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Term Three - Reality Check

Well, term three has come and gone like Geelong’s hopes in the Preliminary Final.

The Grand Final has been played in two of the major football codes, a great day was had watching the Tiges and Crows and now we are into the second week of some R&R before hitting the books once more in term four to complete the first half of the Associate Degree in Applied Business. 532 more words

Disgraced BCC sends intimidatory letter to bin workers in spite of court ruling

The SKWAWKBOX has covered the fight by refuse workers against Birmingham City Council (BCC) to save their modest salaries from a huge cut, revealing conclusive… 486 more words

Unite's Beckett speaks re #BirminghamBinStrike injunction win

As the SKWAWKBOX published earlier, the Unite union scored a huge victory for Birmingham’s refuse workers when a court granted an injunction this morning banning Birmingham City Council (BCC) from making 113 ‘leading hand’ workers redundant on 1 October. 287 more words

B'ham bin strike court decision tomorrow - and council selections suspended

The SKWAWKBOX has covered the actions of Birmingham City Council (BCC) in its dealings with its refuse collectors at some length. This blog’s exclusive revelation… 503 more words

Video: Unite's Beckett: "why Manzie must resign" #BirminghamBinStrike

The SKWAWKBOX’s revelation of emails from Clancy himself and from ACAS confirming that Birmingham City Council (BCC) had done a firm deal with Unite and striking refuse workers led this week to the resignation of BCC leader John Clancy. 369 more words

#Birminghambinstrike: cabinet DID support Clancy deal, here's the count

At the weekend, the SKWAWKBOX broke the news that Birmingham City Council had agreed a deal with union Unite to retain the pay-grade and salary of ‘leading hand’ refuse collectors, who had faced a… 521 more words

Drip, drip, drip

Writing a brief update while my sheets and towels are being washed in my neighbour Pat’s machine. Using the amount of cistern water required for a bedding load is not an option, so thank goodness for Pat. 611 more words

The Constantly Frustrated Gardener