Community orchard


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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Visit to Red Acre


43 refugees and asylum seekers came to visit Red Acre in Mytholmroyd – They were warmly welcomed by members of Red Acre who had prepared drinks and snacks. A nearby park offered the opportunity of a good football game. Others were shown around the Red Acre site, which has allotments, play area, pond, bee […]

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Welcome Festival 2017


Calderdale Freedom from Torture and Together We Grow are organising a second Welcome Festival on Saturday 16th September at 1.30pm. This time it will be held in Todmorden – at the Central Methodist Church. Admission is free, drinks and cakes are free and all the various activities for children are free. If you want to […]

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Visit on 20th May


We had 25 people coming on Saturday. Most of them went on a walk to see a smallholding with sheep, geese, ducks, chickens and pigs. Many thanks to Phil and Lucy for inviting us. Other activities included football, table tennis, making rabbits out of old socks and sheep out of cotton wool, planting vegetable plants […]

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