Mayors from across the country have written to the government to demand that they abandon plans to impose First Past the Post on their elections.
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Dear Editor, London, Monday 14th February 2022 – Greenpeace has sent a Valentine’s card to the Foreign Secretary, Liz Truss, signed by four and a half million people imploring her to show some love for the world’s oceans by delivering a strong Global Ocean Treaty this March at the UN. This Valentine’s day, campaigners went to […]
On Saturday, as part of the European Movement’s Day of Action, members of Oxford for Europe gathered once again on Cornmarket to gauge the opinions of local people, on how they felt that Brexit was going. We asked people the following questions: Is Brexit good for the NHS? Is Brexit keeping up food supply and […]
Lord Andrew Adonis in Oxford Town Hall this week (Thursday 28th October) launched the next step of a campaign to re-join the rest of Europe ‘Step by Step‘. “Boris Johnson’s Brexit isn’t working – as the empty shelves and closed petrol stations of recent months demonstrate”, Lord Adonis told over 100 people in the Town […]
Ed: A reader wrote this letter to his MP the other week but the message is still relevant. We must fight Covid on many fronts, only one of which is vaccination. Many people cannot be vaccinated and need protection from those who are. Dear Dr Murrison, You told me of the long term dangers of […]
Dear Editor, On 23 June, a legal challenge against the Government’s plans for the Stonehenge Tunnel will come to court. It is the last chance to stop massive and irreparable damage being done to the archaeology and landscape of Britain’s most iconic World Heritage Site. To say that the status of Stonehenge and Avebury World Heritage […]
Ed: Updated with more links – 11 April 2021Write to us at firstname.lastname@example.org Dear Editor, #millionsMissing. Have you heard about it? “ME/CFS”. Do you know what it is? 12 May is not only my birthday but also the sixth anniversary of Myalgic Encephomyelitis (ME) International Awareness Day for the #MillionsMissing. This has been represented in many […]
Dear Editor, I write in reaction to Guy Maughfling’s (Fragmentation or Unity, April 1 2021) article. Whilst the article started with a well-meaning highlighting of some poor logistical planning, it went on to make a number of far-fetched arguments from this. Firstly, the author clearly believes in democracy, but still manages to become highly undemocratic, […]
Dear Editor, On a relatively unremarkable, dreary lockdown Tuesday in mid-January, over 100 people in Cheltenham joined virtual workshops organised by Cheltenham Borough Council and local charity “Vision 21” to talk about climate change, emissions reduction and solutions. The resulting formation of the CheltenhamZero partnership aims to provide a collaborative group to support the council’s […]
Dear Editor Downing Street was built by a dodgy speculative builder called George Downing who Samuel Pepys – the famous diarist – described as a “perfidious rogue”, deceitful and untrustworthy. Downing built the terrace of houses on soft soil with shallow, rotten foundations – which fits with Downing Street’s current tenants. The foundations of the […]
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