Barnsley School Poetry and Art Competition
Let Us Remember
Conversation Cafe Every Monday Morning
Conversation Cafe is at the Light Box Library in Barnsley on Monday mornings between 10am and 11.30am.
English Language Support Charity Looking for New Premises
A CHARITY that helps to teach English to Barnsley’s refugee, asylum and migrant community has been given an eviction notice to vacate their premises by their present landlord and are seeking new premises from where to work. ELSH, Educational Learning…
Steering Group Meetings
Our meetings are at 5pm usually on the first Wednesday of the month.
Penistone Asylum Seeker and Refugee Group
The established Penistone Refugee Support Group next meets at 2pm on Tuesday 6th June 2023 at St Johns Church, Penistone.
Got a bike you want to give away?
Transport is a key issue for asylum seekers and refugees so the gift of a bike can make a huge difference, helping to open up new opportunities and make life that little bit brighter.
Care4Calais Seeks Volunteers and 2023 Fundraiser
When refugees first arrive in the UK, it can be bewilderingfor them. Navigating a new country and a foreign language is a big challenge, made worse if you have no
Barnsley Newsletter March 2023
March 2023 Newsletter (pdf file -4mb)
From Mariupol to Barnsley via Kyiv
To lose a home is heart-breaking, but Olga, Dmytro and their son Ilya, lost their home twice. This was made all the more terrifying as Ilya has additional needs. Originally from Donetsk in Eastern Ukraine, the war with Russia forced…
Refugee Council Updates its Group Activities
Each week the Refugee Council runs an English class (ESOL), Refugee Men's Group, Refugee Women's Group and an English Conversation Class.
Lift the Ban
Right now, right here in the UK, people seeking refugee status are banned from working whilst they wait months, and often years, for a decision on their asylum claim.
Sign the Pledge
Barnsley Borough City of Sanctuary believe refugees need protection, not punishment and have signed the Fight the #AntiRefugeeLaws Pledge and encourage other organisations to do the same.