New chair excited by new direction for 38 Degrees

24 Aug 20

38 Degrees has appointed Sue Tibballs OBE as its new chair. Sue is a campaigner and commentator who has worked in the social change sector for nearly 30 years. She is CEO of the Sheila McKechnie Foundation, a ‘think and do tank’ that builds capacity...

38 Degrees members and other campaigners at the Scottish Parliament

“Fracking cannot and will not take place in Scotland”

3 Oct 17

We’ve done it! After months and months of campaigning by 38 Degrees members and many others, the Scottish Government have said: “Fracking cannot and will not take place in Scotland“. Across Scotland, we worked together in our tens of thousands to protect our countryside and...

38 Degrees members and other campaigners at the Scottish Parliament

Scotland, us and fracking

6 Jun 17

More than 22,000 of us have told the Scottish Government to ban fracking. Last week we handed in our petition to the Scottish Government’s energy minister, Paul Wheelhouse. Along with other campaigners we’ve submitted our objections to fracking as part of the Scottish Government’s consultation...

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ScotRail Rip-off

21 Oct 16

This post was written by David Taylor, a 38 Degrees member from Hillington. My  name is David and I’m 18. Just a few weeks ago my life took a turn for the worse when I lost my job. I was doing an apprenticeship but my...

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Worse than Trump’s golf course

14 Oct 16

Plans for a golf course at Coul Links in the Highlands threaten more than 50 acres of beautiful, unspoilt, natural habitat. 38 Degrees member Andrew believes that this plan would be even worse for Scottish wildlife than Donald Trump’s development in Aberdeenshire. So he’s started a...

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5 Days Of Blood Left

1 Sep 16

Scotland has supplies of some blood types for just the next 5 days, and the number of new donors in Scotland has fallen by a third. This is putting lives at risk. And those lives could easily be our friends, families or colleagues. There are hundreds...