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There are six groups in Wiltshire and most have regular meetings. New rebels are always welcome, Wiltshire has a talks and training working group which organises talks and training sessions. Get in contact with your local group if you want to find out more. If you don’t have a local group near you and are thinking of starting one, are interested in volunteering or would like to get in touch, email XR Wiltshire (xrwiltshire@protonmail.com)

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Great action by Greenpeace UK - well done those brave activists! #EndFossilFuels ... See MoreSee Less

18 hours ago

Are you a seasoned local group rebel who would like to share their experience and knowledge with others to help get as many people as possible to London on 21st April? Are you passionate about empowering people so our movement can keep growing and gaining strength? Then you should apply to become a Gardener! Gardeners liaise with local groups in their region/nation to provide them with resources, advice, and training. People like the gardeners whose exclusive focus is to support local groups are an essential part of many other successful movements. There are four county gardener roles available in the South West, one person could combine them if desired. You can apply here: volunteer.extinctionrebellion.uk/roles ... See MoreSee Less

19 hours ago
Are you a seasoned local group rebel who would like to share their experience and knowledge with others to help get as many people as possible to London on 21st April? Are you passionate about empowering people so our movement can keep growing and gaining strength? Then you should apply to become a Gardener! Gardeners liaise with local groups in their region/nation to provide them with resources, advice, and training. People like the gardeners whose exclusive focus is to support local groups are an essential part of many other successful movements. There are four county gardener roles available in the South West, one person could combine them if desired. You can apply here: https://volunteer.extinctionrebellion.uk/roles

WHAT A RESULT
House of Lords votes against flagship public order bill on day when Extinction Rebellion protesters disrupted proceedings in chamber!

12 members of Extinction Rebellion, wearing tops bearing the slogan Defend Human Rights disturbed proceedings to demonstrate against the Public Order Bill
Link to article:
www.standard.co.uk/news/politics/public-order-bill-protest-lords-defeat-vote-suella-braverman-jus...

The government bill aimed at cracking down on protest has suffered a number of setbacks in the House of Lords, setting the stage for a tense showdown between parliament’s two chambers.
Speaking about the impacts of the legislation, Labour peer Vernon Coaker said: “We are going to pass legislation here where protests that all of us would regard as reasonable, all of us would regard as acceptable, are going to be illegal.”
Link to article:
www.theguardian.com/politics/2023/jan/30/peers-deliver-several-blows-to-governments-anti-protest-...

Watch the footage captured inside the chamber here: fb.watch/ioC5sH54Nw/
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1 day ago
WHAT A RESULT
House of Lords votes against flagship public order bill on day when Extinction Rebellion protesters disrupted proceedings in chamber!

12 members of Extinction Rebellion, wearing tops bearing the slogan Defend Human Rights disturbed proceedings to demonstrate against the Public Order Bill
Link to article:
https://www.standard.co.uk/news/politics/public-order-bill-protest-lords-defeat-vote-suella-braverman-just-stop-oil-b1056678.html

The government bill aimed at cracking down on protest has suffered a number of setbacks in the House of Lords, setting the stage for a tense showdown between parliament’s two chambers.
 Speaking about the impacts of the legislation, Labour peer Vernon Coaker said: “We are going to pass legislation here where protests that all of us would regard as reasonable, all of us would regard as acceptable, are going to be illegal.”
Link to article: 
https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2023/jan/30/peers-deliver-several-blows-to-governments-anti-protest-bill

Watch the footage captured inside the chamber here: https://fb.watch/ioC5sH54Nw/

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2 days ago
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