Category Archives: In the Community

Disabled woman harassed for bedroom tax arrears (while Google invited to negotiate its level of tax)......

“It’s so unjust and cruel”, says Sandra Sharp who is being threatened with a bill for £3,000 by Places for People Homes Ltd, a Housing Association.

“People like me get harassed for money while Google sit down and have a nice chat with the taxman about how much they are prepared to pay! Where is the fairness in that?” Continue reading

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Roof collapses with scaffolding on Walthamstow street......

Click here to read more.  Luckily no one was injured in in the incident.

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Wages still less than in 2008......

  • In the East of England £2,519 less
  • In the South East £2,512 less
  • In London £4,415 less
  • In the UK as a whole £2,270 less
  • From a TUC report using ONS ASHE statistics
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Public meeting – 3rd Feb organised by WFCOM and SUTR......

Click here for flyer regarding a meeting which is being organised by  Waltham Forest Council of Mosques and SUTR

The meeting is entitled:  A community response to the Governments Counter Extremism Bill and Prevent policy

 

 

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BMA junior doctors’ dispute......

Full information on progress is here http://www.bma.org.uk/working-for-change/in-depth-junior-and-consultant-contract/negotiations-background-to-2016 The BMA will be continuing ACAS-facilitated discussions, but if unsuccessful next strike days (you can support picket lines and demonstrations at WX hospital) are:

  • 8am Tuesday 26 to 8am Thursday 28 January

 

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Burston Strike School: Bargain Hunt!!......

Bargain Hunt, due to be broadcast on BBC1 on Monday 25 January at 12.15 (but check nearer the time) will feature a short film on the Burston School Strike

Sunday 4 September 2016 https://burstonstrikeschool.wordpress.com/2016-rally/

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Climate Rising – London, 30 January......

Climate Rising is the perfect opportunity to come together after the Paris climate talks and get energised to build a bigger and more diverse climate movement in 2016. Click here to read more and here to book tickets.

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Waltham Forest Sports and Social Club......

UNISON members from next April will be deprived of the opportunity to relax at lunchtime or meet friends or colleagues in the friendly atmosphere of the Town Hall Social Club. LBWF in its wisdom has decided to refuse the renewal of the club’s lease. This is part of the overarching development plan that includes the relocation of the Registry office (a prime site for redevelopment), the selling off of Juniper House (again a prime site for redevelopment). Continue reading

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Blacklisting at the High Court on 7th December ......

The next date for the High Court case management hearings is 7-8 December 2015 at Royal Courts of Justice, The Strand.  Continue reading

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The Spirit of ’45 film......

The People’s Assembly present a special screening on 26th November at Stratford Picturehouse.  Book Tickets by 15th November.  For more information click here, you can buy tickets here

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