Category Archives: Calais

Calais

Two volunteers from Colchester will be travelling to Calais in mid September to volunteer with Care4Calais, an organisation we have worked with for almost two years.  The situation is still desperate for over a thousand refugees in the region and Care4Calais also regularly support refugees in Belgium and Paris.  We will be taking a car […]

Calais Update – June 2017

The situation in Calais remains very difficult with the French police destroying tents when they find them, leaving hundreds of refugees including families with children with very limited shelter.  The Care4Calais group continue to provide clothing, blankets, hygiene kits and food (in conjunction with Refugee Community Kitchen). There are no longer any official or unofficial […]

Calais Trip 23rd-25th February 2016

Refugee Action-Colchester in partnership with the University will be making their next trip the the Jungle with 15 students. Along with the students will be two local hairdressers from Wivenhoe and Colchester, who will be offering free haircuts to women and children in the Womens area. We wish them a safe journey and look forward […]