Category Archives: News

Thanks to David Lock Associates for Refugee ‘Just 1 House’ Work

Chairman Tim Norwood presents Caroline Brown and some members of the ‘Just One House’ Team from David Lock Associates (DLA) with a very well deserved THANK YOU (Weds 7th March 2018).   The team have kitted out several houses for Refugees Welcome Milton Keynes in amazing style and with everything they might need – adding their […]

Rebuilding Lives

Families continue to arrive in Milton Keynes as part of the vulnerable persons resettlement scheme.   Three families arrived in May and were welcomed by a group of Red Cross personnel, RWMK volunteers and Milton Keynes Council representatives. The latest arrivals take our total to eight families, all of whom are beginning to rebuild their lives […]

Pupils get creative in fight against hate (awards 19-Jul-2017)

From our colleagues at CitizensMK, we read the following:         This July, The Open University is hosting an exhibition of children’s art work to raise awareness of hate crime. In a campaign organised by Citizens:mk, posters created by pupils from four MK primary schools will be judged by a panel including Arriva […]

Great Get Together Iftaar 16th June 7:30-10:30PM

The Great Get Together Bring and Share Iftaar is inspired by the late Jo Cox, MP, who was a tireless peace and human rights campaigner.  It will be an opportunity to celebrate both the unity of the peoples of Milton Keynes and the month of Ramadan.  Let’s give unity, peace and tolerance the thumbs-up in […]

No Place For Children

Even as we write this, the news about the UK’s welcome to many unaccompanied refugee children in Calais and elsewhere is changing.  Here are some certainties: The situation for unaccompanied child refuges who have a right to be in the UK is desperate The UK government’s response is too little and far, far too late […]