Redditch Afghan Refugee Support will be holding a coffee morning and cake sale to raise funds for Afghan refugees who will shortly be settled in the Worcestershire area. The event will run from 10am til 12 noon on Saturday 27 November, at the Ecumenical Centre in Redditch town centre. There will be hot and cold […]
BRWR are organising a gleaning session – to pick apples that will be pressed for RefuJuice. We will be picking the apples on Saturday 20th November. A target of 15 gleaners would be very helpful. Following on from that; we will be helping to press and bottle the juice. No date has been set for […]
Our AGM will be held on Monday October 25th at 7:30pm in the Bromsgrove Methodist Centre (B60 1AS). Please come along to hear in more detail what has been going on, have an informal chat about helping local refugees, maybe even consider joining the committee. We are still looking for a vice-chair in particular. Refreshments […]
Autumn 2021 Newsletter
If you are passionate about Bromsgrove, enjoy writing poetry and would like to feature in a short film performing your own poem, we’d love to hear from you! Our second film celebrating Bromsgrove through poetry, called ‘Poets of Bromsgrove’, is to be produced and filmed by Maz Salmou, a former front line Syrian television reporter, […]
Summer 2021 Newsletter
Little Amal, the 3.5-metre marionette representing a young refugee, took her first steps on Tuesday through the streets of Gaziantep along the Syrian-Turkish border with real-life Syrian refugee children walking alongside. Amal sets off from Turkish – Syrian border Little Amal to pass through Birmingham in October. Amal in Birmingham – October 28th.
Bromsgrove and its Poets, a new video from Maz, has been launched. Have a look at his other videos on Maz Broadcast ….and remember his previous film – Redditch Borough Poem Please feel free to share Maz’s videos. Also, please contact him if you need a professional to run your own film project.
The Government has now resumed taking refugees from the Syrian refugee camps in various countries and also from other countries with serious problems, such as Afghanistan. We are looking for reasonably priced accommodation to rent in both Bromsgrove and Redditch, so that we are able to take more families as required. Accommodation can be flats […]
Together with Refugees website Together with Refugees campaign guide
See government’s new rules for how we treat refugees, which may undermine our obligations under international law and have already received criticism from the UNHCR, who rightly said that the “asylum proposals would damage lives, be hard to implement and undermine international cooperation on refugee issues”. UNHCR – two-tier UK asylum plans People would be […]
Presenting Maz’s video for Amnesty International’s Festival of Social Justice. Welcoming Refugees and Asylum Seekers to Worcestershire If you would like to attend the Zoom event, please register on the adjacent post.
December 2020 Newsletter
Saturday 8th March at 7:30pm on Zoom Hosted by Amnesty International’s Festival of Social Justice You’re invited to join us to hear speakers from Wythall Amnesty, Bromsgrove and Redditch Welcome Refugees and Malvern Welcomes. There is also the opportunity to view on video personal testimonies from refugee families, asylum seekers and volunteers. Questions will be […]