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 – 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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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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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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Summer Arabic Course Graduation Party

Friday 14th July 6:30pm at NNRF Café The 20-hour Summer Arabic course at NNRF is slowly coming to an end. Our learners, including NNRF staff, volunteers, members of partner organisations and the general public, have been working hard on practising one of the most frequently used languages at NNRF. To demonstrate their newly-acquired language skills […]

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Let’s Eid Together

The final act of this year’s Refugee Week celebration was the traditional Let’s Eid Together! event at NNRF. In addition to the delicious food prepared by NNRF staff and volunteers, the roughly 100 guests brought with them home-made dishes and desserts representing cuisines from all over the world. The welcoming atmosphere provided the ideal backdrop […]

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