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Calendar of activities for asylum seekers and refugees, June 21

Check out the June calendar of activities. There are still places available for the Confidence Building Course (for Arabic speaking women, interpreter provided) – please contact Amy @ Refugee Council – [email protected] / 07876144304 If you would like your group/activity to feature on the next calendar, please send me an email with brief details – […]

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Job: Drop-in and Volunteer Coordinator – 28 hrs/wk, £25k, PAFRAS, Deadline 5th June 2021

We are currently looking to recruit an enthusiastic and committed person to coordinate the PAFRAS drop-in, including managing and coordinating a team of volunteers. Previously our volunteer coordination has been outsourced and we are delighted to be bringing it in-house and establishing this new role within PAFRAS. The weekly PAFRAS drop-in is co-delivered by a […]

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Free Cycle Training and Bike Maintenance Workshops

CycleNorth are working with CityConnect to provide FREE adult cycle training in Leeds. Sessions include: – Learn to ride & Beginner cycling sessions – Basic Bike Maintenance – Improver Cycle Sessions Sessions are taking place throughout May and June at various locations. You can register yourself for an event here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/o/cycle-north-leeds-33326835183 Bikes and helmets are […]

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Job: Project Support and Administration Officer, 16 hrs/wk, £8-9k actual: Leeds Asylum Seekers’ Support Network – Deadline 14th June 2021

LASSN are looking for a Project Support and Administration Officer to help our Volunteers Managers with admin tasks, and to support the wider admin needs of LASSN. You can download a job pack from here: lassn.org.uk/jobs Salary: NJC SCP 7-11 £20,092 – £21,748 (pro rata – actual £8,688 – £9,405) depending on experience Hours: 16 […]

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Asylum Matters, Update 11th May 2021

Ongoing Advocacy New Plan for Immigration: consultation closed, and what next? The consultation on The New Plan for Immigration closed on the 6th May. We’re really interested to hear from you if you responded to the consultation. Please get in touch with your regional campaigns manager, or directly to this email. There have been a […]

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Leeds Healthy Holidays Grants – Third Sector Organisations

Supported by the Department for Education’s Holiday Activities and Food Programme, this Fund will support projects that promote healthy, fun enriched holidays across the whole of Leeds, particularly for children and young people eligible for Free School Meals, through providing Healthy Holiday activities. https://www.leedscf.org.uk/grants/healthy-holidays/ Projects should provide food and engaging activities for school-aged young people over the […]

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Home, Street, City: Finding Sanctuary in Wakefield: 26 May – 19 June 2021, The Art House

Home, Street, City celebrates artwork made by people across Wakefield during the Covid-19 lockdown, exploring experiences and memories of their homes and neighbourhoods. Brought together from classrooms and hotel rooms, bedroom floors and kitchen tables, posters by pupils from Lawfield Lane Primary School and Urban House will be shown alongside drawings by our Creative Age group who have […]

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Aspen Update and Mears Housing – 19th May 2021

Update from Nicki at Mears Mears have been communicating directly with service users regarding the switch [from Green to Orange Aspen Cards] and putting information in Initial Accommodation and Hotels. Mears have been asked to make available extra funds for Electronic Card Payments as we understand that not everyone will be able to or have […]

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