City of Sanctuary is a movement to build a culture of welcome and hospitality for refugees and asylum-seekers. In 2007, with the support of the City Council, Sheffield became the UK’s first ‘City of Sanctuary’ for asylum-seekers and refugees—a city that takes pride in the welcome it offers to people in need of safety.
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10th anniversary but no room for complacency
28 Oct 2015
Migrants’ rights unchanged following referendum
7 Jul 2016
Review of Asylum Needs
15 Jun 2016
Support for City of Sanctuary from Labour
3 Mar 2016
Sheffield techies do their bit for refugees
14 Feb 2016
Volunteer who found sanctuary in helping others
23 Oct 2015
Hundreds gather for Refugee Summit
2 Oct 2015
Sheffield Summit on Refugee Crisis
11 Sep 2015
Increase in donations of clothes
7 Sep 2015
Refugee Week revels in new venue!
6 Jul 2015
Lively hustings on migration
Art explores biblical parallels with migration
20 Jun 2015
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