ABOUT GLOBAL LINK

We are a Development Education Centre (DEC) based in Lancaster, UK.We run workshops, exhibitions, training and other events in schools, colleges and the wider community on global citizenship issues such as diversity, human rights, migration, fairtrade, climate change and sustainable development.We also provide a range of support services and integration activities for refugees and asylum seekers.

“CREATIVE LEARNING AND ACTION FOR A JUST AND SUSTAINABLE WORLD”

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Our lunch drop in today had a fantastic Russian cold soup called Okroshka with many vegetables and herbs and of course produce (lettuces and onions)

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2 days 14 hours ago

A really happy day yesterday, with everyone delighted with the mountains, turquoise streams and waterfalls, fresh green leaves and May blossoms. A good break from

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4 days 7 hours ago

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4 days 18 hours ago

Yesterday's trip to learn about film making with Lancaster University. Watch this space for new films 😀

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5 days 17 hours ago

Yesterday we revived our Lived Experience group RAIL (Refugees, asylum seekers in Lancaster) with new members Bayan, Dyar, Hossein, Jezhwan, Omar, Steven and Winsa, with

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1 week 1 day ago

When this happens, it's usually because the owner only shared it with a small group of people, changed who can see it or it's been

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1 week 2 days ago

Fantastic weather and great group today. We watered everything, our potatoes are looking happy, tomatoes starting to strengthen in the heat, onions standing tall and

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1 week 3 days ago

Today we are sharing an Eritrean woman's digital story of how she copes with the stress of leaving and the policies of this Government

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1 week 4 days ago

Today we are sharing a story from Ukraine: A Voice for Peace

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1 week 5 days ago

This week we are sharing some of the wonderful digital stories created in the last few weeks. Here is the first one:

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1 week 6 days ago

Global Link staff and volunteers enjoying some much needed and tasty barbequed downtime in these difficult days 😊

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1 week 6 days ago

This short video was created by one very appreciative and talented woman. Thank you!

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2 weeks 1 day ago

Yesterday we made it just in time before the rain started. Watering the tomatoes, weeding, setting canes for our beans, sowing seeds and learning about

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2 weeks 3 days ago

We’ve had a busy couple of days at the Historical Association conference in Birmingham, showcasing our community heritage work. In particular, it’s been great to

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2 weeks 6 days ago

These last weeks we have been creating digital stories, powerful, moving personal stories of why people had to flee their countries, and the fear being

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3 weeks 2 days ago

Great and really warm day at the farm. We planted the tomatoes at last started a couple of raised beds with carrots (fingers crossed!) and

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3 weeks 4 days ago

The Plot North Lancashire kindly donated a big quantity of mooli to organisations across Lancaster to prevent it from going to waste. So what better

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3 weeks 6 days ago

We are supporting people now who are now terrified and unable to sleep at all for fear of being deported to Rwanda. These are guys

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4 weeks 2 days ago

An hour's distraction from increasing stress and anxiety

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1 month 2 days ago

We are very proud to share this academic article demonstrating how our community heritage work is contributing to widening perspectives in global learning. Ground breaking

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1 month 4 days ago

We just found out that popular airline, Jet2, uses AirTanker planes. AirTanker still haven't ruled themselves out of being the company helping this government to

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1 month 4 days ago

Today we have had asylum seekers in tears about the Rwanda deportation plan. One lovely Eritrean woman, who had slowly started to feel safe and

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1 month 6 days ago

We got so much done today! Weeding, watering the polytunnel, sowing seeds, planting two blueberry bushes, finishing off our potatoes and planting out and netting

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1 month 1 week ago

With this year being the 6th wettest year on record we are appealing for waterproof coats and trousers for our cyclists, walkers and growers. Please

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1 month 1 week ago

Another gorgeous Sunday with a lot of activity in Claver Hill. We weeded our four garlic beds, put down some wood chip, planted beans and

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1 month 1 week ago

A lot of fun being had at basketball today, go women!

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1 month 2 weeks ago

A wonderful day at Easedale Tarn today, undiminished by the rainy weather, thanks to copious borrowed waterproofs! Everyone learnt the word 'intrepid' today 😊

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1 month 2 weeks ago

Really windy Sunday yesterday but we still got a lot done. We finished the drainage ditch and planted some flowers on the bank (kindly donated

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1 month 3 weeks ago

A delicious Iranian lunch, followed by creative patchwork quilt making with the Sewing Circle and painting workshops with Somayeh and Eleanor

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1 month 4 weeks ago

The first walk of 2024, challenging for some of us, but thoroughly enjoyed by all.

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2 months 2 days ago

Ramadan means Global Link is quieter than usual, but still great chefs at our Tuesday lunch. Thank you!

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2 months 5 days ago

A lovely Nowrus party yesterday with beautiful Nowrus-themed bunting made by the Sewing Circle, Somayeh's Persian table of food and other items symbolising good wishes