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TUC LESE Pensioners’ Network Annual Seminar 2020......

Housing for the Older Person, Tuesday 7 April 2020, 10.30am to 3.30pm  @ TUC Congress House  

POSTPONED – NEW 2020 DATE TO BE RESCHEDULED   Continue reading

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Extinction Rebellion cancels London ‘mass rebellion’ over coronavirus fears......

Extinction Rebellion has cancelled its next “mass rebellion” in London in light of the coronavirus pandemic.

The group, also known as XR, were set to take to the streets on May 23 in a fresh round of calls for action in tackling the climate crisis.  Click here to read more.

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The East End women who fought for gay rights......

Fifty years ago the fight for gay rights came to London, as the Gay Liberation Front (GLF) formed in the capital.

While this radical movement allowed gay men to come together and come out, women’s voices were drowned out. Yet queer women in East London fought on.  Click here to read more.

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Coronavirus: unions attack ‘paltry’ sick pay for self-isolating couriers......

Concerns raised inadequate compensation could force virus-hit gig workers to keep delivering.  Click here to read more.

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‘Save teachers from asbestos risk,’ chancellor warned......

The Budget must provide cash to ensure ‘crumbling’ school buildings are safe for staff and pupils, unions insist.  Click here to read more.

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Coronavirus: First case of Covid-19 confirmed in Waltham Forest......

A first case of coronavirus in Waltham Forest has been confirmed.

Yesterday, the council revealed a resident had contracted the Covid-19 virus. 

Click here to read more.

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After the coup in Bolivia – solidarity with the resistance......

Date and Time:Tue, March 24, 2020,6:30 PM – 8:30 PM GMT

Location:National Education Union (NUT Section), Mabledon Place, LondonWC1H

Click here to read more.

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Pay Up Now! for council and school workers......

After ten years of real terms pay cuts, you deserve a decent pay rise. If you’re a council or school worker, make sure you have your say on pay.  Click here for more information.

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No ‘rogue’ landlords fined in half of London councils last year......

Figures show that 15 councils did not record a single fine on the GLA rogue landlord database in the last year.  Click here to read more.

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Solidarity Fundraiser......

West Ham Labour film fundraiser Thursday 19 March.  Click here for more information and to buy tickets.

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