Category Archives: In the Community

Generation rent will pay £44,000 more than parents......

YOUNG people will have paid £44,000 more in rent by the time they hit 30 compared to their parents, according to new research which lays bare the cost of the Tory housing crisis.  Click here to read more

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Join us for a picnic – 30th July......

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People in Poverty Rises for the first time in 10 years......

TORY claims to be working for the most disadvantaged in society were dealt another blow yesterday when the number of people living in relative poverty increased for the first time in a decade.  Click here to read more

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James Barnor Book Signing & In Discussion – Thursday 12 May 2016 Westminster Arts Library......

FREE / Registration Essential

James Barnor (born 6 June 1929) is a pioneering Ghanaian photographer who has been based in London, since the 1990s. His career spans six decades.  Flyer here .

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Your Junior Doctors Need You......

Junior doctors at Whipps Cross will be striking for 48 hours from 8 am on April 6, and need your support. In particular on Wednesday on the picket line and March or at the “Meet the Doctors” event at Walthamstow Central at 2 pm. Continue reading

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Butterfields: Chairman of charity which sold social housing to developers thrown out of Parliament by angry MP......

Click here to read the story in the local Guardian

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Old shoes for Workers’ Memorial Day – 28th April......

shoesLast year as the local authority was in the process of being prosecuted for failing to manage asbestos in the Town Hall basement the branch decided to make a statement by some attendees wearing boiler suits and face masks. This year we would like to use the theme of “empty shoes” to demonstrate that people are still dying in Waltham Forest because of their work.  If Continue reading

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Meet The Doctors Event 9 March Leytonstone tube station 1-2pm......

Support our Junior Doctors on strike next week. If you can spare a little time on Wednesday lunchtime why not join us at our local rally?  Click here to view the poster.

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Attendance allowance under threat......

Why is this important?  The government is drawing up plans to abolish attendance allowance (AA). Attendance allowance is a benefit payable to people over the age of 65 who have care needs, including difficulties with everyday tasks such as dressing and washing. This money can make all the difference between living and existing.

Don’t abolish attendance allowance

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Butterfields evictions......

Local campaign in E17 trying to prevent eviction of existing tenants by new landlord.  Please sign to help those affected gain more support.

Butterfields won’t budge

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