‘They’ve helped us so much’; local Ukrainian organizations hold BBQ for refugees and hosts

As Ukrainians continue to flee their war-torn country, local organizations in London are constantly trying to find ways to make them feel at home. On Sunday afternoon the London Ukrainian Centre, London... Read more »

Ukrainian refugee kicked out of sponsor home after one month – South London News

By Tara O’Connor, Local Democracy Reporter A Ukrainian refugee was kicked out of her sponsor’s home in Croydon just one month after arriving in the country from her war-torn home. The woman... Read more »

Ukrainian refugees turn to food banks as UK hosts struggle with costs | Food banks

A London host of a Ukrainian family has written to her local food bank “begging for help” because rising energy costs mean she can no longer afford to feed her new guests.... Read more »

Ukrainian women fear childcare issues will affect their ability to work in UK | Ukraine

Childcare issues and inflexible working hours are preventing Ukrainian women from getting jobs as they attempt to rebuild their lives in Britain. Ukrainian refugees told the Observer they were shocked to discover... Read more »

South London woman travels to Poland to help ‘traumatised’ Ukrainian families cross the border

A woman from South London who has been helping Ukrainians fleeing their country at the Polish border has opened up about what other Londoners can do to help. Angelina Riabi is a... Read more »

Ukrainian woman ‘very excited’ to open hairdressing business in London

Elena Lishchun left Kyiv when Russia invaded and said hairdressing is ‘the only thing I’ve ever considered doing’ (Elena Lishchun/PA) A Ukrainian woman who fled Kyiv on the day Russia invaded said... Read more »

‘It changed me forever’: London black cab drivers convoy to rescue Ukrainian refugees

A London taxi driver who led a convoy of black cabs transporting Ukrainian refugees from Poland has said the experience changed him forever. Matt Westfall, 52, raised more than £11,000 to get... Read more »

BBC Dragons’ Den: Steven Bartlett offers room in London mansion to Ukrainian refugees

Dragons’ Den entrepreneur Steven Bartlett is set to offer a room in his London mansion to Ukrainian refugees fleeing the war. The star, 29, told his followers he had applied to the... Read more »

South-east London man charged with murder of a Ukrainian lorry driver

The 27-year-old is due to appear in custody at Bromley Magistrates’ Court on today A Thamesmead man has been charged with murder of a Ukrainian lorry driver  after a fatal stabbing near... Read more »

Ukrainian refugees arriving in UK are being declared homeless

Ukrainians refugees are being forced to register as homeless upon arriving in Britain because their relatives don’t have enough space and the government isn’t offering them alternative accommodation, it has emerged. The... Read more »