Report: Public meeting 17th February

A Personal View – Margaret Evans Bromsgrove & Redditch Welcome Refugees (BRWR) public meeting on Wednesday 17th February saw the Parkside Council Chamber crowded with 132 people – more chairs were needed to seat us all.  BDC Council Chairperson, Caroline Spencer welcomed everybody. Yvonne Rendell the BRWR group chair spoke about how the group was […]

The Calais Jungle – a solvable problem?

‘This seems like a solvable problem’: Jude Law on helping Calais’s refugees As France prepares to dismantle part of the Calais refugee camp – evicting more than 3,000 people – British stars including Jude Law and Tom Stoppard visited to show their support. Can they make a difference? Click here to read the Guardian article.

Integrating Refugees into our Community

Wednesday 17th February 7.30 for 8.00pm at the Parkside Suite, Bromsgrove Council House BRWR Integrating Refugees into our Communities flyer public meeting 17.2.16 docx

£200 donation

At the Celebrating 2016 Together dinner event organised by our member Naeem Arif and his wife Shamim in early January, the owner of Shimla Peppers Chaudhry Julfiker is presenting £200 donation cheque to Mike Carrick and Naeem for Syrian refugees.

Next Public Meeting 17th February

Bromsgrove Council House, Parkside Market Street, Bromsgrove, Worcestershire B61 8DA Our next public meeting on 17th February starts at 8pm, but people are invited from 7.30 for 8.00pm Free car parking after 7.00pm in Market Street public car park. Jenny Phillimore, Professor and Director of the Institute for Research into Superdiversity (IRiS) at Birmingham University, will […]

Newspaper articles – the challenges ahead

Refugee culture shock when settling in Europe: If we want Germans to accept Arabs, Arabs must also learn to accept them Also, MP calls to take in more child refugees: Lord Dubs: UK response to refugee children ‘could shame us for a generation’ MPs back calls for UK to take in 3,000 child refugees from […]