Photo of Cllr Ian Blair (left) and Hecham Alsaiyad.

Refugee named Community Learner of the Year

A refugee living in Patchway has been named as the South Gloucestershire Community Learner of the Year for 2017. Hecham Alsaiyad, 39, worked as a pharmacist back in Syria but the civil war in his country forced him to leave. He came to the UK under the refugee resettlement programme to make a new life for himself and his family. Hecham, his wife

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