Category: midlands

Community gets member online  
Mick Brightman - October 29th, 2020
Earlier this year Community member, Stuart Clarke, was made redundant from Barkers Shoes after twenty-five years of working at the company. Stuart’s years at the [...]
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Supporting members through the pandemic
Jack Whiston - October 13th, 2020
24th March, the day that the UK went into its first day of lockdown. My colleagues and I waited patiently to see how our employer [...]
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Response to the Chancellor’s announcement
Community - September 24th, 2020
The Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, today announced a plan for our economy for the coming months. This new ‘Winter Economic Plan’ comes following the imposition of [...]
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Government must act to save jobs and industries
Community - September 23rd, 2020
Today, Community have written to the Prime Minister calling for urgent action to protect industries and save jobs. You can read our letter here: Dear [...]
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Community responds to local hospital appeal
Community - May 1st, 2020
Northamptonshire-based trade union Community has recently responded to an appeal from one of the county’s hospitals. The Intensive Therapy Unit at Kettering General Hospital was [...]
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Regional training seminars help develop more reps
Community - October 19th, 2019
"Our new education programme will help break down barriers to participation..." As part of Community’s new education programme, the union held regional training seminars for [...]
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Kids football team kick-off with new Community kit
Community - October 7th, 2019
"We're pleased to help bring communities together..." Community has renewed its sponsorship of one of Sedgley & Gornal United's youth teams. Having sponsored the under [...]
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Steel union response to Tata Steel closures news
Community - September 2nd, 2019
Responding to the announcement by Tata Steel that it intends to close its Cogent business in Newport and Wolverhampton Engineering Steels business, Roy Rickhuss, General [...]
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Tony celebrates 50 years with Community
Community - July 27th, 2019
"We are honoured to have such a long standing member..." David Preedy, Branch Secretary of Loakes Shoes, on behalf of Community and his branch members [...]
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Statue unveiled of ‘boot and shoe’ suffragette Alice Hawkins
Community - February 6th, 2018
Community representatives were proud to attend the unveiling of a statue of Alice Hawkins in Leicester as part of the #Vote100 celebrations. Alice was a [...]
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