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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What a splendid harvest of garlic from Zia and the volunteers!

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4 days 2 hours ago

The fabulous crew erecting Escape to Safety at Brownedge St. Mary's High School in Bamber Bridge after having taken it down in Our Lady's High

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6 days 2 hours ago

Some of our staff and volunteers celebrating the fabulous news that Global Link was awarded just over £294,000 by the National Lottery Community Fund to

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1 week 3 hours ago

After a delicious Refugee Week lunch where we celebrated the social, cultural and economic contributions to the UK of both national and locally-based refugees, our

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1 week 1 day ago

Today is World Refugee Day, and the beginning of Refugee Week, celebrated each year since 1998. Let's take a moment to listen to one refugees'

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1 week 4 days ago

Two of our Migration Stories heritage research volunteers had a great day out at the Football Museum in Manchester followed by a sneaky trip to

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2 weeks 7 hours ago

This online event on World Refugee Day (June 20th, 11 am) hosted by Global Link in partnership with East Meets West, RAIS, the Tara Centre

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2 weeks 2 days ago

Football is a huge hit at the Giant Axe. Thanks so much to multi-talented Wael for initiating it with Lancaster City FC. We still need

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2 weeks 5 days ago

Thank you to Ahmed for inducting our first gym users today. People have been asking for gym and now, finally, thanks to the National Lottery

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3 weeks 5 minutes ago

A busy lunch, followed by a presentation on the challenges of finding housing.....and a haircut with a happy customer!

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1 month 1 day ago

Our first monthly run today thanks to funding from Sport England's Queen's Platinum Jubilee Activity Fund, which will also fund walks, cycle rides and gym.

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1 month 2 days ago

Sadly, it seems that fake allegations on social media have prompted a racist attack in our otherwise welcoming city this week. Please be vigilant against

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1 month 4 days ago

A very busy lunch today, with many hotel guests coming especially to enjoy a favourite Iranian dish joyfully prepared by others from the hotel. This

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1 month 4 days ago

Global Link is seeking an empathetic, but assertive, part-time Health Advocacy Support Worker to support asylum seekers and refugees access both mental and physical health

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1 month 5 days ago

Today's child development workshop focussed on keeping children safe from.......any guesses as to what from?

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1 month 1 week ago

While 30+ guys were playing football at the Giant Axe, some of us visited Roudsea Wood Nature Reserve near Backbarrow in South Cumbria, thanks to

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1 month 1 week ago

Busy day yesterday, starting with a workshop on self-employment, then lunch and then a presentation from one of our trusty volunteers about the NHS and

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1 month 1 week ago

Yesterday's Child Development session focussed on the benefits of PLAY, including outdoor play, with the adage 'there is no such thing as bad weather, only

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1 month 1 week ago

Thanks so much to the bands Peloton, Betony and Off the Rails for a cracking fundraiser on Saturday for Global Link's support for local refugees

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1 month 2 weeks ago

Calling all football players! We are looking for someone to help Wael referee at a new pitch on Saturday mornings at the Giant Axe. If

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1 month 2 weeks ago

Fantastic visit this morning to Lancaster Maritime Museum with our Migration Stories volunteers. Huge thanks to Mel and Carolyn for giving us such a special

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1 month 2 weeks ago

First session of the Early Child Development course delivered by ex- colleague Ruth. 'Amazing workshop, useful and informative', according to one mum.

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1 month 2 weeks ago

A glorious Eid party with 300+ people eating food from around the world, music and dancing, football for kids and adults, henna painting, a bouncy

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1 month 3 weeks ago

Such a busy week, including English classes every day and the launch of the Community Interpretation Level 2 course, which runs on Thursdays 10-3pm. If

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1 month 3 weeks ago

So many clothes today, but what we really need now are trainers, football shoes, belts and clothes for young men. Thanks to the Sewing Café

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1 month 4 weeks ago

Launch of the Friday Chess Club today, with champion Christos. Every Friday at 1.30 at the YMCA.

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2 months 1 day ago

If any local hosts in the Homes for Ukraine scheme need an interpreter, our lovely volunteer, a refugee from Russia herself, is very happy to

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2 months 3 days ago

We are hoping to start a chess club on Friday, and wondering if anyone has chess sets they no longer need. If so, please bring

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2 months 6 days ago

Whilst haircuts and English classes were taking place at Global Link, Escape to Safety was erected at Ullswater Community College where 1500 pupils will have

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2 months 1 week ago

We are hosting a 10-12 week Community Interpretation Level 2 course at the YMCA, delivered by the Worker's Education Association, starting Thursday, May 5 with

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2 months 1 week ago

Amid the haircuts, City of Sanctuary Welcome Packs, delicious veggie lasagna, dominoes, pool and an interactive recycling presentation, there was much anxiety about the threat

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2 months 2 weeks ago

It is with dismay that we respond to the latest anti-refugee plans from this Government, to send asylum seekers arriving by boat to Rwanda, a