At the local elections last week there was a trial in five boroughs (fortunately not in ours!), where electors had to produce ID in order to vote. In three boroughs they had to produce photo ID or two documents from a prescribed list. Across the five areas nearly 4,000 people were turned away. Across these […]Read more "Imposition of Voter ID"
The article in Friday’s Church Times by Angela Tilby, entitled “Deliver us from the Evangelical Takeover” (https://www.churchtimes.co.uk/articles/2018/27-april/comment/columnists/angela-tilby-deliver-us-from-the-evangelical-takeover) has provoked quite a bit of discussion with some people loudly applauding (or perhaps quietly saying “Amen”!) and others much more critical. I’m glad of the discussion about issues of real importance for the future of the Church […]Read more "Are the Evangelicals taking over the Church of England? Only if the rest of the Church give up!"
On Sunday 12th June we rededicated our Salford Pals memorials, which have been cleaned up and repaired in preparation for the centenary commemorations. We had a great turn out and a moving service which included reading out all the names on the Thiepval triptych. This has over 300 names on it of Salford men who […]Read more "Centenary of the Battle of the Somme."