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Camden housing activists survey councillors

02 June 2009
Local authorities which are raising rents and selling off properties are facing growing oppostion from angry tenants.

Protesting for housing in Camden

28 April 2009

Austin Mitchell MP pays tribute to Alan Walter

10 March 2009
Alan Walter, a socialist and working class activist, died at his home in Camden, north London, last Saturday.

Marching for the health service in Camden

17 February 2009
Over 150 councillors, tenants associations’ reps, medical students, pensioners and others joined a lively Keep Our NHS Public march through Camden, north London, on Saturday of last week.

Keep Our NHS Public roadshow in Camden

27 January 2009

Campaign against privatisation blocks NHS profiteers

18 November 2008
Health service privatisation can be beaten is the message that campaigners in north London want to send out after beating an attempt to build a polyclinic in Camden, which could have been privately-run.

Camden public meeting opposes GP privatisation

09 September 2008
A packed public meeting last week buoyed campaigners against the privatisation of the NHS in Camden, north London.

London Assembly results 2008

02 May 2008
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29 April 2008
We can beat the BNP Like many residents of Camden, north London, we were horrified when two local newspapers, the Ham & High and the Camden Gazette, printed an advert from the Nazi British National Party (BNP).

Left List is at centre of Camden fight for change

01 April 2008
Across Camden, north London, there is a fight on for the future of the borough – and a mood for change.

Camden teachers strike over plan to scrap payments

06 February 2008
Teachers took strike action at two schools in Camden, north London, today over plans to scrap recruitment and retention (R&R) payments to new teachers. The payments are designed to ease the financial burden teachers face when entering the profession on low starting salaries with student debts to pay off.

Somers Town residents campaign for public land

04 December 2007
Local residents in the Somers Town area of Camden, London are campaigning against the selling off of public land.

Rageh Omaar breaks down Iran stereotypes

20 June 2007
Well over 300 people crowded into the Camden Irish Centre in north London last week to hear journalist Rageh Omaar discuss his recent documentary, Inside Iran.

Open letter demands direct investment in public housing

10 March 2007
Open letter to government Ministers and Camden councillors

Camden cuts protest

06 January 2007

Cuts in Camden council

16 December 2006
Camden council in north London, led jointly by the Lib Dems and the Conservatives, is proposing cuts of £23 million from the budget in 2007-8 with nearly 350 job losses.

Reports round-up

02 December 2006
Solidarity with Palestine A successful Palestine solidarity festival organised by the Camden Palestine Campaign was held last Sunday in Somers Town, London.

Palestine twinning campaign

06 May 2006
‘When the twinning conference in Palestine was planned in 2005, there was not yet a date for the Palestinian election. Following a conference in Camden last September, Palestinian delegates wanted to take the twinning movement forward by hosting a conference in the West Bank. The Hamas government had not been elected.

Education round-up

25 March 2006
Nine year wait for pay The five schoolkeepers at South Camden Community School in Camden, north London, were set to take strike action on Wednesday of this week in support of their pay dispute with the council and the school.

Palestine solidarity in Camden

18 March 2006
A women’s delegation from the Palestinian town of Abu Dis visited Camden, north London, last week as part of the twinning project launched two years ago by the Camden-Abu Dis Friendship Association.

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