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BWR Refugee Week Event!

In celebration of the start of Refugee Week we’re doing a “Great Walk Together“ 10:00am, Sunday, 18 June 2023  Where:  Lansdown Park and Ride, BA1 9BJ  A five-and-a-half-mile circular walk from Lansdown, with spectacular views of Bath and towards the Severn Estuary. The walk takes about three hours. Why: Walking together is one of Refugee Week’s […]

We are looking for new Trustees!

This is a wonderful opportunity to make a difference in the lives of refugees and asylum seekers living in Bath. The charity is at an exciting stage of its development. If you are passionate about welcoming people seeking safety in the UK and have lived experience as a refugee or asylum seeker or experience in […]

We are hiring!

Since BWR was founded in 2015 we have expanded considerably, especially over the last eighteen months or so, and we have now reached a stage where we are looking to recruit a part time Operations Officer to oversee the wide range of our work. It is an exciting stage of development and this is an opportunity to […]

Job vacancy: Refugee and Asylum Seeker Support Coordinator

BWR are recruiting for a Refugee and Asylum Seeker Support Coordinator. Please find attached the job description for this paid role along with information on BWR activities. The closing date for applications is 14 December 2022 – please do share with anyone you think may be suitable for the position and email [email protected] if you have […]

A personal account of becoming a refugee

One of the people we support, Mr Mir Abdullah, has produced two podcasts which he would like to share. One is about the death of his cousin while trying to escape and the other is about his own journey. They are very powerful and moving personal accounts which demonstrate the desperation of people seeking safety […]

Boutique Jumble Sale!

We have another fantastic Jumble next Friday 30th September in aid of BWR, which will exclusively feature women’s clothes and accessories. All details are below for the day – one you won’t want to miss! The team are also still accepting donations for this event, please email [email protected] or call one of the team on the […]

Volunteers Needed!

We need more volunteer support. We’d love for you to give the roles a read and pass them onto friends, family or colleagues who might be interested in supporting refugees and asylum seekers in Bath. DIY and Donations Coordinators Our House Prep, DIY and Donations Team is looking to expand! We are looking for volunteers […]

We’re looking for new Trustees!

This is a wonderful opportunity to make a difference in the lives of refugees and asylum seekers living in Bath. The charity is at an exciting stage of its development. If you are passionate about welcoming people seeking safety in the UK, and have lived experience as a refugee or asylum seeker or experience in […]

May 2022 Newsletter

Update: Ukrainians in Bath BWR is working closely with BANES council to support Ukrainian arrivals, hosts and relatives. There are currently over 60 Bath families hosting over 100 Ukrainians in Bath with more to arrive. With the help of our brilliant teaching team, we have expanded our English Language provision and are now hosting three […]