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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A fascinating afternoon as part of our Migration Stories NW project, learning about the experiences of Basque refugees in Britain. Many thanks to Simon from

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3 days 5 hours ago

Reminder of the talk taking place on Thursday afternoon as part of our Migration Stories NW project, exploring the experiences of Basque children who came

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2 weeks 4 days ago

A very quiet, but tasty lunch today, again including Claver Hill salad, herbs and potatoes

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2 weeks 5 days ago

GLOBAL VILLAGE CAFÉ ARE RECRUITING PART TIME OPERATIONS MANAGER If you love food (cooking and eating) and have a real interest in the diversity of

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3 weeks 1 day ago

Belated thanks to Dolphinholme Primary School for their warm welcome to refugees in Lancaster

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3 weeks 2 days ago

A glorious day to Walney Island Nature Reserve for gentle strolls, good chat and happy lovely people, cares and sadnesses momentarily forgotten in the beauty

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3 weeks 4 days ago

A very hot Drop in today, but with delicious COLD food, including salad from Claver Hill, prepared by our sterling cooks, a presentation from Lancaster

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4 weeks 2 days ago

Thanks to the Carnforth Rotary Club and the Tangent group for their donations to support our work with refugees, following Gisela's presentations, where, on both

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1 month 2 days ago

As part of our Migration Stories NW community heritage project, Global Link is hosting a public talk about the experiences of Basque refugee children who

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1 month 1 week ago

A beautiful day for a Migration Stories walking tour across Lancaster, tracing the steps of the 10 Basque refugees who fled the Spanish Civil War

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1 month 1 week ago

'Closed the loop' between local food production and consumption at Lunch today, with Zia's family cooking a delicious spinach dish alongside a tasty herby salad,

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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 month 1 week ago

A great day increasing understanding of refugees and the UK asylum system at Cumbria Unity Festival in Whitehaven with Escape to Safety AND the Virtual

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1 month 2 weeks ago

Thanks to our cooks and growers who prepared a delicious meal with some of our own grown Claver Hill produce. Thanks also to the unnamed

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1 month 2 weeks ago

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

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1 month 2 weeks 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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1 month 3 weeks 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 month 3 weeks 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 month 3 weeks 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 month 3 weeks 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 months 6 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 months 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 months 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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2 months 6 days 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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2 months 2 weeks 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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2 months 2 weeks 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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2 months 3 weeks 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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2 months 3 weeks 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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2 months 3 weeks ago

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

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2 months 3 weeks 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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2 months 3 weeks 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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2 months 4 weeks 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