Waltham Forest

Refuse workers take to the streets

Waltham Forest Town Hall

Bin men and women blockaded roads around Waltham Forest Town Hall earlier this week to protest at proposed pay cuts of up to £8,000 each.

Barker, Ambrose, 1859-1953

Stratford, turn of the century

Short biography of East London radical secularist and anarchist, Ambrose Barker, who was active in the Socialist League, Walthamstow Anarchist Group and the London Freedom Group.

Three day strike at Whipps Cross Hospital

Whipps Cross

This week there was an escalation in the long running dispute betweeen cleaners, porters and switchboard staff, and their private employers at Whipps Cross Hospital in East London.

London: Hospital porters and cleaners on strike

Whipps Cross

Porters, cleaners and switchboard staff employed by Rentokil Initial, based at Whipps Cross Hospital in East London, have been on strike since 21st July.

Lammas land grab

Secret plans to hand over protected green space in Leyton to allotment holders from Hackney are being hatched by Waltham Forest Council and Olympic developers.

Walthamstow anarchists' war memorial clean-up

Weeds, litter and leaves were cleared from an "unkempt" war memorial by a political group at the weekend.