05 April 2013
The campaigns to save libraries threatened with closure in Manchester teamed up on Saturday of last week, to build a“pop-up library” for storytelling in Piccadilly Gardens.
12 January 2013
Health workers in Bolton, Greater Manchester, are beginning a campaign against attacks on their jobs.
31 December 2012
Twenty five years ago this month 38 nurses from North Manchester General Hospital went on strike. They sparked a wave of action that spread across Britain and lasted the rest of the year.
16 November 2012
Up to 2,000 people gathered outside the Israeli embassy in Kensington on Thursday night to demonstrate their fury and disgust at the attacks on Gaza.
13 November 2012
Voters were set to go to the polls this week in the Manchester Central by-election and the election for Bristol mayor. The Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition (TUSC) is standing candidates in both.
13 November 2012
A packed branch meeting of the UCU union at Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU) voted unanimously to ballot for strikes against the victimisation of union officers last week.
09 October 2012
Up to four accident and emergency departments could close at hospitals in Greater Manchester—along with ten maternity wards. Twelve hospitals in the area are "under review" as part of the attack.
02 October 2012
Workers and service users lobbied against cuts to community and mental health budgets in Manchester last week.
25 September 2012
Three men have been cleared of armed robbery at a trial in Manchester relating to an operation that led to Anthony Grainger being shot dead by police.
18 September 2012
The UCU union’s dispute over the USS pensions scheme in older universities has been suspended for talks, following a meeting in Manchester last Thursday.
11 September 2012
The National Union of Students (NUS) held its first mobilisation meeting for its national demonstration on the 21 November on Friday of last week in Manchester.
31 August 2012
Two officers in the Greater Manchester Police (GMP) are to face charges that they perverted the course of justice in the case of an anti-fascist arrested at a Bolton demo.
29 August 2012
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21 August 2012
Activists campaigning to save the historic Ancoats Dispensary building in Manchester protested outside Manchester Town Hall on Saturday.
20 August 2012
Statues of bankers and politicians pepper the town squares in Manchester. But the city does not have a monument or memorial to the Peterloo Massacre of 16 August 1819.
31 July 2012
Anderson Fernandes took two scoops of ice cream from a Manchester cafe after finding the door ajar during last summer’s riots.
19 June 2012
A festival of art and music from West Africa has arrived in Manchester. We Face Forward draws its title from words uttered by Ghana’s first president Kwame Nkrumah in 1960.
12 June 2012
Lecturers in the UCU union voted overwhelmingly to continue the fight to defend their pensions at their annual conference in Manchester last weekend.
05 June 2012
Lecturers in the UCU union will discuss the next steps in their pensions campaign at their annual congress in Manchester this weekend.
29 May 2012
Enthusiastic meetings of 50 people in London and Manchester wrapped up the Caravan for a Million Climate Jobs tour last Friday.