Posted: 13th June 2017
The Asda A15 Delegates and visitors attended Congress 2017 in Plymouth. Our Branch is very proud of its Two Delegates,Ian Poole and Lisa Harper our National and Deputy Reps who both spoke at Congress for the first time. Ian and Lisa both delivered their speeches with expertise and confidence. They both wrote their own…
Posted: 31st March 2017
7:30pm for 8:00pm Start.
Merryboys Inn, Willenhall Road Wolverhampton WV1 2JA
If coming from Birmingham come off at junction 10
All members and Reps welcome.
Meeting is to discuss flexible working hours and Equal pay.
Posted: 5th February 2017
Film Review posted by Mervyn Edwards, February, 2017: The Way We Were (1973).
Cast: Katie Morosky (Barbra Streisand), Hubbell Gardiner (Robert Redford), J.J (Bradford Dillman), Carol Ann (Lois Chiles), George Bissinger (Patrick O’Neal), Paula Reisner (Viveca Lindfors), Rhea Edwards (Allyn Ann McLerie), Brooks Carpenter (Murray Hamilton), Bill Verso (Herb Edelman), Vicki Bissinger (Diana Ewing),…
Posted: 20th November 2016
RICKY (2003) by RICKY TOMLINSON (1939 – ). A Review by Mervyn Edwards, November, 2016. Upon being loaned this autobiography by a friend, I had no great hopes that I would enjoy it. You see, I never really took to the Royle Family TV series, and saw nothing appealing about its paterfamilias, the nose-picking, flatulent and indolent…
Posted: 27th August 2016
Just a catch up with some Branch News.
The Branch Committee Members have been busy in the past few months.
We have held our Branch meetings in Burslem Stoke-on-Trent and also at Stafford. Our next meeting will be held at Wolverhampton so watch this space for details…
Everyone is aware that there is…
Posted: 25th August 2016
From time to time in the workplace you may experience something that you are not happy with. This could be a personal matter, for instance , if you feel that you are not being treated fairly ,… for example or simply because you are unhappy with how a situation was handled. Or it may…
Posted: 22nd August 2016
A Review of the Harriet Beecher novel, Uncle Tom’s Cabin (1852).
In 1787, Stoke’s master potter Josiah Wedgwood produced his white jasper “slave medallion” with the inscription, “Am I not a man and a brother?” encompassing the image of a manacled black slave. It was the seal of the Society for the Abolition of the…
Posted: 22nd August 2016
A Review of Eleanor Marx (2014) by Rachel Holmes.
We’ve all heard the expression “the film of the book” but it was the talk of the book that sold it to me.
Rachel Holmes appeared before the GMB Book Club in March this year and spoke for about 45 minutes about Eleanor Marx, giving a…