Daily Archives: 18/07/2017

Antiques, vintage, retro & collectables fair......

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Speakers and debate – Grenfell Tower Fire: The Avoidable Tragedy......

Free event on 19 July.  Click here to read more and get tickets.

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Quiz Night at the Rose & Crown on 27th July at 7.30pm......

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Dispossession – The Great Social Housing Swindle in UK cinemas now......

photo from the official website

For some people, a housing crisis means not getting planning permission for a loft conversion. For others it means, quite simply, losing their home. Dispossession: The Great Social Housing Swindle is a feature documentary directed by Paul Sng (Sleaford Mods – Invisible Britain) and narrated by Maxine Peake, exploring the catastrophic failures that have led to a chronic shortage of social housing in the UK.

Click here to read more.

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Generation rent......

This was seen in Highams Park (photo courtesy of Oona Kelly)

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Retired members support picket line outside Whipps Cross Hospital......

photo courtesy of Len Weiss

Dave Knight (Secretary WF UNISON Retired members) hands over a collection and letter of support to Len Hockey (Secretary of UNITE Barts Health Group) on the picket line outside Whipps Cross hospital.

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Clinical waste piles up as Whipps Cross Hospital workers strike against ‘slave-like’ conditions......

Mounds of clinical waste were left to pile up outside a hospital as vital workers went on strike against “slave-like” working conditions and zero-hours contracts.  Click here to read more.

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Waltham Forest Council’s ‘living wage employer’ claim called into question over care home staff pay......

A council has been accused of unjustly calling itself a London Living Wage employer amid claims a contractor is pulling a care service over staff pay concerns  Click here to read more.

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