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Liverpool and Newcastle lecturers call strikes to defend jobs

05 April 2011
Lecturers in the UCU union at Liverpool Hope University were set to strike on Friday of this week over threatened job cuts.

UAF holds regional conferences

29 March 2011
Liverpool conference on fighting fascism and Islamophobia. Called by Merseyside UAF and Merseyside LMHR in partnership with the Anthony Walker Foundation. With Max Levitas, veteran of the 1936 Battle of Cable Street.

Liverpool school to strike against academy

29 March 2011
Teachers at a Liverpool secondary school were set to strike on Wednesday of this week.

Lecturers round-up

15 March 2011
UCU members at Liverpool Hope University have voted overwhelmingly for strikes against job cuts.

Liverpool - can Labour have it both ways?

22 February 2011
Some 2,500 people marched through Liverpool last Sunday in the city’s biggest anti-cuts demonstration so far.

Liverpool rallies against Tories

08 February 2011
up to 2,000 people came to a rally against cuts in Liverpool last Saturday.

800 march against Liverpool council

01 February 2011
Some 800 people marched in Liverpool on Saturday against the council’s plan to cut 1,500 jobs.


19 October 2010
Liverpool fans kick out millionaires What a joyous day it was to see millionaires Tom Hicks and George Gillett bid farewell to Liverpool Football Club last week.

Touched - Tate Liverpool

28 September 2010
This exhibition seeks to do several things at once—with interesting results.

Stagecoach Merseyside drivers reject offer and call more action

28 September 2010
Bus workers at Stagecoach Merseyside in Liverpool were set to strike on Friday of this week after rejecting a new pay offer that was worse than the previous deal.

Lib Dem conference: Thousands protest at the Tories’ friends

21 September 2010
Around 2,000 protesters marched on the Liberal Democrats’ conference in Liverpool last Sunday.

Stagecoach Merseyside strike suspended

21 September 2010
Bus drivers at Stagecoach Merseyside in Liverpool suspended a planned one-day strike on Monday of this week to discuss a revised pay offer.

Delegates gather for Prospect conference

08 June 2010
Some 500 delegates from the Prospect union met in Liverpool for the union’s conference last week.

Strike vote turns up the heat

11 May 2010
Workers at Prescot cooker manufacturer Glen Dimplex Home Appliances in Liverpool have voted by 73 percent for strike action and 83 percent in favour of action short of a strike.

Unofficial post strike in Liverpool

23 April 2010
ALMOST 100 mail workers staged an unofficial strike at Liverpool city centre’s main delivery office today.

Liverpool's defiant protest against homophobia

24 November 2009
Anger and defiance at the rise in homophobic attacks was seen on the streets of Liverpool last Sunday when more than 1,500 people marched through the city.

Liverpool rally against hatred on Sunday

17 November 2009
Hundreds of people outraged by the growing number of homophobic attacks in Britain are expected to join a protest march in Liverpool this Sunday, 22 November.

Meeting shows mood to resist homophobia

12 November 2009
A determined meeting saw lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people, and their supporters, gather in central London against homophobia on Tuesday evening. More than 65 people attended the meeting, which came after large vigils in London, Liverpool and other towns and cities against the rise in homophobic hate crime.

Agency workers are treated like cattle

10 November 2009
Agency workers in Liverpool told a study by the North West TUC how they were "treated like cattle" while working on a multi-million pound government contract.

TUC: Unions to boycott Israeli illegal settlements

22 September 2009
The Trade Union Congress in Liverpool last week voted to support a boycott of goods from illegal Israeli settlements along with a call for an end to arms sales to the country.

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