Activism

Climate change, police violence, and benefits: The people taking the government to court
Activism

Climate change, police violence, and benefits: The people taking the government to court

As the government looks to water down people’s power to challenge the state, a number of groups are using that power to hold them accountable.

Organisers of Sarah Everard vigil take Met Police to court over handling of event
Violence Against Women

Organisers of Sarah Everard vigil take Met Police to court over handling of event

Activists from Reclaim These Streets say the Met’s decision not to allow the vigil breached their human rights.

Kill the Bill protests taking place across the country ahead of votes on Policing Bill
Activism

Kill the Bill protests taking place across the country ahead of votes on Policing Bill

Activists have created a map of every Kill the Bill demonstration taking place this weekend.

Insulate Britain ‘won’t be returning to the roads’ suggests activist released from prison
Insulate Britain

Insulate Britain ‘won’t be returning to the roads’ suggests activist released from prison

Changemakers 2022: Digital inclusion
Changemakers 2022

Changemakers 2022: Digital inclusion

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Changemakers 2022: Education
Changemakers 2022

Changemakers 2022: Education

Tips and tricks for success in getting funding for your social enterprise
Social enterprise

Tips and tricks for success in getting funding for your social enterprise

Stonewall calls ‘gay cake’ court loss ‘a backwards step for equality’
LGBTQ+

Stonewall calls ‘gay cake’ court loss ‘a backwards step for equality’

Activists cleared of criminal damage over toppling of Edward Colston statue in Bristol
Black Lives Matter

Activists cleared of criminal damage over toppling of Edward Colston statue in Bristol

Protesters urge Lords to vote down Nationality and Borders Bill as it returns to parliament
Borders Bill

Protesters urge Lords to vote down Nationality and Borders Bill as it returns to parliament

‘They want to take your soul’: The race to stop Priti Patel’s Jamaica deportation flight
Hostile Environment

‘They want to take your soul’: The race to stop Priti Patel’s Jamaica deportation flight

The volunteers helping to make this a special Christmas for care leavers in their community
Christmas

The volunteers helping to make this a special Christmas for care leavers in their community

Take One Leave One: The winter coat project helping to change lives
Activism

Take One Leave One: The winter coat project helping to change lives

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Meet the musicians bringing songs to the doorsteps of vulnerable people this Christmas
Christmas

Meet the musicians bringing songs to the doorsteps of vulnerable people this Christmas

An Insulate Britain activist who missed her court date to block a train has been jailed
Insulate Britain

An Insulate Britain activist who missed her court date to block a train has been jailed

On the ground with 2,000 refugees spending Christmas in Calais
Imogen Hardman

On the ground with 2,000 refugees spending Christmas in Calais

Manchester City fans can now get housing advice at home games
Activism

Manchester City fans can now get housing advice at home games

How the Black Education Movement took on the racist schools system
Race

How the Black Education Movement took on the racist schools system

These are officially the best social enterprises in the UK right now
Business

These are officially the best social enterprises in the UK right now

What should you do if you see a homeless person?
Activism

What should you do if you see a homeless person?

How The Big Issue supported more than 180 other social enterprises during the pandemic
Big Issue Invest

How The Big Issue supported more than 180 other social enterprises during the pandemic

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How Priti Patel’s new policing bill threatens your right to protest
Activism

How Priti Patel’s new policing bill threatens your right to protest

What are the Kill the Bill protests?
Activism

What are the Kill the Bill protests?

The doctor who gave up her career to fight NHS privatisation
NHS

The doctor who gave up her career to fight NHS privatisation

Disabled people are speaking out about Travelodge’s accessible room policy
Disability

Disabled people are speaking out about Travelodge’s accessible room policy

Social housing tenants block roads in protest outside £345-a-head UK Housing Awards
Social housing

Social housing tenants block roads in protest outside £345-a-head UK Housing Awards

Insulate Britain protesters face prison after fresh court summons
Insulate Britain

Insulate Britain protesters face prison after fresh court summons

Protesters gather outside Home Office to rally against Channel crossing deaths
Home Office

Protesters gather outside Home Office to rally against Channel crossing deaths

Doctors and MPs join ‘save the NHS’ protest outside parliament
NHS

Doctors and MPs join ‘save the NHS’ protest outside parliament

Police arrest 119 people at protest to support jailed Insulate Britain activists
Insulate Britain

Police arrest 119 people at protest to support jailed Insulate Britain activists

Here are the UK anti-racism charities leading the fight against racist abuse
Activism

Here are the UK anti-racism charities leading the fight against racist abuse

Insulate Britain activists jailed for role in protests
Insulate Britain

Insulate Britain activists jailed for role in protests

Police could be allowed to stop and search people ‘without suspicion’ in new protest crackdown
Activism

Police could be allowed to stop and search people ‘without suspicion’ in new protest crackdown