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How to identify the most common UK bumblebee species

25 Feb 21

The UK is home to more than 270 different species of bees, including bumblebees, honeybees and solitary bees – and all of them play an important role in pollinating our plants! Some of our favourite bees are the 24 species of bumblebee which can be...

Tax

POLL: PUBLIC BACKS RISE IN CAPITAL GAINS TAX

24 Feb 21

Three in five members of the public back an increase in Capital Gains Tax (CGT) so it is in line with Income Tax or higher, new Savanta ComRes polling finds. Just 14% think that Income Tax should be higher than CGT, whereas 37% think that...

January

People Power in January 2021

31 Jan 21

Coronavirus may have brought with it a difficult start to the year, but during January 38 Degrees members still came together to make people power happen.  Here are some highlights of what we achieved together 👇

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BBC Licence Fee Victory!

27 Jan 21

We’re less than a month into 2021 and, while times are still tough for all of us, we’ve already secured a big win together. The UK government have just backed down from plans that could have slashed the BBC’s funding by hundreds of millions of...

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Tips for managing your mental health during the coronavirus pandemic

19 Jan 21

The coronavirus pandemic has been a tough time for all of us – and that can be a real strain on our mental health. Here are some things that might help you better manage your well being while we’re all staying at home: We might...

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Free School Meals Vouchers Victory

14 Jan 21

We did it! Yesterday, we helped force the government into yet another u-turn – the ‘woefully inadequate’ parcels first approach to free school meals has been abandoned. Boris Johnson announced that parents will be given food vouchers again, instead of food parcels and with it,...