Took a car full of clothes, shoes, toys, books, a mirror, a bicycle, a coffee table, an electrical heater, a buggy, and a fan to Rochdale on 28.8. Also had a meeting in Rochdale Asylum Seeker and Refugee Multi-agency, which was attended by the two local MPs and by Serco. Serco provides housing for the […]
On 25th August we had a sports day – full of games like wheelbarrow, three-legged race, lime (instead of egg) on a spoon running competition, etc. It created a lot of laughter. We also had Kim Metcalf coming to play music for us – followed by a BBQ, more football, table tennis, playing with sand, […]
Took a Palestinian family to a Palestinian cultural event in Halifax on 17th August – to hear four teenage musicians, a singer, seeing a film from a Palestinian refugee camp and some dancers. A very enjoyable evening that finished with a hot meal and a surprise pudding, that we missed as we had to catch […]
We need underwear for children under the age of 7 – for boys and girls. Hope you can deliver to Warcock Hill Barn, Long Causeway, Blackshaw Head, HX77JB, tel 01422 846863 and 07511213449 as we spend a lot of time delivering things, like bikes, tumble dryers, keyboard, etc. When we are not asleep the porch […]
Together We Grow will have a stall at the Blackshaw Head village fete on Saturday 1st September. The fete starts at 1.30pm. Hope to see you there.
Many thanks to everyone who donated bikes, clothes, shoes, keyboard, rice, etc, including Happy Days Bikes in Sowerby Bridge which sold a good second-hand bike at discount price and to Re-use in Littleborough who gave us two bikes, including this BMX bike for a child. If any of our refugees or asylum seekers want it […]
Together We Grow will have a stall at the Blackshaw Head village fete on Saturday 1st September. The fete starts at 1.30pm. Hope to see you there. We will be in our new white gazebo.
Many thanks to the Hope Baptist Church in Hebden Bridge for the donation of £200 from the Open Studio art event. We appreciate the support from our community and could not run the project without it.
Planning to take a car full of recent donations to Rochdale on 28th July. Since the picture was taken four more bags have been donated and more is coming next week. Many thanks for all the donations. You may be able to spot the ‘Together We Grow’ name on the red apron. This is made […]
We had 46 refugees and asylum seekers spending on 21st July at Red Acre Allotments in Mytholmroyd. A walk around the site was led by one of the allotment holders and we saw the area where refugees and asylum seekers can grow vegetables, fruit, herbs and flowers. Pizza were made in the pizza oven on […]