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‘The company treats us like dogs,’ say striking Wandsworth traffic wardens

‘The company treats us like dogs,’  say striking Wandsworth traffic wardens GMB union members in the Tory-run south London borough began their second 48-hour strike for sick pay on Thursday

Wandsworth traffic wardens aren’t waiting to act over sick pay

Wandsworth traffic wardens aren’t waiting to act over sick pay GMB union members in the Tory-run borough began a 48-hour strike on Thursday.

Protests challenge closure of children’s play centre in Wandsworth

Chanting, placard-waving children and parents led a march directly into Wandsworth Town Hall, south London, last Thursday.

Solidarity protest at Wandsworth prison against jailing young people

Some 50 campaigners, defendants and families gathered outside Wandsworth prison in south London last Saturday for a "noise protest" against the imprisonment of young people.

Protest at Wandsworth prison

The Defend the Right to Protest campaign has called a demonstration outside Wandsworth prison in solidarity with those inside.

Victory as Wandsworth council folds over riot eviction threat

Tory-run Wandsworth council in south London has backed off from its plans to evict a family from their council home over the riots.

Stop riot evictions in Wandsworth

28 November 2011
Campaigners in Battersea, south London, are holding a public meeting to oppose Wandsworth council’s plans to evict the family of Daniel Sartain-Clarke from their council flat.

Letters

22 November 2011
Prison is no place for the student protesters My partner is on remand in Wandsworth prison, south London, for a crime that has nothing to do with the student protests last year.

Tory councils attack jobless

15 November 2011
Wandsworth council in south London plans to make unemployed people prove they are seeking work in order to qualify for council housing.

Wandsworth Against Cuts demonstrates over riot evictions

27 September 2011
A lobby took place outside Wandsworth’s Tory council on Wednesday of last week as they began an emergency meeting on riots and evictions.

Suicide after benefit cuts

30 August 2011
An unemployed man has committed suicide in Wandsworth, south London, after his housing benefit was cut. This would have forced Richard Sanderson and his wife Petra to move.

Tories charge children to play

17 May 2011
Not content with slashing services and jobs, Tory-run Wandsworth Council has decided to charge children to use a local playground.

Chestnut Grove anti academy campaign

15 February 2011
Teachers at Chestnut Grove school in Wandsworth, south London, are set to strike on Wednesday of this week against plans to transform the school into an academy.

Teachers to strike against "Chestnut Gove" academy

11 February 2011
Teachers at Chestnut Grove school in Wandsworth, south London, are set to strike on Wednesday of next week against plans to transform the school into an academy.

Marching for Palestine in Wandsworth

03 March 2009
More than 400 people joined a march for Palestine in Wandsworth, south London, last Saturday.

Left List candidates campaigning for an alternative across the capital

18 March 2008
Kris Stewart, the founding chair of the AFC Wimbledon football club, is the Left List candidate in Wandsworth and Merton, while Tansy Hoskins is standing in South West London.

Respect meeting debates solutions to gun crime

11 December 2007
More than 60 people attended a Respect public meeting on gun and knife crime in Wandsworth and Merton, south London, on Thursday of last week.

Don't let them shut down Battersea Arts Centre

27 January 2007
The Battersea Arts Centre (BAC) in south London – one of the country's leading community arts centres – is facing closure after Wandsworth council announced it would axe its £100,000 funding from April this year.

Council workers: Newham, Wandsworth

27 May 2004
WORKERS AT Newham council, east London, were set to strike for two days this week. We are protesting against the council's attack on our union, Unison. This includes evicting the union from its offices and axing facility time for union offices.

Unison round-up

20 April 2002
COUNCIL WORKERS in the Tory borough of Wandsworth struck for the day last week in support of a sacked colleague. They were demanding the reinstatement of Unison union branch secretary Sarbani Mazumdar.

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