Category Archives: Activism

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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Sign up for the TUC Young Workers’ Conference 2021

As previously reported by Worcestershire Transformed, the pandemic has hit young workers particularly hard. A concoction of low pay and precarious work has highlighted the importance of young workers joining Trade Unions and getting active within their branches. That is why this year’s TUC Young Workers’ Conference 2021 comes at an important time.  The online event will take place on

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Calls Grow for MPs to Take Action on the Forcing of Refugees into Unsafe Accommodation

Freedom From Torture, a charity which provides specialist psychological therapy to help asylum seekers and refugees who have survived torture, have called for the Home Secretary to take action on the forcing of refugees into unsafe old army barracks.  The group’s #CLOSETHEBARRACKS campaign calls on Priti Patel to stop housing asylum seekers and refugees, some of who are torture survivors

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Malvern Councillors and Community Fight Climate Change Together

On the 25th of September, after hard work from local Labour Councillors, Malvern Town Council voted unanimously to declare a climate emergency. For many this represents a shift in the debate when it comes to environmental issues as Councils and the Community accept something needs to be done to save our planet. For the Councillors that proposed the motion, the

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