If you are between 13 and 30 years, #SpeakOut. The National Council of Women wants to know about your concerns! Go here http://www.ncwgb.org to enter their competition and win a trip to New York. Meet Maggie Aderin-Pocock one of the judges who spoke out, followed her dream and became a space scientist
The same sex marriage bill survived its day in Parliament May 20. At one stage it looked like it would be dropped but the Government and Labour Party reached a deal which helped keep the issue on track. A number of conservative MPs wanted it dropped from legislation. Should gay marriages be legalised? Click to vote!
This National Competition, Speak Out, is the first of its kind inviting girls and young women to write an essay that will set a challenge to the Government to improve lives for women. Sponsored by the National Council of Women, the winning essay will be handed to the UK govt urging them to take action. Winner will go to the UN in New York
New figures on use of food banks in UK expected to shock and highlight how austerity continues to affect the community. For some time Tesco’s has supported campaign to feed the poor. In Bury St Edmunds a store was used by local charity to collect food donations for nearby Haverhill where many struggle to feed themselves.