Monthly Archives: April 2018

Cancellation of Waltham Forest May Day Event......

Statement from Trades Union Council Officers

The May Day event which was planned for 28 April – and which included a commemoration of Workers’ Memorial Day – will not now be taking place as the Council has decided not to grant permission for it to go ahead. Continue reading

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One in three working parents unable to afford meals, study finds......

More than one in three working parents cannot afford to have regular meals, according to research by the Living Wage Foundation.  Click here to read more.

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Mass rally against four tower blocks in Walthamstow......

Campaigners battling plans to build four high-rise tower blocks in Walthamstow Town Square are holding a mass rally.

Community group Save Our Square are holding the Mass Rally Against the London Clearances outside City Hall from 2pm to 5pm on Sunday, April 29.  Click here to read more.

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Public Services Shareholders at 7 biggest outsourcing companies see dividends rise by two thirds......

Shareholders in Britain’s seven biggest outsourcing companies have seen their dividends balloon by two thirds since 2010 as the government runs public services further into the ground, according to new TUC research published today.  Click here to read more.

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One in three UK millennials will never own a home – report......

Thinktank predicts half will be renting in their 40s and a third ‘by time they claim pensions’.  Click here to read more.

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Housing Crisis Labour-run councils have built more homes than Tory-run councils, Labour research reveals......

LABOUR-RUN councils are outbuilding their Tory counterparts by an average of more than 1,300 new homes each since the Tories took power in 2010, new research released by Labour revealed.  Click here to read more.

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Council leader won’t go to Save Our Square meeting......

Waltham Forest Council leader will not attend housing hustings organised by Save Our Square E17.

Clare Coghill has decided not to take part in the pre-election event, on April 24.  Click here to read more.

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Waltham Forest Retired Members AGM......

The meeting will be held in Sycamore House (Room G11A) at Waltham Forest Town Hall from 2 to 4pm on Tuesday 24th April 2018.  All retired members are welcome to attend.

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Step up for public services on 12 May......

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May Day celebrations 28th April 2018......

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