Summer Update from Stratford4Europe

It’s been a busy time since April! Over the last few months we have held another regional meeting, participated in all the EU Action Days, continued our programme of guest speakers, helped to launch another group in Warwick, marched in support of the People’s Vote and had a picnic in the park (well, on the rec). In late April we hosted a meeting of local groups as one of eight regional meetings which were organised by the new national team in London to follow up the launch of the new…

S4E Spring Update

Following our lively programme of guest speakers last year, we started the year with a bang in that department. In early January, we attracted 200 people to a talk by the former President of the Farmers’ Union, Sir Peter Kendall. His theme was the impact of Brexit on British agriculture, and his assessment was rather sobering. It provoked a lot of questions from the audience in which the farming community were well represented, an interesting and slightly different mix from attendees at our previous events. It shows that people are…

Campaign Activity Update – October 2017

Newsletter October 2017 Stratford for Europe – the story continues Our newsletter in June 2017 described the formation of our group and the activities we were engaged in to campaign against Brexit. Things have moved on! We have had fantastic public support from across our area, as you can see from the figures below:   June October Facebook 221 followers 361 followers + 340 likes Mailing list 315 460 Twitter followers 293 690   Our Facebook editorial team are now posting to Brighton, Bristol, Cornwall, Cardiff, Banbury, Warwick and Cheltenham…

Campaign Activity Update – June 2017

Stratford for Europe – a brief history Where to start? Well, in June last year, two of our group found themselves campaigning together against leaving the EU, and given the outcome of the referendum, they felt it would be a shame if everything just stopped after June 23rd. So they sent a letter to the local paper inviting Remainers to get together to continue the challenge to Brexit. 40 people responded, and in November 2016 they assembled to hear a talk from Open Britain which enthused them to spread the…