Entries by billypittson

Emirates Tour

Please see attached photos from yesterdays stadium tour to the amazing Arsenal/Emirates Stadium. We are fortunate @ Salaam Peace Community Engagement Programme to have a long term friendship with Freddie and his team @ Arsenal in the Community. Since 2011, Samir Singh has kindly given our staff, volunteers and young people the opportunity to visit […]

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 […]

Charli earns her number

I have been fortunate to have known Charli from the age of 4 and over the years seen her develop into a fantastic young lady. Charli did extremely well in her GCSE’s last year while at Kelmscott School and has been a standout success on the Early Help team Duke of Edinburgh award. Charli officially […]

Hackney – a Safer Place for Everyone

Good afternoon Sab, THANK YOU so very much for joining us yesterday evening.  I realise this was a BIG ask given your other commitment, but as always you rose to the challenge.  EVERYONE I spoke to or who has e-mailed this morning has said how FANTASTIC the panel was. You were a key and resounding […]

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?