Derby City branch organise ‘flood food bank’

UNISON’s Derby City branch have launched a food bank for local families impacted by Storm Babet. The heavy rainfall caused flooding across the East Midlands, including Derby, where fourteen families lost everything when their houses were submerged by the rising water. The city council said record-breaking water levels were seen in the River Derwent, which […]

UNISON East Midlands launches #OneExtraItem campaign

UNISON East Midlands launches #OneExtraItem campaign to support working families being plunged into poverty. As more low paid workers are forced to rely on food banks just to make it through the week, UNISON East Midlands has pledged to support local charities, churches, and community organisations in making sure their shelves stay full. The trade […]