News

The latest news from Extinction Rebellion Godalming.

  • XR Godalming Update 4th August
    Dear Godalming Rebels, Today marks four weeks until the Emergency Rebellion. It won’t be long until we’re back on the streets together, taking part in civil disobedience and generally getting in ‘good trouble, necessary trouble’. Those words are from the US champion of civil rights John Lewis, who died only about two weeks ago. Read his obituary in our ‘Read this’ […]
  • XR Godalming Update 28th July
    Dear Godalming Rebels, We are now five weeks away from Rebellion, and plans and actions are coming into focus. Check out our upcoming events below, especially our special picnic event this coming Saturday (1st August, 12-4pm) where there will be a couple of Heading for Extinction talks, among other activities. Also, we have our usual meeting on Wednesday this week at 7:30pm, focusing mainly on […]
  • XR Godalming Update 21st July 2020 – Return to Rebellion
    With just under 6 weeks to go until the Return to Rebellion, XR Godalming is busy-busy. If you’re receiving this newsletter and you haven’t connected recently via a meeting or involvement in one of the projects going on, then you’ll probably be hearing soon from someone in the group who’s volunteered to help us count heads and get ourselves organised. […]
  • XR Godalming Update 13th July – Getting Ready To Rebel For Life
    We have an XR Godalming meeting this Wednesday 15th July at 7.30. All welcome. This replaces the planned showing of the ‘2040’ film which will be rescheduled. We’re going to use Wednesday’s meeting to start getting prepared for the coming rebellion including how we prioritise our energies and resources and organise as effectively as possible. This will include ensuring that we incorporate […]
  • XR Godalming Update 6th July 2020 – “We Want To Live”
    Many people will have seen already the news that Extinction Rebellion is planning a new period of major action beginning on AUGUST 28th and culminating in EARLY SEPTEMBER. The plan is to start aligned actions in the regions on August 28th and actions in London from September 1st. For the London actions our southeast region will be operating together with […]

  • XR Godalming Update 4th August

    Dear Godalming Rebels, Today marks four weeks until the Emergency Rebellion. It won’t be long until we’re back on the streets together, taking part in civil disobedience and generally getting in ‘good trouble, necessary trouble’. Those words are from the US champion of civil rights John Lewis, who died only ...

  • XR Godalming Update 28th July

    Dear Godalming Rebels, We are now five weeks away from Rebellion, and plans and actions are coming into focus. Check out our upcoming events below, especially our special picnic event this coming Saturday (1st August, 12-4pm) where there will be a couple of Heading for Extinction talks, among other activities. Also, we have our ...

  • XR Godalming Update 21st July 2020 – Return to Rebellion

    With just under 6 weeks to go until the Return to Rebellion, XR Godalming is busy-busy. If you’re receiving this newsletter and you haven’t connected recently via a meeting or involvement in one of the projects going on, then you’ll probably be hearing soon from someone in the group who’s ...

  • XR Godalming Update 13th July – Getting Ready To Rebel For Life

    We have an XR Godalming meeting this Wednesday 15th July at 7.30. All welcome. This replaces the planned showing of the ‘2040’ film which will be rescheduled. We’re going to use Wednesday’s meeting to start getting prepared for the coming rebellion including how we prioritise our energies and resources and organise as ...

  • XR Godalming Update 6th July 2020 – “We Want To Live”

    Many people will have seen already the news that Extinction Rebellion is planning a new period of major action beginning on AUGUST 28th and culminating in EARLY SEPTEMBER. The plan is to start aligned actions in the regions on August 28th and actions in London from September 1st. For the ...

  • XR Godalming Update 30th June

    At the meeting on Wednesday, we wondered whether all rebels are adequately aware of when and how meetings are taking place. This, not least, because information about the next meeting comes right at the end of the newsletter. So, to aim to put this right, the order of information is ...

  • XR Godalming Update 23rd June

    Over the past few months we have debated connections between Covid-19 and the climate emergency. Climate activists might be heartened to know that there is some lobbying in parliament to link Covid-19 financial bailouts to meeting green standards. However, as with most things with this government, it’s ...

  • XR Godalming Update 16th June

    The news over the past week has continued to be dominated by the anti-racism protests around the world. At the XR Godalming meeting on Wednesday those present had a lengthy check-in focusing on their thoughts about Black Lives Matter. The social media team wove these reflections into the wording of ...

  • XR Godalming Update 9th June

    Since last week, the news has been dominated by the anti-racism protests in the wake of the killing of George Floyd in America. At the XR Godalming coordinators’ meeting last week we discussed how we should respond to both the injustice of George Floyd’s death, and to the injustice of ...

  • XR Godalming Update 2nd June

    A new month, a new season, a new start?? We are allowed to do more. We can meet in groups of six – enough for some rebel action? We have recently debated at various times about when to take part in actions, and to date we have felt the time ...