August 2019

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 [...]

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