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“We’re invisible, but we carry the world on our shoulders”

SARAH JONES was at the launch of a campaign to give better, fairer treatment to older women It takes a lot to shock me these days. But yesterday morning, I was choking back tears with some of the most resilient … Continue reading

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Lambeth used legal threats to stave off UNJL closure

Croydon Council had to be threatened with legal action to prevent the closure of Upper Norwood Joint Library a year ago. That was the revelation made today, as Steve Reed, the Labour candidate for the Croydon North by-election, visited the … Continue reading

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Woodley backs protest at Justice Centre on Women’s Day

Today is the 101st International Women’s Day. We asked Louisa Woodley, the Labour candidate for the London Assembly seat in Croydon and Sutton, for her thoughts on the local significance of this global happening. Woodley works as a local councillor, … Continue reading

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