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Rachman Returns……?

Rachman Returns ….? The Times, (09/11/18), has been investigating Housing Benefit and reveals that Housing Benefit does not cover rentals in 95% of the country. The gap is about £100 a month across England and £900 in London,… Read More

Always the Bridesmaid……?

Hidden Talents, (our scheme which brings Refugees into the NHS nursing workforce), has now been a finalist in two NHS competitions run by the Health Service Journal and Nursing Times. We are very proud of this, even though… Read More

Pig in the Middle

Remember the game ? The “pig” stands between two people who throw a ball to each other and (if you’re the pig) you hope to intercept it so that the person who threw it becomes pig. Simple and… Read More

Sports Direct and the NHS: suitable cases for treatment?

Sports Direct has been under the cosh recently for paying less than the minimum wage. That’s bad but it’s not just them, it’s the NHS as well. And this is preventing refugees taking vital places on apprenticeship schemes… Read More

And in the end…..🎶👣🎶👣

Well it’s over! At 11.45 on Thursday 28th September at Pierhead in Liverpool,to be exact. More than 200 miles, nearly 1/2million footsteps, 4 events, 15 overnight stays, from Hull to Liverpool preceded by 6 months of planning, logistics… Read More

Not up here you’re not!

Lymm to Widnes (19m) Early start with the motorway truckers as soon as dawn broke and up the A50 to Warrington. But wait a minute, what’s this Traffic Officer saying? “And where do you think you are off… Read More

Seek and you shall find (litter)

Manchester to Lymm (18m) Amazingly when you look , you find things! And this is hardly believable; just 100 yards, no more, from the end of the canal that Paul, Gerard and I ended our walk two Sundays… Read More

A Day of Two Halves!

From Sheffield to Manchester ( by Train 5m) Two entirety different events today. We had invited organisations and individuals in Sheffield interested in our services to the new City of Sanctuary walk in centre for a Breakfast Briefing… Read More

Jackey Hill and Hagg Hill: My Nemesis!

Langsett to Sheffield (16m) When they write the story of my walk and ask me “What bit was the worst?” I will reply, “Jackey Hill.” But that comes later. We started the day with a roaring Yorkshire breakfast… Read More

Dewsbury Dawn to Holmfirth Hoe-down!

Dewsbury to Upperthong (17m) What a beginning and ending! Diana and I began our day leaving Freya and Jamie’s house which had been my base-camp since arriving at Castleford. It was amazingly convenient and veryhomely and made a… Read More