Category Archives: Borough of Sanctuary

City of Sanctuary East of England Gathering

We are delighted to announce the City of Sanctuary East of England Gathering will be held in Colchester on 6th October, 2018 from 11am – 4pm at the Firstsite Gallery. To book please go to https://cityofsanctuary.org/2018/06/25/city-of-sanctuary-eastern-regional-gathering/ It’s a great opportunity to hear about some of the amazing organisations who have made resolutions of support to […]

Colchester Borough of Sanctuary

We are so proud that with cross-party support of the Council, we have now become part of a national City of Sanctuary movement. Across the United Kingdom, 90 towns and cities, are committed to creating a culture of welcome and safety for everyone. On Sunday 8th October 2017, we celebrated Colchester becoming a Borough of […]

Borough of Sanctuary

On the 26th July 2017 something extraordinary happened in Colchester. A motion was put forward to the Cabinet meeting of Colchester Borough Council by Cllr. Rosalind Scott. Both Maria Wilby and Rahaf Alghalyoun spoke in support of the motion. Two members of Colchester Sixth Forms Friends not Foes group also spoke about the projects they […]