Monthly Archives: April 2011

Concluding thoughts of our FoC

It’s been… emotional. Two weeks of strike action, 6,000 leaflets handed out, 48 articles (and counting) written about us, two BBC radio interviews, hundreds of letters in support, countless hours of labour, nine journalists. All because management would not give … Continue reading

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Striking Tindle journalists hold street party outside HQ

The Enfield Nine ended their fortnight’s strike in celebratory mood today outside Tindle headquarters in Farnham. They organised a colourful street party complete with bunting, fairy cakes, cucumber sandwiches and music in a bid to persuade their owner Sir Ray … Continue reading

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Thoughts of our news editor

FOR almost two weeks now I and my colleagues have been making a stand over the staffing levels at North London and Herts Newspapers. Recently our news editor of three years, Henry Ellis, moved on to our sister paper at … Continue reading

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Summary of day five

ACTOR and artistic director of The Principal Theatre Company Paul Gladwin rallied the troups outside our offices in Enfield this morning with his rendition of Shakespeare’s King Henry V battle cry. Dressed in full costume, chain mail and sword, Paul inspired the Enfield … Continue reading

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A brief summary of day four

Day four the Tindle strikers regrouped in Enfield Town, before drafting a press release rebutting claims that we have not been helpful in generating revenue-raising ideas (see below). We then headed in to Wood Green and Muswell Hill, where we … Continue reading

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Thoughts of photographer Adam Holt

Firstly, I would like to thank everyone who has written letters and posted comments on this blog. Your support is testament to our cause and further proof that we are right and management are wrong! This dispute has been running … Continue reading

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Tindle staff hit back at claim: ‘only reply was a strike’

STRIKING journalists at North London & Herts Newspapers have today hit back at claims by Tindle management that they have not offered any suggestions to help dig the company out of recession. All our supporters who have written to our … Continue reading

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