How will you vote on 8th June? How will you decide?
Jun02

How will you vote on 8th June? How will you decide?

Malvern Welcomes thinks that building a compassionate and strong community is a fundamental objective and believes that how we welcome and support asylum seekers and refugees is a good way to go about it. As such, it has sought to find out from the 5 parliamentary candidates in West Worcestershire what they have to say about this important issue. Malvern Welcomes recognizes that it isn’t everything but it’s certainly important. Four...

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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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Jobs Appeal
Feb23

Jobs Appeal

Since we started to encourage Malvern to accept refugee families just over two years ago the problem worldwide has grown a lot worse. The need for communities in the UK to accept refugees is greater than ever. We are delighted that Worcestershire County Council has taken 12 Syrian families under the UK Government SVPR scheme (Syrian Vulnerable Persons Resettlement). These families are now rebuilding their lives in safety in...

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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 Home Secretary to bring children to UK by Christmas
Dec04

Ask Home Secretary to bring children to UK by Christmas

Please take a moment to ask Amber Rudd, Home Secretary, to bring 1000 refugee children to the UK before Christmas. A template letter for you to adapt can be found...

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URGENT- please write to your MP
Oct08

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…
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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