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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
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
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.
18 June 2012
Workers at RF Brookes in Leicester took a third day of strike action to defend their redundancy pay
10 August 2011
Yesterday in Leicester, shops closed early as police gathered on the streets in anticipation that the wave of anger shown across the country would arrive
29 June 2011
A public meeting was held in Leicester recently as one of many 'consultations' on changes to children's congenital heart services in England, writes Becci Heagney.
9 May 2011
In last week's council elections in Leicester the Tories and Lib Dems were reduced to one seat each compared to Labour's 52. The Labour vote needed weighing rather than counting.
14 April 2011
Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition (TUSC) candidates in Leicester are standing as part of an alliance with candidates from Unity for Peace and Socialism, called 'Vote Against Cuts'...
6 April 2011
On Friday 1 April, Nick Clegg came to Leicester to hold a question and answer session at Showcase Cinema in the Highcross shopping mall, writes Suraj Shah, Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition candidate for Rushey Mead ward, Leicester.
9 February 2011
Around 150 people attended a Unison-organised rally in Leicester on 2 February against council cuts, writes Becci Heagney, Leicester Socialist Party.
21 January 2011
The main public sector unions in Leicester, Unison, PCS, NUT, GMB and Unite organised a 300-strong rally on Wednesday 19 January outside Leicester town hall
1 November 2010
On Saturday 30 October, the people of Leicester demonstrated their anger against the Con-Dem cuts to our public services...
5 October 2010
Almost 100 people turned up to the launch meeting of Leicestershire Against the Cuts at the end of September...
26 May 2010
On Friday 21 May, the Independent Review for Higher Education Funding and Student Finance came to Leicester as part of its 'public hearing' stage of inquiry, writes Becci Heagney, Leicester Socialist Students.
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