Appeal denies CPs to heterosexual couples

An appeal has ruled that civil partnerships will not be extended to heterosexual couples. The ruling was after an appeal of a previous court case which sought to extend the right of civil partnerships beyond same-sex couples. However, the court once again rules there was no need to extend the reach of civil partnerships. He […]

Royal Vauxhall Tavern granted sui generis status

Following a huge effort from RVT Future and the wider LGBTQ+ community last summer – including the submission of 600+ representations, over 1,000 pages of emails, and around 2,000 file attachments – Lambeth Council have now granted Sui Generis classification to the Royal Vauxhall Tavern. This planning classification enshrines the Tavern’s unique usage as we […]

Rainbow flags raised across the UK

Rainbow flags have appeared all over the UK to herald the start of LGBT History Month. Colleges across Oxford and Cambridge University, the Welsh National Assembly and the Guildhall in Bath are just a few of the notable buildings that have hoisted the rainbow flag to show their support. With the initiative going from strength […]

Lloyds named best employer for LGBT+

Lloyds Banking Group has been named the most inclusive employer in Britain by lesbian, gay, bi and trans (LGBT) charity Stonewall in its Top 100 Employers list for 2017. The banking firm, which came second in the 2016 list, launched a new colleague volunteering programme, forming official partnerships with LGBT charities. This includes trans youth […]

George Michael dies at home in Oxfordshire

Fans and the LGBT community are united in their grief over the death of openly gay pop singer George Michael, who was found dead in his home in Goring-on-Thames in Oxfordshire. His manager Michael Lippman said that heart failure was to blame. It is thought he died peacefully in his sleep at some point on […]

Lady Gaga visits young homeless LGBT people at the Albert Kennedy Trust

Global pop superstar Lady Gaga visited the offices of The Albert Kennedy Trust in London and spoke with a number of young lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) people, throwing a spotlight on LGBT youth homelessness, and urging people to donate. The surprise visit, which was arranged through The Elton John AIDS Foundation, saw Gaga […]

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South Australia passes historic Relationships Register Bill

A Bill introduced in September by Katrine Hildyard MP has been approved by the South Australia Council and offers many of the rights to same-sex couples that were previously only available to heterosexual married couples. The Bill also legally recognises same-sex marriages that took place overseas. Katrine raised the bill in response to the tragic […]

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World AIDS Day – Don’t forget your ribbon on 1st December

World AIDS Day is held on the 1st December each year and is an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV, show their support for people living with HIV and to commemorate people who have died. World AIDS Day was the first ever global health day, held for the first time in […]

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More LGBT adopters and foster carers needed in Britain

LGBT Adoption & Fostering Week starts on 6th March

More LGBT adopters and foster carers are needed in 2017 to provide loving homes for children in Britain, according to New Family Social. 1 in 10 adoptions in England in 2016 were to same-sex couples, but some 70,000 children in the country are in care. Experts estimate that an additional 9,000 foster carers alone were […]

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Force Control Room Controllers (Scale 4 bar 5 bar 6 or Police Constable)

Scale 4 bar 5 bar 6 or Police Constable Working in a pressurised and reactive environment, the job has a vital responsibility as the first point of contact for emergency and non-emergency calls. Using various IT and Communication systems you will also co-ordinate the initial response to and on-going management of incidents via the police […]

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Force Enquiry Centre Controllers (PC/Scale 4 bar 5)

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PC/Scale 4 bar 5 To be the first point of contact for all types of calls from the public and other agencies including 999, 101, crime reports, intelligence and general enquiries.  Responsible for resolution and deployment recommendations using a range of systems in a pressurised and reactive environment.  To provide a positive impression of Hampshire […]

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Employment Services Officer – Portsmouth

Salary Details: £19,343 FTE Contract Type: Permanent Contract Term: Full time Reference: THW/17/005414/000013 Highbury College is looking for an Employment Services Adviser to join our dynamic Professional Careers Academy. Are you looking for a diverse job which will give you the opportunity to work with Students, Lecturers, Employers and Other Industry Professionals across settings such […]

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Lecturer in Pre-sessional EFL – Portsmouth

Salary Details: Up to £27,864 FTE Contract Type: Temporary/Fixed term Contract Term: Full time Reference: THW/17/005414/000011 MUST BE AVAILABLE FOR […]

Senior Workshop Instructor Assessor – Portsmouth

Salary Details: £27,469 Contract Type: Permanent Contract Term: Full time Reference: THW/17/005414/000014 Senior Workshop Instructor Assessor – Multi-Trades – Foundation […]

Royal Navy Nursing Officer

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Sector Health & Medical, Public Sector Job Type Permanent Location Various Salary £29,000 to £32,000 Per Annum Job Summary The […]

Royal Navy Engineering Officer

Royal Navy Engineering Officer Sector Domestic, Engineering, Health & Medical, IT Job Type Permanent Location All UK Salary Negotiable Job […]

Review: Wonderland at New Theatre Oxford

Wonderland is at New Theatre Oxford until 25th February.

Sam Bennett In Frank Wildhorn’s Wonderland, Alice (Rachael Wooding) lives in “the real world”. She’s 40 and her husband has […]

Human Resources Business Partner – Portsmouth

Salary Details: £13,383.00 (FTE £26,767.00) Contract Type: Permanent Contract Term: Part time Reference: THW/17/005414/000015 Highbury College are seeking an experienced HR […]