Category - london

  • March 11, 2010
  • March 11, 2010

    The Church Urban Fund, set up in the aftermath of the landmark 'Faith in the City' report in 1985, is urging Londoners to back an initiative to tackle poverty in the capital.

  • December 14, 2009

    When London Mayor Boris Johnson joined in a carol service last week at the ultra-conservative church Jesus House, he could be sure of one thing: that whatever the reaction, the media would not give him nearly as hard a time as if he had associated himself with a group of fundamentalist Muslims.

  • October 19, 2009

    Research has revealed a “postcode lottery” of educational achievement, with the gap widening between the best and worst ares. This is despite the £1.9 billion spent on widening university participation since 2005.

  • October 17, 2009

    Campaigners are walking 20 miles across London this weekend (17-18 October) to promote the cause of peace and nonviolence. They began at the NATO site in Northwood and will finish at the London Peace Pagoda in Battersea Park.

  • February 2, 2009

    Protests took place in Britain's capital over the weekend, calling for an end to the government-backed slaughter in Sri Lanka and for the freedom of Tibet from Chinese domination.

  • November 13, 2008

    How Faiths Work is the first event in the series to focus exclusively on the way in which organisations from a particular equality strand- faiths- work, and how they can influence policy in London.

  • November 3, 2008

    A voluntary organisation working with homeless people has found several hundred rough sleepers in Central London, challenging estimates made by both Westminster Council and central Government.

  • September 12, 2008

    In the early hours of Tuesday 9 September 2008, volunteers from Christian charity Housing Justice counted 206 people sleeping rough in the London Borough of Westminster - highlighting the continuing seriousness of the problem.

  • July 24, 2008

    When Anglican bishops attending the Lambeth Conference took part in an anti-poverty walk with other faith leaders through central London, they traced steps that vividly illustrate the real divisions of our world, says Savi Hensman.