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3 September 2012
Despite last minute attempts by Sova management to bully Sheffield's recycling workers into calling off their industrial action, the weekend's strike went ahead
29 August 2012
Recycling workers at Sheffield council's five privatised Dump-it sites will strike again on 1-2 September, writes Alistair Tice.
22 August 2012
Food prices soar: "Please sir, may I have some more?" It's not just Dickensian orphans who have to fight for the most basic staple - food...
8 August 2012
The inquest into the death of Sean Rigg has returned a damning verdict for the police. The jury found the police used "unsuitable and unnecessary force" which contributed "more than minimally" to his death
11 July 2012
Epping Forest, Essex. Political discussions in a relaxed atmosphere, fun for children and adults: Walks in the woods • Deer park • Crèche • Cycling (bikes for hire or bring your own) • Games • Barbecues...
5 July 2012
Sova recycling workers in Sheffield, members of the GMB, have won the reinstatement of six colleagues
4 July 2012
We marched through the gates into the yard chanting "MHH-hear us say, Picket lines are here to stay!" MHH Contracting Ltd are a haulage company that have been hired by Veolia/Sova to break the Sova recycling workers' strike in Sheffield, writes Alistair Tice.
27 June 2012
"You mean there'll be queues like this every day?" asks a driver as 30, 40, maybe 50 cars back up from the Dump-It site onto the main road...
20 June 2012
Why Rio+20 will cut no ice: Every day an update of the extent of the ice in the arctic sea is posted on the National Snow and Ice Data Centre website, writes Pete Mason.
18 June 2012
Today, Monday 18th June, sees the 15th day of strike action in the last month taken by the thirty-odd Sheffield recycling site workers...
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