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Jul 13 2020 6:26PM
Minehead Group's July/August newsletter

This month's newsletter includes reports of recent online group meetings, as well as our very successful mini AmnesTeas, where we raised £500 for our local refugee support group. The main action we are asking readers to take is to...

Jul 13 2020 6:09PM
Refugee Week 2020 - £500 raised!

The Minehead AI Group marked Refugee Week rather differently this year, owing to the lockdown and physical distancing restrictions. So instead of a big AmnesTea or other event, we asked members to invite a friend or two to share a cup...

May 23 2020 2:13PM
Minehead Group's May/June 2020 newsletter

Our latest newsletter includes our regular columns of actions you can take this month, as well as diary dates. There is also a summary of items taken from the group monthly mailing from AIUK, news from Zoom meetings of local group...

Apr 7 2020 12:14PM
Minehead Group's March/April newsletter

Our March/April newsletter reports on a number of events and activities we were able to fit in before the 'lockdown'! These include the annual quiz, street stall for International Women's Day and our attendance at the SW Regional...

Apr 3 2020 7:15PM
Minehead was represented at the SW Regional Conference

Four members of the Minehead Group attended Amnesty's South West Regional Conference on Saturday 7 March. We had an interesting day hearing inspiring talks by brave human rights activists from Brazil and Venezuela. The Director of...

Mar 8 2020 8:00PM
Marking International Women's Day

On Friday 6 March members had a stall on the Avenue in Minehead, and were delighted that the weather stayed fine! We invited the public to sign letters and a petition on behalf of women in Iran and Ecuador who have been harassed or...

Mar 8 2020 7:54PM
Another successful Amnesty quiz!

On Friday 28 February teams braved wind and rain to take part in an excellent quiz in aid of Amnesty International. The Humber family from Withycombe have run a quiz in aid of Amnesty for many years and local Amnesty members would like...

Feb 4 2020 7:39PM
Minehead Group's February 2020 newsletter

Our February newsletter includes a report of the talk on Modern Slavery that took place in Minehead on 23 January. We were pleased to welcome 21 people to this open meeting, including several members of the Taunton Group. We were...

Jan 13 2020 10:39PM
Talk on modern slavery

On Thursday 23 January at 7.30 pm, the Minehead AI local group is hosting a talk by John Dickinson on Modern Slavery. The talk will take place at the Quaker Meeting House, Bancks Street, Minehead TA24 5DJ, and is expected to last about...

Jan 13 2020 10:25PM
Write for Rights in Minehead

We had a busy time in Minehead, writing letters and signing cards for people featured in the 2019 Write for Rights campaign. A letter writing afternoon on 14 November resulted in 39 letters written. In addition, two members wrote a...

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