Category: In the Community

Fighting for your rights

Dave Knight on a campaign group’s efforts to support vulnerable people. Waltham Forest Stand Up For Your Rights protesting outside Leytonstone Jobcentre Plus.  Waltham Forest Stand Up For Your Rights is a local organisation that supports benefits claimants and campaigns

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Be on the lookout for the signs of modern slavery, local authorities urge the public

LOCAL authorities are turning to the public in their efforts to tackle the rise in modern slavery.  Click here to read more.

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Statement on Hale End Library

Last July, the council took proposals to Cabinet setting out its vision and people’s aspirations for libraries and the potential for community involvement in the future. Following feedback from the local community and users of Hale End library it was

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The General Election and Voter Registration 2017

To vote in the General Election on 8 June 2017 you must be on the Electoral Register by 22 May 2017   You don’t need to register again if you’ve already registered, but you might wish to check that you

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Give men and women the option to retire at 60

People who reach age 60 and are unemployed have very little chance of finding employment. Technology alone will account for too many redundancies. Youth unemployment is at an all time high and in many cases earlier retirement will free up

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Tenants win – for a change! Butterfields didn’t budge and now for a big party!

Following the news that after a long campaign by tenants against eviction after the sale of their homes by their previous landlord, and their homes having been bought by the housing association Dolphin Living Trust with a promise to keep

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Lifeline for Butterfields tenants as charity agrees deal to buy Walthamstow estate

Tenants at the Butterfields estate in Walthamstow have been handed a lifeline in their fight against eviction after a housing association agreed terms to buy their homes. Click here to read more.

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The Ladies Bridge

Women built Waterloo Bridge during the last World War.  Click here to read more

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Cable Street 80 – Sunday 9 October

Rally in Altab Ali park, march, rally in St George’s Gardens plus many other community and political events https://battleofcablest80.squarespace.com/events/

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diabetes cgm petition

There is equipment available that can monitor blood sugar levels without having to constantly test by pricking fingers which causes calusses and eventual numbing of the fingertips. This new monitor costs £1,000 and will cost £3,000 a year to run,

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