Author: Newsteam

BY JAMES AVERILL AND SARAH WARD – Local Democracy Reporters The Government has announced that the local elections scheduled for May have been postponed for one year due to the coronavirus outbreak. Residents had been scheduled to head to the polling booths on May 7 to vote for candidates for the new unitary councils in […]

Rail Union RMT has declared it will encourage all staff members of the  London Northwestern Railway and West Midlands Railway to go on strike every saturday through to January 2020. The strike will occur on Nov 23, Nov 30, Dec 7, Dec 14, Dec 21 and Dec 28. This will mean extremely limited services for […]

Fashion students at the University of Northampton have created a line of clothing that’s made entirely from fabric offcuts originally destined for landfill. Scottish tartan manufacturer Lochcarron of Scotland donated 150kg of selvedge (the self-finished edge of fabric) offcuts to final year students on the University’s Fashion, Textiles for Fashion and Footwear & Accessories courses. […]

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