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Anouncement of new ESOL provision in Leeds is imminent

Eagle-eyed citizens will have noticed that there’s been movement on LCC’s second bid to the Controlling Migration Fund – this paper from late March says  “In February 2018 Leeds City Council received notification from the Ministry for Housing Communities and Local Government that they had been successful in their bid to the Controlling Migration Fund […]

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Resource of the week #21:

Do you ever wonder which organisations get funding, and from where? Or the kind of projects currently funded by the major Grant makers in your area? 360Giving is a website which publishes details of grants, along with beneficiaries, amounts etc. It’s much easier than wading through the charity commission website to find details embedded in […]

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Resource of the week #20:

Apps for refugees ( is astonishing –  a massive list of apps – which you can search by Android or Apple phone. There’s a definite German flavour to this site – reflecting the number of developers who’ve swung into action following the unprecedented numbers of Syrian people pitching up there – but there’s so much […]

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3 Sanctuary Scholarships available at Leeds University

The University of Leeds is delighted to announce the launch of our new Sanctuary Scholarship to enable forced migrants to the UK embark on a Higher Education qualification. This year, there are three scholarships to award, each worth the full cost of tuition in addition to £10,000 in living costs for each year of the […]

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Resource of the week #13: Refugee Phrase Book

The Rev Heston Groenewald of All Hallows has submitted this excellent resource “The refugee phrasebook is created in a set of google doc sheets, with the help of volunteers from Berlin and all over the world. Everyone is free to adapt, print and distributethe phrases to support refugees. We currently prepare the following datasets: Short version including […]

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West Yorkshire Playhouse Young Company seek recruits!

WY Playhouse Young Company are looking to recruit creative, curious and collaborative artists aged 18 – 25 years old from all backgrounds and disciplines to join the West Yorkshire Playhouse Young Company. Auditions will take place on Monday 12 March. Applications can be made via the website, or through the application form      

Continue Reading – please help test the Android App

Do you have an Android phone or tablet? Leeds Asylum Seekers’ Support Network are looking for people to testing a new app – which puts the website containing 198 free services for asylum seekers and refugees directly on phone. Why use the app instead of the online version? It’s faster than the website It […]

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