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16 June 2013
Twice in the last few weeks, the BNP has been prevented from holding public meetings in Salford
28 May 2013
On 23rd May, Salford Socialist Students assembled outside the Student Union calling for all members of the university to stand defiant against the 12th proposed round of cuts in 18 months
8 May 2013
Salford council still aims to 'reorganise' mental health services, despite acknowledging the "strong opposition" of service users...
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.
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.
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'...
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...
1 August 2011
Lancaster House provides supported accommodation for hundreds of young men. It now faces closure.
9 May 2011
George Tapp, Unite member and Socialist Party member, stood for TUSC in Salford's Ordsall ward on 5th May and won 381 votes, 16%, coming second only to Labour
15 December 2010
On 13 December Salford against Cuts (SAC) got down to brass tacks, electing officers and planning the January lobby of the Labour council...
8 December 2010
THIRTY PEOPLE, including midwives, parents, children and Socialist Party members, lobbied a North West NHS board meeting that was expected to rubber-stamp the already deferred decision to close Salford Royal Hospital's maternity services, writes Paul Gerrard.
9 September 2010
On Saturday 4 September, local members of the Socialist Party attended a protest to stop the maternity ward at Hope hospital in Salford being closed...
24 March 2010
LAST MONTH, an 80-strong public meeting of the Hazel Must Go campaign voted to affiliate to the Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition (TUSC), writes Steven North, Hazel Must Go Secretary.
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