Jul 30 2019 5:08PM
Refugees Welcome Event 23rd July 2019
A couple of months ago, Lancashire County Council approached Fylde Coast Amnesty Group with a request that we help organise a welcome event for the “soon to arrive “Syrian Refugee families who were to be resettled in Fylde District . T...
Jul 17 2019 4:23PM
Up coming events
Saturday 20 July 2019 We are having a street collection in Lytham and Ansdell Tuesday 23 July 2019 Fylde Coast Amnesty is very much involved in a 'welcome' event for the 6 Syrian refugee families who have recently been placed in Fylde.
Jul 17 2019 3:54PM
Carnival time 2
St Anne’s Carnival On Saturday 6 July the Fylde Coast Amnesty group set off, with our large yellow banner to walk in the carnival parade in order to further raise awareness of our presence in the area. The day started off dull but beca...
Jul 17 2019 3:26PM
Carnival time
Blackpool Bride On Saturday 8 June the Fylde Coast Amnesty group supported Blackpool Pride as we always do. I’d love to say that we were a happy little band walking along in the sunshine and enjoying the company of the LGBTI community...
Feb 27 2019 2:55PM
Volunteering in a Refugee Camp in Greece
Two members of the Fylde Coast Amnesty group, Julie and Jennifer, have gone to Greece to volunteer with Refugee Support in Greece. These are some of their thoughts on their experience so far. ‘So many new things to learn and deal with....
Feb 27 2019 2:54PM
A catch up on the Fylde Coast Amnesty group's activities
Fylde Coast Amnesty Group News The Fylde Coast Group has had quite a busy year. Our numbers are growing and we now have approximately 24 active members and many more on our mailing list. In April we held a fund raising event which was...
Apr 23 2018 6:07PM
AIUK Conference and AGM 2018
The AIUK National Conference and AGM took pace, this year on 8 th and 9 th of April at Swansea University Four delegates from Fylde Coast Amnesty attended, Jennifer Jaynes, Julie Bullough, Anne Nyquist and Norah Lynam. In spite of the...
Mar 26 2018 5:20PM
Voices From Syria
On Monday 5 th March the Fylde Coast Amnesty Group hosted an open meeting to which members of the public were invited. It was very well attended by Amnesty members and friends and by students and teachers from AKS School. There were al...
Mar 15 2018 6:29PM
Volunteering in a Refugee Camp in Greece
Two members of the Fylde Coast Amnesty group, Julie and Jennifer, have gone to Greece to volunteer with Refugee Support in Greece. These are some of their thoughts on their experience so far. ‘So many new things to learn and deal with....
Feb 10 2018 4:27PM
Time for public sector leadership on trafficking and slavery
This article by Debbie Wood,who is a member of the Fylde Coast Amnesty group, was published in the PublicFinance magazine (News & Insight for Public Finance Professionals). Councils and NHS trusts need to start grappling with their res...
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