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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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Beekeeping newsletter 14th May 2020

What a difference a year makes! As I wander through the silence of the Cathedral, making my way to the spiral staircase that will take me to the roof, I am reminded that only a year ago we were celebrating Manchester City’s Premier League title win. The Cathedral was bustling with people and equipment the […]

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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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Open Day 2019

Volition open day

Volition at Manchester Cathedral has its next open day for candidates on Thursday 25th July 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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Manchester Cathedral Bees

A short video showcasing Manchester Cathedral Bees by Adam York Gregory. click on the play button below to view the bees and their hives. Manchester Cathedral Bees from Adam York Gregory on Vimeo.

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Creamy Cajun chicken bake

Ingredients: peppers onions mushrooms tomatoes tin tomatoes spinach garlic 4 chicken breast Cajun spice lightest Philadelphia pasta Method: Dice chicken breast into even chunks and coat with Cajun spice, add to a hot pan with cooking oil and garlic and fry, add diced onions and peppers and continue to fry until soft, Add the tin […]

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Volition Open Day

Volition open day

Volition at Manchester Cathedral has its next open day for candidates on Friday 21st June 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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Tending to our bees

We love our bees on the roof of the Cathedral and our Apiarist’s are regularly up there ensuring the bees are in good shape. Our latest venture on to the roof gave us the opportunity to take some great pictures of the hives and the bees in situ which we are delighted to share a […]

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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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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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