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Welcome to the new LMP information blog

These pages replace the http://leedsmultiagency.org.uk blog that’s been running since September 2015.  The old web address will work for the time being, but we plan on phasing it out, so please press Ctrl + D to Bookmark this page. The menus along the top of this page are where you’ll find details of the Leeds Migration Partnership, including meeting times/dates […]

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Upload your own content to the Blog

We’re pleased to announce that getting info on to the Leeds Migration Partnership Blog is now easier than ever. You may now upload your content from this webpage https://migrationpartnership.org.uk/upload/ where it will be moderated and posted, subject to a few basic rules Your posts should be  Simple, and short, and about 150 words, max Directly connected to […]

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Guest Blog: Migrant Rights Network

The Migrants Rights Network publish a digest once a a week. This weeks is pretty representative: Opinions, News, and Noticeboard Their focus of the newsletter is on legislation, caselaw and and migration related news We rarely post anything from Migrants Rights Network on here – not because they’re not fab – just that their focus is […]

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Oak House Opening Event – 26th October – Book now

On the 26th October at 4pm – 7pm, Refugee Council will be holding an open evening to celebrate the launch of its Leeds refugee hub; the base of multiple Leeds-based asylum seeker and refugee charities, and also a venue space for many different individuals and organisations.  Alternatives to Violence Asylum Matters British Red Cross City of Sanctuary Leeds […]

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Could your org host a mobile library and exhibition dedicated to refugees in November?

Echo Refugee Library is an amazing mobile library that travels between  refugee camps and community centres in Greece and lends out books to the people living there. The project was also recently featured in The Guardian: https://www.theguardian.com/books/shortcuts/2017/aug/06/children-say-it-feels-like-home-the-mobile-library-for-refugees-in-greece The ECHO project is hoping to come to the UK in November with their van full of books. […]

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Edge Fund – up to £3k for grass roots orgs turning <£25k

The Edge Fund is taking applications https://edgefund.org.uk/apply/   Closing date is Sunday 12th of November at Midnight Have a look at their criteria “Edge Fund supports those taking action for a just, equitable and sustainable world. We fund work that challenges abuses of power and aims to bring an end to the systems that cause injustice. […]

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Leeds Radical Herbalism Gathering – Saturday 16 and Sunday 17 February 2018 at Leeds University Union.

via Kate at No Borders https://leedsradicalherbalismnetwork.wordpress.com In light of the NHS cuts and immigration checks in hospitals, the need for empowering ourselves to take charge of our health is needed more than ever. The hope of this gathering is to bring together all the skills and knowledge we have in our communities around healthcare & […]

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West Yorkshire Police consultation: Home Office trial extending Immigration Officer powers to Police Officers & Special Constables

via Beverley Adams, WY Police West Yorkshire Police’s Force Performance Improvement Team would like your views on a trial that West Yorkshire Police will be participating in alongside Kent on behalf of the Home Office. Under the Immigration Act 2016, a power of search exists that enables Immigration Officers to search individuals who are non […]

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