Daily Archives: 17/09/2019

Dave Knight’s funeral......

Dave Knight’s funeral service took place at Manor Park yesterday.

The big chapel wasn’t large enough to hold all those who turned up, with a good number having to stand and listen to the service broadcast outside on speakers. It was a humanist service with dedications from Leyton Orient supporters, Unison Waltham Forest, the East London Runners and his life partner Anne. Continue reading

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Strike for our future......

Student activist Ummi Hoque from Walthamstow urges people to get involved in this month’s climate strike.  Click here to read more.

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‘Green New Deal’ campaign set to dominate Labour conference......

Labour conference is set to be dominated by the campaign pushing for the party to adopt a ‘Green New Deal’, as almost 130 local parties have sent the policy motion for debate at the meeting starting this weekend.  Click here to read more.

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$1m a minute: the farming subsidies destroying the world – report......

‘Perverse’ payments must be redirected to measures such as capturing carbon, report says.  Click here to read more.

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20th of September 2019 – Global Climate Strike......

Unison Waltham Forest stands in solidarity with the global climate strikers on the 20th of September 2019. Millions will walk out of workplaces, schools and homes to join young climate strikers on the streets and demand an end to the age of fossil fuels. Continue reading

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Fundraiser Quiz......

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