Event


Today we gathered children from St John’s CE School to discuss the concept of kindness with Secret Millionaire and founder of Kindness UK, David Jamilly. The group met at the Solaris Centre on the New South Promenade, unfortunately due to rain we had to gather inside, however that didn’t damped the spirits of the group and the questions asked and surrounding discussions were heart warming. The Q&A, hosted by Arif...

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Blackpool Dementia Support Services, Empowerment hosted a dementia awareness event at Sainsbury’s Talbot Road, on Saturday 21st May 10-4pm.  As part of our Charity partnership with Sainsbury’s, to support and promote services in line with Dementia awareness week.  Through the day there was information stalls, memory testing, entertainment and a charity bike ride in-store.  There was a number of organisations sharing important...

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As part of the Fairness Commissions aim to create a ‘Fairer Blackpool’, local Community Connectors have suggested a Fairness Commission’ Award or celebration for young people/schools on how they are making Blackpool a ‘fairer’ and ‘better’ place for all the residents in Blackpool. So far  the idea is for  young people and especially those  of Primary school age to be  recognise for  their actions and acts that can contribute to a...

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Over 120 Blackpool school children attended a special conference designed to raise awareness of Fairtrade. The event was hosted by the Fairness Commission as it continues to campaign for Blackpool to become a Fairtrade Town. The Blackpool Schools Fairtrade Conference aimed to inspire young people to support this bid and how they could take practical steps to make this happen. The Conference was an opened by Dr Arif Rajpura, Chairman...

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Older People’s Summit

Older People’s Summit


Posted By on Oct 9, 2015

This event was hosted by the Fairness Commission to ‘hear’ how Blackpool could become a ‘Fairer place’ and how older members of the community felt about the issues they felt were affecting their lives. The event included a special question and answer session with members of the Fairness Commission, including Dr Arif Rajpura, Chairman of Blackpool Fairness Commission, Neil Jack Chief Executive of Blackpool Council and representatives...

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