July newsletter released
Aug15

July newsletter released

Our July newsletter is now available on the newsletter page – enjoy!

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50 more Syrian refugees to be relocated across Worcestershire
Feb07

50 more Syrian refugees to be relocated across Worcestershire

Thanks to Welcome groups throughout Worcestershire working closely together with Worcestershire County Council we have good news to share. This new commitment will bring the total number of refugees resettled under the Government’s Syrian Vulnerable Persons Resettlement Scheme in Worcestershire up to 100. It follows a decision by the leaders of Worcestershire County, Bromsgrove District, Malvern Hills District, Redditch Borough,...

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Malvern Welcomes Open Evening
Nov28

Malvern Welcomes Open Evening

Report on Open evening Malvern charity aims to bring refugee families to Malvern. We had a wonderful Open Evening at the Cube on 9th November, with about 40 people celebrating the new charity, Malvern Welcomes. Cllr John Raine gave us an inspiring talk, filmed in Priory Park, welcoming the birth of the Charity and looking forward to refugee families settling in Malvern. He spoke passionately about this being one of his most important...

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Malvern Open Homes
Mar08

Malvern Open Homes

Malvern Open Homes (MOH) is a scheme being run by Malvern Welcomes, where members of the public temporarily offer spare rooms in their homes free of charge to refugees and asylum seekers who would otherwise end up homeless. Malvern Open Homes will not only seek to provide accommodation through this scheme, but also to create a support network to help individuals to get back on their feet and get on with their lives. Find out more on...

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Training Day Report
Mar07

Training Day Report

Almost fifty volunteers from across Worcestershire squeezed into the Council Chamber at Malvern Hills District Council on Saturday March 5th to take part in a day’s training in preparation for welcoming the first group of Syrian refugee families. The refugees are expected to arrive in April or May and will be resettled in suitable accommodation across the county. The training day included delegates from refugee support groups from...

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