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Janet Alder speaks out - ‘Hold cops to account over deaths in custody’

Janet Alder speaks out -  ‘Hold cops to account over deaths in custody’ Twenty years after her brother Christopher Alder died, Janet Alder is still fighting for truth and justice

Parents protest at Barnsley primary school against Academies Enterprise Trust

Parents protest at Barnsley primary school against Academies Enterprise Trust A large group of parents turned out to protest against Academies Enterprise Trust (AET) at St Helen’s Primary in Barnsley as the school reopened after half term on Monday.

Join protest over dismissal of activist Louise Harrison and to defend women’s aid

Join protest over dismissal of activist Louise Harrison and to defend women’s aid Supporters of South Yorkshire Women’s Aid (SYWA) and Louise Harrison were set to protest in Doncaster on Saturday.

Labour members target domestic violence worker Louise Harrison in Doncaster

Labour members target domestic violence worker Louise Harrison in Doncaster Louise Harrison, a domestic violence worker and campaigner in South Yorkshire, could be dismissed from her job because Labour members want to protect their party.

Third Energy ready to frack in North Yorkshire at any moment

Third Energy ready to frack in North Yorkshire at any moment The battle over fracking in Britain has shifted a gear. Third Energy is poised to frack at Ryedale, North Yorkshire.

Fight to support women facing domestic violence

Fight to support women  facing domestic violence Campaigners in Doncaster took to the streets last Saturday to defend South Yorkshire Women’s Aid

industrial reports round up

28 March 2017
Fujitsu IT services workers struck last Friday and again on Monday to defend their jobs and livelihoods from the firm’s cost-cutting.

New protests as activists demand justice for man murdered by police, Yassar Yaqub

10 January 2017
Angry protesters blocked the M62 motorway on Monday evening to mark a week since police shot and killed Yassar Yaqub.

Angry protests hit West Yorkshire after police killing of Yassar Yaqub

05 January 2017
People across West Yorkshire and beyond have reacted with fury to the police shooting of Mohammed Yassar Yaqub.

Ex-miners demand to know - who was responsible for police attacks at Orgreave?

01 November 2016
About 100 people poured into the Yorkshire NUM Miners’ Hall in Barnsley today, Tuesday, for an Orgreave Truth and Justice (OTJC) press conference.

Nazis targeted town to stir up racism and violence, Rotherham 12 trial hears

24 October 2016
The ‘Yorkshire’s Finest’ group has links to fascist organisations such as the National Front, reports Phil Turner

Yorkshire’s largest protest against fracking says stop dirty drilling

02 August 2016
Over 2,000 people marched in York last Saturday in Yorkshire’s largest demonstration against fracking.

Campaign to keep Doncaster Women's Aid wins

26 July 2016
Women’s Lives Matter campaigners who fought to defend domestic violence (DV) services in Doncaster, South Yorkshire, are celebrating after winning council funding for a new service.

1,000 protest against fracking in Yorkshire

20 May 2016
About 1,000 people demonstrated outside County Hall in Northallerton, North Yorkshire, today, Friday against fracking.

South Yorkshire Police stumble from crisis to crisis

10 May 2016
The acting chief constable of South Yorkshire Police (SYP) has called for an “independent assessment of Orgreave”.

Hillsborough: How police and Tories conspired to blame fans

26 April 2016
The cover-up over the cops’ role in the Hillsborough disaster began the same day—and it went straight to the top of South Yorkshire Police

News round-up

15 March 2016
South Yorkshire Police (SYP) was accused of letting down victims of child sexual exploitation last week.

Doncaster Women's Aid - fight to save key service that saves women's lives

08 March 2016
Campaigners talk to Sadie Robinson about a battle against the closure of Doncaster Women’s Aid, which supports victims of domestic violence

Domestic violence survivor speaks out against cuts - 'I wouldn't be here today without Doncaster Women's Aid'

04 March 2016
Doncaster Women's Aid faces closure after losing its funding after 40 years in the South Yorkshire town. Emma, a survivor of domestic violence, will be joining a protest in the town tomorrow, Saturday, against the closure. She told Socialist Worker that the service saved her life - and that women will be in greater danger if it goes.

Rotherham solicitor slams police 'corruption' after abuse trial

25 February 2016
After guilty verdicts in the Rotherham abuse trial, David Greenwood, the solicitor representing 65 survivors of abuse in Rotherham speaks to Socialist Worker

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