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Food bank labels in supermarkets

29 Apr 19

Unable to afford the basics, thousands of families are turning to food banks. 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 before. Sainsbury’s found a simple way to...

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Endurance Ojo – petition hand-in

15 Apr 19

On Friday, members of the 38 Degrees staff team travelled to the Home Office to hand in a petition signed by over 36,000 members to the Home Secretary, Sajid Javid. The petition is calling on the Home Secretary to grant young father Endurance Ojo asylum...

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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...