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7 March 2018
After a huge public meeting of 250 angry parents and staff demanded that Salford council "fight for the five" remaining council-run nurseries, mayor Paul Dennett has agreed to do just that
2 December 2015
It's hard to believe that in the 1990s, articles were appearing asking: "Is the future female?" and "Are we witnessing a genderquake?" Women are still a long way from being liberated.
6 June 2014
Around 25 people turned up to a public meeting in Armley to discuss Leeds City College's imminent threat to close nurseries at its St Bartholomews, Brundenell and Thomas Danby sites which will see the loss of 30 jobs and a valuable service for parents who wish to take up Further Education courses
8 May 2013
Hotel nursery: When thousands of people are worrying about paying the bedroom tax, the Grosvenor House hotel in London has shown the way forward for the better off family...
6 February 2013
The recent proposals from Tory childcare minister Liz Truss to "cut red tape" and "map out the government's childcare aspirations" may sound good, but in reality will translate to a poorer service, job losses and an inevitable increase in child safety issues, writes John Cosgrove , Liverpool Socialist Party.
19 December 2012
Over 250 protested outside Sheffield Town Hall to save children's centres and nurseries
27 September 2012
Around 30 parents and children who use the HMRC nursery in Nottingham protested this morning against its proposed closure
19 September 2012
The campaign is being stepped up against HM Revenue and Customs' decision to close eight workplace nurseries...
19 September 2012
Close to 100 children, parents and workers protested against the closure of the First Friends nursery at HMRC Llanishen in Cardiff, writes Ross Saunders.
18 September 2012
Close to a hundred children, parents and workers protested against the closure of the First Friends nursery at HMRC Llanishen in Cardiff, in front of a colourful display which included the well-used Cardiff Trades Council banner and many home-made placards
11 January 2012
Waltham Forest workers and campaigners will lobby the north east London borough's first 2012 council cabinet meeting on 12 January in support of sacked library and Waltham Forest Direct workers, writes Bob Severn.
6 October 2010
NHS workers and parents are fighting the planned November closure of the Buttercups NHS Nursery at the North Staffordshire Hospital, writes Andy Bentley Stoke Socialist Party.
3 March 2010
ON 22 February, around 70 parents, staff and students gathered outside Brighton University's board of governors' meeting in a Save Our Nursery campaign protest, writes Jack Poole, Brighton Socialist Students.
4 October 2007
Kirklees Council has performed its second u-turn in two weeks. Having planned to close three nurseries, it was forced to lift the axe hanging over Tiddlywinks... By Mike Forster Huddersfield Socialist Party
20 September 2007
Huddersfield Examiner reports on the saving of Tiddlywinks nursery.
12 July 2007
THE STRUGGLE to save three Huddersfield nurseries from closure has entered a critical stage...
19 April 2007
"Enough is enough. It's time for the working class to make a stand!" Gloria from the striking Unique care workers set the tone for an evening of class...
29 March 2007
Kirklees nurseries: KIRKLEES COUNCIL in west Yorkshire has been threatening to close three nurseries, Tiddlywinks, Cambridge Road and Sankofa...
4 September 2004
THOUSANDS OF nursery nurses in Scotland were recently involved in the biggest and longest indefinite strike for 20 years. The dispute has helped to give confidence to other workers struggling against low pay and job cuts but it also...
29 May 2004
THIS MONTH is the sixth anniversary of the government's childcare strategy...
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