Come DIne with Me Film
This week saw the premiere of the Kirklees ‘Come Dine with Us film’ at Huddersfield Methodist Mission. This project brought together asylum seekers, community organisations and individuals over a series of pop up dining experiences in 2011. Many volunteers were involved in this project including Huddersfield Town of Sanctuary, Huddersfield Methodist Mission, local residents, refugees and asylum seekers. The event included fabulous Gambian and Ugandan food thanks to Fatou and Angela.
2nd International Ceilidh
Huddersfield Town of Sanctuary Second Annual INTERNATIONAL CEILIDH.
AUTUMN GATHERING for Huddersfield Town of Sanctuary
‘Huddersfield is an enriched community, a more vibrant, and a better place because of the sanctuary seekers and refugees who live here’said Bill Dennis manager of Kirklees Asylum Support Service at the Autumn Gathering and AGM of Huddersfield Town of Sanctuary, held on 8th October.
Huddersfield Town of Sanctuary celebrates 50th member!
Huddersfield Pakistani Community Alliance in Thornton Lodge has signed up as the 50th member of the dynamic local initiative known as ‘Huddersfield Town of Sanctuary’. Huddersfield Town of Sanctuary, which is run by local volunteers, helps to make the town a welcoming place for people seeking sanctuary from war and persecution. In just seven months, local organisations have shown just how enthusiastic they are about putting this into action.
Huddersfield Pakistani Community Alliance (HPCA) becomes the 50th supporting organisation!
Huddersfield Pakistani Community Alliance (HPCA) recently became the 50th organisation to sign a Resolution of Support for Huddersfield Town of Sanctuary. For information on how to become a supporting organisation please visit https://www.cityofsanctuary.org/node/475 where you can download and sign a Resolution.