Category: Covenant Signing

Faith Covenant now covers over 5 million

We are delighted to let you know that over 5 million people now live in areas covered by the Faith Covenant, developed by the APPG. Brent this week became the 10th local area to adopt the Covenant, a set of principles that guide joint working, through which faith groups and councils (and other local bodies) all make a commitment to working together to meet the needs of their communities. Brent follows Essex, which signed a Covenant at county-wide level in October, and Blackpool, which in September

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Blackpool Council signs Covenant-inspired Faith Partnership Agreement

On Tuesday 19th September, Blackpool Council and local faith leaders met at the Blackpool Solaris Centre to sign up to new framework for working in partnership, the design of which was inspired by the APPG on Faith and Society’s own Faith Covenant. The drive to promote better partnerships between the Council and faith groups was spearheaded by Together Lancashire, who had previously co-ordinated initiatives to map the extensive work being done by faith groups in service to communities in the area. Andy Divall, Strategic Equality

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Barnet Council Signs the Faith Covenant

We’re proud to announce that Barnet has become the latest area to sign up to the Faith Covenant.   On 9th September 2015, Barnet Council and representatives from local faith groups – including Mayor Mark Shooter, Deputy Council Leader Daniel Thomas, and Chair of the Barnet Multi Faith Forum Esmond Rosen – made a commitment to work together in delivering the services needed by the community. Speaking at the event, Mr. Rosen said, Barnet Council and the Barnet Multi Faith Forum are agreeing to respect

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Northamptonshire Council Signs the Faith Covenant

We’re pleased to announce that Northamptonshire has become the third local authority to sign up to the Faith Covenant. On Wednesday 17th June, Northamptonshire Council and representatives from local faith groups made a commitment to work together in delivering the services needed by the community.

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Leeds City Council Signs the Faith Covenant

We’re delighted that Leeds today became the second local authority to adopt the Faith Covenant. This means that Council and faith group representatives have committed to work together to deliver services that meet the city’s needs. Chair of Leeds Faith Forum, Canon Charles Dobbin said at the launch today, […] the beauty of the Covenant is allowing Leeds City Council to access an existing network of relationships of trust. Councillor Peter Gruen, leader of Leeds City Council, also said today, […] health inequalities in Leeds

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Birmingham City Council and local faith groups are the first in the UK to sign the Faith Covenant

Birmingham City Council is the first local authority to respond to a call from the All Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Faith and Society for all local authorities across the UK to sign a newly developed ‘Faith Covenant’. The City Council and faith group representatives signed the Covenant at a public launch held at the Library of Birmingham on Thursday 11th December 2014. The Faith Covenant has been developed by the APPG on Faith and Society as a tool to facilitate partnership working between local authorities

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