Entries by billypittson

SP UTD U8’s Successful first season

SP UTD u8s have enjoyed an amazing first season in organised competitive football. Children from both our Waltham Forest and hackney outreach programmes have combined to make a team that has had a season to remember. The team won the U8s Blue Division, added to this with winning the one day cup at Mabley Green […]

SP on ITV

Salaam Peace was recently featured on ITV regional news programmes, to promote a tennis initiative run by the LTA to coincide with Wimbledon.  Click to watch the feature as it appeared on “Westcountry Today

Jack Petchey Achievement Award winners

The Jack Petchey Achievement Award Scheme, recognising outstanding young people between the ages of 11-25 throughout London and Essex. The scheme is a reward and recognition initiative which enables schools and youth organisations to celebrate the achievements of their young people as well as receive additional funding.   Our latest award winners: Abas Ahmed, 15, […]

Shared Goals

A project to help residents lead healthy and positive lives is also giving people leaving prison the confidence to assimilate back into society

Alex earns his bike

pictured here is Alex, a year 8 pupil from Kelmscott School and the latest member of the S7 ACE Community Champions Programme. The CC Programme takes participants through a journey from engagement to volunteering and then paid employment, not just with Us but with partners organisations including teaching, Police, Hackney Housing and more. Alex began […]

Girls and Women United in Health and well-being

Good morning, please see attached photo from yesterdays Salaam Peace Girls and Women’s fitness session. The session started 2 years ago and was developed by Shehnaz and since has seen Community Champions Agne and Ausrine take a lead. The project is part of our Positive Routes Tuesday Engagement Programme that sees over 120 core participants, […]

Hands of Peace

Salaam and good morning. Halime Kamber and the team of Community Champions pulled together a SABULOUS EAST LONDON UNITES (against terrorism) initiative. Over 350 children, young people, adults (male and female) took part in sports, art, climbing walls and community engagement. The event was organised as a POSITIVE COMMUNITY reaction to the recent issues around: […]

Ismail – A real Community Champion

Pictured here on the far right is Ismail Ahmed, a Walthamstow resident of Somalian heritage. In a time when Muslims across the world and closer to home are portrayed in a negative light Ismail exemplifies all that is good about Humankind. Ismail, a Salaam Peace Volunteer, despite his very busy family and work life, gives […]

Community Champions enjoy the high life

Attached photos from our weekend away to the amazing Caversham. Caversham is n Reading and the Crowne Plaza Hotel sits on the river Thames. The weekend away was organised as a thank you to our team of Community Champions, these young people go above and beyond to BE THE CHANGE in the community they want […]