Some of the refugees from Together We Grow had attended the 12 weeks course on conflict resolution. There were four such classes meeting weekly. The course ended with a community dialogue in Rochdale Town Hall and we are pleased to have been invited to this event. Participants in the course were allowed to invite inspirational […]
Many thanks to Beryl and Marian for organising a wonderful lunch with entertainment. This was to celebrate that our walking group with the refugees has now been going for a year. Beryl and Marian are in charge of everything relating to the walking group. Also thanks to Peter and Beryl for hosting the event, to […]
Many thanks to the Cantorelli Choir for organising the event on Sunday 10th December in support of Together We Grow. Donations at the event raised £240.79 – many thanks to everyone who donated. Also thanks to Blackshaw Head Methodist Church for hosting the event and providing tea and coffee afterwards. We had planned to invite […]
As part of Interfaith week Together We Grow took 50 refugees to visit the Jamia Mosque Madni in Halifax and the Halifax Minster. At the mosque we were shown around, heard about Islam and what takes place in the mosque. One of the refugees talked about an interfaith group she is involved in. There was […]
What a fantastic night on 11th November at the Birchcliffe Centre in Hebden Bridge with hundreds of people having a Cleilidh and with music by ‘The Peaceworks Band’, The Four Hoarsemen’ and ‘The Bright Shiners’. Over a thousand pounds was raised for Survivors of Torture Activities Fund, which pays for former and present clients who […]
Many thanks for the 270 votes we have received so far in the Aviva Community Fund competition. It is not too late to vote yet and with over 500 prizes on offer of a minimum of £1000 there is a good chance of winning. If you have not voted yet there is still time to […]
Many thanks to Emma, Maggie, Liv, Kate and others for all their donations recently for the refugees and asylum seekers. The picture only show some of it. It will be taken to Rochdale on Saturday 11th November lunch time.
We are very grateful to the Cantorelli choir for performing at Blackshaw Head Methodist Church on Sunday 10th December at 5pm as a fundraising event in support of Together We Grow. We will invite refugees and asylum seekers to the performance as they will already be in Hebden Bridge that day. However, those with small […]
Together We Grow is helping with this event. All the money raised will go to Survivors of Torture Activities Fund, which offer former and present clients from Freedom from Torture to take part in leisure activities, like sports clubs.
Many thanks to Red Acre Allotments for offering free allotments to the refugees and asylum seekers to grow vegetables and herbs on. Three families have already started working on the land. Also thanks to Abs from Jacob’s Garden for donating a shed for them to put on the allotment.