News

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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We are recruiting for a new Coordinator

GDWG are looking for a new Senior Advocacy Coordinator / Advocacy Coordinator.  Please see full details, job description and person specification. Please see application form and equal opportunities monitoring form.  Please contact me (James@gdwg.org.uk / 01293...

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Campsfield IRC to close

On 9th November, the Home Office announced the planned closure of Campsfield immigration removal centre (IRC) by May 2019.  You can read the Home Office statement here and the response from Detention...

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