Tag: democracy

  • We still believe in each other….Hope no Hate

    We still believe in each other….Hope no Hate

    We still believe in each other   A short time ago, after a campaign tainted with racism and anti-immigrant rhetoric, it was formally announced that Britain had voted to leave the European Union. This is a seismic moment for our country and indeed Europe. I worry that there is a real danger that the bitterly-fought […]

  • Frack Off Our Forest latest- 25th APRIL FODDC

    Frack Off Our Forest latest- 25th APRIL FODDC

    Frack Off Our Forest latest South Western Energy who have applied for a licence to investigate fracking sites in the Forest are coming to FODDC Coleford to make a presentation to Forest councillors Be there  to make your views known on Monday 25th April at 3-30pm Frack-off-our-Forest- decisions in Westminster it seems the only time […]

  • Yorkley Court – Local Food Hub Not welcome?

    Yorkley  Court – Local Food Hub Not welcome?

       The tracks of a JCB used to destroy the temporary homes of members of Yorkley Court Farm in the same week their establishment of the Forest Food Hub was Nominated for its achievements by BBC Food Programme. The last few years saw a contented growing community producing local food on previously neglected land. latest […]

  • Clearwell Stowe Quarrying proposals – speak up maybe we can head off the hundreds of Breedon Lorries?

    The plan to hugely increase the extraction of stone from the Forest of Dean which would mean the movement hundreds of  additional lorry journeys through the rural landscape over the next 20 years. ‘Proposed development at Clearwell And Stowe Hill Quarries, Stowe Green, St Briavels, Gloucestershire, GL15 6QW. Extension of Stowe Hill Quarry and retention […]

  • International Womens Day Tuesday 8th March

    International Womens Day  Tuesday 8th March

                  Celebrate your Sister,Mother,Wife, Partner, Nanny or Friend                                                     Celebrate Women their skills , their Joy, their being..xxx   

  • Latest from Glos County Council and the Frack Off Our Forest campaign

    Latest from Glos County Council and the  Frack Off Our Forest campaign

    Thanks to all who made it today, and everyone else unable to attend but sent messages of support… We achieved our objective of getting the county council to call on the Government to withdraw licences, following a 40 minute debate. The vote was 20 for the motion, 0 against but 26 abstentions (including all Conservative […]

  • FRACKING AT WESTMINSTER!!

    Whatever is happening its growing and growing- join however you can- 1000 points to Greenpeace Frack and Go? click  and have a look at Westminster -maybe our MP will take some notice?

  • Not in Our Name – Frack off Foresters in Gloucester

    Not in Our Name – Frack off  Foresters in Gloucester

    Yesterday at Shire Hall. For those who haven’t heard -the full county council will now debate fracking on February 17, so next trip up then! On wednesday 13th January Glos County Councillors were attending a briefing on the impact of fracking if they allow a licence to be granted to South west energy to drill […]

  • Speaking up for the Forest in Westminster?

    Speaking up for the Forest in Westminster?

    Its a long way away London so in case you’ve not managed to pop into Westminster to see how things are, you can follow how we have been represented- Just click on his name above IF YOU WANT TO CONTACT HIM  YOU CAN GO TO HIS WEBSITE   www.markharper.org He does answer letters so its good […]

  • FRACK OFF OUR FOREST (OF DEAN): DEMO @ 10AM, Saturday 10 OCT 2015

    FRACK OFF OUR FOREST (OF DEAN): DEMO @ 10AM, Saturday 10 OCT 2015

                                     FRACK OFF OUR FOREST (OF DEAN): DEMO @ 10 am, Sat 10th OCT 2015 Meet at the Cyril Hart arboretum, next to Speech House, centre of the Forest of Dean… bring banners, drums, and make some rhythms of resistance, […]