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15 November 2012
First Group bus drivers and engineers staged a 24-hour strike on 15th November protesting about not receiving a backdated pay rise
25 July 2012
Richard Branson's Virgin multinational won the bid to deliver NHS and social care services to young people in Devon
21 March 2012
Support anti-cuts candidates: Devon county council and Devon NHS are putting children's services out to tender writes Jim Thomson, South West Socialist Party.
21 September 2011
An interview with Christi Kelly, organiser of 'Help Save Devon Youth Service'
18 May 2011
Derriford Hospital, the major health facility in west Devon and Cornwall, has announced massive cuts, write Plymouth Socialist Party members
11 May 2011
Roundup: 174 candidates, standing in 50 councils, contested the English local elections under the Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition (TUSC) umbrella, polling over 25,000 votes...
27 April 2011
A few TUSC candidates explain why they arec standing. Over the last five years I've tried to turn the Greens left, but to no avail. They are obviously good about the environment but have no idea about the class struggle and don't want to get rid of capitalism,...
5 April 2011
NEGOTIATIONS OVER the Devon Stagecoach Bus drivers' modest demand of £6.50 an hour with no strings, have started and a strike scheduled for 23 July has been suspended, writes Steve Bush, Devon.
22 February 2011
On Thursday 17 February, Devon county councillors voted on a budget which would slash £54 million from services, including support for abused women, youth services and public transport
17 November 2010
Liverpool: An anti-cuts lobby of Liverpool city councillors on 10 November, called by Liverpool Trades Union Council, saw 200 workers defying police by blocking the main road outside the town hall in protest against cuts in services and jobs...
19 January 2010
On 15 January, Sodexo workers at North Devon district hospital finally won their battle for pay rises, sick pay, and a lump sum payment of up to £3,600, writes Jim Lowe.
13 January 2010
The poor weather conditions did little to diminish the determination of the strikers at North Devon District Hospital last week, writes Jim Lowe.
6 January 2010
DEVON COUNTY council has quietly shelved plans for a waste incinerator in Barnstaple, North Devon, writes Jim Lowe, Chair, Devon Residents Against Incinerators and North Devon Socialist Party.
6 January 2010
Just before Christmas, low paid workers working for the private contractors Sodexo at North Devon District Hospital voted 97%-3% to take strike action, writes Jim Lowe.
28 October 2009
Cars hooted their support as postal workers' picket lines were solid across Gloucestershire this week, even more so than during the 2007 strike, writes Chris Moore, Gloucestershire Socialist Party.
22 July 2009
DEVON RESIDENTS against Incinerators (Drain) recently held a stall in the local shopping centre to build popular opposition to the scheme to build a waste incinerator on a flood plain in the middle of Barnstaple, writes Jim Lowe, North Devon Socialist Party and chair, Drain.
25 February 2009
Campaign launched: LOCAL RESIDENTS met on 16 February to discuss forming a campaign group to oppose the building of a waste incinerator in north Devon, writes Jim Lowe, North Devon Socialist Party.
7 January 2009
IN CONJUNCTION with Devon County Council, North Devon Council has approved in principle the plan to build a rubbish incinerator as part of the redevelopment of a stretch of land by the river Taw in Barnstaple, writes Jim Lowe, North Devon Socialist Party.
3 December 2008
Workers at Appledore shipyard in North Devon have accepted an offer from Babcock Marine management, ending their industrial action...
5 November 2008
On 31 October, workers at Appledore shipyard in North Devon took part in the first of six days of strike action, which will continue every Friday and Monday after that up until 17 November, writes Jim Lowe, North Devon Socialist Party.
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