Drawings by Levent

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Drawings done by Levent – an asylum seeker from Turkey. More of them on our Facebook page. Other asylum seekers and refugees are also welcome to send us their drawings, pictures and videos. Some of you have sent us recordings of beautiful songs and story telling but we seem unable to upload audios to Facebook.

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158 two-course meals

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Celebrating Refugee Week At the start of Refugee Week Leila’s Kitchen in Hebden Bridge served 158 pre-ordered 2-course lunches. Leila’s Kitchen is a family run business. Shortly after starting the café it was flooded like many other businesses in Hebden Bridge. Then came the coronavirus which forced them to close and then only do takeaways. […]

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Hifi available

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If any asylum seekers or refugees wants this hifi please text us on 07511213449 or email us at togetherwegrow2@yahoo.com with your name, phone number and address. It has a record player, a CD player, two cassette players and a radio with two speakers. We also got some cassettes with music from around the world.

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Our financial report 2019-20

In our financial year 2019-20 we spent £14,312.64 and would probably have spent around £17,000 had it not been for the lock-down. To illustrate some of our biggest costs, rounded up, here is what we spent in 2019-20 before the lock-down: • Leisure activities: £7,000 • Travel: £3,000 • Food: £2,000. Special thanks to Mark […]

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Refugee Week lunch

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So far we have had 122 booked meals – with the meals prepared by Leila’s Kitchen for Monday 15th June – the first day of Refugee Week. Thanks to everyone who has booked so far. Last chance to book is Wednesday 10th June. As we are getting bookings from people living in Halifax we will […]

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