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5 September 2013
Support staff at an inner city school took strike action on 4 September against plans to halve the number of teaching assistants
11 June 2013
'Things are getting serious' a NUT member told me on the picket line at Uplands Junior School. (Updates added on 13 & 18 June)
10 June 2013
On Saturday Leicester Socialist Party members joined forces with local people protesting against the violent actions of Turkish police
21 May 2013
In a marvelous show of solidarity, teachers at a Leicester school have taken strike action to defend children's education and the jobs of teaching assistants
15 May 2013
After more than a month's dedicated campaigning for TUSC, the Abbey ward byelection was held on 9 May
1 May 2013
On Saturday 27 April, Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition supporters were out campaigning for 'Mary4Mayor' in Doncaster
13 March 2013
Ex-mining village shows it can still fight: The pit has gone but the miners' spirit still remains in Keresley Village, an ex-mining community located within the boundaries of both Labour cut-voting councils - Coventry, and Nuneaton and Bedworth, writes Natara Hunter, Nuneaton Socialist Party.
27 February 2013
Leicester protesters say no cuts!: On 20 February, 200 homeless people, trade unionists and campaigners lobbied Leicester's Labour council as they voted for cuts...
23 January 2013
Over a year ago an Islamic charity, As-Salaam, tried to buy a disused scout hut on Thurnby Lodge estate in Leicester, intending to use it as a prayer room and community resource, for Muslims and non-Muslims
24 October 2012
The EDL continues to drag its travelling circus of violent anti-Muslim demonstrations around Britain
10 September 2012
About 150 people gathered at short notice on Saturday to oppose the proposed closure of the children's heart unit at Glenfield hospital
23 August 2012
Updated 16:30pm - Video added
25 July 2012
"My daughter wouldn't be here if it wasn't for the heart unit at Glenfield Hospital," Leicester Socialist Party members were told while campaigning against the closure of the local children's heart unit
24 July 2012
Workers at RF Brookes of South Wigston, Leicester, are facing the possibility of closure of their factory in a vindictive act by the '2 Sisters' food group that owns it
4 July 2012
On 11 June, the Network for Police Monitoring (Netpol) held a well-attended meeting in Leicester introducing their report on the (mis)policing when the far-right English Defence League (EDL) marched through the city on 4 February.
4 July 2012
On 26 and 27 June, around 40 Balfour Beatty construction workers went on strike with the intention of making the company stick to earlier promises that workers could expect a four-day weekend in return for working 17 consecutive 12 hour days...
20 June 2012
With one week to go, Socialist Party members are going all out to ensure that we reach the target of £25,000 by 29 June, writes Ken Douglas, Socialist Party national treasurer.
18 June 2012
Workers at RF Brookes in Leicester took a third day of strike action to defend their redundancy pay
7 February 2012
Hundreds of people turned out to oppose the racist English Defence League in Leicester on Saturday
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