ExLibris – Nottingham 2014 September Megasale – not long now!
A message from the Masked Booksellers (Carlton/Gedling branch)…
This year our 8th anual mega-booksale will be on September 12th – 14th, again Friday to Sunday as this seemed successful last year. We’ll be running from 11.00 am to 7.00 pm on all days. There will again be yummy cakes for sale.
Details including location:
Disorder among detainees following the death of a man at an immigration centre in Swinderby, Lincolnshire, has ended, the Home Office has said.
Staff at Morton Hall earlier had to withdraw to a “place of safety” and emergency services attended the scene.
About 30 detainees were believed to be involved in the disorder, which is thought to be connected to a death on Friday night.
RELAUNCH: Tuesday Night Project
The Tuesday Night Project will be relaunched as The Tuesday Night Welcome
Group on the 9th September at a new venue St Andrews Hall, Goldsmith Street
NG1 5JT, Just around the corner from the University Tram Stop.
The Group is aimed at Welcoming new Asylum Seekers to the City and will be
working with Nottingham University Star Students to learn English as part of
their Conversation classes. They will also:-
Help new Asylum Seekers register with Begin for college, and introduce them to
the various free Language Cafes and activities in their local libraries around
Help register people with the YMCA Activity for Life a free 12 week health
project at the gym.
Provide a social space so new Asylum Seekers will be able to meet and make new
Hosting monthly community activities and encouraging new communities activity.
Signposting clients to other organisations around the city.
The group hope to have guest speakers from different community groups
attending on a Tuesday Evening and are planning to invite workers from
Ridewise and Sustrans to talk about their projects after the relaunch on the
For more information please contact Bill Walton at the British Red Cross on
Petition by Rhiannon Prideaux Nottingham, United Kingdom
Ahmadu fled war-torn Sierra Leone the age of just 17 having escaped from the rebel soldiers who had killed his family, burned his village and forced him to work as a slave. He has had no formal education and could only speak Fula. He is now 30 years old and for the past 13 years his life has been in limbo here in the UK.
See also: https://you.38degrees.org.uk/petitions/do-not-deport-wadih-chourey-vack-to-the-lebanon-just-because-his-parents-have-died