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“DIFFERENT ROUTES/ROOTS, SHARED FUTURE”: NERS at Refugee Week in Sunderland

“DIFFERENT ROUTES/ROOTS, SHARED FUTURE”: NERS at Refugee Week in Sunderland

This year the North of England Refugee Service in collaboration with Friends of the Drop in, celebrated the Refugee Week by producing an informative exhibition on the journeys that asylum seekers face to flee their country of origin and find refuge in the UK.

Lucy honoured for her work with refugees

https://www.newcastle.gov.uk/news-story/lucy-honoured-her-work-refugees

A woman who has dedicated her life to helping asylum seekers and refugees settle in Newcastle has received a prestigious Lord Mayor’s Award. 

Violin player Lucy Fairley set up the music project Crossings which encourages people who have fled wars and persecution to meet and play music together, helping them integrate into the city and grow in confidence. 

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