Monthly Archives: August 2016

National Paralympic Day & Liberty Festival......

3 September 2016 1:00pm–6:00pm, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, Stratford, London, E20 2ST.  Click here to read more

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National Pensioners Convention......

International Older People’s Day Saturday 1 October briefing paper for download here http://npcuk.org/2296

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Celebrating 50 years of the 1967 Abortion Act......

The 1967 Act is almost 50 years old and we want to mark this historic victory for the pro-choice movement. It deserves to be recognised as an important part of social history.  Click here to read more.

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Refugees and migrants to speak at event to encourage unity......

REFUGEES and people from migrant communities will speak at an event to encourage unity. The event will run from 1pm to 4pm in Walthamstow Town Square on Sunday, September 4.  Click here to read more

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Unionlearn regional Learning and Skills conference – London......

September 26th at 10am.  The event is free and aimed at trade unionists and employers to help improve apprenticeships programmes and English and Maths provision.  https://www.unionlearn.org.uk/events.  A draft agenda is attached.

 

 

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NPC conference and lobby......

Conference – The future of public transport Thursday 22 September 11am London. £5 including lunch info@npcuk.org

Lobby of parliament Wednesday 2 November 12 noon plus rally in parliament info@npcuk.org

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Cable Street 80 – Sunday 9 October......

Rally in Altab Ali park, march, rally in St George’s Gardens plus many other community and political events https://battleofcablest80.squarespace.com/events/

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diabetes cgm petition......

There is equipment available that can monitor blood sugar levels without having to constantly test by pricking fingers which causes calusses and eventual numbing of the fingertips. This new monitor costs £1,000 and will cost £3,000 a year to run, so the NHS are not providing it to Type 1 patients at the moment.  Sign the petition here to Make Continuous Glucose Monitors available on the NHS for Type 1 Diabetics

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BRANCH MEETING 22ND SEPTEMBER – 12.30-1.30pm......

The Branch Meeting is to be held on Thursday 22nd September in the Waltham Forest Town Hall Council Chamber.

The meeting will start at 12.30pm and finish at 1.30pm with registration from 12 noon onwards. Please note that members are entitled to up to 2 hours agreed paid time off to attend the meeting.

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John McDonnell at major employment rights conference, 16-17 Sept......

13936618_1257420474277909_1164165604_nJohn McDonnell is just one of many high profile speakers confirmed to speak at the ‘Blacklisting, Bullying & Blowing the Whistle’ conference at University of Greenwich on 16-17 September.

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