Yearly Archives: 2017

We did it! The Big Give goal reached

Follow On Friday 1 December, FoR reached the goal of raising £2,000 for our International Peacemakers’ Fund, which would be doubled by funds committed by some of our donors and philanthropists from the Big Give organisation.… More >

The Big Give: Your Questions Answered

Follow FoR is taking part in The Big Give Christmas Challenge, which runs for a week between 28 November and 5 December 2017. We are raising funds for our International Peacemakers’ Fund, which supports grassroots peacemakers… More >

Who Do You Think You’re FoR?

Follow The latest edition of BBC celebrity genealogy programme Who Do You Think You Are? featured TV and radio presenter Fearne Cotton. Part of the show has her discovering about her great-grandfather’s conscientious objection during World… More >

Scottish vigil on Hiroshima Day

Follow It is 72 years ago that the first atom bomb was dropped on Hiroshima. The vigil service held at the Peace Pole in the grounds of St. Anne’s Episcopal/Methodist Church, Dunbar, commemorated those who died… More >

Treaty Banning Nuclear Weapons Adopted

Follow Negotiations conclude at the United Nations, new treaty will open for signing in September After a decade-long effort by the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN), and 72 years after their invention, today states… More >

New Development Manager starts at FoR

Follow Oliver Robertson joined FoR in May 2017 as its new Development Manager. He explains what he’ll be doing and what led him to this role.  What is a ‘Development Manager’ anyway? Like many jobs in… More >