Chelmsford welcomes new residents from Afghanistan and offers help
Chelmsford has welcomed five families who have escaped the chaos in Afghanistan. They are sponsored by the UK Government, as part of the project to relocate people who have worked to help keep British troops safe.
Said Lib Dem Leader of Chelmsford City Council, Stephen Robinson, "I am happy to welcome these new families and I've been overwhelmed by the kind offers of support from residents of Chelmsford. The staff at their temporary location have been fantastic in providing all food and other essentials. The Red Cross emergency response team have been on site supporting them.
- Nappies, milk (not powder) and clothes for babies (not children's clothes at the moment)
- Toys for children
- at Hamptons Sports & Leisure, Tydemans, Beehive Lane, Great Baddow, CM2 9FH
- on 26th and 27th August 1pm to 3pm