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Trophy Hunting

19 Feb 19

British hunters are paying huge sums to travel abroad and kill threatened animalsincluding elephants, lions and rhinos – all to bring back their body parts as “trophies” to hang on the wall. Right now the government allows hundreds of animal trophies to be imported each...

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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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Grenfell: we are being heard

1 Oct 18

A message from Grenfell United via 38 Degrees: Today has been emotional. Housing Minister James Brokenshire has just announced a ban on dangerous combustible building materials, like the cladding that was used on Grenfell tower. The government has chosen to put people before profit and...

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Walkers Crisps Campaign – We’re in the news

27 Sep 18

BREAKING: the campaign to get Walkers crisps to ditch plastic packaging is headline news!  Because hundreds of thousands of us got involved, every newspaper and TV screen is talking about the millions of Walkers crisp packets polluting our beaches and rivers. Robin Priestley from 38...

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#PacketInWalkers – Post your plastic packet back to Walkers

21 Sep 18

By 2025 – the year Walkers Crisps has promised to go plastic free – they’ll have produced 28 billion more plastic packets that will litter our beaches, our streets, and pile up in landfills. Hundreds of thousands of us have signed the petition, and our call for...

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Pankhurst statue: Handing in the petition

14 Sep 18

On Wednesday 12th September, 38 Degrees-er Jacquie handed her petition into the City of Westminster Council. She was joined by dozens of supporters dressed in suffragette colours and carried a box full of 178,000 signatures from 38 Degrees-ers up and down the country. The petition...