Get involved in the Nottingham Big Fun Run 2019!

Run for fun and raise money for NNRF on Saturday 13th July 2019 at the Nottingham Victoria Embankment. We hope you will come and walk, jog, skip, push a buggy or whatever you like, and join us for a picnic afterwards.  Look out for our gazebo and banner. We are raising funds for our Anti-Destitution […]

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Anti-Destitution campaign

We would like to thank the Y5 pupils and staff of the Parkdale Primary School who organised a massive food collection for the Saturday Group and clothes for Host Nottingham’s clothes bank. As part of this term’s project, the children learned about world conflict and decided to support the Refugee Forum as a result.   […]

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Becoming a Member of NNRF

Following on from our AGM in November 2018, becoming a member of NNRF has never been easier. There are now three simple ways in which one can become a member. Click here and find out how you can become a member. FacebookTwitterGoogle+Share  

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A Letter from Abu

Dear Friend My name is Abdu. I’m a refugee from Eritrea. I escaped Eritrea’s brutal military dictatorship when I was just 16. I have been in Britain since 2015. I haven’t seen my family in five years. I miss them terribly and worry about them so much. I am writing to tell you that right […]

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Stand Up For Asylum Campaign

Stand Up For Asylum This week, Refugee Action launches the Stand Up For Asylum campaign. Over the next three years, we will be campaigning to reform the current asylum system that, as you know, too often fails those it is meant to protect. It is a system that can leave people destitute and homeless or […]

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NNRF Celebrates Living Wage Commitment

The Living Wage Foundation is pleased to announce that NNRF, has today accredited as a Living Wage Employer. Their Living Wage commitment will see everyone working at NNRF, regardless of whether they are direct employees or third-party contracted staff; receive a minimum hourly wage of £8.75 in the UK or £10.20 in London. Both rates […]

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Leonnie’s Reflections

Leonnie has just completed a three month placement with us, working with the youth project.  This is her reflection on her time with us.  We’d just like to thank Leonnie for all her hard work – she is a star and a real pleasure to work with. I was apprehensive about starting my placement at the […]

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The UK Youth System

CLICK HERE to read this interesting article which is a stark reveal of how young asylum seekers are dealt with in the UK.  Featuring one of the young people our youth team have worked with.  

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Family Reunion campaign – Private Members bill

Please distribute through your networks and amongst your colleagues. With apologies for cross-posting. A letter from Kama Petruczenko, Advocacy Network Co-ordinator  Refugee Council  You may know that the Refugee Council, together with partner organisations, Amnesty International UK, British Red Cross, Oxfam UK, UNHCR UK, is campaigning for the immigration rules to be changed to make […]

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Family Reunion – Private Members’ Bill

You may know that the Refugee Council, together with partner organisations, Amnesty International UK, British Red Cross, Oxfam UK, UNHCR UK, is campaigning for the immigration rules to be changed to make it easier for refugee families to reunite. We can only imagine what people have fled, but we can help them rebuild their future […]

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