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Dec 18 2018 4:52PM
Mayor of Minehead supports Write for Rights

Our third Write for Rights event this year was on Friday 14 December, when we hosted the weekly coffee morning in the Avenue Methodist Church and invited the public in to sign cards and letters. We chose five cases out of the Write for...

Dec 9 2018 8:53PM
Amnesty tree on display in Minehead

Our Amnesty tree is on display among 40 trees at the annual Xmas Tree Festival at the Avenue Methodist Church in Minehead. The Festival is on from 6 to 12 December. The theme this year is 'Celebrating the Seasons' so our tree includes...

Nov 23 2018 11:09PM
Minehead Group's Nov/Dec 2018 newsletter

Our November/December newsletter includes reports of our Write for Rights events in November, as well as information about our forthcoming coffee morning and card/letter signing on Friday 14 December. There are also reports of actions...

Nov 23 2018 10:54PM
Write for Rights gets underway in West Somerset

We launched our 2018 Write for Rights (WfR) campaign with a stall at a coffee morning at Carhampton church on 3 November. Although those present were mostly interested in drinking coffee, perusing the stalls and chatting, we managed to...

Oct 14 2018 2:03PM
Minehead Group's October 2018 newsletter

Our October newsletter includes notes about our recent group meeting where local groups' trainer, Susan Mew, led a presentation and discussion on Amnesty International's global campaign about the illegal settlements in the Occupied...

Sep 20 2018 5:49PM
Minehead Group's September 2018 newsletter

The September newsletter includes accounts of our summer events, and in particular, our social evening where we said a formal thank you and good-bye to Chris and Christina Lawson, the founders and stalwarts of the Minehead Group. We...

Sep 20 2018 5:41PM
Braving the wind and rain at the Roadwater Fete

The Minehead Amnesty Group once again held a stall at the Roadwater Fete. This year it was on Saturday 28 July, a particularly windy and showery day. The gazebo didn't like the gusty wind so we had to take it in turns to hold on to it...

Jul 24 2018 10:46PM
Minehead Group's July/August newsletter

Our latest newsletter includes a summary of the key points from a very interesting talk on human rights in India, which Cherry Bird gave to the Minehead group at our July meeting. There is also a report of the successful day out for...

Jun 16 2018 11:01PM
Minehead Group's June newsletter

Our June newsletter includes a report on our AmnesTEA held on a lovely sunny afternoon at the beginning of June. As well as consuming lots of tea and cake, we raised £200 and had fun playing Amnesty themed games or just sat and chatted...

Jun 16 2018 10:10PM
A lovely sunny afternoon for our AmnesTea

We were lucky to have a beautifully sunny afternoon for our AmnesTEA in the lovely garden of Amnesty supporters, Gian and Chris Zucchelli, in Minehead. About 40 people tucked into tea, scones and cakes, bought raffle tickets and played...