3 day march against the £1.2 Billion sell-off of Staffordshire cancer care facilities

5 May 15

 The £1.2 billion proposal to privatise cancer treatment and end of life care in Staffordshire is gathering momentum.  But protesters are determined to put a stop to this;  see this petition. Four weeks ago a handful of trade unionists, NHS campaigners and 38 Degrees local...

Solihull campaigners are inspired

5 May 15

Solihull campaigners have found that people are passionately care about the NHS. Last Thursday, April 30, we were able to have a wonderful publicity prop, the ambulance, and we did some petitioning in Shirley,  see below:   Although the footfall was fairly quite, people continued...

Lancaster said thanks

4 May 15

You think you’re immune to it all after a while. The campaigns, the stories, the hashtags, the slogans, all of it starts to become a bit forgettable. And then, when you’re on the verge of getting jaded and cynical about it all, people surprise you....

Broxtowe delivers 6,860 signatures on May Day

1 May 15

Our 38 Degrees ambulance stopped off at Beeston, part of the marginal Borough of Broxtowe, today, May Day. There were more than 25  people to greet us. By no means  all of them can be seen in the photo below: The person speaking is Konnie...

Our ambulance starts at Rother Valley

1 May 15

After a few mechanical hitches our grand 38 Degrees ambulance tour started on Thursday at 10 am at North Anston  in the Rother Valley Constituency, which covers the south and east of Rotherham down to the southern tip of South Yorkshire. The area is semi-rural...

Sowing seeds in Maltby

29 Apr 15

Maltby is a former mining town and civil parish of 16,856 inhabitants (2011) in the Rother Valley parliamentary constituency. It is located about 6 miles east of Rotherham town centre and 10 miles north-east of Sheffield city centre. For the record: Maltby is mentioned in...