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Put an End To Euthanising Healthy Animals In The UK

Please sign this petition to put an end to euthanising healthy animals. This petition has been put together because of the latest of a long line of stories about healthy dogs/ cats and other animals in the UK being put to sleep. It outraged me as an animal lover. I have a group on fb called Missing,lost & found pets.This group helps animals and owners reunite and there are many people that give their own time to help missing pets and owners find each other. I can't believe nobody wanted this

Created: 2014-03-02 Statistics


As you all may no busybees preschool was burnt down by 2 12 year olds we are getting this petition together to show how much this playschool means to our community, and how much it is needed.   Please sign and share this petition to get busybees rebuilt so we can forward to the council. Manythanks  

Created: 2014-04-02 Statistics

Save Our Shed

The Kings Head has become an important asset to the whole community.  It provides a spacious and safe enviroment for fundraisers, young up and coming talent and not least, it is the hub for home and away supporters visiting the Haliwell Jones Stadium on match days.  Warrington Borough Council are insisting that the conservatory be removed.  This despite the fact that in its place was nothing more than unused car park.  Since it was erected in Henry's Yard, it has increased the Kings Head capacit

Created: 2014-08-19 Statistics

Portas Owino Ongondo right to remain in UK

In sending you this petition we,  the undersigned aim to secure the right for Portas Owino Ongondo to remain living and working in the UK.  Portas arrived in the UK in 2006 and his UK residency is currently dependent upon the residency of his wife, with whom his relationship has ended. We, the undersigned are sending you this petition because the impact on Portas and his family and the impact on the school community in which Portas works if he were to be refused the right to stay in the UK would

Created: 2014-05-16 Statistics

Say no to GST in Guernsey

Please sign this petition if you don't want the States to allow the Goods and Sales tax to be introduced in Guernsey

Created: 2014-03-04 Statistics

Save Our 5.30pm Kendal to Lancaster Train

We, users of the Windermere to Manchester trainline, local residents and commuters, petition First Transpennine Express to reverse the decision to withdraw the 5.30pm Kendal to Lancaster train (the 5.06pm train from Windermere to Manchester), from 10 February, leaving a 2 hour gap in the timetable during peak time from 4.24pm to 6.22pm. Many people rely on this train to commute to and from work. What will they do? Some people can change their working hours, others can't. Some people are conside

Created: 2014-01-27 Statistics

Seaford Head School Phone Ban

We, the student body of Seaford Head are putting foward this petition to show how unhappy and annoyed we are about the ban on using phones at break time and lunch time. We understand that they can be a big distraction in lessons and this is not a petition asking to use them in lessons. This is a petition to ask for the ban on using phones at break and lunch to be lifted. Break and lunch are free time, and we feel that as a student body, we should be allowed to use our phones. We feel this petiti

Created: 2014-02-24 Statistics

Save Idle Moor

There is a planning proposal for 70 new house on Idle Moor with access from Sandhill Fold. These houses are to be built on land that was previously a mine. This space is classed as Urban Green Space. We, the signatures, object to the plans for the following reasons 1) Green Lane is already a very busy and dangerous road. Another 100+ cars will only add to the problems. 2) This area is Urban Green Space enjoyed by Families, Walkers, Dog Walkers & Runners 3) We have 300+ houses for sale in Idl

Created: 2014-05-19 Statistics

Dual the Worcester Southern Link Road Now

We call on the United Kingdom Government and local councils to provide the funding needed to expedite the dualling of the Worcester Southern Link Road (A4440) from the Powick roundabout to Junction 7 of the M5 motorway, including the Carrington Bridge. This road is one of the busiest in Worcestershire and its improvement is key to removing barriers to economic growth.  During the floods of February 2014, it became the only road traffic crossing over the River Severn for several days, causing se

Created: 2014-04-23 Statistics

Cycle Route Between Middlesbrough & Guisborough

There is no safe cycle route between Middlesbrough and Guisborough, the only permisable route is the A171 which is a dual  carriage way, not a safe option as traffic travels at 70mph plus. From Middlesbrough town center there is a safe cycle route to Dixons Bank so it only needs six miles of cycle path to Guisborough to keep cyclists safe. Guisborough has an estimated 22,000 population and cycling is becoming more and more popular, surly it in the interest of Redcar & Cleveland Council to pr

