BBC announcement: they listened to us!

6 Jul 10

The BBC Trust just announced “initial conclusions” on cuts to BBC services including 6 Music and Asian Network. The effect of our campaign is obvious. The Trust rejects the plan to close 6 Music, saying “the case has not been made”. It says it will...

Flashmob outside the BBC

25 May 10

38 Degrees members with the 80,000 strong save the BBC petitions Today people took to the streets across the UK calling on the BBC not to cut Asian Network, BBC6 Music and the BBC website. Flashmobs took place in London, Bristol, Birmingham, Leeds, Manchester and...

BBC posters: how they’ll look

30 Apr 10

Today, we got through the final designs for the Stop the BBC  Cuts billboards, that we paid for together with thousands of 38 Degrees members chipping in. They’ll be going up near BBC offices in cities all around the UK from 10th May, and we’re...

Save the BBC: action all over the UK

26 Apr 10

Ever since the BBC bosses proposed making massive cuts to its services, including axing 6 Music and Asian Network and halving the size of its website, tens of thousands of us have expressed our anger and disappointment through signing the petition against the cuts, e-mailing...

BBC pledge: your candidates’ responses

9 Apr 10

Since the election was announced thousands of us have been emailing our local Parliamentary candidates, asking them to pledge their opposition to cuts to the BBC and their support for public service broadcasting. We’ve been looking through some of the responses from candidates that have...

BBC: OVER 50,000 ACTIONS TAKEN SO FAR

24 Mar 10

Over the last three weeks, a massive 32,851 of us have signed our petition against the BBC cuts, and 17,817 have also emailed the BBC Trust with a formal response to the official consultation. This is a fantastic response, and if we keep up this...