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Petition hand in – End opencast coal for good

26 Feb 19

Yesterday members from the Coal Action Network travelled to Westminster to hand in a petition signed by 55,000 members of 38 Degrees to James Brokenshire MP, Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government.   The petition is calling for James Brokenshire MP to...

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Essex Libraries

13 Feb 19

Up to 44 libraries across Essex are facing closure – and dozens more are set to have their hours reduced if Essex County Council plans go ahead. [1] Libraries are essential to our communities and without them people will have to travel further to borrow books, or...

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Food bank labels

18 Jan 19

Unable to afford the basics, thousands of families will be turning to food banks to feed hungry stomachs this Christmas. It’s heartbreaking that anyone has to rely on donations for their next meal – but this year it’s the reality for more families than ever...

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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...