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March 2020 Important Update

MARCH 2020 UPDATE The following information was not available at the time of publication of our March e-news hence this update which we hope you will find helpful. Jacquie Grieve Jacquie’s funeral was very well attended with a large multi-faith presence on Monday.  We have been delighted to have received so many tributes to Jacquie…

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January Network 2020

Care for the Elderly – Resources Our January Network Meeting provided to be very informative and interesting. Our first speaker was Bob Edwards Integrated Care Director who explained how the vision of integrating care became a reality with hubs around the borough staffed by nursing staff, social workers and other support staff. Referrals to the…

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Faith Festivals… Pesach

What Pesach means to me… by Angela Banner, Jewish representative of Redbridge Faith Forum     This is the festival of Passover. This remembers the exodus of the Jewish people from slavery in Egypt. We eat unleavened bread (Matzo) as the Israelites didn’t have time to bake bread because of their speedy departure from Egypt. …

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Faith Festivals… Tu B’Shevat

What means to me… by Angela Banner, Jewish representative of Redbridge Faith Forum   The festival of Tu B’Shevat falls in February. Tu B’Shevat This is the new year for trees and in the Holy Land very many trees are planted. School children are encouraged to take part in tree planting ceremonies. This is an…

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Faith Festivals… Purim

What Purim means to me… by Angela Banner, Jewish representative of Redbridge Faith Forum   The festival of Purim falls in March this year. It is to celebrate the survival of the Jewish people in Persia. Queen Esther, wife of the King,  Ahasuhearus, petitioned the King to protect his Jewish subjects. The Chief Minister, Haman,…

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