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Popular Sheffield Cafe first to recognise Trade Union

The workers and owners of a popular local café/restaurant have forged a union recognition agreement thought to be a first of its kind in the city. South Street Kitchen in Park Hill has agreed to undertake collective bargaining with their workers’ union of choice, Bakers, Food and Allied Workers Union (BFAWU). The agreement means that the owners… Read more »

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BASC cooks up a storm with colleges across the country

BASC’s wild food team is celebrating educating more than 700 members of the next generation of chefs about game meat in the last year. BASC has worked with 36 colleges across the UK since early 2021 to highlight the field to fork journey of game meat to students and staff and to highlight and promote… Read more »

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Sally Bercow lost her council race while husband John was re-elected to parliament
Local elections 2010: Sally Bercow loses council race

By Aled Thomas Sally Bercow, wife of Commons’ speaker John Bercow, has failed in her attempt to become a councillor in London. Ms Bercow, who faced some criticism for being a Labour activist married to a Conservative MP, was standing for Labour in the St James ward of Westminster City Council. She polled 868 votes,… Read more »

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Labour's Liverpool gain symbolises their progress
Local elections 2010: Tories remain dominant local force

By Alex Stevenson A strong Labour performance in local government elections has bucked the national trend, but the Conservatives have insisted they are still the dominant party in local politics. The Tories lost eight councils but still controlled 65 councils compared to Labour’s 36 and the Lib Dems’ 13. “We have retained our position as… Read more »