Category Archives: Activism

LOCAL UNION BRANCH ASKS COUNCIL CANDIDATES TO SIGN A NEW WORKERS’ PLEDGE

At a recent branch meeting, the Unite the Union Herefordshire and Worcestershire Branch voted to create a Workers’ Pledge to be distributed to all candidates in the upcoming local elections on the 6th of May. The branch is asking candidates to add their signatures to the pledge to promise to voters that they will represent the needs of workers and

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Kill The Bill Protest Planned in Worcester This Saturday

We have been informed of the final details for a Kill the Bill protest in Worcester this Saturday. This event will be a chance for the community to come together to oppose the implementation of the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill. We are advised this will be a socially distant event, with participants asked to bring masks, hand sanitiser

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Women in Worcestershire Take a Stand

Content Warning: This article and the accounts linked include discussion of gendered violence. Over the weeks succeeding the tragic events surrounding the death of Sarah Everard, many have asked what can we all do to ensure that our communities and spaces are safe for women. Difficult conversations about sexism, gendered violence and s*xual harassment are being had across the country,

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Cllr Lynn Denham Interview: Equality and Diversity in Worcester

2020 was an important year in the fight for racial justice. Across the world protests against police brutality and institutional racism have sparked debates across society and within institutions about how we can all actively combat racism. Inspired by those protests, and the incredible work locally of Black Lives Matter Worcester, Councillor Lynn Denham has worked hard to implement practical

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