The City of Liverpool College and The Salvation Army to help adults with learning disabilities
31st August, 2018
The Salvation Army and The City of Liverpool College have agreed a Memorandum of Understanding, committing to create and provide employment and training opportunities for young adults with learning disabilities.
· Inspirational choir records Beatles’ Strawberry Fields Forever at Abbey Road to launch campaign to tackle unemployment and isolation among young people with special needs
· Of one million people with learning difficulties in the UK, 93% are unemployed and 31% have no contact with family or friends
· The Salvation Army tackles issues within the learning-disabled community by re-opening former children’s home in Lennon’s Strawberry Field as a new training hub
Free educational activity launches for young people with learning disabilities in Liverpool
13th September, 2017
An award winning national educational music project joined forces with The Salvation Army, Stoneycroft Corps (church), Liverpool to offer a taster day for young people aged 18-30 with learning disabilities.
The corps already runs a social enterprise project, Recycles which trains young people with learning disabilities, and anyone else from the local community, in bike maintenance.
Historic John Lennon memorabilia unveiled in Liverpool
1st June, 2017
Fifty years on from the UK release of The Beatles’ hit Strawberry Fields Forever, the iconic, original red gates from The Salvation Army’s children’s home have returned to Liverpool and go on public display today at the award-winning ‘The Beatles Story’ visitor attraction.
Celebrating the 60th anniversary of the day that John met Paul
31st May, 2017
From July 5th-9th 2017, St Peter’s Church and Bishop Martin CE Primary School in Woolton, Liverpool will welcome the world to Woolton Village as they celebrate the 60th anniversary of the meeting of two seemingly ordinary Liverpool lads who went on to change the world.