Daily Archives: 05/02/2014

Higher Education Strike – Thursday 6 February......

The Higher Education Service Group Executive have voted to take a 3rd day of strike action over pay. These members have seen their pay cut by 13% over the last 4 years and yet nationally Universities have amassed a surplus of over £1.1 billion; whilst Vice Chancellors were awarded above average pay awards of 8.1% in 2013!

Most of the 22 University branches in London will have pickets on entrances to their main campus buildings from 7am; please click on the link below which takes you to an online petition calling for Fair Pay in Higher Education. Continue reading

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National Pensioners Campaign launch of its Dignity Code at Waltham Forest Town Hall......

retired groupThe Council have agreed to the code and will organise an official signing at a later date.
 

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European Federation of Public Service Unions......

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Institute of Latin American Studies Events......

Tuesday 04 February, 18:00 – 20:30
Film & Panel Discussion: ‘The Colombia Connection’ by Pablo Navarrete
Director: Pablo Navarrete
Speakers: Grace Livingstone; Daniel Kovalik
Chair: Shilpa Jindia
Venue: The Court Room (Senate House, 1st floor, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU) Continue reading
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Emergency Caribbean Appeal......

Make Fruit Fair!  Follow the attached link to view the latest newsletter

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Cycle 100 miles for NSC?......

Fancy riding this cycling marathon for NSC or know anyone who would like to? There are two places for the Prudential RideLondon-Surrey100, a really exciting event. Continue reading

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UAF newsletter 28 January 2014, Jobbik – nowhere to run – nowhere to hide!......

On hearing that Jobbik’s leader, Gábor Vona intended to come to London to drum up support for his party and meet representatives of the BNP on Sunday 26 January, UAF immediately called a counter protest. Continue reading

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PSC update: Scarlett and Oxfam cut ties over settlements......

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Stars of the Buena Vista Social Club to perform in London Friday 7 March......

manRené Gonzalez and Alice Walker to join them on stage

Eliades Ochoa and Omara Portuondo, two of the stars of the Buena Vista Social Club are flying in for a special one-off concert at one of London’s biggest arts venues, the Barbican Centre.

Tickets £15 – £25 from the Barbican Centre box office: +44 (0)20 7638 8891

Click here to buy your tickets

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Sainsbury’s: stop supporting settlement trade......

Sainsbury’s uses suppliers that trade in products from illegal Israeli settlements. Israeli settlements are built on stolen Palestinian land and are illegal under international law.
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