By Cllr Angus Matthys – At the latest joint Allerdale and Copeland meeting in Cumbria this week, four of our local councillors set about collecting postal vote application forms. There was fierce but friendly competition between the Allerdale secretary and the Copeland organiser – super activists and cllrs Dawn Charlton and Malcolm Southward – to see who could collect the most applications. With this month’s meeting on home turf for the Allerdale secretary, there was a definite advantage, as most of the members of the public present were voters from the Allerdale borough.
By Jennifer Matthys – Despite the howling winds and the rain, West Cumbria British National Party were out again on Saturday, this time with another stall in Whitehaven.
By Jennifer Matthys – Despite the rain, a strong team, including four councillors, were out in Maryport yesterday, collecting 170 signatures in just two hours before the group split in two, one half leafleting the Mirehouse estate in Whitehaven, and the other leafleting Ellenborough in Maryport, with both We Want Our Country Back and ReferendumNOW leaflets.
By Jennifer Matthys – After the successful afternoon in Carlisle on Friday, Cumbrian activists took the ReferendumNOW petition to Whitehaven and collected a further 150 signatures in the morning, followed by an afternoon of leafleting with a mix of the ReferendumNOW and We Want Our Country Back leaflets.
By Jennifer Matthys – Hardworking Cumbrian activist Jane Bookham took a team of volunteers to Carlisle on Friday to get more signatures for the ReferendumNOW campaign.
Cumbrian activists have used donations raised by a local landlady to send aid parcels to our troops in Afghanistan, much to the delight of our serving soldiers, reports National Elections Officer Clive Jefferson.
We are pleased to report more good news from Cumbria, where another British National Party councillor has been elected, this time in the Eden District in east Cumbria.
The welcome return of the Truth Truck gave Cumbrian activists a great surprise boost on Bank Holiday Sunday, reports Cllr Clive Jefferson.
By Angus Matthys – The central team in both Nuneaton and Cumbria have been hugely busy all weekend, designing, printing, cutting and banding into 100s another 150,000 leaflets for the Welsh first-past-the-post seat elections on May the 5th.
Another weekend of activism from the dedicated British National Party activists of Cumbria’s West coast were has seen the 1,000 mark topped in the branch’s petition to end the war in Afghanistan, reports regional organiser Clive Jefferson.