Tea Party in Churchinford

One of our supporters, Hannah Banfield, is hosting a tea party in support of TWR and Raft in Churchinford on 10th September. It would be great to see you there.

English lessons for Ukrainians

TWR is pleased to offer two new free English courses for Ukrainians. The courses will start in September. We have set up a page with more details on the course and how to register your interest.

Support for Ukrainian Hosts with English Teaching English

We have been advised of an online course that is open to Ukrainian Hosts who wish to improve the way that thay help their guests with improving their English. From: Shelley Purchon <> Subject: Support for hosts of refugees Hello everyone, I’m providing a version of my communication course for hosts of refugees and I would […]

Newsletter Summer 2022

Charis Interview

Our friends at Charis recently posted an interview with one of the asylum seekers who is living and volunteering in Taunton. It is well worth a read. You can find it on Al Compton’s website.

Vodafone SIMs Available

TWR is supporting Vodafone in its Charities Connected Campaign (https://www.vodafone.co.uk/mobile/everyone-connected/charities-connected) We have Vodafone SIM cards available each loaded with 20GB data a month for six months, plus unlimited calls and texts.   We are distributing these to refugees.  Please apply to and include the name and address of each user you are applying for.

Bridgwater Conversation Sessions

Affiliation with Wivey Welcomes Refugees

Interview with Somerset Diverse Communities

Simon was recently interviewed by Somerset Diverse Communities about the current Refugee situation. You can catch up on the podcast from their Facebook page.


Many thanks to all the generous groups and organisations that have supported us over the years. None of it would be possible without your contributions. Recently, we have been donated the proceeds of a Coffee Morning organised by the Curry Rivel United Reform Church; half of the proceeds from a Coffee and Bake Sale organised […]