Daily Archives: 24/12/2014

Christmas greetings and branch office closure......

Christmass2We would like to take this opportunity of wishing all our members and supporters a very merry Christmas and a happy New Year.

The Office will be closed from Wednesday 24th December 2014 and will re-open on Monday 5th January 2015. Continue reading

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Branch Treasurer vacancy......

coinsWe need to elect a new Branch Treasurer as the present holder of this position will be standing down, please consider standing for this position. With many of the senior posts being vacated this is an exciting time for the branch – the dawning of a new era. Continue reading

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Disqualification by Association......

Disqualification by Association or how skeletons in your household closet could get you the sack! Continue reading

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15 minute home care visits in England on the rise......

The number of councils in England commissioning 15 minute home care visits has risen in the past year, despite a commitment from the Government to clamp down on rushed visits, is the shock finding of a new UNISON study.   Continue reading

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Winter Fuel Grant 2015......

Worried about paying your winter fuel bill.  With rising costs and another cold winter many members are worried about how they’re going to pay this year’s fuel bills.  Click here for an application form and here to see further information posters about a fund set up to help members on a low income.

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Still the Enemy Within: photo exhibition Miners’ Strike......

miners strike Click here for further information

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Action for Rail action on Friday 2 January at Kings Cross......

Rail fares are rising again. Take action for an affordable railway under public ownership – click here for more information
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Red Ladder Theatre Company “We’re not going back”......

Red Ladder Theatre Company ticket discount on “We’re not going back” on the role of women in the miners’ strike, London, Tuesday 15 February £7 using code UNIONMEMBER when booking https://www.pleasance.co.uk/event/were-not-going-back#overview

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News International Wapping Dispute exhibition......

News International Wapping Dispute exhibition at St Bride Foundation London 9 January to 13 February http://www.sbf.org.uk/the-wapping-dispute. Visits are by appointment so contact info@wapping-dispute.org.uk or 07831 676 587

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Robin Hood Tax campaign: local councils......

The TUC is supporting the Robin Hood Tax Campaign (regarding the Financial Transaction Tax) and is seeking to increase the number of local authorities endorsing the motion below. Continue reading

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