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Black History Month 2022

During October the UK Celebrates Black History Month. Although Black History Month has been celebrated every February in the USA since 1970, it was not officially celebrated in the UK until 1987 when it was organised by the activist Akyaaba Addai-Sebo who, at the time was the coordinator for special projects for the Greater London Council. The first Black History Month was celebrated only in London, but in the years […]

todayOctober 1, 2022 5

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Elizabeth II, Queen of England, Dies at 96.

Elizabeth II, Queen of England, Dies in Balmoral, Scotland She is the longest-reigning monarch in the country's history. Queen Elizabeth II of England died at Balmoral, her home in Scotland, on Thursday, September 8 at the age of 96 and surrounded by family, according to an announcement from Buckingham Palace. The cause of death was not revealed. "The Queen died peacefully at Balmoral this afternoon," the announcement read. Referring to the […]

todaySeptember 8, 2022 4

Black History

What’s happened since the WindRush Scandal

Trauma doesn’t just go away The WindRush Scandal situation which caused many of the Windrush Generation suddenly finding themselves on the wrong side of immigration legislation because they couldn’t provide the paperwork to prove they had the right to stay in the UK. The Home Office continues to destory the lives of many even four years after the WindRush Scandal. A 62-year-old Windrush compensation claimant says she was left distressed and hopeless […]

todayJune 23, 2022 14

Community News

Safeguarding Awareness Week 16-22 May 2022

Tes Safeguarding Awareness Week to help pupils feel  safe   This May Safeguarding Awareness Week is an opportunity to explore what it means to feel safe, particularly in light of the recent reports of the rise of sexual harassment in schools. Since March 2021, thousands of testimonies from children and young people of peer-on-peer sexual harassment and abuse have been posted on the ‘Everyone’s Invited’ website https://www.everyonesinvited.uk/.  Many of these […]

todayMay 17, 2022 12

Community News

Islington restaurant creates fine-dining menu entirely from food waste

An Islington restaurant has partnered with a food waste app to create a five-course fine-dining experience made of food destined for the bin. Too Good To Go was founded at the end of 2015 to combat food waste and though the app individuals can purchase a bag containing food that is still edible but that stores could no longer sell as it might be damaged, past its display date or […]

todayMay 4, 2022 19

Community News

Scrapping Covid testing ‘reckless in the extreme’

Scrapping Covid testing 'reckless in the extreme'   Heads' union leaders call on the education secretary to reinstate free Covid testing in schools amid high pupil and staff absence Leaders of two unions representing most of England's school heads have called the decision to withdraw free Covid testing from pupils and staff "reckless in the extreme", in a joint letter to the education secretary.   Geoff Barton, general secretary of the Association […]

todayApril 4, 2022 12

Community News

Big regional divide on some energy bill charges as energy prices rises in April

Sharp rises in standing charges on standard electricity bills will see customers face very different cost increases depending on where they live.   Customers in South Scotland, Merseyside, North Wales and the South West of England will see the daily payments double from April. Those in London and the East of England will see increases of less than 60%. All consumer bills include a standing charge; a fixed daily payment […]

todayMarch 30, 2022 6

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International Women’s Day

IWD 2022 Campaign theme: #BreakTheBias Imagine a gender equal world. A world free of bias, stereotypes, and discrimination. A world that is diverse, equitable, and inclusive. A world where difference is valued and celebrated. Together we can forge women's equality. Collectively we can all #BreakTheBias. Be part of a movement Individually, we're all responsible for our own thoughts and actions - all day, every day. We can break the bias in […]

todayMarch 8, 2022 12

Community News

Warm Home Discount Scheme

What is the Warm Home Discount and how can I apply? (Government Information) Click on the link below WARM HOME DISCOUNT SCHEME With sharp rises to gas and electricity bills predicted for this winter, it’s worth finding out whether you qualify for Warm Home Discount where you can save money off your winter energy bills. It’s a government-backed scheme to help reduce costs if you’re on low income, getting certain […]

todayFebruary 3, 2022 14

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