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May 2019

Asylum seeker Amir drops-in to help us!

28th May 2019|Categories: Action Language, Blog, Client Story, Volunteering|Tags: , , , , , |

Amir arrived in the UK on 24 November 2018 having fled persecution in Iran and then moved to Newcastle in December 2018 where he is currently awaiting news of a date for his asylum claim [...]

Action Language volunteers enjoy Golden Tickets!

28th May 2019|Categories: Action Language, Blog, News, Volunteering|Tags: , , , |

Thank you to the City of Sanctuary for giving us three Golden Tickets for the European Rugby Champions Cup on 11th May! These were offered on a first-come-first-served basis and two of them went to [...]

NEW Drop-ins for asylum seekers and refugees in Newcastle

28th May 2019|Categories: Blog, News, Volunteering|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

In October 2018 the UK government announced a strategy to tackle loneliness in England, along with dedicated funding to help communities build stronger connections and alleviate loneliness. Action Foundation’s successful bids through the Building Connections [...]

A good day in the saddle for the Sandstone Way Turnitin team!

3rd May 2019|Categories: Blog, Fundraising, News, Uncategorised, Volunteering|Tags: , , , , , , |

On Sunday April 28th the 6 members of the Turnitin Sandstone Way team set off to tackle a large training ride out in Northumberland. Team member Nathan explained: "The ride took us from the village [...]

April 2019

OISC Level 1 success for Jen!

15th April 2019|Categories: Action Housing, Blog, Housing, Uncategorised|Tags: , , |

Congratulations to our Support Worker, Jen Willis, on being awarded the OISC Level 1 certificate in Immigration and Asylum and Protection. This award, from the Office of the Immigration Services Commissioner, is a very prestigious [...]

Turnitin cyclists take on the Sandstone Way for our appeal!

15th April 2019|Categories: Blog, Fundraising, News, Uncategorised|Tags: , , , , , |

We are delighted to have been selected by the Newcastle office of Turnitin as one of their chosen charities for the year. Turnitin is used by more than 30 million students at 15,000 institutions in [...]

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