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3 April 2013
On Friday 3 July 2009, a devastating fire in Lakanal House in Camberwell, south London killed three women and three children, writes David Lewis, Sceaux Gardens tenants' and residents' association.
19 March 2013
Hundreds marched to resist the closure of Clapham fire station, one of 12 to fall victim to the mayor's slash and burn budget
13 March 2013
On 16 March, firefighters and supporters will be out in force protesting against London mayor Boris Johnson's plans to cut £50 million from London's fire service, writes Chris Newby.
7 March 2013
Capenhurst victory: Construction workers on the Capenhurst construction site near Chester have fought off attempts to abandon the NAECI national agreement on terms and conditions...
5 March 2013
The public consultation exercise has begun on proposals by the commissioner of the London Fire Brigade, Ron Dobson, supported by the mayor of London, Boris Johnson, to close 12 fire stations, remove 18 engines and slash 520 frontline firefighter posts...
19 February 2013
13 February 2013
On Monday 11th February, firefighters again lobbied the London Fire Authority against cuts
31 January 2013
Boris Johnson has yesterday formally overruled the London fire authority and is pressing ahead with fire service cuts
23 January 2013
In November 2012 Kshama Sawant, a member of Socialist Alternative, the Socialist Party's counterpart in the USA, stood in Seattle in the election for a seat in the Washington state house.
23 January 2013
"An accident waiting to happen," was how one of my tower block neighbours summed up the Vauxhall helicopter crash, writes Steve Nally, Brixton Hilll Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition candidate.
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