POA News

75 | 06.06.2017

THE MARTYRS OF TOLPUDDLE FESTIVAL 14th - 16th JULY 2017 “FREEDOM HIKE” 2017

The membership will be aware that the Tolpuddle Festival will take place on the 14th – 16th July 2017 and information can be obtained from the following website: www.tolpuddlemartyrs.org.uk.

The POA have agreed once again to organise a “Freedom Hike” from the closed Dorchester Prison to the Tolpuddle Museum on Saturday 15th July 2017. This will cover a distance of approximately 8 miles and will follow the route taken by the martyrs in 1834, following their arrest.

All members wishing to take part in this memorable walk should meet at the Tolpuddle Campsite at 10.00hrs on Saturday 15th July 2017. Transport will be available.

Expressions of interest in regard to camping should be forwarded to Cronin House c/o Angela Sinclair – asone@poauk.org.uk no later than 12noon Friday 16th June 2017.

Please find attached leaflet for distribution to as many members, friends and families as possible, to attend this great festival of unity and solidarity.

We ask that you make this a successful trade union and POA event.

Yours sincerely

 


STEVE GILLAN
General Secretary