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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 Honey produced by our […]

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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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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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Salford Mayor Paul Dennett visits Volition

Salford Mayor Visits Volition

The Salford Mayor Paul Dennett visited Volition to see what we do and talk about our expansion to Salford Cathedral at the end of this year.

Salford Mayor Paul Dennett

Salford Mayor Paul Dennett

We visited the Printworks roof top to show him what our volunteers do with the bee keeping and fruit and vegetable garden.

He put a bee suit on and tried his hand at bee keeping we explained how therapeutic bee keeping is for volunteers coping with stress and mental health issues.

Paul loved what Volition stands for and the ethos of ‘no good byes’ and our belief on treating everyone as an individual.

Pauls agenda as Salford Mayor is homeless, poverty, social housing and inclusivity in the community.

We talked about how we could help the residents of Salford and help break the barrier of Salford and Manchester divide by partnership working with the two Cathedrals.

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