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Join us on the March for Fair Funding for Public Services, Saturday from 10am, Liverpool

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“People need to know that the Government wants to increase the speed of spending cuts in coming years… We don’t want more and more cuts year after year.”

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Marchers Set to Call for Fair Funding for Public Services

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“The Government is jeopardising support for vulnerable people, and cutting back on the public services that bind our communities together. Austerity is an attack on what makes our society humane and cohesive, and we cannot let this go on.” – Kevan Nelson, Regional Secretary

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Screening of ‘Black Deaths in Custody’, Friday 21 March, 6pm, Manchester.

Black Deaths in Custody Screening

Link to pdf version of this flyer: http://www.unisonnw.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/NWRBMC-Black-Deaths-in-Custody-Event1.pdf

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Mental Health Services Under Strain in Stockport

Mental health services in Stockport face a cut in funding of 25% in plans due to be implemented from April by Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust. 

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Ricky Tomlinson’s Visit to Blackburn AGM

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The Blackburn branch welcomed Royle Family star Ricky Tomlinson at their annual members’ meeting this year.

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International Women’s Day Event, Friday 7 March, 4pm, Liverpool

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In a climate of austerity and cuts, women are not invisible. Be Seen, Be Heard.

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Pennine Acute Members Lobby Against Privatisation Plans

UNISON anti-privatisation lobby of Pennine Acute Trust Board meeting.  Rochdale Council leader Colin Lambert addressed protestors.

Fearful health workers are lobbying the Board Meeting of the Pennine Acute Trust to voice their concerns about plans for privatisation.

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Young Members’ Training Event – Manchester, Friday 28 March

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All Roads Lead to Liverpool on Saturday 15 March

Branch Secretary Babs Hennessy looks forward to welcoming members from across the Region to Liverpool to show opposition to unfair cuts.

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UNISON LOBBY OF LANCASHIRE COUNTY COUNCIL MEETING TODAY

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Over 200 people travelled from as far and wide as Yorkshire, Morecambe, Lytham and West Lancashire to make a big noise and bring the County Councillors out to meet Lancashire UNISON on Pitt Street outside County Hall today

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