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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Refugees Welcome Here – a short film
Dec04

Refugees Welcome Here – a short film

A short film about the war in Syria and the refugees from...

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Ask a Muslim woman…
Sep29

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
Sep20

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 lead the way towards a more human global response to the millions fleeing conflict. We cannot ignore this terrible situation with so many people dying and suffering. We...

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Arts charity invites you to its new facility in Malvern
Sep19

Arts charity invites you to its new facility in Malvern

Arts charity ABC invites you to its new arts facility THE SPACE in Malvern. The charity believes in the power of story telling, aiming for personal and social transformation through music, poetry, dance, art and drama. For more information...

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Last day for coach tickets: solidarity with refugees march
Sep14

Last day for coach tickets: solidarity with refugees march

This important national event is being organised 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 powerful show of solidarity with refugees. Please spread the word. Last day for coach tickets Amnesty International Malvern Hills Group has booked a coach to London, which...

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Do you want to help support refugees in Herefordshire?
Aug24

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 visit the Herefordshire County Council...

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Influence of Migration on the UK: What Does the Future Hold?
Aug19

Influence of Migration on the UK: What Does the Future Hold?

Date: Saturday 22nd October 2016 Time: 7.45pm -9.30pm Lansdowne Crescent Methodist Church, Venue: Malvern WR14 2AW Lansdowne Public debate “Influence of Migration on the UK: What Does the Future Hold?” Benefits,concerns,anxieties? British identity and nationhood in 50 years time? New roles for civic societies and faith communities? Panel of leading national experts on UK migration from Birmingham, Cambridge, London and Worcestershire....

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It is amazing what can be achieved by the actions of a community!
Aug19

It is amazing what can be achieved by the actions of a community!

It is amazing what can be achieved by the actions of a community! Progress to date It is almost two years since the formation of Malvern Welcomes Syrian Refugees. For many months we worked to convince our councils in Malvern and Worcestershire that we must play a part in giving assistance to people who, through no fault of their own, have been forced to flee their homes and the unimaginable horrors of the war which is raging in Syria....

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