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Careline is Liverpool City Council's social care contact service. They can be contacted 24 hours a day, every day of the year. They are the contact point for enquiries and referrals for services for children, adults and homeless families.

Careline has Chinese speaking staff, so there are no language problems for Chinese speaking enquirers.

Call Careline Adult Services on 0151 233 3800
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New Immigration Law
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The UK Border Agency is responsible for securing the United Kingdom borders and controlling migration in the United Kingdom. They manage border control for the United Kingdom, enforcing immigration and customs regulations. They also consider applications for permission to enter or stay in the United Kingdom, citizenship and asylum.

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BBC VIDEONATION
SILKSCREENS

British Chinese video diaries 2008

SILKSCREENS - this video portrait by British Chinese was filmed in the run up to the 2008 Beijing Olympics and exhibited in cities across the UK at simultaneous outdoor film screenings and live events celebrating the lives of the British Chinese, on July 19th 2008, as part of the CHINA NOW festival.

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DO YOU HAVE ANY INFORMATION ABOUT WW2 BOMBING AT PITT STREET IN MAY 1941?
My name is Anthony Hogan and I run a wartime remembrance website for the Liverpool and Merseyside area that covers stories from the two world wars.

I have been reading about the part the Chinese community played during the wars and would like to add a page to the website dedicated to their stories.

I would like to hear about anyone from the Chinese community who served with the forces or Merchant Navy. lived or worked in the Merseyside area during the wars, war effort workers, bombing victims, evacuees. Anything at all that covers the wartime years.

I would be interested to speak to anyone who remembers the war years themselves or anyone who has family stories they would be willing to share. I can then put them together on the website so ours and future generations can read their stories.

I am keen to learn about the WW2 bombing at Pitt Street in May 1941. Searching records I can only find details for 7 people who were killed. I know the number of dead was a much higher figure and would be grateful for any information about this tragedy.

Full credit will be given to anyone who adds a story. I welcome any help or advice from people, and I hope that together we can produce a fitting tribute to those that suffered and gave so much during wartime. Let us remember them.

I can be contacted by email at anthonyhogan13@aol.com
http://liverpoolremembrance.weebly.com/


 







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