Vestas: what you can do

Submitted by AWL on 30 July, 2009 - 1:55

• Come to the protest outside the Vestas factory — Monks Brook, St Cross Industrial Estate, Newport, Isle of Wight.

• Send messages of support from yourself or your organisation to

• Send a donation from your trade union or other organisation, or make a personal donation: cheques payable to Ryde and East Wight Trades Union Council, 22 Church Lane, Ryde, Isle of Wight, PO33 2NB, or donate online at

• Contact energy minister Ed Miliband. His phone number in his Doncaster constituency is 01302 875 462, and at Westminster, 020 7219 4778. Flood him with calls for the Government to take over the Vestas factory and keep it producing, under new management.

• Organise a visible demonstration of solidarity. Take a photo with a placard that reads “Save Vestas Jobs” and email the photo to

• Sign the petitions on the No.10 site and on the Friends of the Earth website

• If you are a member or sympathiser of the AWL please send some money to finance the work of our comrades in the Isle of Wight — for their travel and food, and also to help us produce leaflets and other materials to help the struggle. Many thanks!

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