Please read the following request for support for a strike by Unite members in Peterborough.
On Monday 8 April, 13 burners at the Kings Dyke Works in Whittlesey, Peterborough will start continuous all-out industrial action in protest against their holiday being reduced by four 12-hour shifts per year.
They will be on strike from midnight on Sunday [...]
Following the nationwide bedroom tax protests, local campaigners are collecting signatures for a petition (pdf) to call on local MPs to reverse the government’s bedroom tax.
Royal Mail plans to close Cambridge’s Mail Centre will affect the area’s businesses, residents and postal workers. If you are concerned about the loss of the Cambridge mail centre, please gather signatures for the Communication Workers Union Petition: Save Cambridge Mail Centre (Word document).
On Saturday 16 March, 1pm outside Guildhall, Market Square, there will be a demonstration in opposition to the Government’s planned ‘bedroom tax’, due to come into effect on April 1st. This selectively-applied benefit cut will in particular affect disabled people, foster parents, single parents and families with a recently bereaved member, and may force people [...]
[ February 23, 2013; 9:00 am to 2:00 pm. ] On Saturday 23rd February, gather at Petersfield at 12am for a community demonstration to oppose the EDL.
Cambridge Unite Against Fascism have called a demonstration, supported by the Trades Council, community organisations and many local Councillors, in response to EDL plans to march in our city. The EDL are a racist organisation with a record of attacking, amongst others, [...]
[ February 11, 2013; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ] Cambridge Unite Against Fascism have called a public meeting on Monday February 11th at 7.30 at Squeaky Gate, next to the Box Cafe, 47-51 Norfolk Street, Cambridge CB1 2LD. Details from their leaflet are below:
Why we say ‘No EDL in Cambridge’
Speakers from local community and religious groups, Trade Unions, political parties, bands and more. Come along and discuss how [...]