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50 years ago today the Equal Pay Act was set into law

Here I speak about the Equal Pay Act 1970 which today turns 50 years old. I also discuss the gender pay gap. Regarding equal pay, and the pay gap there is still much to be done.

Stop the chicken mega factory in Higham Ferrers

I received an email a couple of weeks ago from Compassion in World Farming saying about the building of a chicken mega-farm close by. The email was targeted to me. It said “Hello Samuel” and something along the lines of it being proposed to be built “just up the road”. I skimmed over it and […]

2014-02-21 – Wooden Chocolate Factory – Vlog 22 by Samuel Shoesmith

On Friday 21st February, for a module called Technology, Material Change and Social Change, a group of us students and Dr David Parker went to visit Fairdinkum Furniture / Outback and Deli-Cious Chocolate in Sherwood.  The intention was to see how objects are made and fashioned into a final product from raw materials.  As with […]