This week’s primary focus has been on the Dubs Amendment to the Immigration Bill and its rejection in the House of Commons on Monday 25th April. Its defeat once more poses the question as to the long-term feasible solutions for the unaccompanied minors in the Jungle. The closure of one of the last remaining legal […]
Watch our latest film here… This video gives an overview of the current conditions in Calais, some of the work Refugee Aid has been doing, and some of the projects we have supported.
The last week has been fantastic. No major issues and everyone in good spirits despite the young people upping their attempts to reach the UK. On Wednesday we held a mini-Olympics for the boys that involved a tug of war, the long jump, a shot put, and a 100m sprint. Having played football on Monday and cricket […]
It has been a relatively peaceful week at Baloo’s youth centre, which has enabled us to focus on bringing structure into the lives of our young people. As a team of volunteers we understand it is essential that strong routine is encouraged within our programs, not only in order to provide a consistent service but […]
Boundless Brothers headline at St Just Town Hall, 7.30pm, Friday 22nd April Formerly known as Blue Horizon, the bluegrass trio Boundless Brothers are one of the best known acts in the county. Death By Skiffle, another class act of much experience will also be performing. Support from Barbed Choir, Back In The Day and Abbey […]
Saturday 30th April, 11pm – 4am, the Ritz Penzance Wow how lucky are we? Half an all nighter this next May Bank Holiday on Saturday night 11 to 4am. The Free Range DJ’s, Hong Kong Ping Pong, Beatzbreakers & Light Layers are all coming down to play for a fundraiser for RefugeeAid.org at the Ritz […]
After the chaos of the last month it has been essential to bring normalcy to the 12 – 18 year olds in the camp. Tensions have been high and the relocations have meant that the mental wellbeing of the boys has been extremely unstable. Therefore the team at the Youth Centre have worked hard to resume the […]