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It’s Black History Month and in Waltham Forest there will be celebrations with plenty of events. Click here to read more
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
Ban zero hours contracts......
Every worker deserves job security. Click here to find out more and sign the petition.
Dave Knight’s funeral......
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