39% average union vote for strikes to go ahead

Calls for shorter working week and triple pay lead to 30 strikes over six year period – costing London over £1bn Strikes on London’s public transport are going ahead with small minorities of the workforce voting in favour of industrial action. Strikes on the London Overground this bank holiday weekend (25th – 26th August) have been initiated by just 43% of train guards voting in favour. Shockingly,…

Mayor’s “Pocket Parks” should become hive of activity to support London’s resurgent Bees

New report recommends that Mayor uses his schemes for new park space and tree planting to create insect friendly environment to help sustain resurgent Bee population. A new report “Thinking Outside the Hive: supporting London’s pollinators” is proposing a number of recommendations to help sustain the increase in Bees and other pollinating insects in the capital. Research carried out shows that there are plenty of Honeybees in…