Spirit of Merseyside 2017

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The Spirit of Merseyside Cup launched on Tuesday 28th March 2017 at The Pitz. The overall theme was “Show Racism The Red Card” encouraging players to respect each other, regardless of their ethnicity, faith or culture. Fifteen teams from across Merseyside participated during the day and demonstrated  a great sense of community. The event was attended by the High Sheriff of Liverpool Jim Davies and Deputy Mayor Ann O’Byrne.

Upcoming match days:

Match Day 2 – 25th April 2017

Match Day 3 – 30th May 2017

Match Day 4 – 27th June 2017

Match Day 5- 25th July 2017

Match Day 6 – 29th August 2017

Match Day 7 – 26th September 2017 (Presentation day)

Harmony Day 2017

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Monday 21st March saw us celebrate World Harmony Day at the Florrie where we united for a day of culture, music and food. Many people and organisations in and around Liverpool joined us in the celebration where we were promoting #OneCityOneCommunity. We would like to thank everyone for their support and we hope that everyone enjoyed the day as much as we did!

The Back Kitchen Project

The Back Kitchen Project is 10 week course for people who have experienced homelessness where they will gain Level 1 and 2 nationally recognised certificates in food hygiene. However, the course delivers a lot more than that. It is made up of three elements:

  • The academic side
  • The health and well-being side
  • The practical side

The academic element is delivered on a continued assessment basis covering all modules needed to successfully complete the course. The health and well-being section includes several core aspects covering areas such as yoga, meditation, coping-strategies and therapeutic practices. Finally, the practical section covers knowledge of a working kitchen including hygiene and food preparation with student’s input on menu-plan and delivery; along with the newly introduced section familiarising and putting into practice both recycling and environmentally friendly alternatives.