News: June 2024

Disability Pride Month 2024

July is Disability Pride Month, an international annual awareness month which celebrates disabled people and the diversity of our community.

Armed Forces Week

Armed Forces Week will take place from Monday 24 June to Sunday 30 June, and is a way for us to show our support to the armed forces community.

Windrush 2024

Windrush Day marks 76 years since more than 500 Commonwealth citizens from the Caribbean arrived to help rebuild Britain after World War II.

Refugee Week 2024

This week, Monday 17 June to Sunday 23 June is Refugee Week. The aim of this awareness week is to help refugees and asylum seekers to live safely within inclusive and resilient communities.

Gypsy, Roma and Traveller History Month 2024

Gypsy, Roma and Traveller History Month was established to help tackle prejudice and raise awareness of the vast history of Gypsy, Roma and Traveller voices across the UK.
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The history of Pride Month

June is Pride Month and the council is committed to sharing the importance of this month and supporting the LGBTQIA+ community.
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