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Walkers announce a new recycling scheme for crisp packets!

5 Oct 18

Breaking news: Walkers have just announced they’re launching a scheme to recycle crisp packets. [1] It’ll mean fewer crisp packets going to landfill or washing up on our beaches. And it’s down to you. Walkers bosses have taken this huge step forward because of the...

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Plastic Pollution: Handing in the petition

29 May 18

Almost a quarter of a million of us have signed a petition calling for the Chancellor, Philip Hammond, to “Introduce a tax (levy) on throwaway plastic”. This is one of the biggest ever environmental petitions to the Treasury! On Wednesday 16th May Chair of the...

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Windrush Generation

17 Apr 18

Imagine living in the UK your whole life, building a home, community and career, only to be told you are not really British and you have to leave? Maybe you don’t need to imagine it. Thousands of people up and down the country are facing...

Leith Hill

Stop oil drilling at Leith Hill: Petition hand in

26 Mar 18

On Thursday 15th March, campaigners at Leith Hill all came together to hand in their 103,000 strong 38 Degrees petition to the Environment Agency, and ask them to reject any plans to drill for oil in Leith Hill. Visitors discussed the application and talked to...

Corby Urgent Care Centre

We saved Corby urgent care centre

19 Oct 17

Thanks to thousands of 38 Degrees members, the doors of the Corby NHS urgent care centre are open today.  Instead of travelling miles to the nearest A&E, patients are getting the care they need locally. And it’s all thanks to people power. When 38 Degrees...

Reinstate a Lollipop Person at Oakwood Academy School

17 May 17

Reinstate a lollipop person who will help children cross a very busy road at school times This is about the health and safety of the children of surrounding areas. We need a lollipop person to protect them from being hit by vehicles. A young girl...