Support Fr Stan Swamy, Sj

I am writing to invite you and your parish community to support an urgent action in solidarity with the imprisoned Indian Jesuit, Fr Stan Swamy SJ who celebrates his 84th birthday on 26 April. Fr Stan was imprisoned last October on baseless terrorist charges which he vehemently denies. He...
Annual General Meeting – 2019 Trustees Report for the Financial Year ended 31 December 2019 INTRODUCTION The Goan Welfare Society (GWS) was founded in March 1983, to provide limited assistance to the community living in the UK. The original Trustees passed away and responsibility for the Charity was handed over to the Goan Association...
A Brexit Free Trade deal was agreed between the UK and the European Union on 24" December 2020 and came into force on 21st January 2021. A number of issues could affect you, especially if you travel to Europe or intend to when Covid restrictions are lifted. These are the...
Tourists will need COVID-19 certificate to enter Goa even after lockdown is lifted Goa's Health Minister, Vishwajit Rane, on Tuesday said air travellers will not be allowed to enter the coastal state without a health certificate, after the Centre opens up airports once the COVID-19 lockdown is eased or lifted. Speaking...
Annual General Meeting – 2019 Trustees Report for the Financial Year ended 31 December 2018 INTRODUCTION Three caring Goans founded the Goan Welfare Society (GWS) in March 1983, to provide limited assistance to the community living in the UK. The original Trustees passed away and responsibility for the Charity was handed over...
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Dear Flavio and Bernie, A couple of days ago, I made this video and have begun sending it to family and friends. I am humbled to see that, to date, the video has received nearly 600 views in just over 2 days. It is my "maiden" effort.....and seeks to find purpose and...

CENSUS DAY 21 March 2021

Hi, My name is Sushil Choudrie and I am the Census Indian Community Advisor for Hounslow & Hillingdon. I am working on behalf of the Office for National Statistics (ONS), to help deliver England’s census in March 2021. The census is important to all of us. The information it collects helps the...
EU SETTLEMENT SCHEME If you are an EU (including Portuguese passport holders), EEA or Swiss citizen, who has been resident in the UK since before the 31 December 2020 and do not have permanent right to remain it is important that you are in top of the regulations. The Government...
As part of the South Asian Heritage Month, The Goan Association UK are proud to host an online presentation Goans in Britain: The Role of British and Portuguese Colonialism in their migration and settlement.This is a public event and all are welcome to join us on zoom on the...
1 April 2021 At the last AGM held on 6 December 2020, members commented that they would like to be kept informed from time to time because the Annual Meeting only occurs once a year and gives a report covering the previous financial year. It was agreed that the Trustees would produce a...