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5 Silas Frøkner
post May 24 2017, 12:15 PM
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The events of this week have touched and affected many of us. This was a barbaric and brutal attack at a venue many Buzzjackers have been to on young people attending a concert, something every one of us holds close to our hearts. There is nothing more special that seeing your idols perform your favourite songs. Music touches each and everyone of us, and it is what unites us all.

As everyone processes what has taken place, especially those in our community who knew people who were there or were there themselves, please keep in mind that the following resources are available to each and every one of you.

GM Victims:
Mancunians: 0161 200 1950
Outwith GM: 0808 168 9111

Monday to Friday - 8am to 8pm
Saturday - 9am to 5pm


116 123
Open 24/7

NHS 24:

Open 24/7

SANE (Mental Health Charity):

0300 304 7000
Open 4:30pm-10:30pm daily

Greater Manchester Police - If you are concerned about any loved ones or friends:

0800 096 0095

If you have any images or footage from last night from the MEN Arena and the area's around it at the time of, and leading up to the attack. Please send it to the police by visiting:

If you would like to give blood, the NHS donor service in England is saying it's stocks are full but if you would like to register to become a blood donor, they always need donations. You can register at or call 0300 123 23 23. If you are O Negative, please get in touch urgently. This is the universal donor type and the NHS can never have too much of this blood.

Northern Ireland:

Anyone outside of the UK who has been touched by this tragedy can sign up to donate with their local health care providers.

The Manchester Evening News set up a donation appeal, that will be merged with the British Red Cross appeal. It currently has nearly £1.1m in donations in 24 hours. Including £0.25m from Wm Morrisons Supermarkets and £0.1m from You can donate here:

To finish us off, here is a link to an article on the Indy100 of the wonderful people of Manchester and their reaction to this tragedy:

Stay safe, stay strong and reach out to us and the resources above if you need to.

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