Link to Malvern Gazette article.
14 May Drop In Aid appeal for summer clothing. Naeem Arif of Bromsgrove Welcome Refugees is urgently appealing to kind hearted residents of Bromsgrove, Redditch and surrounding districts for donations of summer clothes, foot wear, t-shirts and insect repellent to help refugees through the current heat wave in camps situated around Syrian boarders. Naeem who […]
The crisis that signals Europe’s moral collapse. The fate of lone children in the Calais Refugee Camp.
GOOD NEWS This afternoon, we heard some great news. The UK is set to accept 3,000 more refugees, including some of the world’s most vulnerable children. Under the government’s new plans – announced just a few hours ago – some of the world’s most at risk refugee children and their families will be brought to […]
Several members of BRWR committee visited Coventry city on 20th April to learn from their experience of settling refugees. Prof Simon Brake, Director of Primary Care, Sustainability and Integration at Coventry City Council and Chief Executive of Coventry & Rugby GP Alliance NHS, who led the Coventry bid to welcome refugees in 2014, welcomed us […]
Dear friends I am sure you’ll be delighted to know that tonight our Vice-Chairman, Naeem Arif won the ‘Outstanding Community Individual’ Award in the ‘2016 Spirit of Bromsgrove Annual Awards Ceremony’. This was a very competitive category whereby several people from whole of Bromsgrove District where nominated out of which the judges shortlisted three outstanding individuals and in the […]
Bromsgrove and Redditch have once again demonstrated how wonderful communities live in these two districts, who are generous, caring and welcoming. BRWR collected over three hundred bags of aid for refugees which included clothes for men, women and children, sleeping bags, toiletries and shoes. The aid was taken to People in Motion based in Malvern […]
Syrian teenager who fled the Jungle to find his sister
Click on Refugee Week It has the ultimate aim of creating better understanding between different communities and to encourage successful integration, enabling refugees to live in safety and continue making a valuable contribution.
2 minute film uploaded by United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
Staff shortages and rights concerns pose twin threat – Guardian article
Vietnamese boat people – Guardian article
The Bromsgrove & Redditch Welcome Refugees (BRWR) committee is collecting items needed for the people stuck in horrid conditions in camps across Europe. St. John’s Church has kindly offered their Community hall next to the church for three Saturday afternoons for handing in donations for refugees. The collection dates are Saturdays 19th March, 16th April and […]
Bromsgrove Welcome Refugees (BRWR) committee is collecting needed items for the people stuck in horrid conditions in camps across Europe and Jordan. St. John’s Baptist Church has kindly offered their community hall for three Saturday afternoons to collect donations for refugees. The collection dates are 19th March, 16th April and 14th May. People can drop off their aid between 2pm […]
Notes on the Syrian Exodus: “Epic in scale, inconceivable until you witness it”