Daily Archives: 22/07/2015

Tolpuddle Martyrs’ Festival July 2015......

Steve Woodhouse at the Tolpuddle Martyrs' Festival

Steve Woodhouse at the Tolpuddle Martyrs’ Festival

Although I have been to the Tolpuddle Martyrs’ Festival on a few occasions over the years I have always done so just as a day trip on the Sunday.  So I was pleased to be able to go along for the whole weekend for the first time and to enjoy a very relaxed, well organised and fun festival. Continue reading

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Cuba Solidarity Campaign Forthcoming Events......

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The Union Advantage – How unions make work better and society fairer......

Every day, Britain’s trade unions are working hard for their members. Even now, when times are hard, our negotiators are able to win pay rises to help people cope with the worst effects of the government’s austerity programme. Continue reading

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A free historical talk by Lester Hillman – Tuesday 4 August 2015 at 7.15pm......

In a richly illustrated presentation, Lester Hillman, will plunge the murky depths and bring to the surface the ‘dark side’ of the Regent’s Canal. It will be held at Camden Local Studies & Archives Centre, 2nd Floor, Holborn Library, 32-38 Theobalds Road, London WC1X 8PA (Doors open at 6.45pm).  Click here to read more.

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Government takes a swipe at Safety Representatives......

The Trade Union Bill is a particular worrying Bill with implications for anyone at work.  The TUC will be producing a range of briefings and other resources in the coming months. Continue reading

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Kids4Libraries march......

Barnet UNISON is organising a  march on Saturday 12 September.  The march is called “Kids4Libraries”. Continue reading

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Union-busting at a factory making €1,000 luxury leather bags......

Mulberry is a British company that produces luxury goods like leather bags.  It proudly proclaims its commitment to “corporate social responsibility”.  Continue reading

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Gypsy memorial events......

On 2. August 1944 all Roma and Sinti in the “Gypsy Camp” in Auschwitz were murdered, after 2 months of brave and desperate resistance. Continue reading

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Protect Freedom of Information......

Houses of Parliament in London

Houses of Parliament in London

Protect our Freedom of Information laws, that give people the right to hold our decision makers to account.  Click hereto sign the petition

 

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