Refugee Week: Are Palestinian refugees welcome in the UK?

This concerns a Palestinian refugee who was living in Syria, who was refused asylum here on the grounds it would be safe for him to ‘return’ to Palestine – somewhere he has never lived & would not be allowed by Israel to ‘return’ to. Click here

Refugee Action needs volunteers in the Redditch area

Worcestershire_Resettlement_Volunteer_Role_Outline See role outline (above). If you wish to volunteer for as a Resettlement Arrivals, Advocate & Support Volunteer. The deadline for the interest is 10/06/2016 13:00pm and the initial meetings will be held w/c 13/06/2016. Please fill out this ” Enquiry Form “ Initial meetings with the volunteers planned for 17/06 and training on the following […]

Redditch public meeting report.

The meeting was very positive and went very well. All those attending were fully involved and attentive to all that was said. John Cochrane introduced the meeting. He stated that all of us were there because of our compassion, whatever our culture, religion, non-religion or political persuasion. That our compassion leads to kindness for all […]

Getting Ready Saturday 4th June 10am – 4pm

BRWR Getting Ready Training Day 31.5 programme The venue is St Andrew’s Parish Centre , 24 Sandhills Road, Barnt Green, Bromsgrove B45 8NR for BRWR’s training day for all interested in actively welcoming Syrian refugees. Following two public meetings many local people have come forward to offer their support for our work. Getting Ready is […]

World Refugee Day Coffee Morning

  Contacts: Naeem Arif (Vice Chair) – Sally – Mary- See also – United Nations’ World Refugee Day at

Redditch Welcomes Refugees

Open Public Meeting Tuesday 24th May 7.30 pm St Stephens Church, Church Green, Redditch The first refugees from the camps surrounding Syria allocated to Worcestershire under the Vulnerable Persons Relocation Scheme will be arriving in July. What is the background to this situation? How many will be coming to our area? How will they be […]