Category Archives: Miscellaneous

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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Dave Knight’s funeral......

Dave Knight’s funeral service took place at Manor Park yesterday.

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

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Trade unionist and founder of Leyton Orientear Dave Knight dies – local Guardian newspaper report......

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Information on Dave Knights Funeral arrangements......

Dave’s Family have asked that the following information be shared in preparation to his funeral on 16th September 2019 @ 3.30pm at The City of London Cemetery & Crematorium, Aldersbrook Road, Manor Park, London E12 5DQ.

As many are aware, Dave was great in supporting a number of charities. As such the family have asked us to share that if you wish, you can donate to a fundraising page set up here

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TUC Congress ’19 Unions vow to fight in-work poverty, job insecurity and automation......

Delegates vote to create a ‘New Deal for Workers’ campaign.  Click here to read more.

 

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p/t Branch Organiser vacancy......

The post is advertised on the TUC website.  Please click here for more information.

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Please vote to re-elect Andrew Berry to UNISON’s National Labour Link Committee......

The ballot papers for Unison’s National Labour Link Committee elections have been sent out.  Our branch committee nominated Andrew Berry’s candidacy for re-election. Here is Andrew’s supporting statement: Continue reading

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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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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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