Abuse Is Not Part of the Job Say Shop Workers

Cllr Alan Hall has joined campaigners, co-operators, shop workers and trade unionists calling on the Government to making it an offence to assault, threaten or abuse shopworkers. In the annual ‘Respect for Shopworkers Week’ 15-21 November 2021, trade union USDAW has released shocking statistics that show: 89% have experienced verbal abuse. 64% were threatened by …

Ken Loach film “Sorry We Missed You” in the Fellowship and Star cinema

Come and see Ken Loach’s film, “Sorry we missed you” at the Bellingham Film Palace in the Fellowship and Star on Randlesdown Road, next to Bellingham railway station on Monday 2 March – 7.30pm – 9.45pm. Tickets £10 waged, £5 unwaged – buy tickets here More about this co-operatively owned venue here: The film explores the …