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Amendments to the councils employment procedure helps ensure more jobs for refugees

15th July 2019 |

After an intervention between Green councillors last week, refugees in Brighton may be given more help from Brighton and Hove City Council when trying to find work in the city.

Council chiefs were asked to look at ways … Read More

Human Passion: Brighton teacher fights refugee crisis with free education

15th November 2018 |

Last year Brighton Journal caught up with the wonderful Kate McAllister, the co-founder of Crisis Classroom, a Brighton-based charity that offers free education to anyone fleeing from crises. 


It has now been 4 years since Kate first responded to … Read More

Migrant Lives Matter – All Day Event Celebrates All Things Migration

15th November 2017 |

University of Sussex School of Global Studies presents an all day celebration of migration featuring music, film, pop up art installations, comedy, food and thought provoking talks and workshops.

The line up includes special guests comedian Juliet Meyers and author … Read More

Brighton Table Tennis Club Praised For ‘Groundbreaking’ Work With Refugees

20th July 2017 |

A Brighton table tennis club has been praised for its “groundbreaking” work with refugees.

The club was praised by Mike Diaper, the executive director of Sport England. He said the club had been doing “groundbreaking” work to help refugees integrate into … Read More

Brighton Flash Tattoo Day This Weekend Will Raise Money For Refugees

30th March 2017 |

A bighearted Brighton tattoo parlour is holding a charity flash day this Saturday (1 April) to raise money for unaccompanied child refugees in France and the South of England.

11 artists at 1770 Tattoos in Little East Street will spend the … Read More

Meet Kate, The Brighton Mum Fighting The Refugee Crisis With Education

28th February 2017 |

Think refugee aid and food banks, clothes donations and volunteers at soup kitchens probably spring to mind. But Kate McAllister (pictured above) believes another important thing which can be given to people fleeing crises is a flexible education.

She’s the … Read More

Top Comedians to ‘Stand Up For Refugees’ In Brighton

10th February 2017 |

A host of top comedians will be hitting Brighton this summer to support charity Help Refugees.

Political comedian Mark Steel will join Shappi Khorsandi, Francesca Martinez, Zoe Lyons, Kerry Godliman, Tiernan Douieb, Tom Allen, and compere Jen Brister at … Read More

More Brighton Residents Sign Anti-Trump Petition than Any Other Region

30th January 2017 |

An petition protesting US President Donald Trump’s controversial new immigration rules is more popular in Brighton Pavilion than anywhere else in the UK.

The petition, which calls on the Queen to cancel a proposed State visit by the newly elected … Read More