Justice First monthly newsletter covers several subjects this month:

Justice First is 10 years old this month.

Review of coverage for the International Women’s Day event on 5th March 2016.

Securing of core funding for Justice First until June 2017.

Visits from local and national MPs , discussing ideas relevant to the shadow ministers for Charities and Home Office. Discussion of relevant proposals for the Labour Party manifesto.

Staff changes at Justice First.

Justice First engaging with the media re. “Red Doors” story.

Upcoming events:

Sat 9th April, 7.30pm —”Unchained” live country music evening at Saltburn Community Centre

14th May— Annual Football Tournament, Middlesbrough

15th May—Sponsored Cycle Ride, Café Tees, Wynyard Woodland Park, Thorpe Thewles

Refugee Week 20th—26th June, further details to follow BUT note 22 June—Teesside Main Event, Teesside University

23rd July—Mary Thompson Fund Sponsored Walk in the Dales

3rd September— Justice First Quiz, Details to follow

24th July—Mary Thompson Fund Annual Toddle for the Less Mobile, in Preston Park, Stockton

10th September—Concert with the Sweet Peas Singers for the Mary Thompson Fund. Linthorpe Community Centre

Summer Residential Trips:

3rd-5th June—Barmoor (North Yorkshire)

26th-28th July—Minsteracres (near Durham)

Annual Fundraising Dinner

Saturday 1st October 2016 at

Preston Hall, Eaglescliffe

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