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Lifeworks Campaign at People’s Picnic

[ May 3, 2014; 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm. 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm. ] [caption id="attachment_887" align="aligncenter" width="640"] The People’s Picnic will be on Saturday 3rd May, 2pm-4pm, Parker’s Piece[/caption]

Lifeworks campaigners and supporters will be at the People’s Picnic on Parker’s Piece, Cambridge, from 2 to 4 this Saturday 3rd May, promoting the campaign to support the occupation in Tenison Road and to keep the vital Lifeworks service open!
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Firefighters on strike from 2nd May

Please see information below about upcoming FBU strike action.
FBU Members on a picket line defending Fire Service from cuts
The FBU have suspended the action for over 7 months whist we allowed the Government to engage in “constructive talks” with the FBU in the hope of putting forward improvements on their offer for our members to […]

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Fracking in Cambridgeshire?

Ken Montague, Trade Union Group of Campaign against Climate Change, spoke to the Trades Council about ‘Fracking’ which has seen widespread use – and protest – in the US and is beginning to be used in the UK. Fracking is a technique for extracting gas from the ground by drilling into pockets of the gas and […]

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One Billion Rising Coverage

Thanks to everyone who supported the One Billion Rising event in Cambridge and beyond. If you missed it, have a look at the coverage in the Cambridge Evening News or a film of the event by Varsity student reporter Hannah Davis which has made it onto the 1 Billion Rising UK national webpage.

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TUC Exhibition – Young Black Artists

See below for a call for submissions by 28 February 2014 from Zita Holbourne, member of the TUC Race Relations Committee:

Dear Colleague,
I am curating an art exhibition in April which is hosted by the TUC Race Relations Committee.  Please see details below and pass on to your networks and individuals who you think may be interested in […]

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One Billion Rising – Cambridge

[ February 14, 2014; 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm. ] Trades Council have been asked to circulate details of the following event in taking place in Cambridge on 14th February as part of a global movement ‘One Billion Rising’. Details follow:
Dear brothers and sisters,

As part of the global One Billion Rising movement organised by the V(alentine’s)day movement the people of Cambridge will be gathering peacefully […]

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