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  • Vegetarian Society Members E-Newsletter (UK)

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    Over a year ago

    Vegetarian Society Members E-Newsletter – an abridged version for the boards.

    Join our campaign for better veggie options

    Tired of seeing fish marked as the ‘vegetarian option’ when eating out? Sick of being served Parmesan with your veggie dish? Never sure whether your cheesecake is full of gelatine?
    Help us educate caterers by ordering your wallet-sized cards that challenge the common view that fish, Parmesan and meals containing gelatine are vegetarian. Just pop them in your wallet and leave them on the table the next time a restaurant needs some veggie advice.

    Just send an email to membership@vegsoc.org with your name and membership number (if known) to request your campaign cards.

    Lucy Rose: Special offer for members

    Lucy Rose is an award winning online beauty boutique that stocks a wide selection of the best organic and natural beauty brands.

    Place an order of £25 or more before 14/08/2012 and receive a FREE Dr Wendy’s Toner (vegan) worth £22.50* – simply use the code VEGSP when ordering online or by phone.

    No products have been tested on animals and they’re all suitable for vegetarians. Vegan products are clearly marked.

    *While stocks last

    WIN! Bistro 1847 Vouchers

    For your chance to win a £30 voucher to spend on the delicious and Vegetarian Society Approved food offered at 1847: The Vegetarian Bistro in Manchester, simply let us know why you decided to become a member of the Vegetarian Society.

    Just fill out our short online form to enter. You can be as detailed or straight to the point as you like! We will then choose our favourite entry as our winner – get in touch now.
    https://www.vegsoc.org/bistrocompetition?srctid=1&erid=72979&trid=1281a9bf-3129-4997-a55f-469dc94bd366

    Closing date 25th July 2012

    Please note: entries may be used in future promotional materials for the Vegetarian Society. Opt-out is available.

    In the news: Brian May’s love for animals

    Brian May, guitarist with the band Queen, has this week spoken to the media about his love for animals.

    Having turned his estate in Surrey into a wildlife refuge – which looks after hedgehogs, badgers and owls – May, a vegetarian, went on to say that:

    “When I’m gone, people will no doubt remember me for Queen, but I would much rather be remembered for attempting to change the way we treat our fellow creatures.” – Go Brian!

    Help us raise funds by shopping

    If you shop online at Amazon you could raise extra funds to support our work every time you order and at no extra cost to you.

    Just bookmark our charity link to take you to the Amazon homepage and use this every time you shop with them. It really is that simple.

    We will receive a donation from Amazon each time you shop – supporters like you raised an amazing £1031.63 for the Vegetarian Society last year – so thank you!

    Can you help us raise even more?

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  • Profile photo of Slayla

    Over a year ago

    According to most of those charts it seems as though the numbers have been dropping. However, I’m sure there will be a comeback this year and the years to come since the public health and obesity crisis has been all over the various medias as of late. I’ve also seen more veg events popping up in the US as well as the UK so that’s good news.

    I’ve always wanted to visit the UK, but the lack of funds and acquaintances (none and none) have held me back. I love the scenery though.

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  • Profile photo of LittleLotte

    Over a year ago

    Depending where you look, between 2 and 4 per cent of the UK are vegetarian.

    More statistics here: http://www.vegsoc.org/page.aspx?pid=753

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  • Profile photo of Slayla

    Over a year ago

    Looks well organized. Is there a substantial percentage of vegetarians in the UK? I already know from http://www.vegsoc.org/page.aspx?pid=827 that the word was created there but I was wondering about the quantity in the country overall.

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