Tag Archives: Wrexham

Letter to the Wrexham Leader about AVOW

Last week, the Wrexham Leader (3 January daily and 5 January weekly editions) published this article on John Gallanders’ views about smaller charities in the Wrexham area being close to collapse. I wrote this letter to the editor in reply: … Continue reading

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29 November 2011 Press Release: Welsh Government and AVOW

Campaigners calling for transparency and accountability at AVOW (Association of Voluntary Organisations in Wrexham) and in the Welsh Government handed out leaflets today outside the General Meeting of AVOW at its offices in Egerton Street, Wrexham. Copy of leaflet here. … Continue reading

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Wrexham Council’s Equality Department and ‘One Wrexham’

If you came to this post from the ‘One Wrexham’ page, here’s a link to return: Click here Tuesday 22 November 2011 Today I attended an event promoted by AVOW and run by Wrexham County Borough Council Equality Officer Celia … Continue reading

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New Solidarity Network for Whistle-blowers

A new network is aiming to bring together stories of whistle-blowing across Wales and beyond and to build grassroots solidarity for whistle-blowers. Read about it here.

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Liam Fox resigns… John Gallanders next?

Breaking News We have heard today that Defence Secretary Liam Fox has resigned while an inquiry is being carried out into his conduct. Allegra Stratton of the Guardian writes: Fox is said to have crumpled under the weight of this … Continue reading

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What this blog is about…

This blog is a record of my experiences as an employee of the Association of Voluntary Services in Wrexham (AVOW) told largely through the words of the Employment Tribunal that found against AVOW in the case I brought. See the … Continue reading

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Gross Misconduct at AVOW

AVOW has announced that it will not be appealing against the tribunal findings, which now stand in their entirety. It has further announced that ZERO charitable funds have been used in paying out the award ordered by the tribunal, as … Continue reading

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