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Men’s Health Fair: Living Well and Taking Control – 28th March 11:00-18:00

There are high incidents of ill-health among African, African-Caribbean and South Asian men, especially suffering with diabetes, high blood pressure, obesity, arthritis, prostate and other cancers. Men continue to prove reluctant to address their health issues, until symptoms are well advanced, and difficult to treat. The Leeds Boyz2Men Health & Well-being project aims to encourage […]

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Universal Credit implementation dates for West Yorkshire

Universal Credit will be implemented in West Yorkshire on the following dates: Leeds – 10th October 2018 Bradford – 20th June 2018 Wakefield – 28th November 2018 Calderdale and Kirklees went live from 2017 Simon Betts, Relationship Manager for the Department for Works and Pensions (DWP) has confirmed the dates for the Universal Credit awareness […]

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Asylum Matters is seeking a Campaigns Project Manager for Yorkshire and Humberside

THE ‘ASYLUM MATTERS’ PROJECT CAMPAIGNS PROJECT MANAGER, YORKSHIRE & HUMBERSIDE Job Title:                  Campaigns Project Manager Location:                  Leeds, to cover Yorkshire and Humberside Hours:                       Full time (35 hours per week) Salary:                       £26,000 per annum  Leave:                       28 days per annum Contract:                  Contract to end of 2019 Responsible to:      Asylum Matters Project Director Closing date:           5pm on Thursday 12 April 2018 Interview date:        Thursday 19 April 2018   Asylum […]

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Refugee Awareness Week at Leeds Beckett

We are delighted to announce the final program for Refugee Awareness Week at Leeds Beckett Students’ Union, in partnership with Leeds City of Sanctuary, and student group Action Interactive International. The week will run from 19-25th March and includes sports, food, socials, talks and even a bake sale. All events are totally free and welcome […]

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Call for Evidence: Asylum Support Levels and Challenging Home Office Methodology

via Andrea at Asylum Matters   Asylum Matters is working with partners to collect evidence to challenge the Home Office’s assessment of adequate asylum support rates and demonstrate the impact of living on low levels of asylum support. The Home Office recently increased the level of asylum support (Section 95) by 80p weekly – from £36.95 […]

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