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15 June 2016
Residents have been protesting weekly outside Chorley and South Ribble Hospital A&E department since it closed suddenly in April because of staff shortages. The campaign called a mass protest on Saturday 11 June to demand it is reopened.
25 May 2016
150 bikers blocked the road outside Chorley and South Ribble Hospital, revving their engines in time with the chants of a further 400 protesters on 21 May. They were there for the sixth week in a row since the trust's announcement it would close the A&E department.
10 March 2016
Socialist Party members in the North West and beyond were saddened to hear of the loss of longstanding comrade, Max Neill, on 29 February.
1 July 2015
Anti-fracking campaigners were celebrating after Lancashire County Council on 29 June voted down a planning application to extract shale gas - 'fracking' - at Little Plumpton, between Preston and Blackpool.
13 January 2012
Local supporters of the National Shop Stewards Network met in Preston on Wednesday 11 January to discuss the national pension dispute, writes Dave Beale, Preston Socialist Party.
19 April 2002
2 May elections: TONY BLAIR'S New Labour are in power nationally. They also run the county council here in Lancashire as well as being the biggest party on the local borough council, writes Mike Calderbank, Preston Socialist Party..
5 April 2002
2 May Council Elections: Socialist Party Local Election Manifesto 2002.
2 March 2001
LANCASHIRE SOCIALIST Party are celebrating the recruitment of Preston Councillor Paul Malliband, writes Max Neil, Preston Socialist Party.
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