Category Archives: News

Register to Vote

Register to vote

Millions of people risk missing out simply by not being on the electoral roll. Registering online takes just three minutes, and all you need is your name, address, date of birth and National Insurance number.

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Hyndburn UNISON Branch Shows Dementia Awareness

Taking advantage of UNISON Learning and Organising Services’ offer to deliver free Dementia Awareness workshops with the Open University, 12 members and potential members at Hyndburn Local Government branch recently […]

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North West UNISON Activists Travel to Brussels to Take on EU-USA Free Trade Deal

Stop TTIP

The delegation will be taking part in a demonstration at the European Commission against TTIP, meeting other activists and civil society groups from across Europe, as well as meeting up with North West MEPs to voice their concerns about the trade deal.

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Access to Justice Under Attack: Public Meeting, Thursday, 6pm

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Arena Point, Manchester.

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The Continuing Case For IT Learning!

Bury Local Government branch continued their digital inclusion learning project work with the second of several planned IT drops ins at older people’s facilities. This time it was at the […]

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NHS Workers Determined to be Treated Fairly as Strike Day Looms

Walton Centre

“It feels like a slap in the face for staff to be denied even a 1% pay increase when they are working flat out to keep services afloat. NHS workers are determined that they should be paid fairly.”

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East Midlands Region Comes To The North West!

Pete, Hannah, Gavin, Jayne and Mike in the Manchester Learning Centre

Following on from a successful recent event when Manchester Learning Project lead Steve Lynch and North West Learning Organiser Steve Swift went to Nottingham to talk about the learning work […]

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Crisis in A&E Services: UNISON North West comment

Health funding is not keeping up with the needs of the public. NHS staff work hard all year round to keep services going, but it is increasingly difficult for the service to respond to any spike in demand.

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South Ribble Gets Serious About Stress

The notes board at the end of a feverish session

South Ribble UNISON branch, in association with the local authority, recently held a workshop around stress, its symptoms and what can be done to combat it. Over 20 Council employees attended the […]

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North West LAOS Brings ULRs Together To Talk About Learning

Delegates enjoying the busy learning marketplace at lunchtime

15 UNISON ULRs and ULR coordinators from across the North West attended the twice-yearly Learning Event at Chester in late November. It gave those members a chance to network, swap […]

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