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Did the #RoyalInstitution SGM #SavetheRi?

When we started this campaign we had two key aims:  in the short-term, stop the Trustees of the Royal Institution from selling 21 Albemarle Street; and then, having done so, get a clearer idea of the financial situation so that we might … Continue reading

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#SavetheRi Progress Report:

Spurred on by our campaign, lots of members of the Ri wrote in to demand a Special General Meeting. That meeting is being held tonight, at 6.30pm, and I shall be attending – I will report back. And thanks to … Continue reading

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SavetheRi campaign interview on The Pod Delusion show

I was interviewed on the Pod Delusion show the other night. I think they said it goes out to about 30,000 listeners via pod-cast. And the show also gets broadcast on a couple of (London?) radio stations, which add further … Continue reading

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Letter from the Chair of the Royal Institution – A response

Earlier this evening I received a letter from Richard Sykes, the Chairman of the Royal Institution, sent out to members. Below is the text of his letter, followed by my personal response: Dear Miss Perkins, Thank you for the tremendous … Continue reading

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How you can help #savetheRi

We are thrilled to see the level of support for our campaign – and thank you so much to everyone who has been in touch via email, Facebook, Twitter, and so on. At campaign HQ we have now put together a … Continue reading

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Statement by Harry Kroto

I am pleased to join forces with, and lend my support to, the Save21AlbemarleStreet campaign set-up last Friday by Mary R. Perkins.  The following statement reflects discussions we have been having.  I encourage people to follow @Save21Albemarle on Twitter and, … Continue reading

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Introducing “Save21AlbemarleStreet”

We need to Save 21 Albemarle Street ! It has been the home of the Royal Institution (Ri) since its formation in the 1700s, and yet they may be forced to sell the building to raise desperately needed funds. I … Continue reading

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