Epsom & Ewell Times
Article about the Summer Language School for refugees run by EERN which took place at St John's School in Leatherhead
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ERN volunteers talk about why they are helping refugees
We hope you enjoy this short video with some of our volunteers explaining why they want to help refugees.
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Ahmad Al Rashid talks about fleeing Syria
Ahmad Al Rashid talks to The Mirror about fleeing Syria and his life here in the UK.
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Habib's Story - Leaving Home
This is a very moving film about what happened to Habib. It is well worth watching although some scenes may be distressing.
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A Ugandan refugee who fled his country after investigating the disappearance of a prominent politician's head of security has been helped get back on his feet by a Surrey support group.
Jo Sherring from Epsom Refugee Network talks about the challenges of the coronavirus pandemic, its most difficult time as a charity
Epsom Comet -11th July 2019
ERN's "More In Common" event, held on 7th July 2019, was featured on the front page of the Epsom Comet.
Epsom 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.....
Epsom Comet - 18th 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.
Epsom 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
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.'