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Refugee and Asylum Seeker Support - May 25, 2018

10am – 11am Fridays at Ropewalk Centre, 53 Derby Rd, Southampton SO14 0DJ. British Red Cross are running drop-ins with skilled case workers offering help with: S4 and S95 applications; Destitute support; Contacting Migrant Help services; Help finding an immigration solicitor/ legal adviser & more.

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The Windrush Issue: Home Office support to Southampton residents - May 24, 2018

A large group of West Indian and Caribbean residents of Southampton assembled at the Ropewalk Centre on Thursday 17 May to meet, share experience, seek advice and gain answers from Home Office representatives following the Windrush scandal.

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Community Theatre Workshop in June: Celebrating Refugee Contributions -

World Stages Now – a community theatre performance company, and Northam residents are working together to celebrate the contribution of refugees to life in the UK as part of Refugee Week – 18-24 June 2018.

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Stress: Are you coping? Peer support group address stress in Mental Health Week -

STRESS is one of the common problems in society leading to absenteeism and sickness and causing relationship strains. This is why this year the Mental Health Foundation focused on stress during Mental Health Week (14-20 May).

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Free Health Checks in St Mary’s and Northam - May 21, 2018

In April and May, West Itchen Community Trust have been working in a new partnership with other local organisations to offer free health checks to participants of our community projects in St Mary’s.

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Refugee Support with British Red Cross -

The British Red Cross, is running a new advice desk at the Ropewalk Centre, 53 Derby Road 10-11 am every Friday morning. Open to all refugees and asylum seekers.

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Falls Revolution’ at Ropewalk Centre: Exercise classes to improve independence -

Age UK Southampton are working in partnership with the Saints Foundation, Solent NHS Trust and Southampton City Council Supported Housing to deliver exercise classes for those who have recently had a fall.

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Recycling Plastic -

Since Southampton City Council introduced the new plastic recycling banks in March we have collected an extra 3.9 tonnes of plastics for recycling, which is approximately 12 lorry loads.

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A year with Southampton Women’s Forum -

At their Annual General Meeting in the Seminar Room at the Central Library on Monday 14 May, members and friends celebrated a year including coffee mornings covering many different topics, a cultural visit, the continuing success of the Book Club & more

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New appointments at Southampton City Council -

Following the local election on Thursday 3 May, where 16 out of 48 seats (one in every ward of the city) were contested, the Labour group were retained as the council’s Executive with an overall majority of two seats.

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