ALL systems are go for Forward! – The Salvation Army's Europe Congress – which takes place in Prague, Czech Republic, from Friday 12 to Sunday 14 October. Around 1,300 Salvationists and friends from across Europe are preparing to gather for a weekend of worship and fellowship under the leadership of General Linda Bond.
Bristol West MP Stephen Williams visited The Salvation Army in Bristol (27 September) to view the work done by The Salvation Army in the local community.
The comedian, writer and actress Jo Brand has lent her support to The Salvation Army's Big Collection fundraising campaign, taking place this month.
The Salvation Army’s new Northlands Lifehouse in Cardiff has been officially opened heralding a new start for homeless and vulnerably housed young people. More than a hostel, a Lifehouse gives people their lives back by offering activities and training to help improve the self-esteem, mental health and employment prospects of the young people.
Major Beverly Ivany is the author of 'Words of Life', the devotional book published by the international Salvation Army .
She has also written 'Kid Talk', 'Teen Talk' and 'Mentorship: A Guide for Developing Healthy Mentoring Relationships' and has served in various appointments with The Salvation Army in Canada.
Salvation Army volunteers viewed the new Devon & Somerset Fire & Rescue Service welfare pod before its deployment as at emergency incidents. The new vehicle was unveiled on Saturday 29 September, at 2pm, at The Salvation Army, Moorland Road, Bridgwater.
Lilian Greenwood MP for Nottingham South visited The Salvation Army in Aspley (21 September) to view the support given by the church and charity to the local community via its Mustard Tree Allotment.
Arbroath was the focus of an international celebration on Friday 21 September for one of the pioneers of The Salvation Army in United States, George Scott Railton.
Sheffield pupils enjoyed a real taste of adult working life when they spent 10 days in a mock ‘business’ environment as part of a programme set up by The Salvation Army in Woodhouse.
A Salvation Army spokesperson said: "We are appalled at this horrific crime that happened within our community. Our centre has been caring for the vulnerable for years and is a well integrated part of the local community. We have no record of the allegation made in court and have started an investigation immediately.