Posts by: Faiths Forum

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A letter to the people of Manchester

You are not alone. People of all faiths and none, all over Britain, are with you today, tomorrow and in the days to come. You are in our hearts. You are in our prayers.   The attack on some of your most innocent and vulnerable citizens has appalled us all.    Terrorism has no place… Read more

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Manchester’s Response to the Attack Proves Hate Will Never Divide Us

Above: Poet Tony Walsh reads This Is The Place at the vigil in Manchester. Credit: BBC News. The terrorist attack that struck Manchester on Monday was a truly abhorrent act. The bombing, which occurred at Manchester Arena, targeted a crowd exiting a pop concert, the majority of whom were teenagers and young children. As tragic… Read more

Message from the Home Secretary regarding the raised threat level

Recent messages from the Home Secretary, Amber Rudd, about the raised threat level. Home Secretary, Amber Rudd The terror threat level has been raised – what can people expect to see on UK streets? JTAC has decided to raise the the threat level based on intelligence. It last happened in 2005 and 2006 for four… Read more

UK terrorism threat levels

In light of the terrorist attack in Manchester, the independent Joint Terrorism Analysis Centre (JTAC) raised the threat level for international terrorism in the UK to CRITICAL. This means that their assessment is not only that an attack remains highly likely but a further attack may be imminent. Please see the document UK Terrorism Threat… Read more

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We met to build

Just a few weeks ago members of different faiths, representing various faith bodies came together in Manchester to discuss challenges common to all faith institutions. representing the diverse city of Manchester. Representative of this very needed work undertaken by three organisations the Faith Network for Manchester, Faiths Forum & Strengthening Faith Institutions and the Jewish… Read more

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