Welcoming Syrian refugees and hidden treasures in a Scottish museum

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Welcoming Syrian refugees and hidden treasures in a Scottish museum

By Russell Bruce Paisley Museum’s Syrian glass collection to be displayed for the first time Today marks five years since the first refugees from Syria arrived in Renfrewshire through the UK Government’s Vulnerable Persons Resettlement Scheme. To mark this occasion, Paisley Museum is releasing details of their Syrian glass collection dating back over 2,000 years which has never been displayed before. In 2015, Renfrewshire was among the first Scottish councils to welcome Syrian refugees. Five years on, the Paisley Museum…

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Welcoming Syrian refugees and hidden treasures in a Scottish museum