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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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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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A message from reporter Lucy Purdy

TWO months ago, I knelt in front of a cardboard headstone in a graveyard in Enfield, my knees squelching against cold mud and a bitter wind whipping my widow’s veil around my face. I gripped a handkerchief in one hand … Continue reading

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Day two on the picket line

With no offer coming forward from managemnet last night, the Enfield Nine started the day leafleting the  commuter hotspots in north London then set about drumming up support on Southbury Road (by the bridge over the New River Loop) encouraging drivers … Continue reading

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Letter to Sir Ray from councillor Alison Moore

Dear Sir Ray I am writing to you to express my concern over the cuts taking place at the Barnet Press Series and her sister papers in Enfield and Haringey. Properly funded and well run community newspapers are a vital … Continue reading

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Day One

After a final hour threat from management last night to “restructure” in the next two weeks, while we are off on strike, the Enfield Nine stood firm in their resolution to stand up in defence of good quality journalism. Our … Continue reading

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Former paper boy David Lammy MP lobbies Sir Ray Tindle

Dear Sir Ray Tindle, I am writing with regard to the strike that is currently taking place amongst journalists in the North London and Hertfordshire branches of your company. I write with particular regard to the Haringey Advertiser, a newspaper … Continue reading

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