Politicians join demo to stop cruel Bill
Monday 14th Mar 2016
posted by Joana Ramiro in Britain
HOUSING activists occupied a property in London’s most expensive borough yesterday in the lead-up to the weekend’s national protest against the Tories’ nasty Housing Bill, writes Joana Ramiro.
The pop-up community centre in Kensington, christened Our House, is hosting...
Wednesday 9th Mar 2016
posted by Morning Star in Britain
SINGLE mothers turned housing activists slept rough last night in solidarity with London’s growing homeless community.
The women, members of the Focus E15 campaign, brought their sleeping bags into the Stratford Centre, a retail complex in the east London borough of Newham, after...
Thursday 29th Oct 2015
OVER 1,000 people took to the streets in a loud and colourful march at the weekend to protest against social cleansing.
Groups, including housing campaign Focus E15 and Sisters Uncut, marched and rallied in Stratford, east London, on Saturday over Newham Council’s evictions and...
Monday 21st Sep 2015
posted by Lamiat Sabin in Britain
ESTEEMED Focus E15 mums housing activists will be celebrating the second anniversary of their campaign today with a protest against evictions.
The march will take over east London, where the mums lived at the start of their campaign, finishing at Carpenters Estate in Newham which was...
Saturday 19th Sep 2015
A COURAGEOUS mum who started a radical housing campaign after being made homeless has been snapped for a new collection of photographs of working-class life.
This black and white portrait of Jasmine Stone with her daughter Safia is part of London Life, the collection by Colin...
Wednesday 12th Aug 2015
posted by Luke James in Britain
HEROIC housing campaign group Focus E15 Mums will be immortalised by an independent theatre company’s new play showing at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival this month.
Sheffield’s FYSA Theatre has adapted the story of Jasmin Stone, Sam Middleton and the other 27 young mothers,...
Thursday 6th Aug 2015
Housing leaflets prompt violent response
Monday 13th Jul 2015
Police: Not enough evidence to convict campaigning mum
Wednesday 13th May 2015
HOUSING activist group Focus E15 vowed not to give in to terror tactics yesterday after Newham Council called the cops on one of the campaign’s main organisers.
Jasmin Stone was arrested on Monday night “on suspicion of squatting” after the council reported a local...
Wednesday 15th Apr 2015