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12 February 2013
On a cold afternoon, workers gathered at Bolton town hall to protest against more cuts
23 January 2013
Bolton Hospital announced the redundancy of around 500 staff in November, along with a proposal to dismiss and re-engage nursing staff on longer shifts
3 October 2012
Shana Begum, elected president of Bolton University Student Union and Socialist Party member, was suspended by university management four months ago, just as students were leaving for the summer break...
4 September 2012
More than 150 trade unionists, service users and members of the public protested on Monday at Bolton council's plans to implement £35.6 million of cuts over the next two years.
13 June 2012
"Minta Minta Minta, Out Out Out!" and "V-C V-C V-C, Out Out Out!" echoed around the University of Bolton (UoB) on Monday as students denounced those responsible for undemocratically banning student union president Shana Begum, writes Hugh Caffrey , North West Socialist Party secretary.
1 June 2012
University managers at the University of Bolton have deposed the democratically-elected President of the Students' Union, Shana Begum.
9 March 2011
Over 1,000 marched through Manchester on Saturday 5 March as banners from local campaigns mingled with trade union and campaign banners from nearby towns including Salford and Bury, writes Paul Gerrard. Also reports from Liverpool, Salford, Gateshead and Newcastle
2 February 2011
Stroud: On a march organised by Stroud Against Cuts and Gloucestershire Trades Council, the small town echoed to the sound of 500 anti-cuts protesters determined to oppose the cuts agenda of the coalition government and Tory-led county council...
27 January 2011
Unison members working for Bolton council lobbied the council executive on Monday 24 January, because it was meeting to accept proposals for cuts
27 October 2010
ON 20 October Alan Clough, a retired corporation gardener from Bury and Unison member, was due in Bolton Magistrates' Court charged with assaulting a police officer during the rally against the far right English Defence League in Bolton in March, writes Paul Gerrard, Bury NUT.
15 September 2010
Bristol: AT A mass lobby of Bristol councillors on 7 September, several council trade unions warned of impending industrial action should the Lib-Dem council try to carry through compulsory redundancies, writes Robin Clapp.
9 September 2010
On the 1st of September in Bolton there was a huge protest against Bolton council's plans to savagely cut 40% off its budget...
24 March 2010
When the far-right English Defence League (EDL) brought their racist bandwagon to Bolton in Greater Manchester on Saturday 20 March they were significantly outnumbered by anti-EDL protesters, writes Socialist Party members, Greater Manchester.
22 March 2010
When the far-right English Defence League (EDL) brought their racist bandwagon to Bolton in Greater Manchester on 20th March they were significantly outnumbered by anti-EDL protesters...
22 October 2008
Bolton: Staff at two Bolton schools took strike action on 21 October over issues arising from the "academies" programme...
25 June 2008
"What do Airtours know about running a school?": TEACHERS AT Withins school in Bolton took a second day of strike action on 18 June, over issues arising from their employers' plan to turn it into an 'academy' school, writes Hugh Caffrey.
14 May 2008
Following a successful inaugural conference of the North West Shop Stewards Network (NWSSN) last month, the elected committee met for the first time on 10 May, writes Dave Lunn, assistant secretary NWSSN, personal capacity.
1 November 2007
Since the beginning of October care workers in Bolton have been involved in industrial action to defend terms and conditions of employment which had supposedly been agreed on a national level.... By Robert Mitchell
11 October 2007
Bolton Council is attempting to cut holiday and sick pay for carers by removing the right to claim for 'sleep-ins' (overnight shifts in care homes – an essential part of many carers' duties and wages)... By Robert Mitchell
4 October 2007
Bolton: Bolton Council is attempting to cut holiday and sick pay for carers by removing the right to claim for 'sleep-ins', an essential part of many carers' duties and wages... By Robert Mitchell, Bolton Socialist Party
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