This is our second quarterly report and covers the period ended 30 June 2021.  Mercifully the death toll amongst the Goan community in the UK from the pandemic has slowed down considerably and this reduction is probably due to the successful Covid-19 vaccination programme. However, there have been a number...
Deadline for application to the EU Settlement Scheme - 30 June 2021
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...

OCI Renewal

Revised guidlines for the re-issuance of Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) cards ...

Support Fr Stan Swamy, Sj

The Guardian (UK) reported that India’s oldest political prisoner, an 84-year-old Jesuit priest, who was denied bail as his health deteriorated, has died, prompting an outpouring of anger among lawyers, writers, politicians and activists. Father Stan Swamy, a priest and human rights activist who spent five decades fighting for the...
Contact Magazine March 2021
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...

Maria Sylvia Cardoso

In conjunction with the GOAN CHAPLAINCY (London) December 2020 AN APPEAL TO HELP A FELLOW GOAN Dear friends I am appealing to your generosity, as we are trying to raise funds to help with the cost of the funeral of Maria Sylvia Cardoso, who passed away unexpectedly on 1 March 2021 at Hillingdon Hospital. Maria...

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...