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Glasgow


Signals of resistance

17 January 2012
The RMT union has called two further 24-hour strikes at the West of Scotland rail signalling centre in Glasgow.

Workers' strike sends a signal

03 January 2012
Train signalling staff at the West of Scotland signalling centre in Glasgow struck for 72 hours over the Christmas break.

Argos workers strike over pensions

13 December 2011
Drivers and warehouse workers at retail giant Argos struck over pensions on Thursday of last week in Motherwell, near Glasgow.

Stow College Unison accept pay offer

22 November 2011
Members of the Unison union at Stow College in Glasgow voted last week to accept a revised pay offer from management.

Anger on the streets of London as 10,000 students demonstrate

09 November 2011
The demonstration has now swollen to around 10,000 strong. It is noisy and militant, with delegations of students from across Britain, including Manchester, Glasgow, Sheffield, Oxford and Brighton.

Occupy protests keep on growing

08 November 2011
There are now at least 15 occupations underway across Britain—in Bath, Birmingham, Bournemouth, Bradford, Brighton, Bristol, Cardiff, Edinburgh, Glasgow, the Isle of Wight, London Stock Exchange, London Finsbury Square, Newcastle, Norwich, Nottingham, Plymouth and Sheffield.

Fighting Fascism, Fighting Franco exhibition

11 October 2011
The Mitchell Library in Glasgow is putting on a special one-day event to mark the 75th anniversary of the Spanish Civil War.

Education round-up

04 October 2011
Stow college Workers at Stow college in Glasgow walked out on Monday in a strike against low pay. Over 60 Unison union members picketed the college. They included support workers, admin staff, caretakers and caterers.

Anger as Quarriers strikes are called off

04 October 2011
A strike by workers at Quarriers care home in Glasgow planned for last weekend was called off after a new offer from management.

Anger over vicious cuts erupts onto Glasgow’s streets

04 October 2011
Fury against the cuts was plain to see in Glasgow last Saturday. Up to 15,000 marched for the Scottish TUC’s People First demonstration against attacks on public services.

Pictures and banner list from Glasgow demonstration against cuts

02 October 2011
Some 15,000 people marched in Glasgow on 1 October. Below is a list of banners on the demonstration.

15,000 march in Glasgow against cuts

01 October 2011
Up to 15,000 people marched trough Glasgow today, Saturday, for the People First demonstration against attacks on public services.

College strike against pay freeze

27 September 2011
Workers at Stow College in Glasgow were set to strike on Wednesday of this week against a pay freeze.

Students occupy in Glasgow

23 September 2011
Around 30 students staged a one-day occupation today (Friday) at Scotland’s leading arts academy, the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland.

Scotland set to protest on 1 October

20 September 2011
The Scottish TUC has called a demonstration in Glasgow on Saturday 1 October to resist Tory attacks.

Charity workers strike back at Quarriers

13 September 2011
Hundreds of workers at social care charity Quarriers in Glasgow struck against huge pay cuts on Tuesday of last week.

Quarriers strike against pay cuts

06 September 2011
Hundreds of workers at social care charity Quarriers struck against huge pay cuts in Glasgow last Tuesday.

March to defend Accord centre

30 August 2011
Around 500 people marched through Glasgow’s East End last Saturday to save the Accord daycare centre. The centre currently caters for 120 children and adults with learning difficulties. But Glasgow City Council plans to close it down to build a car park for the Commonwealth Games in 2014.

Deportations: From Guantanamo to Glasgow

23 August 2011
The GEO Group—a company rocked by human rights, sexual abuse and racism scandals—is to be given £25 million to run the Dungavel immigrant removal centre in South Lanarkshire, Scotland.

196-day Glasgow University occupation wins

23 August 2011
Students who occupied Glasgow University emerged victorious last Sunday after 196 days inside the "Free Hetherington".

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