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Build a Better World - Let’s Deal with Debt

Conference for faith, community, voluntary and statutory practitioners

On 17th October, to coincide with International Credit Union Day, a full room at the Thornbury Centre gathered together for a stimulating event hosted by Welfare Reform Impact Bradford in partnership with the Bradford Anti-Poverty Events Group and Feeding Bradford.


The event brought together speakers including Robert Kelly (CEO of ABCUL - British Credit Union Trade Association), Dr Stephanie Bramley, Mike McAughtrie (Illegal Money Lending Team) and Dave Dickens (Director of Incommunities Housing Association) to discuss issues including loan sharks, Universal Credit, the offer of Credit Unions and much more.

Welfare Reform Impact Bradford (WRIB) is a network bringing together faith leaders and community practitioners to tackle poverty and keep the community updated in on welfare reform through workshops and conferences and is supported by Wellsprings Together.


The event is organised by ‘Welfare Reform Impact Bradford’ and ‘Wellsprings Together’ in association with Bradford District Credit Union.

Welfare Reform Impact Bradford (WRIB) is a community network chaired by Canon Gordon Dey who brings faith leaders and community practitioners together to tackle poverty and keep the community updated in on welfare reform through conferences and workshops supported by our partners Wellsprings Together and in association with the Bradford District Credit Union.

Wellsprings Together is joint venture between the Church Urban Fund and the Anglican Diocese of Leeds, made possible by Allchurches Trust. It supports churches, faithgroups, organisations and individuals repond to issues of poverty and engage with their communties.

Feeding Bradford is a multi agency partnership coordinated by Cathy Henwood of Wellsprings Together.

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