Pupils in Bradford on Avon will go out on strike on Friday to support global campaign for action on climate change

PUPILS from three schools in Bradford on Avon are to turn out on Friday (September 20) in solidarity with the International Youth Strike for Climate Justice.

Children from Christchurch and Fitzmaurice primary schools and St Laurence secondary school will gather at Westbury Gardens next to the River Avon.

The gathering at 1pm is supporting the strike for climate justice being held all over the world to draw attention to the threat of climate change on the future of young people and their demand that more and faster action is taken.

Protesters, both adults and children, will gather at the gates of St Laurence, Christchurch and Fitzmaurice schools and march with placards and banners into town expressing their concern.

On arrival in the gardens there will be short speeches by children, students and adults to support people all over the world whose lives are suffering because of climate change.

Lucy Vigar, a former pupil at St Laurence School who is now a student at Warwick University, will be one of the young people addressing the gathering. She said: “There’s no time to lose in the fight for climate justice.

“Climate change is all around us: intensifying storms, hurricanes, heatwaves and wildfires, as well as slow-burning disasters like drought and famine – all of which hit vulnerable communities the worst.

“This moment is a unique opportunity to create a roaring up swell of public support for the ambitious climate solutions we need at all levels of government worldwide.”

This is Wiltshire


We are a company that combine website design with search engine optimisation, paid search marketing and website statistical analysis. Our aim is to make your website more profitable and one that out p...

Related Post


Online Parent Supportive Mastermind Launched

  The Play Healing Parenting MasterMind Melksham, Wiltshire – October, 2019 – Immediate Release Play Healing, a parenting o...


Would you like to make a...

My Guide is a service provided by Guide Dogs to support people who are living with sight loss to get out and about, to do the things that th...


Tiffany bracelet found

A SILVER Tiffany bracelet has been found in Bradford on Avon by a woman who is keen to find its owner. Elizabeth Brown of Woolley Street cam...

Leave us a comment