Free information event for people from Hong Kong living in Warrington

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WITH more than 2,000 people from Hong Kong estimated to be now living in Warrington a special free information event is taking place at the Gateway this Thursday, June 30.

The UK offered a new life to those who were born before Britain handed back control of Hong Kong to China in 1997, opening its borders to three million Hong Kongers and their dependents – potentially five million people – following China’s democracy crackdown.

People who have recently moved to Warrington from Hong Kong are now being invited to an event providing information about employment, health, leisure and more. Based on school admissions it is estimated that more than 2,000 people from Hong Kong are now living in Warrington.

Organised by Warrington Borough Council, the Cheshire, Halton & Warrington Racial Equality Council and Hong Kongers in Britain, the event takes place on Thursday 30 June from 10am to 1pm, at The Gateway, 85 Sankey Street, Warrington WA1 1SR.

The event is for people who are looking to find out more about which career path to take, current apprenticeships and employment opportunities that are available, more information on work experience and volunteering and how to access local services.

You can register or just drop in at any time between 10am and 1pm.

Come along to find out more about:
· Finding work
·Learning English
·Accessing health services
·Leisure activities
·How services work in the UK
·Where to go for help.

For more visit Hong Kong British Nationals or email [email protected]

Partners attending include:
Warrington Borough Council community centres
Livewire
Culture Warrington
Warrington & Vale Royal Colleage
Seetec
Cheshire Fire Service
Torus Foundation Employment Team
Healthwatch
Cheshire Language Acedemy
Warrington Disability Partnership
New Leaf
Journey First and Warrington Life
Careers
Police
Oral Health
Warrington Voluntary Action
Diabetes Community Nursing Team
United Utilities
Reeve Court Village
Parents First


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