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Mauatthecoast

Mauatthecoast Report 1 Feb 2013 18:54

Thanks for replies,sorry just come back onboard.....had visitors.....yes it's great when you've signed a petition and rec. the good news that you were hoping for:-D

Will check for further sites re: bedroom tax and playing fields ( funny words to see in the same sentence lol )...where we can hopefully make a difference.

NHS is that to protect the bees or wasps BC? ;-) <3
Mau

ButtercupFields

ButtercupFields Report 1 Feb 2013 17:59

Yes,great news :-) Now all we need is to get the NHS on track and protect the bee population :-D <3

AnninGlos

AnninGlos Report 1 Feb 2013 17:48

Yes I did Mau.

Stephen2009

Stephen2009 Report 1 Feb 2013 17:44

That's GREAT news !

Folks .working away behind the scenes and hitting the jackpot.

What's needed now is all our Inner Town and City Playparks and Open Spaces to be protected..

The National Playing Fields Association Guidelines suggest 6 acres of Open Space per thousand people of population.

Are you getting your share ?

~`*`Jude`*`~

~`*`Jude`*`~ Report 1 Feb 2013 17:42

Yehhhh l got one too:)

Also a campaign where you sign re the Bedroom Tax!!

l will add the link to the Gen boards.

jude :-)

+++DetEcTive+++

+++DetEcTive+++ Report 1 Feb 2013 17:42

Ah, right! Well done!

Rambling Rose

Rambling Rose Report 1 Feb 2013 17:29

yes DET

here is a link

https://secure.38degrees.org.uk/page/share/forests-timeline-graphic-share

+++DetEcTive+++

+++DetEcTive+++ Report 1 Feb 2013 17:26

Did you both sign a petition or something? If we got one, it was consigned to the spam bin.

Rambling Rose

Rambling Rose Report 1 Feb 2013 17:22

I got one too :-)

Mauatthecoast

Mauatthecoast Report 1 Feb 2013 17:17

Who received this email today? :-D
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Yesterday, after months of deliberations – we have the final, official word from the government that they will do what more than half a million of us asked them to – and protect our nation’s forests for good.

Congratulations! We’ve really, truly, won.

It was a political defeat, and victory for people power they never saw coming.

Mau :-D