Category Archives: EVENTS

Rubbish Evening 25th February 2019

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Photo by Suzy Hazelwood on Pexels.com

Confused about what & can not be recycled? Join the club !

Hartlepool for Global Peace & Justice has arranged a meeting that should help remove some of the confusion.The meeting is open to the public.

We are grateful that Tony Hanson, Assistant director of Neighbourhood Services, has agreed to come along to give us a presentation & answer questions.

We hope the meeting will cover the following areas:

. Clarification of what happens to our refuse
. Clarification of what can & can’t be recycled
. Community initiatives to minimise waste & to aid recycling

The meeting is on 25th February 2019 at St Georges Church at 7 pm – please join us.

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Jubilee 2000 Celebration

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Three members of Hartlepool for Peace & Justice went to the celebration of 20 years of the Jubilee Debt Campaign in Birmingham on Saturday 29th September. Notwithstanding a cancelled train a good time was had by all.
Keynote speech by Nick Dearden (Global Justice Now) & supporting presentations by Ann Pettifor (Prime Economics), Atallah Fitzgibbon (Islamic Relief) & David Golding (North East Call to Action). These presentations illustrated that even though campaigning prompted significant changes over the last 20 years, the current problems of inequality & debt are still to be overcome. Time to raise a glass to Jubilee Debt Campaign’s past achievements & to their future work!

HUSTINGS 31st May 2017 – a great success!

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Many thanks to all who attended this event – candidates and audience.  The questioning was insightful and robust.  Here is a link to a report by one of our supporters:

://blog.cafod.org.uk/2017/06/02/our-common-future-putting-general-election-candidates-on-the-spot/

Next meeting Monday 10th June 2019

St George's URC

Our next meeting takes place on Monday 10th June 2019 at 7.30 p.m. at

St George’s URC, TS26 9HP (York Road entrance)

ALL WELCOME!

Fairtrade Fortnight 2016

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Thanks for supporting Fairtrade Fortnight 2016!  Schools, churches, shops, our MP Iain Wright and shoppers in Middleton Grange Shopping Centre on Friday 11th March – well done everyone!

THANKS FOR SUPPORTING THE FAIRTRADE POP-UP SHOP 5TH DECEMBER 2015

FT shop 5th Dec

Climate Change Mobilisation in Newcastle upon Tyne 29th November 2015

Hartlepool for Global Peace and Justice supported this event !

A HUSTINGS EVENT ON TUES 28 APRIL AT 7 PM

Peace and justice for the people of Hartlepool and beyond?  Come and question prospective MPs on the issues that matter.  Attendance has been confirmed by our current MP Iain Wright and by the Green Party, Conservative Party and by Philip Broughton (UKIP).  St George’s URC, York Road, Tuesday 28th April at 7 p.m.

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Thanks to everyone who came along and made this event a success!

FAIRTRADE COFFEE MORNING

Hartlepool for Global Peace and Justice held our annual Fairtrade Coffee morning at St George’s URC Church, on Sat 29 November.

Thanks to all those who came along – have a wonderful Christmas!

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February meeting – a great success!

Thanks to all who supported this event on 13th February – it was a great success! hgpj-13-feb-17