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6 February 2013
The main road outside Lewisham Hospital was noisier than usual on 31 January as car, bus and lorry drivers beeped their horns in support of angry protesters, writes Roger Shrives.
16 January 2013
The chief executive of the Health Federation has declared that the public must accept the closure of units
9 January 2013
A quarter of a million residents of Lewisham in south London are waiting to hear if they will still have a local hospital, writes a London nurse.
5 December 2012
Around 10,000 NHS staff and local people demonstrated on 24 November against the closure of Lewisham hospital's A&E department and other services...
28 November 2012
On Saturday, defying cold, driving rain, up to 10,000 residents and staff marched to defend their local hospital. A south London nurse reports
14 November 2012
Anger is growing at plans being revealed for the future of the NHS. The most furious reaction is against cuts and closures in hospital services.
7 November 2012
Sherwood Forest: I read with alarm that the Private Finance Initiative (PFI) debts at King's Mill Hospital, part of Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, have now doubled from £1.26 billion to £2.05 billion over the 38 years of the 'mortgage'...
2 May 2012
On Saturday 28 April trade union activists were attacked by racists claiming to have allegiance to 'March for England', closely linked to the English Defence League (EDL)...
21 March 2012
Liverpool's fighting 47: Councils across the country are currently setting their budgets. Whether Tory, Lib Dem or Labour, they all dutifully carry out the government's cuts...
27 February 2012
Lewisham Socialist Party members held a very lively protest outside McDonalds on Saturday. Other protests took place in Cardiff and elsewhere
18 August 2011
For more info or to contact Lewisham Socialist Party call Ian Page on 07970 074230 or James Kerr 07825 836477 (email@example.com), writes Thursday 18th August 2011.
11 August 2011
About 150 people gathered at the top of Deptford High Street in south London for an anti-cuts march on Wednesday evening
23 June 2011
NUT members at Forest Hill school in Lewisham had a one-day strike against compulsory redundancies
1 June 2011
Two small but significant victories for Lewisham NUT, south London, have shown how an organised response - and the threat of union action - can achieve success in fighting the threat of cuts and redundancies, writes Martin Powell-Davies, NUT national executive member, personal capacity.
25 March 2011
Socialist Party member and former councillor Ian Page received 12% of the vote in yesterday's byelection in the Bellingham ward in Lewisham, south London. An edited version of this article appeared in The Socialist.
23 March 2011
With 36% of 16-24 year olds unemployed, Lewisham, South London, has one of the worst youth unemployment rates in the country, writes Tom Jousselin, Lewisham Socialist Party.
16 March 2011
WITH the Bellingham by-election in Lewisham, south east London, set for 24 March campaigning is stepping up, writes Chris Newby.
16 March 2011
As council budgets are being revealed around the country, youth services are facing some of the biggest cuts. Haringey's youth services face a 75% cut, whilst in Hackney jobs will be cut by 50%, writes Suzanne Beishon.
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