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COMMUNITY ACTION BLOG | Monday, 10 July 2017

Day of Solidarity

Following the attack on Finsbury Park Mosque on the 18th June, here at Solutions Not Sides we wanted to show our solidarity with the Muslim Community. During our recent Berlin tour, SNS Assistant Director, Jess, and our Israeli peace activist, Michal, decided to join our Palestinian peace activist, Yasser, and  read more

COMMUNITY ACTION BLOG | Tuesday, 4 July 2017

Ramadan and coming out against extremism in Sutton

Following the recent spate of terrorism attacks across London and Manchester our local mosque, Sutton Islamic Mosque, suffered from a serious graffiti incident. Instead of closing up, the mosque opened its doors to the public to share in an iftar (Ramadan fast-breaking meal) and asked that  read more

COMMUNITY ACTION BLOG | Monday, 3 July 2017

Merthyr weekend of action – insider’s review

Last weekend Movement for Mental Health Merthyr held its first 'Weekend of Action', with events across the community including a free fitness boot-camp, free landscape drawing session, a session with occupational therapists and a free poetry night. Vivian Protheroe attended our poetry night with Merthyr's famed  read more

COMMUNITY ACTION BLOG | Monday, 26 June 2017

The RPMs

‘You’re Boring I’m Bored’ election night gig

You’re Boring I’m Bored is a new live music night in east London which showcases new talent and promises crowd interaction through ludicrous games and spot prizes. When the snap election was called in April it felt only natural that we should have a party on the night to watch the  read more

COMMUNITY ACTION BLOG | Friday, 23 June 2017

Prayer, fun and food in Brum

We had a great turn out of Quaker friends joining us for a Great Get Together on Friday 16 June, celebrating with food, good company and plenty of fun. The highlight, which left many quite emotional, was the prayer in the evening. When the Muslims prayed their evening prayer after breaking their  read more


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