0 Post a comment Monday, 1 October 2018 - Local People An appeal has been launched by two local charity campaigners for supplies, clothing and equipment to help refugees this winter. Zoe Thompson and island-based Middle East consultant Laura Cretney have launched the appeal to ask for donations of camping equipment, such as tents, sleeping bags, rucksacks and tarpaulins, blankets, men and women’s outdoor and waterproof clothing, shoes and underwear to be sent to refugees who are living in what Zoe describes as ’desperate conditions’ in temporary camps around the north of France.They have also asked for donations of baby care items, such as nappies, clothing, feeding bottles and baby milk powder, sanitary items, such as soap, shampoo and baby wipes and also feminine hygiene items, things which she says are in very short supply to the refugees.Zoe, who volunteers with refugee charities, runs the Facebook group Manx Support Refugees, said that the appeal has been … [Read more...] about Can you donate supplies for Syrian refugees?
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PLANS are in the pipeline to renovate a mansion near Leamington. Offa House in Offchurch was sold by the Church of England in May 2017 after being put on the market with a guide price of £875,000. The new owners of the the 27-bedroom property want to use the grade II listed building as a family home and have applied for permission to completely renovate the mansion, along with a number of other changes. These include dividing the main 18th century property from a wing which was added in the 1980s and extending it, creating an additional four-bedroom property for their ‘aging parents’. The family also plan to transform the Coach House on the land into a seperate home, complete with its own driveway. The application to Warwick District Council reads: “Proposed changes will be to suit modern living standards yet ensure the historic and architectural importance of this listed building will be preserved and the impact will be minimal to any remaining features and … [Read more...] about Plans in pipeline to renovate mansion previously earmarked for Syrian refugees
PUBLISHED: 12:30 23 April 2018 | UPDATED: 12:30 23 April 2018 West Earlham Dental Health Practice Owner, Gautam Sharma with members of the Taverham and District Lions Club, together with their donated items. Photo: West Earlham Dental Health West Earlham Dental Healtht A dentist from Norwich has thanked the many dozens of East Anglian businesses, schools, and individuals who are helping him enhance the lives of Syrian refugees in Lebanon. Dr Gautam Sharma, who sees NHS and private patients at his West Earlham Dental Health Practice, is days away from participating in a specialist charity mission, where he will provide dental care to refugee adults and children, as part of a recently established outreach programme. He said: “There is one and a half million Syrian refugees sitting in that valley who’ve fled Syria to try to get better conditions and they’ve got no sort of dental aid or help and they’re in a lot of pain. “If I can put a smile onto … [Read more...] about Norwich dentist prepares for charity mission providing care for Syrian refugees in Lebanon
Life by Press Association April 19, 2018, 5:05 pm Updated: April 19, 2018, 5:14 pm FacebookTwitterLinkedInWhatsAppEmail Sign up to our Daily newsletter Magician Dynamo has said giving children a proper education is “the closest thing to giving a child the power to do real magic”. The TV star and performer also called on Theresa May to make time in her diary to meet him to discuss the lack of education for children in Syrian refugee camps. Dynamo, whose real name is Steven Frayne, recently travelled to Lebanon to visit refugee camps ahead of releasing a video as part of a charity campaign with Theirworld aimed at trying to help get half a million Syrian refugee children into education. He told the Press Association: “Give a child an education and they can grow up to become anything, it allows them to fulfil their dreams and gives them ambition and it allows them to potentially change the world for positive reasons”. The video has been … [Read more...] about Dynamo wants Theresa May meeting to demand education for Syrian refugees
Newsbeat By Bela Shah Newsbeat reporter 18 April 2018 Share this with Facebook Share this with Twitter Share this with Messenger Share this with Messenger Share this with Email Share Share this with These are external links and will open in a new window Email Share this with Email Facebook Share this with Facebook Messenger Share this with Messenger Messenger Share this with Messenger Twitter Share this with Twitter Pinterest Share this with Pinterest WhatsApp Share this with WhatsApp LinkedIn Share this with LinkedIn Copy this link http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/newsbeat-43810740 Read more about sharing. These are external links and will open in a new window Close share panel We are used to seeing him perform mind-blowing tricks on TV, but now Dynamo is trying to help Syrian child refugees.The magician has been to Lebanon as part of a campaign working to get every … [Read more...] about Dynamo’s campaign for Syrian children