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Enfield nine strike a deal with Tindle

THE Enfield Nine have called off their second strike following concessions from management. Following a successful day of negotiations Tindle has agreed to reverse its policy of non-replacement agreeing to a six month moratorium on present staffing levels – guaranteeing … Continue reading

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Enfield Nine launch a campaign with NUJ to save quality local newspapers

A ONE hundred per cent ‘Yes’ vote in favour of strike action was the result of the second ballot at North London & Herts Newspapers, owned by Sir Ray Tindle. The rock-solid declaration – which included the editor joining the … Continue reading

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‘People hearing without listening’

“People talking without speaking People hearing without listening… ‘Fools,’ said I, ‘You do not know   Silence like a cancer grows.’” Sound Of Silence  – Paul Simon That lyric from Paul Simon sums up the situation we are facing at the … Continue reading

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Tindle keep Enfield Nine in the dark

THE Enfield Nine returned to work this week after two weeks of intense strike action. At 8.30am on Tuesday morning we convened in a local cafe, which has become an unofficial strike HQ for us, and proudly walked back into … Continue reading

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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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Week 1 on YouTube

Here are the edited highlights of our first week on strike. The 11 minute movie features singing outside our office in Enfield Town, an interview with deputy general secretary of the NUJ Michelle Stanistreet, the mock-funeral of North London and … Continue reading

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A message from our Father of the Chapel

Tomorrow… at 8.30am… nine, passionate and committed journalists will begin the first strike in our company’s history. This is not of our asking. Strike action should always be a last resort and we certainly did not want this fight. We … Continue reading

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