Daily Archives: 26/07/2017

Employment tribunal fees ruled unlawful by supreme court......

Fees for those bringing employment tribunal claims are unlawful, Supreme Court rules.  Click here to read more.

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Waltham Forest: Companies fined after workers exposed to asbestos at St Mary’s school......

Three companies have been fined a total of more than £1m after workers were exposed to asbestos while refurbishing a school in Waltham Forest.  Click here to read more.

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Waltham Forest Council’s first female leader Clare Coghill is ‘fighting’ for women in politics......

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Open University bans Cuban students – take action now......

One of Britain’s biggest educational institutions, The Open University, is operating a policy that bans applications from Cuban students. The OU cites fear of prosecution from United States’ anti-Cuba blockade laws as justification.

Please take action to end this discriminatory policy today.

The Cuba Solidarity Campaign believes that the Open University’s action is unethical and illegal under UK law, and is asking supporters to take action to overturn it now. Continue reading

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We need to Solve the Housing Crisis......

East London People’s Assembly have announced  that campaigning journalist George Monbiot is coming to East London on Wednesday 26 July to speak at a rally on the Grenfell disaster and the housing crisis in Britain.

He will be joined by former Grenfell resident and campaigner Mona Kamal, Eileen Short from Defend Council Housing and others, including, they hope, local MP Rushnara Ali. 

The meeting will take place at the Bow Methodist Church (E3 4LY) on the corner of Merchant Street and Bow Road, just two minutes from Bow Road station or Mile End.

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The Waltham Forest council are looking to close the south Chingford resource hub to build flats!......

Age UK work from this building. Age UK Waltham Forest and Reaching Out East provide key services and support to older and disabled residents, this includes befriending, computer classes, Continue reading

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