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Resource of the week #12: How to measure your impact on wellbeing

This looks like an interesting resource for measuring your org’s impact on wellbeing: “The What Works Centre for Wellbeing is an independent body developing robust, accessible and useful evidence that governments, businesses, communities and people can use to improve wellbeing across the UK. In this guide we at the Centre have brought together the […]

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Update from the new Migrant Health Board

Background The Leeds Health and Wellbeing Board have created a sub group called the Migrant Health Board. This group will report directly into both the Health and Wellbeing Board and Leeds Strategic Migration Board.   The Migrant Health Board met for the first time on Thursday 22nd February, and was Chaired by Ian Cameron, Director of […]

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Police warn about Home Office Immigration Cold Call Fraud

“Home Office Immigration Cold Call Fraud Alert – The National Fraud Intelligence Bureau (NFIB) and Action Fraud have recently noticed that fraudsters are purporting to be from the Home Office and cold-calling victims to claim that there is a problem with their immigration status. Victims are informed that in order to rectify this issue, they […]

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Refugee Council Advocacy Network – call for sign ups

The Refugee Council Advocacy Network are looking for members “The aim of the Advocacy Network is to provide a direct link between the Refugee Council’s Advocacy Team and other individuals and organisations working with refugees and people seeking asylum in the UK.  The network is based on a principle of information sharing and collective working […]

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LMP Blog – 2017 a year in numbers

12 months ago this blog was still called ; now it’s We’ve seen the number of people subscribing to the blog more than double – from 123 to 290, and the total number of unique users rising to more than 4500 each quarter. Thank you to everyone who reads, forwards, comments or uploads things […]

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Guest Blog: Leeds for Change

Admittedly, not directly related to issues of asylum, refuge or migration – but very much focused on activism in Leeds. Politics, culture, comedy, health, food, gender, mischief and loads more besides in every update. This is what their last one looked like: Sign up to Leeds for Change             Leeds for […]

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Resource of the week #7: Banking for Refugees

This is cheating slightly, because it’s been posted before – but as the new banking checks were rolled out on Thursday, we thought we’d repost these resources from LASSN on Banking and Refugees. They ran this training last year, in conjunction with Ebor Gardens Advice Centre.  These slides and materials are free for anyone to […]

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