Category Archives: In the Community

Tenants win – for a change! Butterfields didn’t budge and now for a big party!......

Following the news that after a long campaign by tenants against eviction after the sale of their homes by their previous landlord, and their homes having been bought by the housing association Dolphin Living Trust with a promise to keep them as social housing, forty-nine households on Butterfields and Shernhall Street are over the moon. 

What a win!  What a victory! Continue reading

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Lifeline for Butterfields tenants as charity agrees deal to buy Walthamstow estate......

Tenants at the Butterfields estate in Walthamstow have been handed a lifeline in their fight against eviction after a housing association agreed terms to buy their homes. Click here to read more.

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The Ladies Bridge......

Women built Waterloo Bridge during the last World War.  Click here to read more

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Cable Street 80 – Sunday 9 October......

Rally in Altab Ali park, march, rally in St George’s Gardens plus many other community and political events https://battleofcablest80.squarespace.com/events/

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diabetes cgm petition......

There is equipment available that can monitor blood sugar levels without having to constantly test by pricking fingers which causes calusses and eventual numbing of the fingertips. This new monitor costs £1,000 and will cost £3,000 a year to run, so the NHS are not providing it to Type 1 patients at the moment.  Sign the petition here to Make Continuous Glucose Monitors available on the NHS for Type 1 Diabetics

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Workplace 2020 – Labour survey on what the world of work should look like in 2020......

Labour is asking you what the world of work should look like in 2020 because the Tories are letting down working people. Too many of us face low pay and job insecurity.

We want to hear about your experiences at work and gather your ideas about creating workplaces fit for the future. Continue reading

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SERTUC Women’s Walking Tour – The Beautification of Bermondsey – Ada Salter......

Attached is a flyer for this year’s women’s walking tour with Go London Tours on Thursday 25th August 2016 starting promptly at 1700hrs.

Places are limited and cost £5 per person – first come, first served basis. Continue reading

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Barts Health Trust placed in financial special measures......

Whipps Cross Hospital in Leytonstone is run by Barts Health Trust.  Click here to read more.

 

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Revealed: the High Street names that used benefits claimants as free labour......

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The list of 534 organisations, which can be read in full here, includes firms such as Tesco, Nando’s, Boots, Superdrug, Morrisons, Asda, Co-op, WHSmith, Poundstretcher, Cash Converter, DHL and a host of other major corporations.

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Picnic 30th July!......

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