Six Months Since the Taliban Took Control of Afghanistan – The Government’s Poor Record of Help For Those Fleeing

Scrap the #Anti Refugee Bill

Six Months Since the Taliban Took Control of Afghanistan (This post is to stimulate thought, discussion and the formulation of policy, Winchester Labour does not necessarily endorse it.) Watch the Asylum Matters Video ‘A Warm Welcome?‘ The Government’s Poor Record of Help For Those Fleeing Stand up for Afghan Refugees: Scrap the #AntiRefugeeBill Asylum Matters… Continue reading Six Months Since the Taliban Took Control of Afghanistan – The Government’s Poor Record of Help For Those Fleeing

Hampshire County Council Cuts Homelessness Funding – Please Help

Labour Hampshire County Councillors

Hampshire County Council Cuts Homelessness Funding – Please Help There are three more important consultations being run by the Hampshire County Council in respect of: Cuts to Social Inclusion – Homelessness Funding Cuts to stop funding three Adult Social Care Grant Schemes Changes to Home to School Transport which will reduce services. The changes would… Continue reading Hampshire County Council Cuts Homelessness Funding – Please Help

Important: The energy cost crisis: April and beyond

Octopus Energy - Turbine

Important: The energy cost crisis: April and beyond (This post is to stimulate thought, discussion and the formulation of policy, Winchester Labour does not necessarily endorse it.) This message to customers from Greg Jackson CEO & Founder of Octopus Energy is a very good explanation of the current situation. Dear Customer With so much coverage… Continue reading Important: The energy cost crisis: April and beyond

Public Health Cuts Update

Labour Hampshire County Councillors

Public Health Cuts Update From the Labour Hampshire County Councillor Team We wrote to Hampshire members earlier in the year asking for support to help campaign against proposed cuts totalling £6.8 million to Public Health in Hampshire. These proposed cuts were significant and included: •    Reducing Substance and Alcohol Misuse Services •    Reducing Stop-smoking services… Continue reading Public Health Cuts Update

Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services

Young Minds

Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services Consistent with national Labour Party Policy, Winchester Labour supports the campaign by Young Minds to set up Early Support Mental Health Hubs. This campaign is supported by many other organisations and is supported by (at least two) local schools. Rising school absences in the Winchester area, due to Covid-19,… Continue reading Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services

Lantern Parade

Lantern Parade

Lantern Parade Winchester Friday 17 December 2021 @ 3:30pm More information below the poster. A Message of Support From Lord Dubs Southampton & Winchester Visitors Group are very grateful to have a message from Lord (Alf) Dubbs in support of the Lantern Parade for Together With Refugees. View Southampton & Winchester Visitors Group’s facebook page… Continue reading Lantern Parade

Vigil for Channel Refugees in Winchester

Together with Refugees

Vigil for Channel Refugees in Winchester Saturday 27 November 2021 Nationwide events which have been called by Together With Refugees to remember the lives lost whilst crossing the Channel in search of safety – and call for change. In particular, safe passage of those who need sanctuary in this country and an end to hostile… Continue reading Vigil for Channel Refugees in Winchester

March with Midwives UK

March with Midwives - 1

March with Midwives UK Winchester – Sunday 21 November 2021 Winchester March with Midwives marched from outside the Hospital in Romsey Road to the Buttercross on Sunday 21 November to highlight the current staffing crisis, across the country, in Maternity Care. Winchester Labour supported them: March with Midwives say: Crisis management measures are required IMMEDIATELY.… Continue reading March with Midwives UK

Together With Refugees – Week of Action

Together with Refugees

Together With Refugees – Week of Action Rally In Southampton – Saturday 23 October 2021 @ 12:00pm Together With Refugees Join us by the Bargate this Saturday 23 October @ 12pm to say loud & clear that *Southampton Welcomes Refugees!* Scrap the government’s Nationality and Borders Bill! Joint action organised by Southampton Stand Up to… Continue reading Together With Refugees – Week of Action