Tag Archives : Welcoming City


Plymouth, ‘City of Sanctuary’ comes together for Refugee Week

Partners in Plymouth are working together to mark national Refugee Week as the city prepares to launch a pledge to be a ‘City of Sanctuary’, and celebrate the contribution of displaced people to British society. Running from Saturday 15 – Friday 21 in the city, this year’s events have been organised by: Plymouth Hope, Calstock […]


Landlords needed to help rehome Syrian Refugees in Plymouth

Landlords in Plymouth are being encouraged to come forward and help rehome Syrian Refugees who have fled persecution and are seeking sanctuary in the UK. Plymouth City Council has agreed to accept approximately 35 Syrian Refugee families over three years as part of the national resettlement scheme, and landlords with houses or flats (not just […]


Standing together with Plymouth’s Polish community

  A representative from the Polish Embassy met with Plymouth City Council and Devon and Cornwall Police today to show support for Plymouth’s Polish community following recent hate crime incidents. Michal Mazurek, head of the Consular Section of the Polish Embassy, visited Plymouth to meet with a Polish family who were the victims of an […]


Plymouth marks Refugee Week (13 – 20 June 2015)

A week of events are taking place in Plymouth to mark Refugee Week (13 – 20 June 2015). Plymouth City Council and Plymouth University are among the partners who have sponsored the events which aim to celebrate the contribution of refugees in Plymouth and raise awareness of the issues faced by refugees and asylum seekers. […]