Friday, 22 July 2016

We need to keep going!!

help us to keep going! 

Hello everyone. I'm sorry things have been a bit quiet on the campaign front. I am chronically ill and am having an extra poorly patch.
I'm still doing what I can and really need as many of you as possible to keep the Home Fires burning for me, whilst i'm unable to do as much as I previously have.

I'm very happy to see so many new members of our two Facebook groups and  I welcome you all to the campaign.

The campaign is still trundling along slowly but to stop it coming to a halt we really need as many of you as possible to get involved and help us to get the word out there and get the petition going again.

Sadly, we only had 4 people sign it yesterday (21st July 2016) and our daily average is around 20-30 people, so we'd love to see that increase again.
We know the show was watched by a 6 million consolidated audience, so there are millions of people who will still be unaware that the show has been axed.
The only way we will ever convince a channel to recommission the show is to have a popular, active and noisy campaign.

Many of you will wonder how you can help, so here is a list of things you can do:

*keep sharing the petition online, tweet about the show, share anything campaign related.

*Print out some posters and put them up locally in your area. Put them up in cafes, antique shops, village halls, newsagent windows, in your car window and even at car boot sales.
Download the poster/flyers here:

posters and flyers

We have a competition prize to win, for anyone who displays a poster. Just send us a pic on our Facebook Groups or on Twitter of your poster displayed and we'll add your name to the draw.

See more details on the link above.

*Going to an event? Having a car boot sale? Then can you print off some petition sheets and collect offline signatures? Some people don't have an email address so we collect signatures from people who can't sign online.

Petition download
The petition sheets can be found at the above link.

*Join us with the Twitterstorms on a Sunday evening between 9-10pm (at the time the show was aired)

This is a huge opportunity for us fans to really make a noise but sadly we still don't have as many people joining in as we need to trend.
The only way to trend is if we have a wide variety of people tweeting at the same time. We use a different hashtag each week, to try to increase the chance of trending.
We'll release this week's hashtag as soon as we can.

If you aren't on Twitter, would you please consider signing up to help us? It's so easy to use and we have newbies telling us how much they enjoyed it and what a great community spirit feeling it gives them.

We have tutorials on both of the Facebook groups about how to use twitter and how to get involved. If you want to join in, just give us a shout on the Facebook groups and there will always be someone willing to offer advice.

The most important thing is to use the hashtag given, ONLY AT THE TWITTERSTORM and ON EVERY TWEET AND RETWEET YOU MAKE! Share pictures when you can, as a visual always helps to get attention.
Use #savehomefires at any other time you tweet and just put the same hashtag into the search engine to see everyone's tweets.

I hope we can kick start this campaign going again and have as many of you as possible supporting us.
Thank you to you all for all help you've given us so far! xxxx


  1. The work you do is absolutely tremendous Kerryn, but the main thing is....KEEP WELL. x.

  2. Kerryn,sorry you are feeling so poorly.I felt guilty about missing the storm last week,first miss,but our lass was not well.looking forward to the next.I wonder how many of the thousand plus ladies and gents from the Home Fires Fans group have twitter.I wonder how many people it would take to trend.Take care,xx Karen.S