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Nov 16 2021 3:23PM
Write for Rights 2021 Coffee Morning

The Minehead Group will be holding its annual Write for Rights coffee morning on Friday 10 December, which is also International Human Rights Day. The event will be in the Avenue Methodist Church, Minehead from 1000 to 1200. Tea...

Oct 19 2021 6:33PM
Minehead Group's October 2021 newsletter

Our October newsletter includes a report and photos of our successful fundraising concert in September. There is also the usual list of actions you can take this month, as well as future diary dates. Campaign reports include AIUK's...

Oct 19 2021 6:16PM
Enjoyable afternoon tea concert for Amnesty

Our Afternoon Tea Concert on Saturday 11 September was very enjoyable and raised £207 for Amnesty.The Hummingbirds singing quartet performed an eclectic mix of folk songs, popular songs, and original compositions and it was wonderful...

Aug 23 2021 4:00PM
Minehead Group's August/September 2021 newsletter

In our August/ September newsletter, our member Cherry Bird, AIUK's volunteer country coordinator for India & Nepal, gives us an update on the BK16 and other human rights concerns in India and Kashmir. We were very sad to hear of the...

Aug 23 2021 3:44PM
Raising money for Amnesty, despite the showers

On Saturday 7 August 2021, we were very fortunate that after a very wet morning, the rain stopped in time for our fundraising AmnestyTea at Alison and Roy's home in Roadwater to go ahead as planned. Around 30 people came to support the...

Aug 23 2021 3:37PM
Successful letter writing session in Minehead

At last we were able to meet face to face again for a letter writing session on 15 July 2021. Six of us sat at two tables in the Beach Hotel, and in spite of a certain amount of chat, we wrote 24 letters. We covered nine cases from the...

Jun 19 2021 5:17PM
Minehead Group's June/July 2021 newsletter

Our June/July newsletter from the Minehead Local Group includes reports of recent events where we have actually been able to meet up face to face! These included a picnic to celebrate Amnesty's 60th birthday and fund-raising events for...

Jun 19 2021 5:07PM
Marking Refugee Week in Minehead

The Minehead AI Local Group marked Refugee Week 2021 in various ways. On 14 June, we listened via Zoom to a very interesting, informative and authoritative talk about Syria by Kristyan Benedict, Campaign Manager in AIUK's Crisis and...

Jun 19 2021 4:37PM
Celebrating Amnesty's 60th birthday

On Saturday 29 May, nine Amnesty members met in the lovely surroundings of Blenheim Gardens in Minehead to celebrate Amnesty International's 60th birthday. Alison, our chair, had made a delicious cake which we all enjoyed eating! It...

May 3 2021 4:33PM
Minehead Group's May 2021 newsletter

The Minehead Group's May 2021 newsletter includes some actions we can all take this month, together with news of recent meetings, on-line talks and current campaigns. With the gradual easing of Covid restrictions, we are hoping that we...

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