Daily Archives: 29/07/2015

Celebrate the Stars in our schools on 27 November 2015......

Stars in our schools is a celebration of school support staff. UNISON has organised the day to celebrate the wonderful work they do every day and to make sure the world knows just how vital they are to children’s education.

On Friday 27 November 2015 schools across the UK will be holding awards ceremonies, putting on special assemblies and even dressing up as super heroes.  Click here to read more.

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Operation Black Vote: Labour Party Leadership Question Time Thursday 30 July 2015......

18:30 – 21:00 – KPMG 15 Canada Square London E14 5GL

Operation Black Vote hosts a Question Time session for the candidates for the position of Leader of the Labour Party. Continue reading

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Stop Playing With Cancer Urges Joint Union Asbestos Committee......

Asbestos victims support groups, trade unions and UK campaigning bodies are urging local authorities, government agencies and market surveillance bodies to prioritize the threat posed by the possible asbestos contamination of UK imports.  Click here to read more

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Free SERTUC Walking Tour – Women in Service Thursday 30 July 2015......

Discover the world of WWI to present day warfare through the fascinating stories of women in the armed services and on the Home Front. Our Blue Badge Guide Rachel Kolsky will be profiling the brave women of the SOE, the female workers who kept the country functioning during two World Wars in factories and driving essential transport, the women who joined the armed and voluntary services and of course those who administered evacuation, rationing and followed the advice of Dr Carrot and
Mrs Sew and Sew at home. Continue reading

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Burston strike school rally Sunday 6 September 2015......

The Burston Strike School was at the centre of the longest running strike in British history, between 1914 and 1939. The strike began when teachers at the village’s Church of England school, Annie Higdon and her husband, Tom Higdon, were sacked after a dispute with the area’s school management committee and schoolchildren went on strike in their support. The Higdons set up an alternative school which was attended by 66 of their 72 former pupils. Continue reading

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New partnership of north-east London councils hopes ‘to deliver real change’ for residents......

The local authorities in the north-east of London have formed an official partnership which it is hoped will “deliver real change” for residents.  Click here to read the full story in the local press.

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Public Sector Pay falls back against Private Sector pay rises......

The Chancellor, George Osbourne has announced that Local Government will have to make a further 40% cut in budgets over the next few years and has also limited public sector pay increases to 1% a year. At the same time Private Sector workers are now enjoying an average of 3.3% pay rises according to Labour Research. In fact average pay in the Private Sector rose by 5.6% in March 2015 alone. Continue reading

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