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Terror watchdog adds to growing pressure on Tories' Islamophobic Prevent strategy

Terror watchdog adds to growing pressure on Tories Islamophobic Prevent strategy The government’s own terror watchdog has called for an independent review into its Islamophobic Prevent strategy.

Solidarity maintains the Dundee porters’ strike

The indefinite strike by porters at Ninewells and Royal Victoria hospitals in Dundee is going strong as it enters its seventh week. 

Anti-fascists celebrate victory in Waltham Forest over EDL racists

Anti-fascists celebrate victory in Waltham Forest over EDL racists Around 1,000 anti-racists gathered in Walthamstow, north east London, today (Saturday) to celebrate a resounding victory over the fascist English Defence League (EDL).

Waltham Forest anti-fascist rally vows to stop the EDL's return

Over 130 people crammed into a public meeting in Walthamstow, east London, on Tuesday night to organise against the latest threat from the fascist English Defence League (EDL).

Day of action in Waltham Forest to oppose the racist EDL

Anti-racist activists in Waltham Forest, east London, have called a day of action against the racist English Defence League (EDL) on Saturday of this week. The EDL plans to march there on 27 October.

Desperate EDL leaders gamble all on a return to Waltham Forest

Desperate EDL leaders gamble all on a return to Waltham Forest The fascist English Defence League (EDL) has announced that it intends to return to Walthamstow in east London on Saturday 27 October.

A decisive defeat for the EDL that shows anti-racists how to win

04 September 2012
The racist English Defence League (EDL) suffered a decisive defeat in Waltham Forest last Saturday.

Walthamstow gets ready to protest against EDL thugs

31 August 2012
With just a day to go before the racist English Defence League (EDL) tries to march in Waltham Forest, east London, anti-fascist activists in the local community are having a final push to build opposition.

Unite and kick out the racist EDL

28 August 2012
Thousands of people were set to take the streets to stop the racist English Defence League (EDL) in Waltham Forest, east London, this Saturday.

East London public meeting pledges to defy the racists

07 August 2012
Waltham Forest has sent a message of defiance to the racist English Defence League (EDL), which plans to march in the east London borough next month.

Waltham Forest public meeting pledges to defy the racist EDL

01 August 2012
Waltham Forest has sent a message of defiance to the racist English Defence League (EDL), which plans to march in the east London borough next month.

Walthamstow meeting draws on past lessons to see how to fight fascism today

04 February 2012
Waltham Forest Unite Against Fascism (UAF) and Amnesty International held a Holocaust Memorial Day public meeting at Harmony Hall in Walthamstow last Sunday.

Bullying dispute settled at Selwyn primary school

05 July 2011
Teachers called off a planned strike at Selwyn primary school in Waltham Forest last week.

Waltham Forest council workers ready to fight

30 June 2011
Hundred of workers at Waltham Forest council in east London joined a lunchtime rally today (Wednesday).

Selwyn school teachers stand up to bullying

24 May 2011
More than 30 pickets and supporters gathered outside Selwyn primary school in Waltham Forest, east London, on Tuesday of this week.

Fury at ward closures

03 May 2011
NHS campaigners in east London last week reacted with fury to health authority plans to close the Connaught Day Hospital at Whipps Cross hospital in Waltham Forest.

Meeting to defend health service in Waltham Forest

25 January 2011
Over 50 local people and health workers attended a meeting called to defend the NHS on Tuesday of last week in Waltham Forest.

Anti-cuts battle hots up in Waltham Forest

02 December 2010
Around 75 people packed into a Right To Work public meeting in Walthamstow on Tuesday evening, despite heavy snow.

Norlington School trust conversion ‘deferred indefinitely’

01 December 2009
Campaigners celebrated this week after plans to turn Norlington School for Boys in Waltham Forest, east London, into a private Trust school were deferred indefinitely.

Waltham Forest school fights on

24 November 2009
Teachers in the NUT union at Norlington School, east London, are continuing their fight after three days of strike action.

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