Secret Campaign Weapon Unveiled by Stratford4Europe

Is it a bird, is it a plane, no it’s … Stratford4Europe’s new, state-of-the-art campaign weapon, the “Battle-Bike”! On Saturday the 6th May heads turned and more than a few foreign tourists looked a little bemused as the specially commissioned Battle-Bike was unveiled to the people of Stratford for the very first time.   The high-tech campaign vehicle is a mobile street stall complete with display areas, a merchandising counter, storage space and two masts emblazoned with flags and festooned with balloons. The Battle-Bike, the brainchild and work of two…

Brendan Donnelly urges MPs to stand up against Brexit

Brendan Donnelly , a former MEP, diplomat and writer, is now the director of a prestigious research institute on European affairs. He will be speaking at the invitation of the local, pro- EU group, Stratford4Europe at a public meeting at Stratford upon Avon School on Wednesday May 17th, starting at 7.00 pm. Brendan believes that MPs should have the courage of their convictions in the matter of Brexit, and he will speak on the subject “Can and should Parliament stop Brexit? His view is that Parliament can if it wants…

Stratford4Europe’s Campaign Goes Global!

Left to right: Jeff Kenner, Cllr. Juliet Short, Karla Adam, Griff Witte, Meg Gain and Jonathan Baker. STRATFORD4EUROPE’S CAMPAIGN GOES GLOBAL! When one of the most widely circulated newspapers in the USA, The Washington Post, the same paper that famously exposed the Watergate scandal, wants to do a news story on Brexit where do they go and who do they want to speak to?  The answers: Stratford-upon-Avon, and Stratford4Europe. On Thursday 16th March two journalists from the London Bureau of The Washington Post, Karla Adam and Griff Witte, travelled up…

Stratford-on-Avon “Unite for Europe” March on Parliament

STRATFORD-ON-AVON DELEGATION TO MARCH ON PARLIAMENT On Saturday 25th March, a 60 strong delegation from the Stratford District will travelling down to London by coach to represent Stratford-on-Avon on the ‘Unite for Europe National March to Parliament’.  A similar number of residents will also be journeying down under their own steam and meeting up in Park Lane.  It is estimated that this will be largest contingent from Stratford ever to take part in a national demonstration. The combined group from Stratford will be joining like-minded groups from across the country…

S4E Launch Welcomes A C Grayling

‘FIGHTING FOR EUROPE!’ On 1st March, 2017, Stratford4Europe received a fantastic launch when more than 200 people came to hear an address by Professor A.C. Grayling, a well known academic and writer who campaigns against Brexit. He often contributes well-researched articles to ‘The New European’ newspaper but on this occasion he came to Stratford to explain his views in person. He told us why the referendum did not give the government a legitimate mandate to take Britain out of Europe. He said the electorate was gerrymandered to exclude many who…