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25 May 2011
Newport Passport Office: On 23 May Tory immigration minister Damian Green announced the closure of Newport Passport Office as a processing centre, writes Dave Reid.
23 May 2011
The Tory immigration minister has announced the closure of Newport Passport Office as a processing centre but in a big concession to the massive campaign led by the PCS, retained half of the threatened jobs
Newport Demo to save the Passport Office: John McInally, Vice president, Public and Commercial Services union, with the IPS group banner , photo Socialist Party Wales
20 October 2010
Newport fights the cuts: Everyone in Newport has been incensed by the decision to close the Passport Office here. In just a few days the whole community mobilised and a good 1,000 people came on the noisy demonstration around...
13 November 2009
ON 24 October, Newport Communities Against Racism (NCAR) organised a rally of 600 local people against the far-right English/Welsh Defence League (E/WDL) that shut the League out of Newport...
28 October 2009
Feature: ON 4 November 1839, 170 years ago, the 'Chartist Rising' in Newport, south Wales, ended in bloodshed. DAVE REID explains the background to one of the first workers' insurrections in history.
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