Welcome to the Web Site of the South East No 5 Branch of the Communication Workers Union (CWU).

We are the largest Branch in the Union with nearly 6,500 members.

The Branch extends over 100 miles end to end and covers the Reading, Guildford, Redhill and Slough Postcode Areas.  We offer a number of different benefits to our members, which are advertised, around our Website. If you work in the Postal Industry – why not join us?

Branch Letters/Committee Dates 2017

All Meetings to be held in the Unison Office, Ranger House, Walnut Tree Close, Guildford. GU1 4UL

Monday 06/02 - 11am Letters Meeting / 2pm Branch Committee

Wednesday 12/04 - 10am Letters Meeting / 1pm Conference Meeting /
2pm Branch Committee

Monday 05/06 - 11am Letters Meeting / 2pm Branch Committee

Monday 24/07 - 11am Letters Meeting / 2pm Branch Committee

Monday 11/09 - 11am Letters Meeting / 2pm Branch Committee

Monday 13/11 - 11am Letters Meeting / 2pm Branch Committee

To see the Communication Workers Union Charter and to find out what we stand for click here 

You can contact the Branch the following ways

E-Mail: branch@cwuse5.org.uk

Write to:

CWU SE 5 Branch
The Business Centre
12 Chequers Road
Hampshire RG21 7PU

Telephone (general enquiries) on 01256 474000

Fax: 01256 474567
Telephone/Fax (membership enquiries) on 01256 461829

To see a MAP of how to get to our Office click here

South East No 5 Branch Office, Basingstoke

Dave Warren, Former Branch Secretary addressing Conference Meeting

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Oxford University student Lavinia Woodward: 'No guarantees' over return
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Emmerdale rape scene avoids Ofcom probe
The media watchdog rules it was "likely to have been in line with what most viewers were expecting".

Heathrow-Crossrail row heads to High Court
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General election 2017: Labour brings forward tuition fees pledge
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Co-op fined for wet floor slip death in Truro shop
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Former moderator Very Rev Dr James Leslie Weatherhead dies
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Rolf Harris: Woman says assault claim 'not for cash'
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BBC presenter Julie Wadsworth 'performed sex act on boy', court hears
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Devon digger driver spared jail over £100,000 demolition rampage
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May faces press over social care 'U-turn'
The prime minister is asked repeatedly about the revised Tory plans on social care.

Election 2017: Corbyn blasts May's 'pretend' changes
The Labour leader says changes to the Tories' social care plans aren't changes at all.