you for showing us this great recipe’   Ingredients 15 digestive biscuits 15 marshmallows 15 glacé cherries, cut in half 200ml condensed milk 100g desiccated coconut, to coat Method Crush the […]

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Part-Time Beekeeper Vacancy

Click here to download Part-time Beekeeper – Job Description and Person Specification.docx Salary: £10.00 p/h Hours of work: Monday 13.00 – 16.00, Wednesday 13.00 – 16.00. The successful candidate will be expected to attend monthly meetings once every 6-8 weeks, and Open Days once a month Normal place of work: Manchester Cathedral, Manchester Cathedral Visitors […]

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