Our Community of Sanctuary in the Local News 18 June 2018 News Below is a selection of links to external media sources which have published articles about Hastings Community of Sanctuary. This section will be updated with new links as we have articles published, so make sure you check back regularly! Hastings Independent: Issue 171 Online event will throw light on Napier Barracks scandal https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2021/feb/02/no-limits-to-our-cruelty-towards-asylum-seekers Mass Covid outbreak in Home Office camp for asylum-seekers Busy month for local refugee support groups Lift the ban – petition being delivered to parliament next week Indefinite Immigration Detention: A national scandal Lives in limbo: the injustice of indefinite immigration detention Cross-Channel Migration –The Fallacy Sally-Ann Hart’s claims of “illegal migrants” contested Ensuring Hastings offers a place of sanctuary Relief over safe arrival of cross-channel refugees https://www.hastingsindependentpress.co.uk/community/community-ledge-9-jane-grimshaw/ https://www.hastingsindependentpress.co.uk/news/syrian-resettlement-working-brilliantly-says-project-co-ordinator/ https://hastingsonlinetimes.co.uk/hot-topics/campaigns/pro-refugee-campaigns-backed-by-hbc-and-the-public https://hastingsinfocus.co.uk/2019/08/16/walking-towards-the-better-imagined-refugee-tales/ https://www.hastingsobserver.co.uk/news/people/solidarity-walk-with-refugees-and-asylum-seekers-to-end-in-hastings-1-8978185 This is what it’s like to volunteer for the Hastings and Rother refugee buddy project Meet the woman behind the thriving Hastings and Rother refugee buddy project New community cafe and exhibition space to open in St Leonards From Hastings, with love…OPEN to all! Passion Wins Over Process (an article about the new OPEN space in St Leonards) Top musicians will headline this year’s Festival By The Lake Recital raises much needed cash for refugee support in Hastings Uplifting, happy, humorous, dramatic and ALL in a good cause Standing side by side – One Hastings, Many Voices, mosque vigil is huge success Hastings residents come together to remember New Zealand attack victims Support for the victims of the New Zealand attacks right here in our town BUDDY UP – Hastings Local Wins International Women’s Day Award The aim is simple, the aim is freindship EAL Support For Hastings Students Secured For Another Year Wrong decision is reversed – language service is saved Language Service Under Threat in Hastings Schools Cut will hit the most vulnerable who have little chance to make themselves heard Dismay as ESCC proposes to close English language service for school-age refugee Campaign for fairer refugee policy goes to Parliament Sanctuary in Parliament – working for a fairer immigration policy Top musicians support festival welcoming refugees to Hastings. Hands of Friendship: quilting on the pier. Hastings Debates: ‘Another Crossing’ Calais Children: A Case To Answer. News from the refugee frontline in Calais.