Daily Archives: 21/06/2017

Mass Demonstration – NOT ONE DAY MORE! – Tories Out – No More Austerity!......

Saturday 1st July.  Assemble 12 midday at the BBC Broadcasting House, Portland Place, London. March to Parliament Square.

The General Election was devastating for Theresa May and the Conservatives.  She called it to gain a bigger majority, and despite massive media bias in favour of the Conservatives, she failed spectacularly to deliver on that. Now the Tories are in chaos trying to prop up a Government with the deeply conservative and regressive DUP. Continue reading

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Branches Charity Walk......

Three local men are helping a local homelessness charity, Branches, mark its 21st anniversary this year by completing a fundraising walk. Branches provides emergency housing and support to single homeless people through its 27-bed, purpose-built hostel in Walthamstow. Branches Trustees Winston Reid, Gilbert Stowe, and their friend Satish will walk the Capital Ring during the summer to raise funds for the charity. The Capital Ring is a 78 mile circular walk around London. The group are asking local people to sponsor them, and help support some of Waltham Forest’s most vulnerable people. To sponsor the group, click here.

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Waltham Forest authors will be giving free talks at Walthamstow library this summer.......

Jay Joseph – Saturday 24 June, 3pm to 5pm
Harriet Page – Saturday 1 July, 3pm to 5pm
Maureen Shanks – Saturday 8 July, 3pm to 5pm

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Waltham Forest Music Service have planned some events in June/July at the Assembly Hall......

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UN refugee agency: Record 65.6 million people displaced worldwide......

A record 65.6 million people are either refugees, asylum seekers or internally displaced across the globe, the UN refugee agency said.  Click here to read more.

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UK workers are cheated out of at least £1.5bn a year in holiday pay......

One in 20 does not get statutory holiday pay, one in 12 does not get payslip and £1.2bn in wages are unpaid annually, says study.  Click here to read more.

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Morning Star Fundraiser Gig......

Saturday 8 July 2017, 19:30 – 22:30, The Constitution, 42 Saint Pancras Way, Camden, London NW1 0QT

A night of music, poetry, comedy and politics.  

Soulful singer-songwriter Maddy Carty performs live. Continue reading

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Revealed: the number of housing blocks needing urgent fire checks after 79 people died in Grenfell blaze......

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Unite Against Fascism: No to the fascist EDL – London Saturday June 24 2017......

UAF are calling a counter demonstration on June 24th, meeting at Whitehall at 11:30am.
 
Fascist Islamophobes of the EDL have called a march in central London on this Saturday, June 24th.  The EDL are seeking to scapegoat Muslims following the appalling terror attacks in the UK.
 
 
UAF ask all who defend multiculturalism to join the demonstration.
 
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UK Government urged to end health and safety deregulation following Grenfell Tower blaze......

The UK Government has been urged to scrap its approach to deregulation of health and safety legislation in light of the Grenfell Tower blaze.  Click here to read more.

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