Created: 2013-10-11 Statistics

premises THE IVORY URMSTON licence to be formally reviewed

Make your community a safer place and have your say The Ivory, Flixton Road, Urmston. Revoke the licence. At any stage, following the grant of a premises licence, a responsible authority (Police, Environmental Health etc.) or any other person (a resident) may formally apply to the licensing authority to review the licence because of a matter arising at the premises in connection with any of the four licensing objectives.    preventing crime and disorder securing public safety preventing public n

Created: 2014-08-31 Statistics

Let the Gaza students travel

Nine young visitors from Gaza who are planning to set out this week from Gaza to the UK to join a Youth in Action visit for ten days. The visit begins on 23rd January and they are planning tostart to try and travel from Gaza on 21st Jan. If unsuccessful, they will try again on 22nd or 23rd. The border to Eygpt at Rafah is currently often closed and it is very uncertain that without special help, these young people will be able to join the project. Living in Gaza, they are trapped - the Gaza Stri

Created: 2014-01-19 Statistics

Give back disabled parking

17 year old Giorgia Cole from Midsomer Norton in Bath  is campaigning for Bristol Childrens Hospital to put back the disabled bays taken away from their entrance. Giorgia is a permanent wheelchair user who requires someone to push her around. Parking up a hill is not an option for Giorgia or her carers..... Giorgia says.... "they have taken our spaces but they have yet to take my disablity!!!"   After itv filmed our story BCH offered us a permit to park on their site with a phone number to call

Created: 2014-07-08 Statistics

We love our new beach in Seaford

After the recent storms, a new beach has appeared, that Seaford residents love, sign this petition, if you wish the beach to stay as it is and for an alternative suitable sea defence to be used

Created: 2014-02-16 Statistics

Fly the flag for our Forces , past and present

To Dover District Council and Dover Town Council: I, the undersigned, herewith request that a flagpole is erected by the memorial statue in front of Dover Council Offices so a flag may be flown at all times to honour all our Forces, past and present and those civilians who lost their life in times of war in Dover and to ensure they are never forgotten again like they were by the authorities in this historic town on D Day. They deserve our respect. Let us honour them.

Created: 2014-06-13 Statistics

Swanscombe Street Lighting   Sign this Petition if you were NOT consulted re the Street Lighting Switch off and want Immediate reversal re the trial scheme. Apparently 75% of residents were in favour of the street light switch off scheme, however the majority of residents declare they were NOT even consulted. The Town Council say that they feel by listing the inf

Created: 2014-03-17 Statistics

Oppose the redevelopment of The Pheasant pub site by Inland Homes

Petition Background : Inland Homes, of 2 Anglo Office Park, 67 White Lion Road, Amersham, Buckinghamshire, HP7 9FB, have acquired the site of The Pheasant Public House, Plantation Road, Amersham, Buckinghamshire, HP6 6HL, which closed on 1st January 2013, for the purpose of its redevelopment into a number of residential properties. Plans have been submitted to Chiltern District Council by Inland Homes which propose the removal of any Public House facility from the site. Following the closure an

Created: 2014-03-26 Statistics

Stricter sentences for animal cruelty

calling on David Cameron to urge the British Government to act on stricter sentences for animal cruelty and a licence to be held for dog owners. As most are probably already aware of, on Friday the 25th of April a Staffordhire Bull Terrier in Kirkcaldy was the victim of a horrific attack where the animal was tied to a tree, doused in a flammable liquid and set on fire while still alive for reasons unknown. But never in a month of Sundays could such a crime have anywhere near a valid reason. Suc

Created: 2014-05-19 Statistics

Save Carterhatch Children Centres

Carterhatch Children Centres (Bell Lane and Autumn Close, Enfield) are stopping day care places for children of working parents who PAY for their child care. From September 2014, these two centres will ONLY be running places that are FULLY FUNDED BY THE GOVERNMENT. Please join us in our efforts to save our children from losing their daycare place and from working parents being forced to leave their jobs and become a burden on the welfare state! (Places at other children centres are limited and m

Created: 2014-02-27 Statistics

Save Ally Barbers

Our local council have said they are not renewing the lease for Ally barbers after 7 years meaning a loss of 4 jobs BUT are willing to give the lease to someone to open another's barbers shop !!!!!

Created: 2014-05-06 Statistics