33,000 government employees prepared to take action on Monday if contract not settled

33,000 government employees prepared to take action on Monday if contract not settled

Breadcrumb Trail Links Local News “The wage offer was far too low, there was no acknowledgment of cost of living adjustments.” — Stephanie Smith, president of the BCGEU Publishing date: Aug 13, 2022  •  10 hours ago  •  2 minute read  •  5 Comments Government workers conduct a one-day strike at the LCB warehouse on East … Read more

Cockburn violence: Teen charged in connection to altercation in Beeliar Drive where boys threatened with knife

Cockburn violence: Teen charged in connection to altercation in Beeliar Drive where boys threatened with knife

A teenager has been charged in connection to a violent altercation in Cockburn where a group of teens was allegedly threatened with a knife before one of their bags was stolen. The frightening incident broke out on Beeliar Drive in Cockburn on Saturday and ended with a teenager involved being chased through traffic and spear-tackled … Read more

Two kilometres of Canvey Island marshes go up in flames during heatwave with smoke seen from Southend – Essex Live

Two kilometres of Canvey Island marshes go up in flames during heatwave with smoke seen from Southend  Essex Live Canvey Island fire causes massive smoke cloud  Essex Live Canvey Road huge field fire shown in pictures | Echo  Southend Echo Canvey field fire near Canvey Road sees warning issued | Echo  Southend Echo Canvey fire: Drone footage shows scale … Read more

Toronto’s climate change fight demands a strong mayor. Is it John Tory?

Toronto’s climate change fight demands a strong mayor. Is it John Tory?

The rain in London and the rest of the U.K. is often overstated, never as relentless as the clichés suggest. Still, the city is normally green and lush. Vast, well-maintained parks, healthy street trees and patches of green space throughout. Not this summer though. Visiting London last week in the midst of a long drought … Read more

Bernardo Silva’s Manchester City future thrown into doubt with Pep Guardiola comments

Bernardo Silva’s Manchester City future thrown into doubt with Pep Guardiola comments

During the summer of 2021, it was reported that Bernardo Silva was open to leaving Manchester City. The Portuguese international had admitted to being discontent with life in Manchester, after being away from his loved ones during a Covid-19 induced lockdown. The dissatisfaction with his time off the pitch translated on the pitch as well, … Read more