Delivering Hope

Delivering Hope WDCoS – Delivering Hope Through the pandemic times we have all depended more on delivery drivers, and some of our newly settled refugee friends are working in this sector, as taxi drivers or delivering fast food and amazon parcels. We deliver For those people WDCoS helps by means of the Asylum Seekers Support […]

Annual Review 2021

Wakefield District City of Sanctuary – 2021 – A Year in review In January 2021 the UK entered its third national lockdown as Covid cases soared throughout the UK.  In the US, there was political turmoil as one president refused to accept election defeat in unprecedented scenes. The pandemic reached its height in the UK […]

A Child is born

True Stories from the hostile environment – Christmas 2021 And a baby is welcomed into the world. This is a true story, a modern-day tale of refugees, set in Wakefield, in the UK ‘hostile’ environment. The additional reality is that the pandemic is hitting the fourth wave and the Christmas holidays are approaching. Just before […]

Priti Patel destroyed with 3 simple facts about refugees

Priti Patel destroyed with 3 simple facts about refugees It seems, if you take the now “closed” Lord Dubs amendment, that the House of Lords demonstrates a greater sense of humanity and compassion to the plight of refugees, than does our government in the house of commons.