Project Newsletter #3 – 27.09.21

Project Newsletter #3 – 27.09.21

Hello friends, To get these emails from us (every 6 weeks-ish) do make sure you’ve signed up for the Mailing List on the website. In the meantime, here is Newsletter #3:   Launch Meeting Success We were delighted that so many local people joined us for an...
Project Newsletter #2 – 15.08.21

Project Newsletter #2 – 15.08.21

Hello friends,  Launch MeetingWed 15th SeptUnited Reformed Church, Hassocks, 7pm-9pm. The headline news for this project update is that we now have a date for our project ‘Launch meeting’.Long delayed by social distancing restrictions, we’re looking forward to...
Project Newsletter – 30th June 2021

Project Newsletter – 30th June 2021

Hello friends,  With a month now passed since we launched the website and started to spread the word in earnest, it felt like a good time to write a quick update to thank you for your interest in the South Downs Refugee Project (SDRP), and give you a bit of an...
Hassocks Life Feature: Fresh hopes for refugee project

Hassocks Life Feature: Fresh hopes for refugee project

Reposted from June’s edition of Hassocks Life. Read the full magazine here An article in the April issue of Hassocks Life has helped a new community group get off to a flying start.  The South Downs Refugee Project is a new, non-profit, voluntary group centred in...
‘Raise the Roof’ – Fundraising Concert

‘Raise the Roof’ – Fundraising Concert

Raise the Roof! Danny House, Hurstpierpoint, on Saturday, 28 th August   Jazz vocalist Lou Beckerman, pianist Joss Peach and multi-talented friends are coming together in the beautiful setting of Danny House for this important fundraiser for South Downs Refugee...
Hello, and welcome to the new SDRP website…

Hello, and welcome to the new SDRP website…

The launch of our website feels like an appropriate time to write a quick WELCOME post, and provide a short story-so-far project update. The seed of South Downs Refugee Project came about sometime in the second lockdown last year. Like lots of us I imagine I was sat...