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People who stand with #RefugeesWelcome

Britain has always been ready and willing to welcome refugees in times of crisis

Offering sanctuary to those in need of refuge is a proud British tradition. We’re good at it, we always have been.

This site has been set up to help Civil Society groups and members of the public to coordinate their activities and act together to show that the country is #ReadyAndWilling and that this is a place which says clearly

#refugeeswelcome

August 2, 2016 in Stories

Stafford Welcomes Refugees

Stafford Welcomes Refugees (SWR) is a diverse and multicultural group over 100 local concerned and enthusiastic people, that was set up by Netta Cartwright in September 2015 in response to…

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August 2, 2016 in Stories

Farringdon Syrian Refugee Group

In January 2015 Reggie Norton, a lifelong campaigner for peace and justice now in his 80s, called together representatives from the five churches in Faringdon to see what we could…

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August 2, 2016 in Stories

If you asked a group of 14 year-olds what they cared about most, what answer would you expect? – Mother Ellen, Lameth

Our school is a member of community organising movement Citizens UK, which helps our students to campaign and act on the issues that matter to them. Last autumn a group…

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July 14, 2016 in Stories

Letter from recently relocated Syrian refugee

We left Kurdistan by midnight heading to Erbil’s airport where we stayed until 4.30 am. We entered the plane for the first time. Our destination was Amman which we arrived…

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