We are a group of volunteers welcoming people seeking sanctuary, raising funds to help them and encouraging our political representatives to put policies in place for a kind and fair immigration system. You can find out more about our aims here. The best way to see what we do is to read Latest News, below, and sign up to our Newsletter.
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What we do – latest news
August 2021 Crisis In Afghanistan.
A We are trying to raise money in several ways.
Who is raising money for a Women’s rights charity in Afghanistan. A fundraising take away meal is planned by the Comfort Kitchen( see Facebook)
The groups we work with in the cities don’t want material goods at the moment.
– You can ask to see quicker action to resettle refugees to prevent risk to life, and to see the resettlement programmes increase the numbers and scope.
– You can ask that Priti Patel scraps the Nationality and Borders Bill and works with the Third Sector and Welsh Government to ensure we have an asylum system fit for the future.
– You can ask that the Home Office doesn’t negatively label or criminalise those that flee persecution.
D tell as many people as possible why we welcome refugees.
STOP PRESS – from 16th March 2020 we are following government advice to avoid non essential travel and social contact. Please see our COVID19 policy
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Afghanistan and ways that you can help
A Goldilocks day in Craig Y Nos
"Not too hot,or too cold, nor too wet or too dry- just right; a really great day!
Plea to Mp to help Afghanistan
Sent 17/08/2021 by Emai.
HBTSR stall at Hay Fair Trade Market
Chris and Claire Armstrong arranged for HBTSR to have a stall at the Fair Trade market and Claire made all the arrangements for what proved to be a very successful day. We were given some items specifically for sale and…
Letter to Fay Jones about the Nationality and Borders Bill
Sent 18th July 2021
Cycles to Re-Cycle Swansea.
loading the van
A very sunny day at Craig Y Nos!
"A well oiled machine", was how Francesca Bell, Community Development Officer for Brecon Beacons National Park Authority [BBNPA], described the collaborative effort that underpinned this, the sixth such visit to Craig Y Nos. The BBNPA staff, Criw Craggy volunteers and…
HBTSR celebrate refugee week 2021
The theme of Refugee Week 2021, ‘We Cannot Walk Alone’, was an invitation to extend a hand to someone new. Refugee Week also has links with the Jo Cox Foundation Great Get Together who suggested that a socially distanced walk…
Refugee week 2021
By kind permission of David Raikes and Carla Rapoport , Hay ,Brecon and Talgarth Sanctuary for Refugees[ HBTSR] are delighted to be able to hold a socially distanced, 'bring your own' picnic and walk in the grounds of Treberfydd House…
Scrap the New Plan for Immigration!
Community sewing project helps heal the isolation of lockdown for people seeking sanctuary and their supporters
Before the Pandemic put an end to large groups of people getting together, Hay Brecon and Talgarth Sanctuary for Refugees, organised and hosted Welcome Days in their locality for people seeking asylum or refuge in South Wales. The charity has…
A potter’s response to sanctuary seekers
New member Sue Lambton wrote enclosing a photo of a small installation that she made.