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Dorset volunteers seek help to support Bibby Stockholm asylum seekers
Paul Kimber, a Dorset Quaker from the Portland Global Friendship Group, has reported on the efforts made to welcome asylum seekers on Portland, including the following update from Laney, one
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Legionella discovered on board the Bibby Stockholm.
All 39 asylum seekers have been removed from the Bibby Stockholm after the Health Security Agency discovered legionella in the water. The harmful bacteria can cause legionnaires’ disease, a potentially
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Some asylum seekers refuse to go to the Bibby Stockholm
The first asylum seekers have arrived at the Bibby Stockholm, but at least 20 refugees have refused to go. Many are being supported by Care4Calais, which has set up an
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Growing opposition to Portland refugee barge
Dorset county councillors have attacked the plan to house up to 500 asylum seekers in a barge moored off Portland, with one condemning it as, “a devil’s deal”.   The
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Dorset refugee news- with thanks to Judith
Donations in support of local refugees and asylum seekers. First of all thank you to all who donated backgammon sets, phones, bikes, trainers, a kindle and a laptop. Homes For
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Dorset police and council leader attack plan to house refugees on barge
    The Home Office proposal to host 506 refugee men on a barge off Portland in Dorset is facing opposition from the local police commissioner and council leader, both
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An Evening of Afghan Stories
You are invited to An evening of Afghan Stories, hosted by Safe Passage and the International Care Network (ICN) Local resettled Afghans share their stories of escape after the fall of
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‘Stop Rwanda’ protest in Dorset
Campaigners from several Poole churches gathered at Sandbanks beach on 29th October, urging the government to drop its scheme deporting asylum seekers to Rwanda.   Protestors launched heart-shaped paper aeroplanes
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Stop Rwanda Group- demonstration at Sandbanks, 29.10.2022.
Members of Dorset churches are meeting near the Sandbanks car park to release paper heart-aeroplanes to fill the sky with hope and express their opposition to the Rwanda scheme. The
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