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4 July 2012
It is my sad duty to report the death of Socialist Party member Roger MacKay on 28 June 2011, aged 71. He passed peacefully after a short battle with lung cancer...
11 May 2011
An article in the Guardian on 5 May proclaimed that "a Tory local council has halted controversial 'virtual council' plans to outsource all its services, after public opposition to spending cuts and a collapse in staff morale triggered a political revolt by backbenchers.", writes Roger MacKay, Ipswich & District TUC.
1 December 2010
800 march in Ipswich: Between 700 and 800 people marched through Ipswich town centre on 27 November with banners from Unite, National Union of Teachers, Communication Workers Union, Unison and the Fire Brigades Union, writes Dave Murray Eastern region Socialist Party.
29 September 2010
PRIVATE COMPANIES in East Anglia are rubbing their greedy mitts with joy at the prospect of buying up the entire public sector in Suffolk!
5 July 2007
Postal workers on strike in 2007, photo Socialist Party
4 January 2007
Ipswich murders: OVER 200 people joined the Reclaim the Night candle-lit vigil, march and minute's silence in Ipswich on 29 December in memory of the five young Ipswich women who were recently murdered....
23 December 2006
THE DISCOVERY of the bodies of five young women in Ipswich, all brutally murdered, shocked and touched people all over the country...
22 November 2006
FOLLOWING A campaign by the local newspaper, which Ipswich Socialist Party members helped spearhead on behalf of Ipswich Trades Council, the local Primary Care Trust's proposals to axe 31 specialist nurses' jobs have been s...
11 August 2005
SUFFOLK FIREFIGHTERS turned out in force on the picket lines on 2 and 5 August in their protest against the removal of turntable services from Bury St Edmunds and the loss of 12 frontline jobs...
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