Trip to the seaside


The refugees and asylum seekers have several times expressed their wish to visit the seaside. So three of our management committee members went to Fleetwood and St Annes to check out the possibilities, like is there a proper beach, a play area, what to do if it rains, etc. The trip will be arranged during […]

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Fundraising events coming up


Many thanks to Bridgeholme Cricket Club for giving Together We Grow the donations of their plant sale on Saturday 25th May 10 till 12 at the Bridgeholme Cricket Club. They did the same last year. Also thanks to the Georgian choir in Hebden Bridge for donating the funds raised at their forthcoming concert to Together […]

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Todmorden Folk Festival


We took refugees and asylum seekers from Rochdale and Halifax to the Todmorden Folk Festival. Many thanks to the festival organisers for organising such wonderful outdoor activities. The children had a wonderful time which make the parents happy. Thanks to Shirley at Todmorden Community Resource Centre for having us all for food and drinks. We […]

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Kindness award


Thanks to Mary Clear from Incredible Editable Todmorden for inviting Together We Grow to their award event and for giving TWG a wooden ‘Kindness’ sign and free food. A lot of useful networking took place while eating and drinking. A very successful evening.

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2nd Arabic cooking class


We had the second Arabic cooking class at the Central Methodist Church in Todmorden. The recipes were copied for all the 14 participants – to make it easier for them to repeat the cooking at home. A great mixture of nationalities and cultures participated. Some Asian women offered to make a Pakistani cookery class after […]

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Thanks to the Coop


We have received this email from the Coop Community Foundation: “Since 28 October 2018, Co-op Members have chosen to support Together We Grow with their 1% and have raised £1,075.42 for your cause. This will be the first of two payments you’ll receive from the Co-op Local Community Fund.” We will receive the second payment […]

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A successful day out

Over 50 refugees and asylum seekers came to Hebden Bridge on 20th April – half of them children. We all had lunch in the town hall before going to the cinema to see the Dumbo film, where everyone had popcorn, drinks and sweets. Most of the refugees and asylum seekers stayed in Hebden Bridge after […]

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Family walk in nature

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Wonderful walk with refugees and asylum seekers – through the woods – finding things. Then back to Beryl’s house for lunch, with the smaller children making drawings and tongue twisters for older ones. Many thanks to Marian and Beryl for organising such a successful day. Together We Grow also took a car full of duvets, […]

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