Pubs: we’ve won!

20 Nov 14

Fantastic news – our people-powered pubs campaign has defeated the government! On Tuesday night, the government was forced to pass a law which bans pub companies from charging their landlords rip-off rents. This was an unfair practice which squeezed the pennies of our local pub...

Victory in Portsmouth

3 Oct 14

Campaigns by You is a part of the 38 Degrees website where anyone can start a campaign on the issue close to their heart.  Across the country thousands of members are battling to make the UK a fairer, more democratic and more sustainable place. Simon...

Victory in Hamsptead

29 Jul 14

38 Degrees members in Hampstead are proving that people-power can triumph over big business. Last week 38 Degrees member, Jessica, won her campaign to stop a Sainsbury’s being built on South End Green! Sainsbury’s wanted to open what Jessica called “an identikit chain store.” But she...

Land Registry: Victory!

16 Jul 14

Fantastic news: the Government has scrapped its plans to sell off the Land Registry. Over 100,000 38 Degrees members signed the petition to save the Land Registry – and together we helped push the government to back down. Taken aback by the sheer number of...

Bees 1: Syngenta 0

4 Jul 14

Wonderful news, we’ve protected our bees! Yesterday Syngenta withdrew their controversial application to allow their banned bee-killer pesticides back on UK fields. Owen Paterson, the environment minister, sided with Syngenta. But the decision was deemed so toxic that it was brought all the way up to the Prime Minister...

Victory: Barclays won’t invest in destroying the Great Barrier Reef!

26 Jun 14

*High fives* and *applause* – Barclays won’t be investing in the destruction of the Great Barrier Reef! Remember Abbot Point, the huge coal port that mega company Adani want to build at the heart of the pristine reef? Last night, Barclays confirmed they have: “…...