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Feb
21
How to Spot Fake News: a users' guide

How to Spot Fake News: a users' guide

Clare Penketh explores how to validate and process the overwhelming volume of information - and misinformation - that we are presented with every day.
7 min read
Feb
05
UBI for Stroud

UBI for Stroud

In January 2023, in the depths of a long, dark winter and in the middle of a cost of living crisis, Stroud launched its first ever group to campaign for Universal Basic Income (UBI)
11 min read
Jan
30
Global Day of Action  13 Jan 2024 - video report

Global Day of Action 13 Jan 2024 - video report

Earlier this month in the early hours of January 13th, dozens of Stroudies met at Stratford Park and boarded a coach bound for London.
2 min read
Jan
22
Six people standing at the Anti-slavery arch, holding up a banner that reads: PRALER - decolonization of eduction

Stroud Community welcomes Ghanaian visitors as part of internationalist study-exchange

On Tuesday 9th of January, Stroud welcomed some very exciting visitors from Ghana to our rolling valleys.
8 min read
Jan
19
Holocaust Memorial Day to be marked in Stroud

Holocaust Memorial Day to be marked in Stroud

Community Solidarity Stroud District will host a ceremony to mark Holocaust Memorial Day on Sunday 28th January from 2-3pm at Lansdown Hall (GL5 1BB)
2 min read
Jan
18
Local Cyclists raise £250 for Gaza Sunbirds para-cycling team

Local Cyclists raise £250 for Gaza Sunbirds para-cycling team

"As a cyclist, following the Gaza Sunbirds updates has been profoundly moving. At a time of horrifying news it felt really positive to be part of rides worldwide, to celebrate Palestinian music, and to raise money to support the para-cycling team's ai
4 min read
Jan
16
Protect the right to Strike

Protect the right to Strike

Trade unionists from across the country will be gathering in Cheltenham on Saturday 27 January to mark the 40th anniversary of a notorious effort by Thatcher's government to ban unions from GCHQ - and also to protest the latest government proposals to crack down on the right to str
5 min read
Jan
14
"Whiteshill and Ruscombe - A Global community", "Hope Not Hate",  "Human Kind" on a multicoloured banner

Say No to hate — Whiteshill community strikes back

In a moving piece to camera during last week's protest against Katie Hopkins' return visit to the Star Inn in Whiteshill, Helen Price and Adrian Lukes talk about what this means for their close-knit community and how a visit from a renowned hate-speaker makes th
5 min read
Jan
08
COP 28 - where is the representation?

COP 28 - where is the representation?

The effects of climate change and inequalities across the globe require more opportunities, more support, more understanding, more respect and more power for those that will suffer the consequences caused by those currently holding the majority of the power.
5 min read
Jan
05
Black Dog Way film fundraiser and Q&A at The Long Table on Jan 6, 2024

Black Dog Way film fundraiser and Q&A at The Long Table on Jan 6, 2024

“Final fundraiser for a local documentary feature film that focuses on one of the most pressing issues of our time - homelessness”
1 min read