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The results are in for this years Membership Badge Competition!!

Thursday, 23 November 2017

We're pleased to announce that the winner of this year Membership Badge competition is Alicia from the Ealing & Hammersmith District. We received over 133 votes and the result was very close with only nine votes separating 1st and 2nd place.

We'd like to thank the 151 members who made an entry and their Districts for supporting them to get their entries in: 

Recycle4Woodcraft

Wednesday, 22 November 2017

Recycle your inkjet cartridges, raise money for Woodcraft Folk and protect the environment!

It’s so easy. You just need to visit www.recycle4charity.co.uk/Register/C85021 and enter your contact details. You can order freepost bags to return your items in, or even arrange for a box of wanted items to be collected, free of charge! You can even monitor your account to see how much you’ve raised and each quarter an automatic payment will be made to Woodcraft Folk.

Cambridge Youth Debate Student Fees

Tuesday, 21 November 2017

As part of National Parliament Week, Cambridge District hosted a debate with local politicians.

The house motion for the debate was:

Find out the official name of International Camp 2020

Friday, 17 November 2017

Watch this great video put together by the IC2020 camp board.

They're pleased to announce the name of the camp is ............................

"I Act" Action day - 25 November

Tuesday, 14 November 2017

I Act “Action day” is here!

I Act is a project looking at prevent­ing sexual violence using the active bystander approach. Being an active bystander means taking responsi­bility and choosing to act when you see something happening that could either lead to, or is an act of sexu­al violence. Each individual action might not seem like it can make a difference but when we all choose to act, we can create a bigger change.

DF Newsletter Now Available

Monday, 13 November 2017

The District Fellows newsletter is now available to download. It includes up to date news from DF committee, recent meetings, upcoming events and all DF related activities that are happening in regions near you.  

Rene Poole 1922 - 2017

Monday, 13 November 2017

Irene Poole (Folk name, Woodbine)
December 1922 - November 2017

Vote for your favourite Membership Badge design for 2018

Thursday, 9 November 2017

Earlier this year we asked our members to take part in this year’s Membership Badge competition. The theme was ‘Be inspired by local action'. 

Last year was the 80th anniversary of the 'Battle of Cable Street' and in honour of this great collective achievement we wanted our members to research local action in their communities and design a badge which illustrated what happened.

Vote at 16

Tuesday, 31 October 2017

On November 3rd, Jim McMahon is presenting his private member’s bill asking MPs to give votes to 16 year olds. In support we've produced the following video highlighting the importance of giving 16 year olds the right to vote in general elections and referenda.  

Available now the updated Volunteers Policy!!

Tuesday, 31 October 2017

This year General Council approved the updated volunteers policy which is now available for to download from our website. 

The volunteers policy seeks to:

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