Valley of Sanctuary

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Four of Together We Grow’s management committee members have been part of the steering group of Valley of Sanctuary in Calderdale from the start. Together We Grow, Valley of Sanctuary, Calderdale Freedom from Torture, Survivors of Torture and St Augustine Centre will have stalls at the Piece Hall on Saturday 30th September during a big […]

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Welcome Festival 2017

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2-300 people attended our Welcome Festival on 16th September, including about 75 refugees and asylum seekers. The event was a great success, introduced by a refugee and an asylum seeker. in English and Arabic. The Mayor of Todmorden, Councillor Christine Potter, welcomed everyone and gave an excellent speech which we hope to be able to […]

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Great wedding

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It was an honour to be invited to the wedding of one of the asylum seekers. It was a gathering of people from all over the world, dancing, singing and eating together – having a good time despite a very uncertain future for them and important family members not being allowed a visa to come […]

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Community orchard

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Four asylum seekers came to help filling bags with woodchip for the community orchard in Blackshaw Head along with members of the local community. Many thanks to Mark and Phil for taking the bags to the orchard. The woodchip will be spread around the 75 fruit trees and the 35 fruit bushes on another day. […]

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