20 October 2009
All 260 workers at Crown Aerosols in Sutton-in-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire, walked out on unofficial strike on Monday in support of suspended print union steward Andy Kirk.
28 July 2009
"They’re trying to bust the union!" This was the rallying cry from Nottingham tram workers on a picket line outside their depot on Monday morning explaining their action.
30 June 2009
Fiddlers Ferry, Cheshire
Aberthaw, West Wales
Boc, South Humberside
South Hook, West Wales
Dragon, West Wales
Drax, North Yorkshire
Ferry Bridge, North Yorkshire
Eggborough, North Yorkshire
BP Saltend, East Yorkshire
West Burton, Nottinghamshire
ICI Wilton, Teesside
Mossmarton, East Lothian
Hinkley Point, Somerset
BP Dimlington, East Yorkshire
Isle of Grain, Kent
14 April 2009
Some 20 police vans descended on a school in Nottingham in the early hours of Monday morning to arrest 114 people.
10 March 2009
1 MarchNational Coal Board (NCB) announces closure of Cortonwood pit in Yorkshire – miners at the pit walk out6 MarchScottish and Yorkshire areas of the NUM make strike official12 MarchHalf the country’s miners are on strike – this rises to over 80 percent over the course of the strike15 MarchDavid Jones, miner aged 23, killed while picketing in Ollerton, Nottinghamshire29 MarchTransport unions ban the movement of coal19 AprilNUM special conference ratifies strike action
10 March 2009
Workers were set to protest on Wednesday of this week at the Staythorpe construction site near Newark in Nottinghamshire and the Isle of Grain site in Kent. The ongoing campaign has targeted Spanish subcontractors at the Alstom company.
10 March 2009
Hicham Yezza, the Nottingham university administrator who was falsely accused of terrorism for printing off an "Al Qaida" document, has been jailed for nine months for immigration irregularities.
03 March 2009
Protests are continuing at the Staythorpe construction site near Newark in Nottinghamshire and the Isle of Grain site in Kent.
10 February 2009
Nottingham city council has deferred a decision to axe hundreds of jobs after protests by workers. Over 200 Unison, GMB and Unite union members rallied in the city as councillors were due to discuss plans to slash up to 800 jobs.
09 December 2008
The UCU lecturers’ union at Nottingham Trent university has won a new union recognition agreement after three months of struggle.
21 October 2008
Members of the UCU lecturers’ union at Nottingham Trent university struck on Tuesday of this week in protest at management threats to derecognise their union.
07 October 2008
Up to 300 people attended a lobby called by Nottingham Trent University UCU union branch on Monday of this week. They were demanding that management’s threat to derecognise the lecturers’ union is lifted.
22 July 2008
Members of the Unite union working in the NHS organised a national day of action over the three-year below-inflation pay deal imposed on health workers. Union members in London, Brighton, Norwich, Liverpool, Manchester, Nuneaton, Leeds, Poole, Belfast and Nottingham all held protests.
16 July 2008
Members of the UCU lecturers’ union at Nottingham Trent University are angry at management’s announcement that they are giving three months notice to end the current recognition agreement.
01 July 2008
The annual conference of the RMT transport workers’ union in Nottingham closed on Wednesday of last week.
24 June 2008
Delegates were meeting at the RMT rail workers conference in Nottingham this week to discuss many crucial issues for the union.
03 June 2008
The harrowing story of Rizwaan Sabir – a postgraduate student studying terrorism who was arrested for downloading an Al Qaida training manual – is testimony to the Islamaphobia that has been whipped up by politicians and the media.
27 May 2008
There is growing outrage over the arrest of Nottingham university student Rizwaan Sabir and staff member Hicham Yezza.
04 March 2008
Over 40 Unison union members again turned out in force on Thursday of last week to lobby Ashfield council in Nottinghamshire over job and service cuts that will result from the council’s new budget.
11 December 2007
Over 200 angry council workers held a protest against Nottinghamshire County Council’s pay cuts last week.