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LDE school staff strike to demand reinstatement of union rep Sharon Morgan

LDE school staff strike to demand reinstatement of union rep Sharon Morgan Workers at the London Design and Engineering (LDE) free school are taking action to demand the reinstatement of NEU union rep Sharon Morgan.

Little Ilford school strikers speak out - ‘You’d think we wanted chandeliers!’

Little Ilford school strikers speak out - ‘You’d think we wanted chandeliers!’ Some 51 workers at Little Ilford School struck for their fifth day on Wednesday. It is the second day of a three-day strike over unacceptable working conditions and the expansion of the east London school.

Grenfell cladding firm was ‘dishonest’ inquiry is told

Grenfell cladding firm was ‘dishonest’ inquiry is told Former employees at building cladding firm Celotex have admitted the company “manipulated” test results to compete with market rivals.

Croydon sends a sign of councils’ crisis

Croydon sends a sign of councils’ crisis Croydon council in south London has issued a section 114 notice banning all spending except for statutory services for vulnerable people.

Battered and betrayed but still fighting back - Grenfell activists speak out

Battered and betrayed but still fighting back - Grenfell activists speak out As the inquiry into the Grenfell Tower fire continues, many of those struggling as a result of the fire are being sidelined.

‘Our empowering strike has brought people together,’ says East London school striker

‘Our empowering strike has brought people together,’ says East London school striker A brilliant turnout of lively, dancing, singing people saw over 50 strikers and supporters gather at Little Ilford School in Manor Park on Thursday morning.

The shock figures that show we’re choking to death

25 October 2020
Londoners are paying the heaviest health price in Europe for toxic levels of air pollution.

Inappropriate police restraint contributed to the death of Kevin Clarke

11 October 2020
Two years before George Floyd was murdered in Minneapolis, Kevin Clarke—a 35 year old black man—died after contact with police in Catford, south London.

A Moving Image shows gentrified London and a city constantly in motion

09 October 2020
This award winning film investigates gentrification in Brixton, south London, 

Metroline bus drivers in revolt at new sign-on system  

01 September 2020
Under remote signing on, drivers would not report to a depot but would meet their bus and begin work at a location such as a bus stop

Tower Hamlets strikers savage Labour mayor and his vicious attacks

13 August 2020
Workers in east London have fired the opening shot in the latest round of council strikes.

A win for Tower Hamlets council workers would be a victory for us all

17 July 2020
Striking council workers in east London concluded their second round of strikes on Friday with defiant picket lines and a vow to keep on fighting.

Determined Tower Hamlets workers begin second three-day strike

15 July 2020
Scenes of resistance erupted on the streets of Tower Hamlets on Wednesday as council workers across the borough struck to defend their jobs.

Grenfell dangers were ignored, inquiry hears

14 July 2020
Fire safety concerns relating to Grenfell Tower were ignored, an inquiry into the 2017 fire has heard.

Tower Hamlets workers are right to strike - and they need your solidarity

14 July 2020
Council workers in east London are preparing for three days of strikes against a bullying management determined to undermine their terms and conditions.

LETTERS - We social housing residents are fighting the developers

26 June 2020
We live in a social housing block of 30 flats in west London, and our residents’ association is fighting a development that is taking away our space.

Tens of thousands join angry anti-racist demonstration in London

03 June 2020
A big, young and angry protest filled the streets of central London on Wednesday to demand justice for George Floyd and Belly Mujinga

No hand sanitiser, no social distancing, no protection – workers speak out

25 March 2020
Tube workers in London are furious at being asked to risk their health by working in unsafe conditions as the coronavirus crisis grows.

Thousands of council workers are set for Tower Hamlets strike

17 March 2020
around 4,000 workers in Tower Hamlets, east London, are set to strike on Tuesday of next week.

Fury after racists assault black man in London pub

24 February 2020
Fury erupted outside the Duke of Wellington in west London last Saturday after racists assaulted a black man at the pub.

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