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March against estate demolitions in Brixton

March against estate demolitions in Brixton Some 200 people marched through Brixton against the demolition of six estates in the south London borough of Lambeth last Saturday.

Reports round-up

BMW workers are gearing up for a pensions fight, workers are rallying over civil service pay, Lambeth libraries are facing attacks and Unison union NEC voting opens

Stockwell community centre campaign resists the space invaders

Stockwell community centre campaign resists the space invaders Protesters gathered outside the Lambeth offices of the Hyde housing association on Thursday of last week.

Questions raised over Haringey council's housing deal

Questions raised over Haringey councils housing deal The plan to redevelop vast swathes of Haringey, north London, had a spanner thrown in the works last month.

Campaigners and trade unionists march together to save libraries, museums and galleries

Campaigners and trade unionists march together to save libraries, museums and galleries Up to 2,000 people marched in central London today, Saturday, to defend libraries, museums and galleries under threat from cuts.

Time to take action to save libraries, galleries and museums

Time to take action to save libraries, galleries and museums Over a quarter of a million people in the West Midlands could be left with no art gallery, youth services or museums and just one library out of 16 in four years time.

Reports round-up: Anti-fascists humiliate Nazi EDL in Nottingham

09 August 2016
Also: Unions slam payouts for post office bosses | Walkouts can win at London Met | Pride marches in Brighton and Leeds | Sussex hospital drivers vote to strike for liabilities | Nationwide gets shifty in Swindon | Cleaners' fight is over at 100 Wood Street | French state plans attack on ‘jungle’ | Protest in Brixton against arch-enemy council | Magistrates find against reverend’s tax protest

Suspended Labour councillor calls for party to back resistance

07 June 2016
A suspended Labour councillor has warned her party that it could suffer “the most terrible of lost opportunities” by not launching national resistance to council cuts.

Lambeth protesters won’t take Labour’s library sops

03 May 2016
Also: Local government workers ballot in Glasgow, strike in Ayrshire

'We don't believe a word they say' - Lambeth residents take on Labour over cuts

12 April 2016
Top Labour party politicians avoided angry campaigners fighting to save their libraries at a party fundraiser in south London last night, Monday.

2,000 march to support Carnegie library fightback in south London

12 April 2016
Some 2,000 people joined a march today, Saturday, in support of the occupation of Carnegie Library in Lambeth, south London. It was one of the biggest local marches since protests against the poll tax.

Carnegie Library occupation going strong after a week - join a solidarity protest this Saturday

08 April 2016
Carnegie Library in Lambeth, south London, has been occupied for over a week and is drawing strength from a constant stream of visitors, messages and donations.

GALLERY - Occupation of Carnegie Library in Lambeth, south London, against closure

07 April 2016
The occupation against the closure of Carnegie Library in Lambeth, south London, entered its eight day today, Thursday. The sit-in began last week when people refused to leave at closing time on the last day.

Carnegie library occupation deepens cracks in the austerity Labour Party in Lambeth

05 April 2016
The Labour Party in Lambeth, South London, is in crisis after being caught off guard by the scale and determination of opposition to its council's library cuts. Councillors face strikes, protests and an occupation – while big chunks of their own party's membership are also attacking them.

Carnegie library in Lambeth is occupied to stop closure

05 April 2016
Dozens of local residents, library users and campaigners against south London Lambeth Labour council's cuts have occupied Carnegie Library in a bid to stop its closure. They refused to leave the building after it was due to close its doors for the last time at 6pm this evening.

South London libraries fight gathers support from other council workers

30 March 2016
The fight to save Lambeth libraries from south London Labour council’s cuts stepped up a notch last week.

Lambeth library staff strike to stop Labour council's cuts

22 March 2016
Library workers in Lambeth, south London, began a solid two-day walkout on Tuesday in their battle against the Labour council’s deep and unpopular library cuts.

Strike plan to save libraries as Lambeth campaign looks to target Labour

15 March 2016
Library workers in Lambeth, south London, were set to strike on Tuesday and Wednesday next week.

March for Lambeth libraries as new strikes loom

08 March 2016
The battle against library cuts in the Labour-run south London borough of Lambeth is hotting up.

Strikes can bring library bosses to book

26 January 2016
Also: fighting dismissals at Glasgow Life

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