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GDWG Autumn Newsletter out now

GDWG Autumn Newsletter out now

Our newsletter comes to you with thanks for your support and we hope it brings a blast of energy and positivity your way as we celebrate our community and all we have achieved in recent months. We hope you enjoy reading reflections by a new trustee, a new visitor and...

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GDWG Annual Review of 2020

GDWG Annual Review of 2020

We are delighted to share our Annual Review of 2020 with you. This Review entitled 'Creating Bridges' describes the breadth of our work in 2020 when we created new bridges through the development of post-detention support. Ali Smith pays tribute to our work bridging...

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Congratulations to Abdulrazak Gurnah

Congratulations to Abdulrazak Gurnah

Gatwick Detainees Welfare Group (GDWG) are delighted that one of our Refugee Tales patrons, Abdulrazak Gurnah, has been awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature 2021.  The Nobel Committee awarded the prize for 'his uncompromising and compassionate penetration of the...

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We are looking for a new Advocacy Coordinator!

GDWG has a full-time job opportunity to join our small and determined frontline team. We require blended working from home and from our office in Crawley. This is a one- year fixed term contract. In this role you will work with people in detention on casework, offer...

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Refugee Tales Canterbury 2021 Film

Refugee Tales Canterbury 2021 Film

Film maker and writer Edward Lawrenson chronicled The Refugee Tales walk out of Canterbury on 3rd and 4th of July. He created a short film from his footage of the walk to mark the launch of Refugee Tales Volume IV today. Watch the film on Vimeo here. Thank you to Ed...

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Summer Newsletter out now

Summer Newsletter out now

In our latest Newsletter we celebrate the one-to-one connections we build every day and the transformative power of our welcome. You will find poetry, news from our organisation and the sector, a book review, art work, memorials to people we have lost and much more....

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