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Anti-fascists remember beating the National Front in Lewisham

Anti-fascists remember beating the National Front in Lewisham Anti-racists and anti-fascists gathered in south east London last weekend to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the Battle of Lewisham.

Lewisham 1977 - forty years on from when we smashed the Nazi National Front

Lewisham 1977 - forty years on from when we smashed the Nazi National Front Forty years ago this week thousands of protesters blocked a Nazi march in south east London—and made history.

GALLERY - Photographs of the Battle of Lewisham in 1977 against the Nazi National Front

Photographs of the Battle of Lewisham in 1977 against the Nazi National Front Photographs of anti-fascist protest Lewisham 1977. To reproduce these images contact reports@socialistworker.co.uk

Union leader tells Forest Hill School strikers - ‘Keep up the fight for education’

Union leader tells Forest Hill School strikers - ‘Keep up the fight for education’ NUT union general secretary Kevin Courtney has congratulated pickets at Forest Hill School for striking over cuts – and urged them to keep fighting.

Activists say, we’re going to teach the Tories a lesson over school funding cuts

Activists say, we’re going to teach the Tories a lesson over school funding cuts The Tories are in crisis over their planned education cuts. The first copy of the Evening Standard newspaper edited by former chancellor George Osborne last week ran a front page on the crisis.

Forest Hill School teachers strike for seventh time to stop school cuts

Forest Hill School teachers strike for seventh time to stop school cuts Teachers at Forest Hill School struck for the seventh time today, Wednesday, in a battle to stop savage cuts.

Striking teachers battling cuts tell Lewisham councillors to ‘start listening’

04 April 2017
Strikers at Forest Hill School in south east London are causing ructions in the local Labour Party in a deepening row over a £1.3 million cuts package that Labour-run Lewisham council wants to push through.

GALLERY - Striking library workers and supporters march against cuts in Lewisham

21 May 2016
Over 350 people marched against library cuts in Lewisham today, Saturday, as a strike shut four of the south London borough's seven libraries.

Activists resist Lewisham council's books bonfire

08 December 2015
Library workers and users hit the streets of Lewisham, south London, last weekend to defend the service.

Threat to courses and jobs at Lewisham and Southwark College

16 June 2015
UCU union members at Lewisham and Southwark College were set to begin a two-day strike on Thursday of this week. 

Angry crowd takes on plan to close Lewisham's A&E

11 December 2012
Around 500 people tried to make themselves heard at a public consultation on the closure of Lewisham A&E in south London on Tuesday of last week.

Administrator faces public anger at plans to shut Lewisham A&E

06 December 2012
Around 500 people tried to make themselves heard at a public consultation on the closure of Lewisham A&E last Tuesday night.

Save Lewisham Hospital rally attracts 500 to fight closures

29 November 2012
Over 500 health workers, patients and activists joined local MP Heidi Alexander at the Save Lewisham Hospital rally in south east London last night (Wednesday).

Lewisham's mass march boosts fight for the NHS

27 November 2012
A monster demonstration in south east London has shown the scale of opposition to the Tories’ attacks on the NHS.

Lewisham marches to defend its A&E and maternity services

24 November 2012
Thousands of marchers wielding placards and umbrellas wound their way through Lewisham in south east London today, Saturday, to defend their local health services.

Lewisham health workers gear up for cuts protest

20 November 2012
Around 100 health workers and activists from Lewisham Save Our A&E campaign in south east London met on Wednesday last week to build for the demonstration next Saturday.

We'll fight to save our A&E, declares Lewisham campaign

13 November 2012
Around 800 people turned out for a public meeting in Lewisham hospital on Thursday of last week as the campaign against closures there gets off the ground.

Rammed Lewisham meeting vows to save hospital from health cuts

09 November 2012
Around 800 people turned out for a public meeting in Lewisham hospital on Thursday evening as the campaign against closures there gets off the ground.

Solidarity stalls follow EDL attack

15 May 2012
Some 50 people with numerous campaign stalls gathered for a solidarity day in Lewisham, south east London, on Saturday of last week.

Union branches back lobby of TUC tomorrow

18 December 2011
The emergency lobby of the TUC tomorrow over pensions at 2pm is now backed by the London region of the UCU, East London NUT and NUT branches in Camden, Lewisham. Hackney, Lambeth, Ealing, Southwark, Merton and Greenwich.

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