Lord Adonis speaks to Sevenoaks, 6 October 2018

At the invitation of SSTIE, Lord Adonis addressed local supporters of the UK remaining at the heart of the European Union. Continue reading “Lord Adonis speaks to Sevenoaks, 6 October 2018”

“Thanks for doing this for us”

On Saturday 29th September SSTIE, mounted its biggest ever street  campaign for a People’s Vote in Sevenoaks, Tonbridge and Westerham. (See photos)

We noted  that more younger people are engaging with us and obtained 74 signatures for the People’s Vote  while giving out hundreds of leaflets.

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Growing momentum for a People’s Vote in Sevenoaks

On Saturday 8th September 2018 SSTIE joined forces with the local Liberal
Democrats group with a focus on collecting signatures for a People’s Vote.
Well over a 100 signatures were obtained in 2 hours and a ballot box on the Final Say gave the following result :

  • 11 people favoured “Hard Brexit / No Deal”
  • 1 person favoured the “Chequers Plan”
  • 82 people favoured “Stay and reform Europe”
  • 2 people opted for “Don’t know / No vote”

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myeu.uk

Did you know that the EU has provided over £40 million to farmers in the TN postcode-area in 2017? Or £9 million towards research projects? Or almost £4 million to support jobs and growth? Or £35,000 towards a research project into explosive detection systems in Chislehurst? Or £30,000 to develop heat recovery systems in Westerham?

Find out about local EU spending across West Kent (and the whole country) at myeu.uk:

https://www.myeu.uk/#/area/TN

 

Lord Adonis speaking on “These Critical Weeks” – 6 October 2018.

 

Lord Adonis will be speaking in Sevenoaks on Saturday 6 October about the state of Brexit in These Critical Weeks at the invitation of SSTIE. 

Click here to buy tickets

Continue reading “Lord Adonis speaking on “These Critical Weeks” – 6 October 2018.”

Swanley Brexitometer Analysis

People of Swanley demand a final Say 1st September 2018

Saturday’s Brexitometer  exercise produced the astonishing result that 77% of  the sample of 125 were in favour of a final say and all 5  questions on whether things would be better or worse after Brexit were answered with figures between 64% and 75% on the side of being Worse. This last finding is a complete reversal from our previous poll in Swanley  on Wednesday 6th June and leads to the conclusion that  there is now  a body of opinion in Swanley with real doubts about Brexit . Continue reading “Swanley Brexitometer Analysis”

Film Night in Tunbridge Wells – Q & A session with Postcards from the 48% Director

TW-IN presents a screening of “Postcards from the 48%” in the Tunbridge Wells Odeon on 23 September.

“When David Nicholas Wilkinson started working on the film in 2016, many people advised him to make a ‘Soft Brexit’ film, not a ‘Stop Brexit’ one. Continue reading “Film Night in Tunbridge Wells – Q & A session with Postcards from the 48% Director”

“It’s an awful mess” say Tonbridge shoppers

On Saturday 21 July Sevenoaks & Swanley Together in Europe (SSTIE) campaigned for a People’s Vote in Tonbridge High Street along with pro-EU  activists from Tonbridge and Tunbridge Wells (TW-IN).

Hundreds of leaflets with a link to the petition demanding a People’s Vote were accepted, 73 Tonbridge shoppers signed a paper copy of the petition and 245 expressed their opinion on the SSTIE Brexitometer board. Continue reading ““It’s an awful mess” say Tonbridge shoppers”