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Hampshire Constabulary seek new PCSOs

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Is it time to take on a new role with variety, meaning and excitement – not to mention a good salary and benefits plus job satisfaction? We are looking for people who are committed to making the community safer and who work to complement and support regular police officers. If you are keen and willing […]

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MI5 Security Service at the top of Workplace Equality Index 2016

  MI5 has been named as the UK’s most gay friendly employer in the UK after coming top of the Stonewall Workplace Equality Index. Over 415 companies entered the index and MI5 head the top 100 list. Of the top 100, 15 are local Governments, 13 are in the education sector and another 13 are […]

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Want to make a difference in your community?

Why not become a Special Constable Bedfordshire Police has ambitions to double the size of its Special Constabulary by spring 2017, so we are looking for special and unique people to join our team of volunteers. Working alongside full-time police officers and Police Community Support Officers on the front line, you will be given full […]

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Could You be a Special Constable?

How would you feel if you could spend a minimum 16 hours a month helping full-time police officers to make your community safer? As a Special Constable you would share the same powers as a Police Officer. The difference is that you would be volunteering your services. You can expect to grow significantly as a […]

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Armed forces to ask recruits if they are gay

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It has been 15 years since LGGT soldiers won the right to serve and for the first time ever, the armed forces are planning to ask new recruits their sexuality. The responses will create valuable information about the prevalence of homosexuality in the armed forces and provide a picture of how diverse the forces are […]

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UNISON elects openly gay president

One of the UK’s biggest trade unions has elected an openly gay woman and former army officer as its new president. Maureen Le Marinel is currently a Lancashire Police employee and has a long commitment to the trade union movement. She first joined a trade union after she was discharged from the British Army in […]

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Congratulations – Workplace hero: Dilys Jouvenant

  Workplace hero: Dilys Jouvenant Fyne Times would like to offer their congratulations to Dilys Jouvenant of Rhondda Cynon Taf Council on her appointment as a committee member to the Welsh Equality and Human Rights Commission. Dilys has vast experience of working in the public sector and is currently the Equality & Diversity Manager for […]

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London Ambulance Service ranked third in Stonewall’s Healthcare Equality Index.

  Stonewall has today (27 March) published the results of its Healthcare Equality Index, showcasing the most gay-friendly healthcare organisations in England and the London Ambulance Service has been recognised in the top 10.   This is the charity’s first Healthcare Equality Index which audits our performance on how well we meet the needs of […]

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Aspire oxford wins The Guardian’s charity of the year award

The work of Oxford employment charity Aspire has achieved national recognition by winning the 2012 Guardian newspaper’s Charity of the Year award. At the ceremony in London, Aspire Oxford was one of only five organisations to be recognized out of over 1,000 entries from across the UK. Pauline Broomhead, a judge of the awards and […]

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Equalities framework in tatters

  After year on year progress under the last Labour government, equality legislation, human rights, trade union rights and workers’ rights have taken hit after hit since theTory-led coalition came to power. They have denounced the 2010 Equality Act and its ground-breaking, comprehensive public sector equality duty as bureaucratic, burdensome and unnecessary red tape. They […]

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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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+ […]

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 […]

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 […]