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Council vows to fight High Court and Government orders over illegal newsletter......

The council has been forced to stop publishing its illegal newsletter, but has vowed to keep fighting a High Court ruling against them.  Click here to read more.

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Defend local government pensions......

Hear about the fresh attack on local government pensions?  Click here to read more.

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Unions call for a 10% pay rise for local government workers......

Council staff have paid a heavy price during the years of austerity.  Click here to read more.

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Council’s plan for building 27,000 homes......

The south of the borough is earmarked for significant housing growth.  Click here to read more.

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Fire at The Mall, Walthamstow: Fashion & Textile Children’s Trust offers help to workers affected......

A children’s charity has offered its support to shop staff left unable to work after a fire at a shopping centre. Click here to read more.

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Boris Johnson must now be held to account for his promises......

There now must be a general election.  Click here to read more.

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‘Stopgap’ attitude to asbestos in schools must end......

Unions call for more action as 1 in 5 schools found not to be managing asbestos ‘in line’ with government guidance.  Click here to read more.

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Labour pledges to end in-work poverty in first five years......

n a speech in London, John McDonnell promised to tackle the issue with a “structurally different economy”, “public services free at the point of use” and a “strong social safety net”.  Click here to read more.

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Social Worker of the Year Awards......

Nominations close at midnight on Friday 19 July.  Click here to read more.

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Last council-run nursery in borough to close......

The last council-run nursery in the borough is to close following a unanimous and un-debated cabinet decision.  Click here to read more.

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