Welcome to Cheltenham for Europe

Who are we? Cheltenham For Europe is a non-party, collaborative, pro-EU campaigning group. We are one of over 100 similar, fast-growing organisations in the UK affiliated with Britain for Europe.  We have provided a voice to thousands of supporters in Cheltenham.  Please come and see us at our Street Stall in town and/or join us... Continue Reading →

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Liberation day, Portugal 25th of April.

I was fortunate to be in Lisbon, Portugal on 25th of April this year (2022). It was the day Portugal celebrated its 48th Liberation Day. This is the day in 1974, in what is known as ‘the Carnation Revolution’, some left-wing divisions of Portuguese Army rose up against the authoritarian, repressive military dictatorship, overthrew it... Continue Reading →

The Situation in Ukraine

A Statement by Cheltenham for Europe Like everyone, we are appalled by the unprovoked attack by Russia on its neighbour and the tragedy now unfolding in Ukraine. The war is a challenge to the very cause of peace and democracy in Europe which brought the EU into existence. No country should bomb civilians, invade a... Continue Reading →

Our Chair writes to our MP

Dear Alex David Cameron made it clear (or ‘very clear’ to use his mantra) before the referendum that the outcome would be regarded as advisory and not binding (hence, the absence of any safeguard requiring, for example, the active support of a majority of the electorate). Advice can be accepted or rejected. If it is... Continue Reading →

A supporter writes to his MP

Dear xxxx When people voted in the EU referendum last year, little was known about what a future deal with the European Union would look like. Sixteen months on, it is now very unlikely that any deal will be able to provide the same easy terms of trade and commerce with our most prosperous neighbours... Continue Reading →

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