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The Regional BME Network E-bulletin

August 2014

Welcome to our monthly e-bulletin for the Regional BME Network on regional and national news and policy developments for the BME voluntary and community sector. If you have any comments, please get in touch by emailing


Safe Network regional meeting - Thursday 6 November, Nottingham

The Safe Network is inviting voluntary and community sector organisations to attend their regional network meeting at Nottingham CVS on Thursday 6 November from 10am to 1pm, which will focus on BME communities and multi-faith safeguarding.

The Impact of International Migration on the East Midlands

East Midlands Councils has launched a major report on the impact of international migration on the East Midlands, which uses official data and analysis commissioned from Nottingham Trent University.

Faith Groups and Hate Crime

Communities Inc has recently developed and published a faith and hate crime brochure designed to support faith groups in taking action against hate crime.

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