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Grenfell Fire


Tory-led Kensington and Chelsea council in fresh bid to sideline Grenfell survivors

10 October 2017
The Tory-led council that ignored safety warnings ahead of the Grenfell Tower fire is still trying to sideline residents’ voices.

Council’s wrecking plan is a snub to Corbyn

03 October 2017
Also: Callous Grenfell estate bosses finally get the boot

Inquiry into Grenfell fire carves out residents as blocks fail safety tests

19 September 2017
Opposition grows to Haringey demolition plans. Tenants delay Genesis housing association merger.

Grenfell survivors excluded from public inquiry

14 September 2017
The inquiry into the Grenfell Tower fire began today, Thursday, at the Connaught Rooms in central London. Sir Martin Moore-Bick, its chair, read out a prepared statement then rushed out of the room.

‘We will not settle for whitewash,’ say Grenfell residents as inquiry begins

13 September 2017
Residents and campaigners slammed the public inquiry into the Grenfell blaze as it began today, Thursday. They raised doubts about its scope and ability to deliver justice for the dead and survivors of the west London tower block fire. 

Grenfell fire inquiry starts as survivors still suffer trauma

12 September 2017
It is three months since a fire ripped through Grenfell Tower in west London, killing at least 80 people

Housing campaigners support Grenfell march

12 September 2017
Some 50 housing activists and tenants met in central London last Saturday to discuss the fight for safe affordable homes in the wake of the Grenfell Tower fire

Kill capitalism—before it kills us

29 August 2017
Residents of Hokkaido, Japan, were woken up early on Tuesday morning by sirens, loudspeaker announcements and phone alerts telling them to seek cover immediately.

Let’s party against the racists at Notting Hill Carnival

22 August 2017
Love Music Hate Racism will be part of this year’s Notting Hill Carnival event in west London.

Tories' racist scheme to bury the truth about Grenfell

22 August 2017
Survivors and other people affected by the Grenfell Tower fire have been cynically and shamefully betrayed by the Tories.

Grenfell Tower Tory now giving advice on 'protecting front-line services'

17 August 2017
Disgraced former leader of Kensington and Chelsea council Nicholas Paget-Brown has landed on his feet

Angry Grenfell survivors have no homes and no answers two months after fire

15 August 2017
Some 500 people demonstrated on Monday evening to remember the dead of the Grenfell Tower fire. Although the march was silent, the anger was palpable.

‘We’ve got no faith in Grenfell fire inquiry’

08 August 2017
Tenants organise as landlords and Tories refuse to act on the lessons of the disaster

Nearly two months after the Grenfell fire - survivors displaced and buildings unsafe

01 August 2017
The fire left hundreds of people without homes and saw dozens of buildings fail new safety checks—and two months later neither problem is being addressed, reports Alistair Farrow

Grenfell: corporate manslaughter charges are not enough

28 July 2017
Police investigating the Grenfell Tower fire have announced that they may have “reasonable grounds” to suspect that corporate manslaughter offences have been committed.

Grenfell Tower survivors ask, ‘Can we trust the legal system?’

27 July 2017
A public meeting on Wednesday this week underlined the deep mistrust survivors of the Grenfell Tower fire feel towards the inquiry panel headed by Sir Martin Moore-Bick.

No mental health support or housing for Grenfell survivors

25 July 2017
The class divide brought into the light by the Grenfell Tower fire has been further exposed this week.

Shouts of 'murderers' from Grenfell survivors as council leader elected

20 July 2017
Survivors of the Grenfell Tower, treated with contempt by Kensington and Chelsea council for over a month, had a chance to speak last night, Wednesday. They did not hold back.

Grenfell fire victims take their rage to top cops and council

18 July 2017
A month on from the Grenfell Tower fire, angry survivors and residents were set to demonstrate outside a Kensington and Chelsea council meeting

Four weeks after the Grenfell fire, vigil focuses grief and anger

13 July 2017
Survivors and local residents gathered to remember the dead and demand justice last night, Wednesday.

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