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Our first 25th birthday newsletter is out today

This is the first edition of our 25th Birthday newsletters! Here we reflect on what our birthday means to us. In this edition, we are delighted to describe some of the ways we shall be inviting you to become involved in recognising 25 years of our volunteers...

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Refugee Tales Volume III out on July 11th!

Refugee Tales III is out on 11th July - available to pre-order here now! In Refugee Tales III we read the stories of people who have experienced immigration detention, many of whom have yet to see their cases resolved and who live in fear that at any moment they might...

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One month to go until the Refugee Tales walk

This time next month we will be setting off on our Refugee Tales Walk of 2019, starting off in Brighton! The walk will take place from Friday 5 July to Wednesday 10 July and we will be walking from Brighton to Hastings. Each summer we walk in solidarity with Refugees,...

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Walking the Border: GDWG AGM

Thank you to everyone who attended our AGM and made the evening such a success. We launched our 25th birthday year and marked 5 years of Refugee Tales. Those of you who did attend had the opportunity to listen to David Herd speaking about Refugee Tales 5 years on....

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GDWG welcomes new Director, Anna Pincus

This week Anna Pincus was appointed Gatwick Detainees Welfare Group's (GDWG) new Director. Today is her first official day in the new post after working as Acting Director since December. Anna has worked with GDWG for over 10 years as a senior caseworker and Refugee...

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Our winter newsletter is out now

In this newsletter we reflect on our many successes and the challenges we faced in 2018, present poetry from school students written to welcome Refugee Tales walkers, bring you updates on UK immigration policy and much more! Read it...

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Christmas Wishes

Marie Dewson, Chair of Trustees writes to our volunteers and supporters: 'Thank you for everything you do for our clients and therefore for GDWG. Without you we could not reach out, befriend and show the infinite kindness which you demonstrate at all times. In a...

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