Homeowners trapped in unsellable flats after MPs vote against protecting them from post-Grenfell fire safety costs

Homeowners trapped in unsellable flats by the cladding crisis say there will be “summer protests and no end to campaigning” after MPs voted against protecting them from post- Grenfell fire safety costs. The Fire Safety Act, which is aimed at making homes safer following the 2017 disaster, passed through parliament last week.

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Protest planned after a teacher of twenty years faces dismissal for raising health and safety concerns

Teachers at The John Roan School in Greenwich will be on strike tomorrow to defend a teacher of 20 years who is being faced with dismissal. National Education Union (NEU) representative, Kirstie Paton, is facing dismissal at a disciplinary hearing the next day, on April 30, for speaking out about health and safety in schools.  

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Protest planned after a teacher of twenty years faces dismissal for raising health and safety concerns

Teachers at The John Roan School in Greenwich will be on strike tomorrow to defend a teacher of 20 years who is being faced with dismissal. National Education Union (NEU) representative, Kirstie Paton, is facing dismissal at a disciplinary hearing the next day, on April 30, for speaking out about health and safety in schools.  

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Over five hundred new tall buildings are in the pipeline for London

Love them or loathe them it looks like despite a significant slowdown in building skyscrapers during the spring and summer in 2020, there was not the downturn feared because of the pandemic. According to New London Architecture’s annual review of skyscrapers over 20 storeys or more, there are 587 tall buildings in the pipeline in London – with 310 granted full planning permission and 127 under consideration.

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Man from Lewisham and man from Eltham convicted of murdering Cameron Murfitt in Woolwich on the way home to bake cakes with his grandmother

Two men have been convicted for their part in the death of Greenwich teenager Cameron Murfitt who was fatally stabbed after being knocked off his bike in March last year. Mason Bridle, 18, of Lewisham, was found guilty of murder. Mario Gruda, 23, of Eltham was found guilty of manslaughter.

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