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16 May 2013
George Tapp, 64, a retired electrician and Unite activist who lives in Salford, was seriously injured by a hit-and-run driver yesterday outside the offices of construction firm BAM in Manchester...
11 May 2013
Greater Manchester Socialist Party called a meeting to discuss how trade unionists, community activists and students can unite to beat the cuts and the Bedroom Tax
8 May 2013
Salford council still aims to 'reorganise' mental health services, despite acknowledging the "strong opposition" of service users...
1 May 2013
For the first time this April, hundreds of thousands of the poorest in society received a shock with their post - for the first time, they will have received a bill for their council tax
26 April 2013
Over fifty people attended a lively launch of Salford's newest anti bedroom tax campaign
11 February 2013
At a meeting called by Salford against Cuts 60 people heard the case against cuts to vital frontline services put by staff and service users, writes Matt Kilsby, Salford Socialist Party.
3 October 2012
More than 100 service users, trade unionists, workers and members of the public attended a public meeting on 1 October to discuss and build the campaign to save mental health services in Salford and Manchester, writes Matt Kilsby, Salford Socialist Party.
19 September 2012
Following the success of the campaign to save day centres for the elderly and those with learning disabilities earlier this year, Salford council will again be challenged on cuts plans that threaten the most vulnerable
25 May 2012
Despite exams, 50 students and staff attended a lunchtime protest against swingeing cuts at Salford university yesterday, 24th May, including the closure of Italian and across the board reductions in staffing, writes Salford Socialist Party.
9 May 2012
Salford: In Salford's Ordsall ward TUSC again came second to Labour, with an improved 18.7% - nearly one in five electors voted for TUSC...
11 April 2012
Class Actions are a Salford-based rap duo who support the Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition. They performed at the Socialism 2010 social, writes Paul Gerrard, Salford.
8 February 2012
After several weeks of protest, two adult day care centres in Salford have been reprieved from closure by the council for 12 months
25 January 2012
Over 100 people - service users, carers, staff, pensioners - filled the room at a Salford Unison protest meeting to stop the closure of two day centres for the elderly and disabled, writes Salford Socialist Party.
4 January 2012
The only thing Santa brought the staff at the Oasis Academy, Salford, is P45s. Thirteen staff are to lose their jobs, nine teachers and four support staff, writes Paul Gerrard.
9 December 2011
The only thing that Santa is bringing the staff at the Oasis Academy in Salford, is P45s. Thirteen staff are to lose their jobs this Christmas
2 November 2011
Review: Salford Socialist Party member Paul Gerrard has produced a new pamphlet on Salford's 1931 'Battle for Bexley Square'...
31 October 2011
Last week Salford Pensioners' Association, along with members of Salford against Cuts, lobbied the BBC at Salford's Media City, against ageism.
28 September 2011
Salford City Council intends to withdraw funding for Lancaster House - a training and resettlement centre which provides temporary accommodation for 38 single men - on 30 September 2011
14 August 2011
Below are extracts from a letter to Salford council Labour leader John Merry that was written on Friday 12th August by Salford Unison branch secretary Steve North in response to comments John Merry made on the riots in Salford earlier in the week...
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