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Bishop of Dover condemns Home Office decision to scrap child migrant scheme

Contributed by editor on Feb 09, 2017 - 03:44 PM

The Bishop of Dover has condemned the Home Office after it announced the end of the scheme to receive migrant children via the so-called Dubs amendment at the end of March.
 


Ashford Council urges landlords to help as borough continues to support Syrian refugees

Contributed by editor on Sep 14, 2016 - 12:50 PM

Ashford as a borough has come together to welcome, resettle and help integrate the most vulnerable refugees from the camps around the Syrian border.
 


Kent needs urgent action over unaccompanied asylum seeking children - KCC blasts failing transfer scheme

Contributed by editor on Sep 08, 2016 - 08:25 AM

 

The new National Transfer Scheme for unaccompanied asylum seeking children is not working, says Kent County Council.
 


Church funds Refugee Officer to work with migrant groups in Kent

Contributed by editor on Jun 05, 2016 - 10:13 AM

 

The Diocese of Canterbury has announced the appointment of Domenica Pecoraro to the newly created job of Kent Refugee Projects Officer.

 


Suspected migrants rescued from inflatable craft sinking off coast of Dymchurch - UPDATE

Contributed by editor on May 29, 2016 - 10:30 AM

It's been reported that a number of migrants have been rescued from the English Channel off the coast of Dymchurch in the early hours of this morning, 29 May.
 


Church creates new post to support work with refugees in Kent

Contributed by editor on Apr 12, 2016 - 12:05 PM

 

In recognition of the ongoing concern around the issue of refugees and migrants, the Diocese of Canterbury has announced the creation of a new Refugee Projects Officer post.

 


Bishop of Dover calls for minute of silent prayer after child refugees sprayed with teargas in France

Contributed by editor on Mar 06, 2016 - 05:45 PM

 

The Bishop of Dover has responded to the violent clashes between refugees and French authorities by calling for Christians to join in a minute of silent prayer today Sunday 6 March.

 


Kent County Council reception centre for children seeking asylum has closed down

Contributed by editor on Jan 14, 2016 - 06:55 AM

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The Ladesfield reception centre in Kent for unaccompanied asylum seeking children has closed down.

 


Sudanese migrant who walked through Channel Tunnel to Britain is granted asylum

Contributed by editor on Jan 05, 2016 - 06:00 AM

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An African migrant who was arrested after walking through the Channel Tunnel has been given permission to stay in Britain by the Home Office.

 


Archbishop of Canterbury supports Bishop of Dover's Advent appeal for refugees

Contributed by editor on Nov 27, 2015 - 01:49 PM

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The Bishop of Dover has spoken of the scenes he witnessed when he visited the migrant camp near Calais known as ‘The Jungle’ and has launched an Advent appeal for refugees.


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