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URGENT- please write to your MP

URGENT- please write to your MP

With the imminent eviction of the 'Jungle' in Calais, 1022 unaccompanied minors - some are children as young as 8 years old, are in grave danger. We must pressure the UK Government to assure their safety. Please write to your MP. A template letter is provided to...

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Ask a Muslim woman…

Ask a Muslim woman…

An interesting and informative public meeting with Julie Siddiqi will be held on Thursday 20th October at 7.30 at the Coach House Theatre, Malvern. Admission £5 (£2 for students). For more information click...

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Solidarity with Refugees, London Sept 2016

Solidarity with Refugees, London Sept 2016

We are proud that so many people from Malvern came to London to show that people in our town stand in solidarity with refugees. It was very moving to be there with so many thousands of people from all over the UK uniting to call on Theresa May and the UK government to...

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Do you want to help support refugees in Herefordshire?

Do you want to help support refugees in Herefordshire?

Herefordshire Council is working with local partner organisations, including community and faith groups, to resettle up to 60 Syrian refugees (approximately 18 families) into the county from November 2016. To find our how you can get involved, see the leaflet here Or...

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Citizens UK – Welcome Summit

Citizens UK – Welcome Summit

Date: Saturday 10th September Time: 10:30 am - 16:00 pm Venue: The Saffron Centre, Moseley Birmingham, B12 0BS The Welcome Summit on Saturday 10th September is a gathering for the groups behind the Refugees Welcome movement from right across the country. It's a...

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Refugees welcome march – we must make our voices heard

Refugees welcome march – we must make our voices heard

This important national event is being organized by groups including the Refugee Council, Amnesty International UK, Solidarity with Refugees and several others. We are hoping that as many people as possible from the Malvern  area will travel to London together  in a...

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Do you speak Arabic?

Do you speak Arabic?

We are looking for Arabic (MSA) speakers to help us to welcome some resettled Syrian families to our area. If you can help or know someone who can, please contact Ruth      0777  2589814 Julian     0794 0969117 Thank...

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Malvern marks National Refugee Week

Malvern marks National Refugee Week

Refugee Week is an annual event and this year the theme was 'Welcome'. Throughout the UK there were displays and arts, cultural and educational events and activities. Here in Malvern, Refugee Week was marked by a display in Malvern Library. This included short...

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Inspiring young readers

Inspiring young readers

Karen Argent took her collection of children's books featuring asylum seekers and refugees along to an event for young people from St Joseph's Church, Malvern. To read more click here...

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Challenging Islamophobia

Challenging Islamophobia

Date: Saturday 11th June Time: 10.30 - 4.00 Venue: Trinity Centre, Trinity Rd, Bristol BS2 0NW   An informative, creative mix of talks, workshops, spoken word performance, short films, music, photography, artwork and delicious food. This is Interculture’s launch...

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Press release from Worcestershire County Council

Press release from Worcestershire County Council

Syrian Refugee Resettlement:  "Refugee Action has been selected as our preferred provider to deliver a Refugee Integration and Independence Service for Worcestershire. The service will support all adults, young people and children accepted by Worcestershire's local...

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The UNHCR reports on our story

The UNHCR reports on our story

A great article by the UNHCR about our story so far: http://www.unhcr.org.uk/news-and-views/news-list/news-detail/article/a-town-called-malvern-the-long-road-to-welcome-refugees-in-worcestershire.html...

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Fundraising community meal

Fundraising community meal

Sights, sounds and scents of traditional Syria were to be found in Malvern last Saturday night as ‘Malvern Welcomes’ hosted a fundraising community meal for 70 people at Lansdowne Church Hall. The evening was designed to be an enjoyable way for Malvern residents to...

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