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‘Stop TTIP’ – Public Meeting – Tuesday 14 July, 6pm, Manchester

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Speakers include John Hilary, War on Want

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Arthur Miller’s ‘The Hook’ at Everyman Theatre, Liverpool

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Amidst the political tensions of 1950s America, Arthur Miller’s play was suppressed by the FBI.

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Hundreds March in Whalley Against NHS Cuts

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Staff and relatives of service users at Calderstones Trust united in opposition to proposed cuts

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Families and Staff United Against Cuts at Calderstones

Demonstration at 12 noon today over plans to provide care on the cheap.

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Manchester College Activists Take the Fight Over FE Funding to Westminster

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“Cuts mean that it is getting harder and harder to draw down funding to provide appropriate support so students can access further education.”

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NW Women’s Conference – Growing the Union: Increasing Participation of Young Women

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Saturday 25 July, Manchester

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Don’t Frack Lancs: Activities in Lancashire on Tuesday 23 June

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Lancashire County Council is set to decide this month whether fracking can take place in the county. It’s time to make public opposition clear.

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“This Queen’s Speech does not match the priorities or wishes of people in the North West.”

Comment from Kevan Nelson, Regional Secretary

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UNISON North West Agrees Position Statement on Devo Manc


UNISON North West will engage fully with the Devo Manc process and work to ensure that public services are properly funded, accountable, high-quality and provided by public sector organisations in Greater Manchester

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Support Grows for Dismissed Workers at the University of Bolton: Rally in Town Centre, Saturday 16 May

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Acclaimed actress Maxine Peake is the latest supporter of the campaign to reinstate Damien and Jenny Markey.

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