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Don't sign up for other petitions or campaigns unless you're 110% sure.

This campaign tip (no. 41) was published on Sunday, 10th February 2019
I'm going to be something of a hypocrite here ... by all means set up your own petition if you're going to use it as a tool to demonstrate support (comments on that elsewhere, perhaps, and a tool to use very carefully) but if you're running / promoting your own campaign be very careful indeed about what else you put your name to.

I've met a lot of campaigners ... especially in the last couple of years when I've taken a more detailed look at the techniques of campaigning as a study in it's own right, and have been nominated and won national "Campianger of the Year" in the transport category. Some have very good campaigns; some are bulldozers, but commonly I don't feel I can put my name forward in support of their words.
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These pages are written by Graham Ellis of Melksham, Wiltshire. Overlapping a life in IT and IT training, with running a hotel and campaigning for improved public transport, Graham has never been quiet - though he's starting to wind down gently now. He no longer takes overnight guests and has stepped doen from the "Community Rail Officer" role which he accidentally aquired. So he now has more time to write pages such as these and to travel in the UK. He'll be delighted to speak with your group or take a look through your case or camapaign, but be alerted that his time is not limitless even now, and he still has to keep the wolf from the door.

Postal: 48, Spa Road, Melksham, Wiltshire, SN12 7NY
Phonal: 01225 708225
Emailal: graham -at- wellho.net
Or reach me on the Coffee Shop Forum (User Grahame) facilities


What a difference a campaign makes!

It probably wouldn't have happened without a strong community campaign with which I have been involved. Most days through 2019 I'll be sharing a thought, an idea, a way of working or an experience. Come back here for the links. Discussions via the Coffee Shop Forum - Graham Ellis, 31st December 2018


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