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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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Volition and Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service Taster day

Volition - Greater Manchester Fire & Rescue Service

Volition and Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service are holding an open day on the 17th of May at Thompson Street Fire Station.  Volunteers will be able to experience cutting up a vehicle, have a go at CPR training,  and get an insight in to how the Fire Service utilises volunteers.

Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service have a number of opportunities available, and it isn’t just firefighting. Other non-uniform job roles are available for example: Pit Team who clean up a house after a fire, Volunteer Community Engagement, Business Safety and Community Safety Advisors, Volunteer Cadet Instructors to name a few.

The Fire Service heavily invests in individual volunteers and lets them choose their pathway within the fire service.

If you are interested or want to try something different contact your job center advisor or job center plus for a referral to the next open day on the 25th of May.

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