Category Archives: Activism

The plight of hungry children shows how cruel Worcestershire’s Tory MPs are

Child food poverty has been a big issue facing the UK for a long time, but it is one that has been exacerbated due to the Coronavirus Pandemic. The efforts of footballer Marcus Rashford have been incredible and his campaign to support those families who rely on free school meals forced the Government to feed 1.3 million children during the summer

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Black History Month: Jennie’s Story

To commemorate Black History Month, Worcestershire Transformed are looking to publish a series of articles which highlight the experiences of black people in the county and across the U.K. The following article is a transcript from a talk given at an local Anti Racist Group Meeting by Jennie, a mixed-race woman living in Warwickshire. “Hello. My name is Jennie. First

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NEC Disability Rep: A Win for Disabled Members

The 2020 Labour Party NEC* elections are the first time that the disabled members get their say in the governing body of the party with the position of disabled representative being created.  This is a monumental achievement for us disabled members as disabled people have been one of the most impacted by the last 10 years of Conservative rule. This achievement

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Wyre Forest residents protest construction of local incinerator

As people become increasingly aware of climate change and its causes and effects, largely thanks to climate activists such as Greta Thunberg and Sir David Attenborough, it seems a mistake to build yet another local incinerator. This is why ‘Wyre Forest Against Incineration’ is campaigning to stop the proposed new incinerator from being built. The proposed ‘Energy Park’ on which the incinerator will sit is due to

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Worcester Commemorates Black History Month

Following on from our previous article, here is another selection of events that are being organised by groups across Worcester, including Eaton and Kat, who were the figureheads behind the highly successful Black Lives Matter’s Protest in Worcester last summer. You can keep up to date with a range of events going on in the city through the Black Lives

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