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14 August 2019
Health visitors - nurses and midwives who visit homes - in Lincolnshire have been on strike for 14 days against the Tory county council.
17 July 2019
Health visitors in Lincolnshire believe theirs is the first health visitors' strike anywhere in the country. The 58 specialist nurses, members of Unite the Union, voted for action by an 84% majority.
8 January 2018
RMT members across five train companies are striking
18 October 2017
An NHS 'uprising' took place in Grantham, Lincolnshire, on Saturday 14 October! A determined 800-strong demonstration wound its way through the town. People are fighting against the night time closure of Grantham A&E and the systematic downgrading of services in their local hospital.
23 August 2017
Even with a national mobilisation, the National Front could only muster around 30 supporters
5 April 2017
Placards from Huddersfield and Lincolnshire joined students, doctors and nurses in filling up Leeds on 1 April, writes Tanis Belsham-Wray, Leeds Socialist Party.
26 October 2016
Glenfield congenital heart centre in Leicester is the only such service in the East Midlands
28 September 2016
More than 60 residents from the Washdyke flats estate made the short journey to the Immingham resource centre to voice their objection to the demolition of their homes by Shoreline, the housing association that North-East Lincolnshire Labour council has outsourced social housing to.
7 September 2016
The sudden closure of Grantham Hospital's night time A&E service has sparked a wave of anger and rebellion
19 August 2016
Hundreds of residents of the Washdyke estate were shocked at plans to demolish their homes.
20 April 2016
The 2016 local elections will be the fourth the Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition has contested in Grimsby and we've gained experience from each one. It's clear that the mood is changing and anger at the government and local councillors doing the government's dirty work is increasing.
2 September 2015
Around 300 angry people attended a meeting in Mablethorpe, Lincolnshire recently, opposing proposals to close the town's main school.
19 August 2015
Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition (TUSC) candidate Dave Mitchell won 4.1% in a council by-election in Cleethorpes. This was up on 1.8% in the last election.
8 July 2015
Short reports on some of the latest trade union struggles.
15 October 2014
Civil servants in the PCS union were out on strike in force, part of the rolling programme of strikes planned for this week
9 July 2014
I have been searching for an alternative to the pro-austerity parties. After three long years I've finally found it, writes Kieran Yeoman, Grimsby/Scunthorpe Socialist Party.
4 December 2013
A PCS union branch in Lincolnshire has appealed for an end to violence in local Jobcentres after a man was arrested following an incident involving a meat cleaver
2 October 2013
Around 400 protesters marched in Lincoln on Saturday 21 September to save 32 Lincolnshire libraries from closure
17 July 2013
Legendary US broadcaster Walter Cronkite once said that "whatever the cost of our libraries, the price is cheap compared to that of an ignorant nation", writes Nick Parker.
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