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Archive | September, 2018

Windrush Compensation Scheme and Lessons Learned Review – Mon 8th October at 16:30 – 19:30

from Samantha Powell at LCC “The Home Office is working alongside independent advisors Wendy Williams, leading on a Lessons Learned Review; and Martin Forde QC, working to put in place a Compensation Scheme for people impacted from the ‘Windrush generation’ / long-term Commonwealth citizens who are settled in the UK. Wendy and Martin are […]

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Latest News from the Diocese of Leeds

Here is the latest Refugee Response Newsletter from the Diocese of Leeds Refugee Support Group bringing you a  brief overview of the work being done across the Diocese since September 2015 and some updates from 2018. Recently we have been encouraging support for the WYDAN Night Shelter and the Community Sponsorship Scheme.

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Asylum Matters – New Website

At long last, Asylum Matters have a website They’ve got news and briefings and resources and all sorts A seriously worthwhile org with a website that’s chock full of good stuff. Well done to everyone involved Click on the picture below to be magically transported into a world of activism and fairness  

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How to be lucky – free tickets

How to be Lucky is a theatre performance with an integrated workshop that seeks to examine aspects of the modern refugee experience of settling in the UK and particularly in the Yorkshire Region. The Story is of Anwar, a 30 year old Syrian man and his wider family, as he recounts his and their personal […]

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CityConnect Cycles Project offering free cycle training & bike maintenance courses

Nick Hutton, and Darren Mirefield are the new Cycling Development Officers at BikeRight! which is providing the CityConnect Cycles Project. The CityConnect Cycles Project offer amazing free cycle training and bike maintenance courses offer. CityConnect Cycles Offer: Free cycle training and maintenance courses, for anyone 16+, from beginner too advanced including route planning and journey accompaniment, […]

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