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After deadly floods - anger at authorities’ failures and Tory cuts

After deadly floods - anger at authorities’ failures and Tory cuts There is rising anger across Yorkshire and the Midlands at authorities’ ­failure to protect people from flooding.

Austerity, Brexit chaos and political failure - a warning of how the right can win

Austerity, Brexit chaos and political failure - a warning of how the right can win Sadie Robinson reports from Doncaster and Barnsley on how bitter frustration at years of austerity and political failure have created the conditions for the right to benefit—but anger could also be pulled to the left

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.

Reports round up: Only women’s aid centre in South Yorkshire may close

Reports round up: Only women’s aid centre in South Yorkshire may close Also: Aslef tube drivers call strike | Scotrail CCTV monitors | GTR train cleaners | NHS march in Brighton | Birmingham Mail | Ferrari and Maserati cleaners | Ritzy cinema | Serco tug boats | Co-op drivers | DSEI arrests

Local government round-up

A 10-day strike by Doncaster council workers planned for Friday of last week was suspended at the 11th hour following a dramatic climbdown by bosses. Plus short stories on the fight for Barnet libraries and pay deal at Scottish councils.

Sweeping vote to act in Doncaster council

An indicative ballot of workers at Doncaster Council in the Unison, Unite and GMB unions has moved them closer to industrial action. 

Resist attempts to try and break care staff

21 October 2014
Strikers at Care UK in Doncaster ended a three-week strike last Sunday. The care workers have now struck for 90 days in eight months.

Historic Care UK strike needs national union support

07 October 2014
Doncaster Care UK strikers are set to become the longest ever health strikers in Britain on their 81st strike day on Friday of this week. 

Doncaster Care UK strikers need national backing for their pay fight

30 September 2014
Doncaster Care UK workers launched a fresh three-week strike on Monday of this week. 

Doncaster stands up to Ukip as 1,000 join anti-racist march

27 September 2014
A thousand anti-racists filled the streets of Doncaster today, Saturday. They were marching against Ukip, which is holding its conference in the South Yorkshire town.

Care workers set to coordinate further action with national public sector strikes

23 September 2014
Care workers in the Unison union struck last week in their dispute over pay with bosses at Your Choice Barnet (YCB) in north London.

Protest in Doncaster outside Ukip’s conference and stand up to racists

09 September 2014
Activists across Britain are organising to take on the anti-immigrant, pro-rich Ukip party later this month.

Doncaster Care UK workers strike against low pay and attacks on NHS

05 August 2014
Doncaster Care UK workers are in their second week of a two-week strike. 

Care UK pay cuts made me homeless, says Doncaster striker

30 July 2014
Care UK workers in Doncaster are fighting pay cuts so devastating that they have already made one woman worker homeless.

New ballot over pay claim at Care UK in Doncaster

08 July 2014
Care UK workers in Doncaster were set to begin a two-week strike ballot over a new pay claim on Wednesday of this week. They could strike from 25 July. 

Doncaster Care UK workers meet to decide next move

27 May 2014
Doncaster Care UK workers’ strike committee was set to meet on Wednesday of this week to decide the next steps in their dispute. The Unison union members have struck for 34 days since the end of February. 

Care UK strikers say, ‘We can win this dispute’

20 May 2014
Doncaster Care UK workers finished a 14-day strike last Sunday in their continuing battle against bosses’ savage attacks on their pay and conditions. The Unison union members have now struck for 34 days since the end of February.

Workers out for 14 days in Doncaster - determined to beat Care UK

06 May 2014
Care UK workers in Doncaster began a 14-day strike on Monday of this week. The leading NHS privatiser has launched a massive attack on workers with the introduction of new contracts last month. 

Care UK strikers step up fight with 14-day stoppage

29 April 2014
Doncaster Care UK workers were set to start a two-week strike on Monday of next week. It’s an escalation of their ongoing dispute against attacks on terms and conditions.

Doncaster rally for Care UK workers as new four-day strike set to begin

15 April 2014
Care UK workers in Doncaster are set to strike for another four days over the Easter weekend starting on Friday this week.

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