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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Making Dreams Come True…

Yazmin Lacey-Phillips: children and families worker has been working with a family who have recently arrived in the UK and teamed up with Daniyaal’s Martial Arts Academy to make some dreams come true… Contact was made via referral on Advice Pro and Yazmin then invited the family to her summer events. She met them at […]

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The NNRF VOscars

We had a brilliant night at the NNRF VOscars last Friday, celebrating our amazing volunteers. We appreciate these guys so much: they put in hours of work and commitment and without them the Forum really couldn’t function. So thank you so much to all our volunteers – we are so so grateful to you. Celebrated […]

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Important update concerning Coronavirus. Read more