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1 February 2017
The news that two brothers were jailed at Nottingham Crown Court for trafficking vulnerable people to work at Sports Direct in Shirebrook, Derbyshire, will have shocked and angered many, writes Karen Seymour.
11 May 2016
"No ifs, no buts, no children's centre cuts" was the rallying cry at the largest Chesterfield May Day demonstration for many years on 2 May.
24 February 2016
The Labour-controlled county council has announced that 32 of Derbyshire's 51 children's centres are to close this year, with up to 200 redundancies - their most vicious assault on workers yet in the £157 million cuts they're making.
25 November 2015
Short reports on some of the latest trade union struggles. Derbyshire college strikes, BBC cuts protest, junior doctors' ballot results.
14 October 2015
At the headquarters of infamous retailer Sports Direct, ambulances were called more than 80 times over two years.
7 October 2015
Labour-controlled Derbyshire County Council has failed its first post-Corbyn test. Despite the council leader publicly declaring her support for Corbyn, the council voted to back its decision to decimate its school crossing patrol service, part of a £157 million cuts onslaught.
29 September 2015
The Labour majority on Derbyshire County Council failed miserably in its first post-Corbyn test
15 July 2015
On the same day as Save Derbyshire School Crossing Campaigners put questions about cuts to a meeting at Derbyshire County Council, a Lollypop Lady at their local school in Chesterfield was hit by a car.
1 July 2015
A stabbing of a man walking his dog in Shirebrook, Derbyshire, the second in a month, has increased tensions in the ex-mining town.
2 April 2015
Scrapping of school crossing patrols is planned as part of a monumental £157 million of cuts
18 March 2015
NHS bullying: Worcestershire campaign Betrayed By Their Trust (BBTT) aims to make NHS managers accountable for abusive behaviour which is wrecking the lives and careers of workers
11 March 2015
30 years since the end of the miners' strike: Neal Davis, member of Mansfield Socialist Party, spoke to former Shirebrook (north Derbyshire) miner Ronnie Rodgers
2 April 2014
YFJ had a day of action against zero-hour contracts on 29 March, supported by the Fast Food Rights campaign and the BFAWU union
29 January 2014
Derbyshire county council's recently elected Labour administration has announced £157 million of cuts over the next three years, attacking the most vulnerable in society
24 April 2013
"This is the first time I have ever been out on strike and my first protest. I have really enjoyed the protest at Grantham today and will do it again if I have to."...
27 March 2013
The snow might have cancelled many events on 23 March but it did not prevent members and supporters of Thera workers in Unison South Derbyshire Health branch and Notts County Unison holding a protest
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