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Shrewsbury Pickets


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18 November 2014
Salford alternative band Shoshin are releasing a new single, All for US; and new play United We Stand looks at the story of the “Shrewsbury 24” pickets.

A conspiracy against justice for Shrewsbury strikers

01 October 2013
A conspiracy could be as subtle as a “nod or a wink”. So said the judge in the 1973 trial that saw six workers jailed for their part in the builders’ strike of the year before. There was indeed a conspiracy going on—but in the corridors of Whitehall. 

Time running out for Shrewsbury Pickets

04 June 2013
An e-petition calling for full disclosure of government documents relating to the 1972 building workers’ strikes and trials of workers in Shrewsbury is due to end.

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