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Kent County Council reception centre for children seeking asylum has closed down

Contributed by editor on Jan 14, 2016 - 06:55 AM

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The Ladesfield reception centre in Kent for unaccompanied asylum seeking children has closed down.


Sudanese migrant who walked through Channel Tunnel to Britain is granted asylum

Contributed by editor on Jan 05, 2016 - 06:00 AM

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An African migrant who was arrested after walking through the Channel Tunnel has been given permission to stay in Britain by the Home Office.


Archbishop of Canterbury supports Bishop of Dover's Advent appeal for refugees

Contributed by editor on Nov 27, 2015 - 01:49 PM

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The Bishop of Dover has spoken of the scenes he witnessed when he visited the migrant camp near Calais known as ‘The Jungle’ and has launched an Advent appeal for refugees.

Calais to Folkestone Channel Tunnel fencing reduces incursions to almost ZERO

Contributed by editor on Nov 21, 2015 - 02:25 PM


Channel Tunnel operator Eurotunnel has the reported nightly number of attempts by migrants to enter the terminal near Calais has fallen to "almost zero" after the installation of stronger fencing and tighter security.

Huge rally in Dover backing refugees and migrants attracts supporters from London and across the South East

Contributed by editor on Oct 19, 2015 - 04:15 PM


By Ray Duff

Over 300 campaigners gathered in Dover's Market Square on Saturday 17th October to show their support for the refugees and migrants; both in the UK and those in Calais or crossing Europe escaping from mainly war-torn areas.


Horrific fate of migrant trying to reach Folkestone through Eurotunnel

Contributed by editor on Oct 16, 2015 - 07:10 PM


The horrific death of a migrant who failed to make it through Eurotunnel to the UK has been published in the American, Wall Street Journal.


Big thank you to Kent residents who are offering help to unaccompanied asylum seeking children

Contributed by editor on Oct 09, 2015 - 03:05 PM


Kent County Council is thanking residents after it was inundated with offers of help and donations for the high numbers of unaccompanied asylum seeking children who arrived in the county during the summer months and continue to do so.


Groups link up for Dover demonstration in support of refugees

Contributed by editor on Oct 08, 2015 - 09:15 AM


Kent Refugee Help members will be joining forces with Kent Anti Racism Network in Dover on Saturday October 17th to demonstrate in support of refugees .


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