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International Women’s Day – 8th March

https://www.internationalwomensday.com/ IWM 8th March 2020

AGM Season

We are collecting long life milk and juice, tinned products, coffee and toiletries for the Trussell Trust.  Please bring along whatever you can, thank you. WYCA AGM   CRT AGM

Last call for Wizard of Oz tickets

We’re off to see the wizard, the wonderful wizard of Oz! Soar over the rainbow, follow the yellow brick road and skip into the Emerald City to fulfil your heart’s desire, as Leeds Playhouse whisks you away on an unforgettable journey inside our newly refurbished theatre. Join Dorothy, Scarecrow, Tin Man and Lion as the […]

There for You – Winter Fuel Grant

The Winter Fuel Grant Programme is run by UNISON’s charity, There for You. It is a limited fund to help UNISON members who are on a low income with their heating costs over the winter. Winter_Fuel_Grant_2019_20_Poster Winter_Fuel_Grant_2019_20_Q_and_A Winter_Fuel_Grant_2019_20_Application_Form

International Mens Day – 19 November 2019

The 19th November became the date to mark International Men’s Day  since the project was reinitialised in 1999 in Trinidad and Tobago. The date was chosen by Jerome  Teelucksingh, to honour both his Father’s birthday and how  on that date in 1989 Trinidad and Tobago’s football team had united the country with their endeavours to […]

Social Media links

WYCAT Branch For Twitter and Instagram – please use the symbols on the homescreen (top right) National Twitter –  https://twitter.com/unisontweets Facebook https://www.facebook.com/unisontheunion/ Region Twitter – https://twitter.com/YHUnisonYoung Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/unisonyh/ Sector Twitter –https://twitter.com/UNISON_WET Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/unisonWET/ Health and Safety Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/UNISONHS/ Twitter – https://twitter.com/UNISON_HS Young members Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/Unisonyoungyorkshireandhumberside/ Twitter (National)  – https://twitter.com/YoungUNISON Twitter (Region) – https://twitter.com/YHUnisonYoung

General Election – 12 December 2019

The forthcoming election gives you the opportunity to elect representatives who will support your priorities, but you need to make sure you are registered to vote first. It’s easy to get caught out, particularly if you have moved recently or if you are just approaching the age to vote. You can register any time until […]

Wear Red Day – 18 October 2019

On Monday 14th October, many of us witnessed the racist abuse aimed at the black English footballers at the international played in Bulgaria. Quite rightly both UEFA and FIFA are investigating and are looking at the possibility of introducing a worldwide ban on anyone convicted of such actions from been able to attend any games. […]

World Mental Health Day – 10 October 2019

This year World Mental Health Day is focusing on suicide prevention.  The World Health Organisation states that every 40 second somebody commits suicide. The following link takes you to their website and further details relating to this: https://www.who.int/ From UNISON’s nation page https://www.unison.org.uk/news/magazine/2017/03/mental-health-redditch/ If you or anyone you know would like any further information the following […]

Black History Month – October 2019

October is Black History Month. Please click the link for our October 2019 Hotline – Black History Month Special For more on Black History Month which includes a variety of issues, articles and features ranging from the reflections of a Windrush descendant, the appointment of the first Black college Head of College at Oxford University to […]