Most popular petitions in United Kingdom in 2011

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Stokey Local

StokeyLocal: No to Sainsbury's Supermarket in N16 NOTE: This is the online version of the petition started in Hamdy's News Ltd. and now in 20+ other local businesses.  If you have already signed the paper version, your signature will be added to those collected here. There's no need to sign it in both places. We'd love you to drop into one of the local shops to express your support, but we know Stokey is loved far and wide, and people come here to enjoy the unique atmosphere and local shops. Do

Created: 2011-07-04

Time period All countries United Kingdom
All time 1002 922
2011 777 712

Support for Mary Hare School for the Deaf

April 13th 2011: In light of what we deem to be sensationalised unfair press coverage of Mary Hare, ex-pupils/supporters of Mary Hare have come forward to refute such accusations against the school's reputation. We will not allow the media and a judge to formulate a bad reputation of Mary Hare. We offer our support to Mary Hare School as an outstanding place of education for deaf children in the UK. Like any other school across the UK and most certainly outside of school, underage sex ha

Created: 2011-04-13

Time period All countries United Kingdom
All time 787 687
2011 786 686

FLINTSHIRE COUNCIL ATTACKS WELSH-MEDIUM TEACHING.

Threat to Welsh Language Teaching in Flintshire. The future of Welsh language schools in Flintshire is under threat. Of the county’s five Welsh-medium schools, two are directly threatened (with one -Ysgol Terrig in Treuddyn - immediately at risk); the long-term future of the others is in doubt. Flintshire council intend to cut costs by merging or federating Welsh-medium schools with English-medium schools, putting their identity- as places where Welsh language and culture is taught - in danger.

Created: 2011-07-06

Time period All countries United Kingdom
All time 627 609
2011 618 601

New Purpose Built MTB Trails at Alice Holt Forest

The Forestry Commission at Alice Holt Forest has offered to host some new trail development, providing the local MTB community support and get involved in the project. This is a great opportunity to have a legitimate trail centre that cannot be trashed ,removed or fenced off.It would involve fund raising for some proper purpose built, all weather trail based on the best of Scottish blue trails and designed by the Seven Stanes builders. Those of you who have ridden those trails know just how much

Created: 2011-06-05

Time period All countries United Kingdom
All time 460 457
2011 453 450

Getting Emily to America

Emilys single mother died suddenly in September 2010. Emily at 11 years old,  decided she wanted to live with her only Aunt and uncle in America. They are a small but close family and with her ageing grandparents and Aunt and Uncles agreement it was decided this was the best course of action for Emilys future. Due to immigration laws in America it was not possible for Emily to move and live with her family unless she was adopted  by them. They  are being force to "buy"Emily through exceedingly h

Created: 2011-12-12

Time period All countries United Kingdom
All time 1393 827
2011 769 434

Save all beds in raigmore

At the moment the hospital bosses are threatining to close beds through out the hospital. For those of you who have seen the papers you know that they plan to send realitives to Glasgow and Aberdeen for treatment if you feel this is unfair please sign this. We all know that when we are not well we want our loved ones around us.

Created: 2011-06-28

Time period All countries United Kingdom
All time 456 426
2011 456 426

keep Wrenthorpe a village

Over 700 new houses are proposed for Wrenthorpe, to be built on agricultural land. If these developments go ahead, Wrenthorpe will become a suburb of Wakefield and cease to be a village. As part of "The Rhubarb Triangle",  Wakefield recently held a festival of food and rhubarb. This brings revenue and visitors to the area. How can this event be promoted once the fields contain houses instead of rhubarb? Wrenthorpe has always had an agricultural tradition and this can not be allowed to be destroy

Created: 2011-03-22

Time period All countries United Kingdom
All time 425 412
2011 401 389

Save Knotty Ash Nursery from closure

Due to the cuts in the budgets for Liverpool from Central Government, Liverpool City Council is proposing to close Knotty Ash Nursery. As well as denying the children support from this valuable service the staff also face losing their jobs. This vital resource is one of the last few council run nurseries in the city and provides support for a wide range of people within the area. The closure of the nursery could also lead to a reduction in the use of the Children's Centre, The MAC centre and the

Created: 2011-02-21

Time period All countries United Kingdom
All time 374 352
2011 374 352

George's Tradition St Georges Day Petition

England is one of very few countries that doesn't have a public holiday to celebrate its national day.  St Patrick’s Day is a bank holiday in Northern Ireland, and St Andrew’s Day is a voluntary public holiday in Scotland.  We should be proud of our English history everyone who is part of England should be able to celebrate our traditions, our history, our heritage and the English way of life with a public holiday on St George’s Day. “We the undersigned petition the Prime Minister to make St Geo

Created: 2011-03-21

Time period All countries United Kingdom
All time 299 287
2011 297 285

Sack Roger Helmer MEP

This is a petition against Roger Helmer's views on rape, as stated on http://rogerhelmermep.wordpress.com/2011/05/22/ken-on-rape-badly-phrased-but-basically-right/ We find them offensive and degrading to both genders. These comments are hurtful, regressive, and damaging to victims of rape. By signing this petition we ask that Roger Helmer MEP is removed from his post.

Created: 2011-05-23

Time period All countries United Kingdom
All time 302 279
2011 300 278