Crowd massed opposite DECC
Usual array of placards
Vestas worker speaks
workers climate action
What you can do
* Send messages of support from yourself or your organisation to email@example.com.
* 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
* Contact energy minister Ed Miliband. His e-address is firstname.lastname@example.org. 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” and email the photo to email@example.com.
* Sign the petitions http://petitions.number10.gov.uk/SaveVestas/ on the No.10 site and http://www.foe.co.uk/campaigns/climate/press_for_change/vestas_petition_20414.html on the FoE website.
* Wed 29 July
o NEWPORT, IoW Newport County Court, Quay St, rally to support occupiers defending hearing for a possession order, from 9.30am.
o BIRMINGHAM Austin Ct, Cambridge St, Miliband visit, 5pm; Council House, meeting, 7.30pm, contact: CACC/trades council (details still hazy)
* Thu 30 July
o PORTSMOUTH Room F, Floor 3, Central Library, meeting, 7.30-9pm, email: VWSGPortsmouth@googlemail.com
* Fri 31 July
o GATESHEAD Bridges Room, Gateshead Civic Centre, meeting, 6.30-8pm, email: firstname.lastname@example.org