Surrey Comet - 1st May 2019
A concert pianist helped Epsom Refugee Network (ERN) raise £2,500 for refugees last weekend.
As the Epsom Comet reported previously (April 18) internationally renowned pianist Margaret Fingerhut is undertaking a nationwide tour, donating all proceeds to refugee causes including ERN.....
Surrey Comet - 18 April 2019
An acclaimed international pianist will play a concert in Epsom to raise awareness and funds for refugees.
Margaret Fingerhut has won international renown for her virtuosic talents on the piano.
Surrey Comet - 12 November 2018
Ahmad Al-Rashid, 28, who works at the UN Migration Agency, returned to Epsom to give a talk at the town hall on November 7 on refugee resettlement.
Mr Al-Rashid, from Aleppo, fled Syria in 2015 and survived a 3,000 mile journey on foot, in a dinghy, by plane and in the back of a lorry.
11th June 2018
From left: Mayoress and Mayor of Epsom and Ewell Ann and Neil Dallen; Mike Georges & Carmen Ratoi of Zig Zag; Jonathan Lees of Epsom Refugees Network and Ben Margolis of City of Sanctuary.
Epsom High Street’s Zig Zag café has been recognised for creating an “atmosphere of welcome” for refugees and asylum seekers. Read More
5th February 2018
When Syrian teenager Abdulaziz Alkhaleed first arrived in Britain in 2015, he could not speak a word of English and even going to the supermarket made him nervous.
28th October 2017
BBC Two - 'In 2015, we gave cameras to some of the people who smuggled themselves into Europe, to record where no-one else can go. The result is a terrifying, intimate, epic portrait of the migration crisis.'
4th October 2017
Jo Sherring, from the Epsom & Ewell Refugee Network, said: "The event was amazing for connecting people who feel they want to do something to help. They were able to learn what is going on locally and how to get involved.
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