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Fight over plan to shut school

09 November 2010
Teachers in the NUT union are joining parents and school students to fight plans to close a primary school in Islington, north London, by holding a public meeting this week.

Pensioners: ‘We aren’t giving up our day centre without a fight’

19 October 2010
Sotheby Mews Day Centre, Islington, north London, is typical of the thousands of crucial services the Tory cuts will destroy.

Teachers misled at St Aloysius College

19 October 2010
Have teachers, parents, governors, the headteacher and the local MP all been lied to about St Aloysius College in Islington?

Islington fights to save services

12 October 2010
Over 100 people packed into the Islington Hands Off Our Public Services (IHOOPS) launch meeting on Tuesday of last week.

Islington councillors grilled at anti-cuts meeting

07 October 2010
Over 100 people packed into the Islington Hands Off Our Public Services (IHOOPS) launch meeting on Tuesday.

Lobby against job cuts in Islington

05 October 2010
Bosses at "Cambridge Education @ Islington" in north London sent redundancy notices to 30 central services workers last week.

Teachers at St Aloysius school set to strike

14 September 2010
Teachers in the NUT union at St Aloysius school in Islington, north London, were set to strike on Thursday and Friday of this week.

St Aloysius teachers fight for a school fit to teach in

20 July 2010
Teachers at St Aloysius school in Islington escalated their fight for a school fit to teach and learn in with a two-day strike on Tuesday and Wednesday of this week.

St Aloysius teachers build action from the foundations

06 July 2010
Teachers in the NUT union at St Aloysius College, in Islington, north London, took their second day of strike action on Thursday of last week.

St Aloysius teachers set to strike on 22 June

15 June 2010
Teachers at St Aloysius school in Islington, north London, have voted overwhelmingly to strike.

Wildcat action over school safety fears

11 May 2010
Teachers at St Aloysius school in Islington, north London, refused to begin lessons on Friday of last week.

5,000 march to say ‘Save our hospital’

02 March 2010
Around 5,000 protesters took to the streets of Islington, north London, last Saturday to defend key services under threat at Whittington hospital.

Thousands march to save Whittington hospital

27 February 2010
Around 5,000 protesters took to the streets of Islington, north London, this afternoon to defend key services under threat at Whittington hospital.

Islington Arts and Media School teachers ask for ballot

08 December 2009
Teachers at Islington Arts and Media School in north London last week asked their NUT union to ballot them for industrial action if management doesn’t agree that teachers should only "rarely" be asked to cover for absent colleagues.

Lifelong learning launch in north east London

02 December 2008
Community groups, students, teachers and a wide range of local people from Hackney, Tottenham and Islington in north east London came together on Thursday of last week to a local launch meeting of CALL (Campaigning Alliance for Lifelong Learning). Around 120 people packed into the meeting.

Fighting to save Islington Green school

20 November 2007
Islington’s Lib Dem council leader James Kempton is determined to close Islington Green school in north London and reopen it as an academy.

Fighting back against Islington’s rubbish cuts

25 September 2007
Some 36 ICSL Accord refuse collection workers in Islington in north London went on strike last week. Workers formed picket lines outside the ICSL offices in Caledonian Road.

Islington bin strike

18 September 2007
Refuse workers in the GMB union in Islington, north London, struck on Tuesday of this week against changes to recycling and collection rounds.

Strike ballot for Islington refuse workers

11 September 2007
Refuse workers in Islington, north London, are balloting for strike action over changes to recycling and collection rounds.

Cairo calling... one letter gets through picket lines

14 August 2007
When David Morrison, delivery rep at Islington in north London, read in Socialist Worker about a desperate strike by Egyptian postal workers (28 July), he sent a simple note of solidarity to Cairo.

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