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I call upon Dublin City Council and Ardmhéara Mícheál MacDonncha to award posthumously the Freedom of the City of Dublin that was recently renounced by Bob Geldof to Philip Chevron

Philip (Ryan) Chevron, whom I and so many of you will well remember for his great work with the Radiators, The Pogues, Agnes Bernelle, the Project Arts Centre and so much more. Philip wrote many great songs and created theatrical works that reflected Dublin so well - much more so than Bob I would suggest. The man who wrote Kitty Ricketts and Faithful Departed and Under Clery's Clock and The Ha'penny Place and so much more doesn't deserve to be a Freeman, even posthumously, then I don't know who

Created: 2017-12-14

Time period All countries Ireland
All time 176 117
2017 174 116

Upgrade Brackenhurst and Brackendowns Sewer System

We the residents of Brackenhurst and Brackendowns would like to petition the Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality to prioritise on the upgrading of the sewer system in the area as it is increasingly becoming a health hazard. The major problem with the sewer blocking up occurs during the persistent rains in the area. While the issues are reported each time, we the residents of Ward 38 believe EMM needs to act swiftly in this regard.  

Created: 2017-01-24

Time period All countries South Africa
All time 172 171
2017 172 171

Stop the bullying of Lindsay Pike.. Facebook stop the bullying please!

I have started this petition because Lindsay Pike of Pikes Pearls is an amazing woman and is being harrased and bullied on Facebook by a group of people who are doing nothing but lying about her. The worst part is FACEBOOK has not helped her at all in fact they shut her page down due to nothing but lies. She has lost all her pictures and memories of her family and her kids. I am starting this petition to hopefully get favorites change their community standards. They have allowed this bullying an

Created: 2017-03-07

Time period All countries United States
All time 172 152
2017 172 152

Retain the BAA, AEA and CCA courses in South Africa

The undersigned persons seek to petition the Honourable National Minister of Health within the Republic of South Africa to retain the current vocational training structure (otherwise referred to as "short courses") of the Basic Ambulance Assistant, Ambulance Emergency Assistant and Critical Care Assistant for the Emergency Medical Services in South Africa. A substantial number of existing emergency medical services staff members have already begun their careers via the vocational training method

Created: 2014-06-11

Time period All countries South Africa
All time 1472 1411
2017 169 162


The Combined Action Team (CAT) has been instrumental in Combating CRIME over the past +- 2 years, within KwaZulu-Natal Pietermaritzburg and surrounding! The team made  many major arrests during this period! The team members are highly skilled and professional, maintained the values of SAPS and instilled confidence in citizens with their swift, dedicated crime combating efficiency and effectiveness! The team has functioned economically , not affecting you the taxpayer. Your support and commitment

Created: 2017-01-14

Time period All countries South Africa
All time 168 168
2017 168 168

Do not move Brussels airport, no cut in night operations !!

This is a protest against the actions taken by 12 local committees fighting airport noise and Brussels airport.  BRU - Brussels airport is the 2nd largest heart of our Belgian Economy, and influates also the surronding activities and local economy. Moving the airport is an insane idea, and would result in lots of negative consequences.  We don't want a change in airport routes before every new elections, we don't need an increase in evening and night hour limitations. stop political games, stop

Created: 2015-06-12

Time period All countries Belgium
All time 2625 2582
2017 167 155

Save North Queensland Equestrian Centre

Please sign this petition to save North Queensland Equestrian Centre (Bluewater). Townsville Council has erected a notice to change zoning of the club grounds in order for the council to sell off a portion of the grounds. This in effect will change how the club can operate and improve the grounds. Many hours of hard work and fundraising to improve the club will go down the drain if this is not stopped. Although their proposal doesnt look like much the majority of the remaining highlighted space

Created: 2017-12-13

Time period All countries Australia
All time 170 165
2017 166 161


          Background Network Rail and contractor BAM Nuttall are working adjacent to the old track at Waterford as part of the wider, £170 million Aberdeen to Inverness Project. To build the new Forres Railway Station The infrastructure around the old Forres station is out of date. As well as the improvements being made currently, the investment being made will allow for future developments and phases. “The Waterford junction will be the new crossing to the new train station and the location of

Created: 2017-01-04

Time period All countries United Kingdom
All time 165 162
2017 165 162

National Kid Rock Day

Kid Rock fans want a day designated for him. Kid Rock is known as being a wonderful gifted singer, songwriter, and also shows the love he has for his country. Kid Rock is known for setting prices for his concerts cheap, so the working class could afford to go see him in concert, drink, eat while not draining their bank account. Kid Rock tries to helps everyone he sees, from a news paper in a city or town he's passing through, he has travelled to Afganastan and Iraq to feed our soldiers and enter

Created: 2017-04-17

Time period All countries United States
All time 167 157
2017 165 157

Stop California from becoming a Sanctuary State!

How many of you do not want Jerry Brown to make California a Sanctuary State. Sign the petition and let's tell Jerry Brown NO!

Created: 2017-02-02

Time period All countries United States
All time 200 195
2017 163 159

Cromarty Harbour modernisation - call for support

Dear Black Isle resident/ business / Voluntary Organisation / Trust    As you may be aware The Cromarty Trust has applied for funding to Highland & Moray Fisheries Local Action Group (FLAG) to assist in the development of our historic harbour.  Importantly the FLAG brief focuses on developing the asset and is not about restoration; this will feature in the future. With this application in train, we would like to ensure that residents, local businesses and groups are aware of our activity and

Created: 2017-02-10

Time period All countries United Kingdom
All time 188 183
2017 162 159