Visit to Todmorden


About 50 asylum seekers and refugees from Rochdale and Halifax came to our event in Todmorden on 5th October. We had lunch at the Central Methodist Church – chicken curry and vegetable curry. This was prepared by members of the Mosque in Todmorden. After lunch those who wanted to take the children to the park […]

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Weekend at the Lake District


We took a group of asylum seekers to the Lake District for the weekend – from Friday to Sunday. We stayed at Glenthorne,, where we have been invited to stay cost free. In other words they pay for the accommodation, food, transport, activities, etc. This amazing offer gave a group of people a well-deserved […]

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Camping trip


We took a group of refugees and asylum seekers camping at Old Chamber’s Camping above Hebden Bridge. Despite the rain on Wednesday we had a great time. Thanks to everyone who lend us tents, sleeping bags and mats. With lots of games, long walks, camp fire, lovely meals and a choir arriving for a BBQ […]

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Trip to Fleetwood


Hired a coach for the day to go to Fleetwood to visit the seaside. Many thanks to YMCA for offering free access to the splash pool for the children and giving 50% rebate on everything purchased in the shop. Also thanks to Adam Catwell who made drawings of people who wanted to take the picture […]

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Off to the seaside

We are taking a coach full of refugees and asylum seekers to the seaside/Fleetwood on 3rd August for the day. We are looking for spades, buckets, kites, etc to take with us. If you have any of these you want to donate to us please email Thanks

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Our management committee met

Our management committee met on 11th July, partly to plan future activities. We are taking refugees and asylum seekers living in Rochdale to Fleetwood on 3rd August to see the seaside. St Augustine’s Centre will arrange another coach trip to the seaside for refugees and asylum seekers living in Calderdale. On 28th August we will […]

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Lovely concert for TWG


Many thanks to Lizzie and Steve for hosting a lovely concert in aid of Together We Grow. During the break drinks and Georgian cakes were served as the choir sings Georgian songs in the original language. Laura, the chair of Together We Grow, made a speech and several people offered practical and financial help. Everyone […]

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