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Protests on 30 June

21 June 2011
Birmingham: 12 noon, Victoria SquareBristol: 11am from College GreenBrighton: 10.30am, the LevelCambridge: 12noon, Parkers Piece lCardiff: 12noon, City HallGlasgow: 12noon, George SquareLeeds: 12noon, City SquareLeicester: 11.30am, New Walk CentreLiverpool: 12 noon, St George’s PlateauLondon: 11.30am, Lincoln’s Inn FieldManchester: 11am All Saints ParkNewcastle: 1pm, MonumentNorwich:

Union plans 'campaign of coordinated strikes'

21 June 2011
Delegates at Unison’s local government conference in Manchester voted last Sunday to back a campaign of strikes to defend their pensions.

Manchester transport workers face job cuts

21 June 2011
A Unison union branch officer at Transport for Greater Manchester has been threatened with compulsory redundancy.

Manchester transport workers vote to strike

10 May 2011
Over 300 Unison members at Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) have voted by a massive 73 percent for strike to halt compulsory redundancies.

Manchester strike on hold

03 May 2011
Over 300 Unison union members at the newly-formed Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) body have just finished voting in their official strike ballot.

Ballot for strikes at Transport for Greater Manchester

19 April 2011
Transport workers in Manchester are to ballot for strikes against compulsory redundancies. One in seven of the Unison members at Transport for Greater Manchester—formerly GMPTE—face losing their jobs.

Stop victimisation at Fujitsu site

29 March 2011
The Unite union is campaigning to defend Phil Tepper, a rep at the Fujitsu IT company in Manchester. He faces a charge of gross misconduct.

Council protests say 'no cuts'

15 March 2011
Protesters screamed "no votes for cuts!" as Manchester council voted to slash services on Wednesday of last week.

Pressure grows on council that make cuts

12 March 2011
Manchester rose up on Saturday when over 2,000 marched against the £110 million cuts imposed by the government. This was a show of collective rage against the cuts in the city.

Anti-racists stop EDL from marching through Rochdale

12 March 2011
Anti-racists prevented the English Defence League (EDL) from marching through Rochdale, Greater Manchester, last Saturday.

Manchester council workers plan strike against cuts

01 March 2011
Unite union members at Manchester council have voted by 80 percent for industrial action in a consultative ballot.

Manchester protesters save their local pool

01 March 2011
Manchester council has retreated on plans to shut Levenshulme baths after daily protests to save it.

Manchester protest to save nurseries

01 March 2011
More than 300 parents and children joined a protest to save Manchester’s Sure Start nurseries last Saturday.

London protester: 'We want to see Gaddafi hanging in the streets'

22 February 2011
Thousands of people protested outside the Libyan embassy in central London today (Tuesday). They travelled from all over Britain to join the demonstration – 10 coaches came from Manchester alone.

Manchester: ‘We won’t give up without a fight’

15 February 2011
People in Levenshulme, Manchester, have wasted no time in taking to the streets since the council said it would close their swimming pool.

Levenshulme pool protesters: 'We won’t take this'

09 February 2011
Hundreds of furious protesters came out at just a few hours’ notice yesterday (Tuesday) as Manchester council announced plans to close Levenshulme Leisure Centre.

Revolt as Manchester wields big axe

08 February 2011
Manchester council is closing five libraries, three leisure centres, two swimming pools and potentially dozens of youth centres and nurseries, it announced on Tuesday.

Day X4—cause chaos on campus

08 February 2011
Students have returned to their campuses rejuvenated after successful demonstrations in London and Manchester last month.

We must target common enemy, not 'enemy within'

01 February 2011
Thousands of students and trade unionists marched through London and Manchester last Saturday.

Enraged students rally in two cities against cuts

01 February 2011
Thousands of students and workers marched through London and Manchester on Saturday to protest against student fees, education cuts and the scrapping of Education Maintenance Allowance (EMA).

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