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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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Worcester TUC: Sunak’s Budget Fails Working People

Worcester Trades Union Council (WTUC) have expressed their concern that the budget released by the Chancellor of the Exchequer on the 3 March fails to address concerns raised by unions. The local Trades Council, which is made up of Trade Union branches across the city, have branded Rishi Sunak’s budget as being merely more of the sameβ€”a continuation of austerity

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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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Opinion: What Is The ‘Economy’ If It Does Not Support Those In Need Or Reward Our Frontline Heroes?

The Government announced that those that have given all they can to the health and well-being of this nation during the pandemic are being rewarded with a Β£3.50 a week pay-rise. Nurses have been at the forefront of the effort to combat the worst public health crisis this nation has faced in decadesβ€”but apparently, there isn’t the money to pay

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