16/03/2021 - 10:53
It is estimated that almost a million Poles lived in the UK before the Brexit vote. Some, mainly anecdotal evidence, suggests that around 200,000 members of the Polish community have now left the UK. What are the reasons why people have left or are leaving?
11/03/2021 - 16:17
Polish migration to the UK has a long standing history. But did you know that there are currently only 12 serving Polish Cllrs in the UK? In my view, although the current Parliament has never been more diverse, the lack of political representation is still evident.
17/02/2021 - 10:56
I am sure that most of us, who know, work with or have friends and family members from the EU or EEA have heard of the so-called EU settled status scheme.
18/10/2020 - 19:59
It is often not easy to be positive these days, is it? However, despite some major local and global challenges, I am remaining positive.
13/04/2020 - 07:00
Third week of lockdown, at least for us in the UK. It feels strange, it feels unreal. At times, it feels like I am watching a science fiction movie.
04/02/2020 - 09:12
On Thursday, 30 January, 9 EU nationals had an opportunity to visit the European Parliament and meet our local MEP, Barbara Gibson, who invited us to spend a day with her.
27/12/2018 - 16:26
"The Polish Perspective" - A letter frokm New Europeans' coordinator and local resident Michal Siewniak to the Welwyn Hatfield Times
04/11/2018 - 17:08
With a variety of speakers, a strong and varied attendance, and interactive sessions, the afternoon on a ‘Politics of Unity’ was something new and special for us
25/01/2018 - 09:51
Wow! what a wonderful historical moment in which to be present as we launched the ‘Movement for Unity in Politics’ in the UK on January 20th at the Centre for Unity (CFU), in Welwyn Garden City. As people from various walks of life arrived there was a great sense of hope for what was about to start.
05/12/2016 - 16:10
In October 2016, Cities of Migration talked to Michal Siewniak who works as the Community Development Manager, CVS (Community Voluntary Services) Broxbourne and East Herts and who is a local ‘community activist’ about local responses to BREXIT, Britain’s recent referendum and decision to exit the EU, including a negative public narrative and worrisome backlash against immigrants.