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LETTERS - health workers need to back indefinite strike in Bradford

LETTERS - health workers need to back indefinite strike in Bradford It is good to see that health workers in Bradford have voted for an all-out strike against privatisation from Monday 26 August. (Socialist Worker, 14 August).

Batley protest shows unity against racism in West Yorkshire

Batley protest shows unity against racism in West Yorkshire Labour shadow home secretary Diane Abbott gave a big boost to a rally against racism in Batley, West Yorkshire, last Saturday.

Strikes save jobs at Ladywood Primary School in Grimethorpe

Strikes save jobs at Ladywood Primary School in Grimethorpe Workers at Ladywood Primary school in Grimethorpe, South Yorkshire, were overjoyed to hear last week that management had backed down from sacking nine dinner ladies at Christmas.

Confident mood on the picket line as Bradford university staff strike to save jobs

Confident mood on the picket line as Bradford university staff strike to save jobs Workers at Bradford university are on strike to defend jobs and conditions. The Unison union members, representing cleaners, cooks, gardeners, technicians, security guards and admin staff, began a three-day strike on Wednesday.

Dinner ladies won’t let up strike for jobs

Dinner ladies won’t let up strike for jobs Unison union members at Ladywood Primary School in Grimethorpe, South Yorkshire, are not giving up in their fight against job cuts.

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

20 February 2018
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

23 January 2018
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

23 December 2017
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

29 October 2017
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

29 August 2017
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”.

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