Issue 1396

  • Issue 1396

Catching up with the al-Hindawis
As the country begins to welcome Afghan refugees, the lives of one Syrian family in East Yorkshire, documented by photographer Rich Wiles – and themselves – show how important sanctuary can be.

Summer walks
History meets literature in these four great walks from Roger Ratcliffe, where you can walk through Middle Earth inspiring landscapes and explore the history of Methodism.

Gulwali Passarlay
In a letter to his younger self, the young Afghani man who fled his country as a child and settled in Bolton reveals the heartbreak of exile but also the drive and talent that has made him a successful author.

News, arts and entertainment, a profile of York Big Issue North vendor Vasile, crossword, Sudoku and more.