Entries by billypittson

SP Female Community Champions

Please see attached photo of our female members of our staff/volunteers team @ Bodrum Restaurant on Lea Bridge Road. We are blessed to have team of hardworking and inspirational local young women (and men) who go beyond what is expected to BE THE CHANGE in the community they want to see. Where possible, after undertaking […]

Brighter Future for David and U14s

Young David Adehin, a YOUNG BLACK MAN from Kingsmead Estate, a graduate of our Brighter futures project, as part of his impact in our communities, been working with our SP UTD U14s team for almost a year now. He started out as Ben’s assistant and then worked closely with me. David now is incharge of […]


Friday 26th February, The Pavilion Room @ Leyton Jubilee Park becomes a YOUTH SPACE for local children, young people and adults to access. This was made possible with support from The Jack Petchey Foundation, the Leyton and Lea Bridge Wards, Your Move, Lammas School and The Salaam Peace Community Champions Advisory Board. The LJP Youth Space will provide a […]

Point of Light award

Cllr Robins Leader of WF Council. The Borough wanted to officially present and acknowledge the award. It was at the annual Sports Award where last year I was awarded outstanding Services to Sport. Joanne, can we get a quote from Cllr Robins?

Prime Minister Tweets

Team, well done yesterday and over the last 6 months as we have been working really hard and the foundations are laid for the next 2-5 years! Partners – Billy, Shelly and Laura, Ricky, Manish, Lauren, Shazna, Scott, Kish, Kristine and Zaf many thanks for continued support and kindness. Always, thanks to the Almighty for strength […]

SP V Kelmscott v Lammas Badminton Competition

Please see photo from the SP V Kelmscott v Lammas badminton comp that took place on Friday 9th October 2015. The event is part of a series of team building and staff/partner events which include football and Hit 4 Six Cricket. The Badminton was split into 2 competitions, a mixed doubles and a singles. The […]

Ari Bekker’s SP Story

Ari Bekker, former London & South East England Handball Development Officer for England Handball and the London Borough of Newham was invited to Salaam Peace summer camp in East London. Ari, who used to play professional handball and her love and passion has continued in her work in London as well as at International events […]

A future Community Champion!

Emily is a year 5 pupil at Edinburgh School and has been accessing SP provisions over the last 2 years in and out of school. Yesterday at the Girls Eid Cup Emily received an award for her continued work ethic and always volunteering her time to help us. At such a young age she set […]

Be the Change Awards Press release written By Mayor Saima Mahumd

BACK-DROP FOR SALAAM PEACE Fourteen years ago, nearly 3,000 people were killed in the terror strikes at the World Trade Centre, the Pentagon and in Pennsylvania. The World watched, traumatized, by images of people jumping out of windows, some from the 106th floor of the World Trade Centre, to escape the heat and suffocating smoke […]