Partnership news: all set for Refugee Week event

Long term partners Euro-Mernet, Brighton and Hove Refugee Radio, and Community Base will be organising yet another one of their increasingly popular public event to mark the Refugee Week and the World Refugee Day. The event will take place on Thursday, 18th June, from 6.30pm to 9.30pm, with the participation of a diversity of community…

Radio Euro-Mernet: new season begins

Radio Euro-Mernet: Local voice of the global communities and global voice of the local communities… This year’s new season weekly radio shows of Radio Euro-Mernet has commenced on May Day. Having been launched by a small team of volunteers in November 2010, a series of hourly radio shows have been being streamed live online every…

Community support news: healthcare entitlements

During the quarterly meeting of the Brighton and Hove Refugee & Migrant Forum in late April, Euro-Mernet team became one of the organisations calling for collective action in reaching out the citywide communities to explain the recent changes in the National Health Service (NHS) free healthcare eligibility. Following a lively discussion on the recent comprehensive…

Project partnership news: Crossing the Teas

Euro-Mernet has joined forces with the organisers of the Crossing the Teas project when they formally launched it last year. The core project team were inspired by the cultural heritage project notes left behind by the late artist and community worker Irene Mensah (1963-2013) who had wished to materialise a project to highlight the cultural…

Baking Bread for “Breaking The Bread”

  A team of interns from Euro-Mernet have attended a bread-making workshop, as part of the Breaking the Bread project, led by the Brighton-based art and cultural activities organisation Strike A Light, in collaboration with creative producer Natasha Padbury. The bread making workshop took part at Brighton Open Market near London Road. It brought together…

Observing the Refugee Week…

On Thursday 19th of June, Euro-Mernet organised an evening event in Brighton (U.K.) to mark the Refugee Week. The event took place at the popular venue Community Base and it was supported by the Refugee Radio and the Community Base. The event was attended by the members of the diverse communities from across Brighton and…

Mass action saves community grants

The Euro-Mernet team took part in a rally outside Hove Town Hall against a proposed 10 % cut to the voluntary and community sector. The issue of community grants was on the Brighton and Hove City council’s budget discussion agenda since last year. The peaceful demonstration and continuous hard work by the campaigning organisations and…