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Camden Lesbian Centre and Black Lesbian Group

  • GB 1534
  • Corporate body
  • 1982-

In 1982 a group of lesbians from Camden began meeting socially. They were awarded a grant from Camden Council in 1984. In 1986 they found a building and the first lesbian centre in London was opened in 1987.

Central Region Women's Aid

  • CE
  • Corporate body
  • 1975

Central Region Women’s Aid (CRWA) was established in 1975 and the group was responsible for setting up groups in Falkirk, Clackmannanshire, and Stirling. Together, the three groups collaborated on a newsletter, published as the CRWA Newsletter, starting in 1979.

Centre for Alternative Technology (CAT)

  • Corporate body
  • 1973-

The Centre for Alternative Technology is an eco-centre in Powys, Wales. They educate people on sustainable development and living, alternative technology, renewable energy, organic farming and gardening. They run postgraduate courses, residential and day courses, and publish information on the above topics.

Clackmannanshire Women's Aid

  • CL
  • Corporate body
  • 1976 -

Clackmannanshire Women's Aid was established in 1976 and employed 8 workers within Central Women's Aid in 1977. They opened a refuge with space for four families in 1977, and began operating a 24-hour telephone helpline in January 1980. Along with Falkirk and Grangemouth Women's Aid and Stirling Women's Aid, the group wrote newsletters under Central Region Women's Aid, beginning in 1979.

Clydebank Women's Aid

  • CY
  • Corporate body
  • 1981 -

Clydebank Women's Aid was founded in 1981 out of a group of local women who had been involved in a Women's Health Day in Faifley. For the first two years, the group operated a phone line service to provide support for women experiencing domestic abuse. In 1983, they secured funding which allowed them to open their first refuge.

Culdion Housing Association

  • CH
  • Corporate body
  • 1979-

Culdion Housing Association was established by Scottish Women's Aid in 1979 to provide housing for women who had been the victims of domestic abuse. The aim was to offer accommodation which gave more independence and privacy than Women's Aid refuges, but still offered the support and security of communal living.

Cumbrians Opposed to a Radioactive Environment

  • GB 1534 KM
  • Corporate body
  • 1980-present

Cumbrians Opposed to a Radioactive Environment (CORE) began in 1980 as the Barrow Action Group, to oppose the import of foreign fuel for reprocessing at Sellafield nuclear site. Since then, CORE has widened its campaign to challenge Sellafield’s radioactive sea and air discharges, and the resulting implications to the local environment. CORE is a non-political, non profit-making organisation.

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