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Teachers living in sheds, cars and using food banks as demand for grants rises, charity warns......

Hundreds of teachers and support staff are at risk of losing their home or being unable to pay rent, according to the Education Support Partnership, a charity that provides emergency grants.  Click here to read more.

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Lobby the WHO event at City Hall......

The World Health Organisation is holding an international air quality conference: Wednesday 23 October from 1.30 – 5.30pm, London City Hall, London SE1 2AA Continue reading

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Remembering Dave ‘Dod’ Knight......

A tribute to the local trade unionist, O’s supporter and righter of wrongs, written by Mick Holder.  Click here to read more.

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Black History Month in Waltham Forest......

It’s Black History Month and in Waltham Forest there will be celebrations with  plenty of events.  Click here to read more

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Shelter calls for action as homeless deaths in Redbridge and Waltham Forest rise......

An alarming spike in homeless deaths in east London last year has prompted a charity to call for “urgent action”.  Click here to read more.

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Rebelling against extinction......

Waltham Forest has long been home to people that care about the world around them. Moved by the phenomenal energy of the new Extinction Rebellion (XR) movement, local residents have now taken their campaigning to a whole new level.  Click here to read more.

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1 in 10 women don’t earn enough to qualify for sick pay, TUC analysis reveals......

1 in 10 women workers don’t earn enough to qualify for statutory sick pay, according to new TUC analysis published on Friday.  Click here to read more.

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Activities in Waltham Forest in support of World Homeless Week 6-13 October 2019......

Local people will hold a sleep out in solidarity with homeless people sleeping on the street and to remember those who have died there as well as providing free meals, dental checks, clothing, haircuts and sleeping bags at event marking World Homeless Week in Waltham Forest. Continue reading

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1 in 5 workers are skipping meals to make ends meet, finds TUC poll......

1 in 5 (20%) workers are skipping meals to make ends meet, according to new TUC/GQR polling published recently. Click here to read more.

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Ban zero hours contracts......

Every worker deserves job security.  Click here to find out more and sign the petition.

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