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Spare a room / space

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On 16 Sep 2015 at 5:29pm Country Boy wrote:
Would anyone on this forum be prepared to make room in their Lewes home for a refugee/s.
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On 16 Sep 2015 at 5:38pm Uncharitable wrote:
Wish I'd know earlier I've just put a fish tank in my spare room
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On 16 Sep 2015 at 5:43pm 8 miles from home wrote:
I've read today that the marine population has halved. So maybe that could solve the crisis.
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On 16 Sep 2015 at 6:15pm A British Jew wrote:
We have been here before I think.

Check it out here »
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On 16 Sep 2015 at 6:59pm Billy the Jewish person wrote:
My days! stop changing the headings already.
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On 16 Sep 2015 at 7:14pm Country Boy wrote:
Disappointing response so far. I would have expected a few volunteers.
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On 16 Sep 2015 at 7:22pm Celine wrote:
Yes. My other half and I have discussed it.
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On 16 Sep 2015 at 7:41pm Belladonna wrote:
I know at least two people who are offering and others considering/discussing.
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On 16 Sep 2015 at 8:06pm Country Boy wrote:
According tp the Guardian, accommodation isn't currently required by the refugees recently shown on TV. Rather, accommodation is needed by any of 200,000 refused asylum seekers currently in the UK. So there is a need but not for Syrians.
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On 16 Sep 2015 at 8:26pm Historian wrote:
@BJ just how many Syrians is Israel taking ? Just asking.
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On 16 Sep 2015 at 9:20pm Southstreeter wrote:
@ Country boy how many are you taking ? Are you leading by example . Not that we'll know anyway because of the anonymity of this forum ... I am taking 3 .
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On 16 Sep 2015 at 9:28pm rik wrote:
Seeing as Daesh is a chaotic creation of various intelligence services including CIA, Saudi and Israel (who are surprisingly cooperative with each other,)it is no coincidence that those countries are rather keen on border fences while using western media to criticise Europeans who point this out.
Interesting how little media interest in the clashes in Dover.
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On 16 Sep 2015 at 10:17pm Fairmeadow wrote:
There are lots of people already here who would love to live in Lewes but cannot find anywhere they can afford. If you have a spare room, and don't mind sharing your home, you could really help someone. And add modestly to your income. And, probably, enrich your life experiences. Don't forget to tell your insurance company though - they will want to know.
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On 17 Sep 2015 at 12:14am Drowning wrote:
Why the "Don't forget to tell your insurance company though - they will want to know" Why would an Insurance company want to know that you had a friend staying in your home? Is it for when the 'migrants or immigrants' build a Bonfire in their shed to heat their Pot Noodle?
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On 17 Sep 2015 at 6:21am Country Boy wrote:
Fairmeadow - my misunderstanding. I thought the required accommodation was free of charge?
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On 17 Sep 2015 at 6:55am Redballs wrote:
Yes it will be the new talking point of the Islington dinner party set, to boast how many refugees you have in your shed.
 
 
On 18 Sep 2015 at 4:15am Fairmeadow wrote:
You don't have to tell your insurance company when you have guests, but you would invalidate your home insurance if you were to charge, e.g. under the rent-a-room scheme or for a lodger, without telling them. Read your policy small print for the details. Incoming migrants/refugees, and plenty of current UK residents, need somewhere to live, not somewhere to camp for a few nights


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