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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Welfare Cuts

The One Stop Shop Advice Project (OSS) supports new refugees with their resettlement after they have been granted asylum. Until recently refugees granted status in Nottingham could access Emergency Hardship Support from Nottingham City Council (NCC). Once Home Office (NASS) support ended a small weekly payment was available for a maximum of 3 weeks until […]

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Mitzvah Day

Syrian Refugee families, in partnership with the Refugee Forum, were welcomed to the Nottingham Liberal Synagogue, along with children from other muslim communities for the Mitzvah day event – a day of good deeds. The morning was truly a celebration of shared values that unite us, rather than differences which divide us. Friends from the […]

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The Syrian Crisis

Why is the refugee crisis all over the news? How is this related to Syria? Why should we care at all? An excellent video by the United Nations Refugee Agency explaining the Syrian refugee crisis.

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Important update concerning Coronavirus. Read more
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