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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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Report supports house building
Houses ‘must be built on greenbelt’

The government must consider building on the greenbelt if it is to meet its house building targets, a think-tank claims. Despite government optimism, the Social Market Foundation (SMF) warns existing brownbelt land will not support the planned three million new homes. Instead the government must be prepared to relax restrictions on the greenbuilt. If houses… Read more »

Cooper unveils housing green paper
Housing green paper combats ‘social injustice’

Housing minister Yvette Cooper today promised to deliver housing for the many and not just the few. Unveiling the government’s housing green paper, Ms Cooper said “without further action housing will become one of the greatest sources of social inequality in the next 20 years”. The government plans a three-pronged strategy for combating the housing… Read more »