November Newsletter

Monthly Update from the Team at the Hub – November 2022

The Website

A reminder that all our information is now going onto the website. Please use this valuable resource and let us know what else you might like to see there.

Hub Activities – Dates for your diary

25th November – Christmas Toy Event

Please join us at The Hub to choose toys for your children for Christmas.

See flyer for further details.

The Hub will be closed for coffee on 2nd December but English lessons will continue as usual.

The last Hub coffee and English lessons will be on 16th December. Please join us for mince pies, carols and festive cheer!

English Lessons

English lessons at Salisbury Methodist Church will continue to run:


Thursdays 10.30-12.00

Fridays 10.30-11.30


Fridays 10.30-11.30

Online intermediate English lessons

For further information contact:


Call 01225770478

See flyer for details

Support and Advice

For those looking to convert their professional qualifications for use in the UK, Ecctis will help:

Individuals – Ecctis The UK CPQ provides information for non-UK qualified professionals wishing to work in the UK and for UK-qualified professionals wishing to work in another country. The UK CPQ also clarifies the situation surrounding accessing regulated and unregulated professions in the UK.

Financial advice and Foodbank

On Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays a Foodbank is available at St Pauls Church, Fisherton Street, Salisbury. And the Citizens Advice Bureau will be there giving individual financial advice.

Salvation Army

Every Saturday the Salvation Army in Salisbury are opening their doors to give free clothes and other items (including bikes) to Ukrainian guests. All are welcome to get what they need.

Family and Community Learning

Online courses are being run to help with cost cutting and making money go further:

Shop for Less – 10 November, 10-12

Saving Energy – 17 November, 10-12

Balance your budget – 24 November, 10-12

See flyer for further details

Wessex Community Action supporting hosts

Support workshops are being run for those supporting Ukrainian refugees on 7th and 21st November and 5th December.

Support for children

If you would like support for your child these Family and Community Learning online tutor taught courses sessions are available. See the flyer for further details

Helping My Child with Anxiety and Worry – Tuesday 8 November – 10:00-12:00

Helping My Child with Reading –  Tuesday 15 November – 10:00-12:00

Services at the Salisbury Methodist Church

The next orthodox service will be at 11am on Saturday 12th November, and

the church is holding a coffee morning at 10am, before the service, to which everyone is invited.

Hosts and potential Hosts

We would like to put out a plea for more hosts to come forward. If anyone knows anyone who may be interested in hosting please contact

We are also looking for emergency hosts – those willing to take in a single guest or family for a limited time – a few weeks only. Please contact us at the admin email address if you can help or would like to know more.

An option for the future that we are investigating, and which hosts may like to consider, is the Rent a Room scheme – we are looking at the details specific to our Ukrainian guests and will give more information shortly. But generic information is available on the government website.

Rent a room in your home: The Rent a Room Scheme – GOV.UK (

Rent a room in your home: The Rent a Room Scheme – GOV.UK The Rent a Room Scheme lets you earn up to a threshold of £7,500 per year tax-free from letting out furnished accommodation in your home. This is halved if you share the income with your partner …