Protect Pont Valley

Pont Valley's legal battle for nature, climate & community - By Campaign to Protect Pont Valley

300 metres from my house, the habitats of protected species are being destroyed to extract coal; fuelling climate change and lining the pockets of the mining company, Banks Group. We believe we can prove that Banks Group has committed crimes against wildlife, and the government let them continue their destructive project, despite claiming to be 'powering past coal'. So far we've won public enquiries, camped in the snow, documented protected species on the site and more. We will use all tools available to us to stop the opencast and challenge the power of fossil fuel companies.

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Sexual Violence at Work

UCU is fully committed to eradicating sexual violence and harassment. At the Branch level, we are committed to helping any member affected by sexual violence.

We have created a new section on this website, with practical information as well as a list of resources. Please click on by clicking on "equality" and then "Sexual Violence at Work".

Please also note that your Branch has now appointed three officers to be your point of contact, should you need to talk and /or disclose an act of sexual violence. They are:

Ariane Bogain - Lipman 213 - 0191 227 3800 - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Jacky Collins - Lipman 410 - 0191 227 3783 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Jeannine Hughes - Coach Lane Campus - Main Building East - 0191 215 6263 - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Please do not hesitate to contact them. Please rest assured that any discuss will remain strictly confidential.

College Funding Petition

Politics students at Brockenhurst College in Hampshire have launched a parliamentary petition calling on the Government to urgently increase college funding to sustainable levels, including immediate parity with recently announced increases to schools funding. They need 100,000 signatures to get a debate in Westminster. You can sign the petition here: http://www.petition.parliament.uk/petitions/229744

 

 

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