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2nd of February 2019 4:06pm

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Come join Ely Refugee Resettlement Campaign at St Mary's Church between midday and 4.30pm on 2nd March. Free admission, donations welcome #elyrrc #elyrefugeeresettlementcampaign

9th of January 2019 6:44pm

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Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun landed at Suvarnabhumi Airport on 5 January 2019, en route from Kuwait to Australia. Al-Qunun says that she was fleeing abuse, beatings and death threats from her family. Upon arrival in Bangkok, al-Qunun says, she was met by a Saudi embassy official who seized her passport. She is currently being held in an airport hotel.

3rd of January 2019 11:13pm

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Short Story Competition | 2018 Winners Congratulations to Pam Keevil who is the winner of our 2018 short story competition with “Throw the ball, count to ten, make a wish, do it again”, a deceptively simple tale featuring a transformative conversation between a young boy and his elderly neighbour. Congratulations also to Louise Hird who is our runner up with “Remembering Bert” which, without sentimentality, takes us inside the head of an elderly lady with dementia. You can download and read the stories here: …and a massive thank you to author Jim Kelly who judged our competition and generously donated a signed hardback first edition of his latest novel "Death Ship". Find out more at