OHOB Collection for Greece

Open Hearts Open Borders are sending another container to Greece at the beginning of August. Deadline for donating items is 31st July. Collection points include:

  • Launceston – 43 Huron Way, PL15 9HX
    – CALL TO ARRANGE – 07812 585002
  • Bude – 48 St Marlene Close, Marhamchurch EX23 0HX
    – CALL TO ARRANGE 07811745885
  • Wadebridge – Impress51, 2 The Platt, Opposite the Townhall PL27 7AE

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Please support a Refugee Families Bill

Dear friends

Many of you will know about this, but for those who don’t…

Chris Bryant is top of the list to table a Private Members Bill and he’s opened it up to a public vote.

One of the options is a Refugee Families Bill – ‘allowing refugee families to be reunited by expanding the definition of family members allowed to accompany refugees and giving refugee children the right to be reunited with their parents.’

Anyone can vote, which is great – please do vote now, and please do share this widely within your networks and let’s make sure this issue gets the attention it so badly needs

Link below, deadline is 7pm on Tuesday, 11th July.

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/5FTGNGW

From Syria With Love – 29th June

An exhibition and talk with Baraa Ehssan Kouja

Thursday 29th June Liberty Suite above Jerichos.
Exhibition from midday, Talk at 7pm

The exhibition features artwork by children living in refugee camps. There is also a book, and voices telling stories from the camps – these include children talking about their past, their present, their future as it seems to them, their dreams and their feelings Continue reading “From Syria With Love – 29th June”

Rob’s Reflections on Calais, May 2017

This posted by Rob Butler on Facebook following his recent trip to Calais and Belgium. On Facebook there are also several photos from this trip.

Not posted a lot about my trip to France and my day in Belgium been getting my head together. Now on the Bank holiday Monday making sense of it all.

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