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Leicester City of Sanctuary
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City of Sanctuary
11 Dec 2012
Keeping busy through Covid
A response to the proposed asylum system overhaul
LCoS Gears up for the Big Give!
Claudia Webbe MP calls for end to NRPF status
3 Month Covid-19 Update!
LCoS News Update May 2020
Leicester Community Response Covid Support
Coronavirus updates and advice
Leicester City of Sanctuary news update!
Our Skeggie Adventure
Leicester City of Sanctuary visit out friends in Billesdon
Leicester City of Sanctuary runs a Half Marathon
A visit to the allotment!
Come and work for us – Assistant Coordinator needed!
The end of the road!
Margaret’s favourite – Dryburgh Abbey
Double Update – Rain and Cattle Rustlers
“We found a door in the wood & wrote a message on it”.
Lunch with sheep
Margaret leaves for the Borders Abbeys Way walk
Margaret walks the Borders Abbeys Way
Margaret Fingerhut write up by Amanda Hart!
Margaret Fingerhut concert soon!
Strategic Plan 2019 – 22 completed!
Stories of Welcome – an enormous success
Launch of Birds without Sky – Poems from Exile
Ideas for Improving Your English
Peoples’ Project: Volunteering more widely, Stepping Stones to the future..
Leicester City of Sanctuary Football Project
Peoples’ Project Update No. 2
Sanctuary breaks and partnership enriches lives.
Peoples’ Project Update No. 1
Job opportunities with the Baca Charity!
Journeys Festival is back – bigger and better than ever – now International
Billesdon Villagers welcome asylum seeker families
Leicester to fly space blankets as symbols of welcome for refugees – Refugee Week
Leicester asylum seeker speaks at Westminster
Public Meeting In Leicester Cathedral: The Refugee Crisis – What can we do to help?
Celebrating Refugee Arts: Journeys Festival and Coffee Shop Conversations end of August
12 Years Exhibition – Zimbabwe Refugee Oral History
Leicester celebrates World Refugee Day
Leicester City of Sanctuary 2015 AGM
Leicester CoS wins Big Lottery Awards Grant for welcoming project
Santa Fun Run!
English project grows into an Arts venture
Successful Sanctuary Summit – attended by 400
More and more people are using the Leicester Drop-in Centre for Asylum Seekers and Refugees!
New Board of Trustees for LCofS
Refugee poet discovered at City of Sanctuary fundraising event.
Poem – by a volunteer “Blue Folder”
Leicester joins nine other UK cities in the Still Human Still Here campaign.
Successful Town of Sanctuary meeting in Loughborough
Local paper stands up for what is right
Leicester City of Sanctuary comments on the Home Office Affairs Report on asylum published today
Refugee artist presents city Mayor with his portrait
We need new volunteers for our sewing projects
Leicester City of Sanctuary awarded a £10,000 capital grant.
Poem – by a volunteer "Blue Folder"
Leicester campaigns against deportation to Zimbabwe
Leicester Refugees enjoy a weekend at Friends of the Earth Base camp.
Refugee week celebrations in Leicester
Refugee Week in Leicester promotional video released
We're looking forward to Refugee Week
Abdul Ghafar Rajabali released from detention.
May Fair raises £1450
Leicester campaigns for Abdul
The Home Affairs Committee Inquiry into Asylum
Jon Ashworth MP for Leicester South visits our Drop-in Centre
Just Text Giving – new code for Leicester City of Sanctuary
Benefit Variety Concert raises £800
Leicester City of Sanctuary wins Vodafone Make a Difference Grant
Leicester City of Sanctuary at the House of Lords
Theatre Workshops on Mondays
Musical Session at Drop-in Centre (Greenshoots Ceilidh Band)
Kitchenette at Drop-in Centre
Near Neighbours (the Church Urban Fund) Grant
Grant from Communities First (Fosse Ward)
Successful Bid for Bikes
The Annual General Meeting
Visit of Deputy Mayor
Talks and presentations
Outings and social activities
NEST – New Evidence Search Team