Monthly Archives: March 2018

Time to visit Chancellor Philip “CUTS” Hammond and say……DEMO Saturday 7 April 2018......

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LETTER: Why is the council supporting unaffordable housing schemes?......

Whilst it’s welcoming to see the council taking steps to tackle homelessness, the latest plan seeks to place local people even further away from Waltham Forest.  Click here to read more.

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Royal Mail and CWU agree ‘Menopause at Work’ guide......

A detailed guide for Royal Mail managers – Supporting women at work through the menopause – will be the first of its kind for the company when it launches this month, reports CWU national health, safety and environment officer Dave Joyce.  Click here to read more.

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CSC: New Cuban parliament has 53% women MPs......

Cuba completed the second stage of its general elections on 11 March with the election of a new National Assembly of 605 deputies, and 1,265 delegates to the country’s 15 provincial assemblies. Continue reading

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London May Day 2018......

Tuesday May 1st 2018 – Assemble Clerkenwell Green at 12.00 (nearest tube Farringdon) march to Trafalgar Square for rally.

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MPs call for unpaid shifts to be illegal......

Some MPs and lawyers have called for a blanket ban on unpaid shift work.  Click here to read more.

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Eight out of 10 academies in deficit, say accountants......

Academies are faring badly financially, new figures suggest

Academy budgets are in an even worse state than those of council-run schools with eight out of 10 in deficit, suggest figures from their accountants.  Click here to read more.

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Bring us back in-house protest, Tuesday 20th March......

Support Ex Carillion staff at British Museum, 12.30-1.30 pm British Museum, Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3DG Continue reading

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WF Guardian survey: Do you think four high-rise tower blocks should be built in this town square?......

The Save our Square campaign who are fighting plans to build four high-rise tower block in Walthamstow Town Square are looking for people to take part in an online survey.  Click here to read more.

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Council to buy iconic theatre where The Beatles played for £2.6m......

The former Granada cinema, also known as the EMD, in Walthamstow’s Hoe Street is set to become a 1,000-seat venue to host the biggest names in UK and international comedy, pantomimes, film screenings and more.
 
The historic Grade II* listed theatre was partially reopened in 2016 as Mirth, Marvel & Maud, a pub and entertainment complex.  Click here to read more.
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