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13 April 2016
John McDonnell described Sheffield as the City of Resistance. It certainly felt like it on 9 April as 700 people marched
6 April 2016
Save BIS Sheffield: The Tory government wants the complete destruction of the civil service - its latest attack could see more than 600 government buildings close throughout the UK.
6 April 2016
Short reports on some of the latest trade union struggles. Action against academies; bin workers strike; hospital caterers fight sell-off.
1 April 2016
Intimidation by their bosses has forced Sheffield's bin workers to strike
30 March 2016
Short reports on some of the latest trade union struggles.
24 February 2016
Short reports on some of the latest trade union struggles. National FE college strike; construction workers protest against employers breaking pay agreements; Independent newspaper to close.
16 February 2016
Participants discussed a legal no-cuts budget
3 February 2016
The Tories have announced the closure of the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) office in Sheffield next year. This makes a mockery of their 'Northern powerhouse' economic policy, writes Marion Lloyd, PCS union rep, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills.
8 January 2016
On 6th Jan Sheffield Council housing workers took strike action
2 December 2015
Huddersfield First UK Bus drivers took one-day strike action in protest at management's decision to tear up a local pay agreement
25 November 2015
Hundreds of steelworkers from across all the steelmaking heartlands of Britain - Wales, Scotland and the north of England - took to the streets of Sheffield on 21 November to demand government action to save the steel industry.
21 October 2015
Around the country campaigns are establishing networks to defend Jeremy Corbyn's anti-austerity politics. Socialist Party members are enthusiastically taking part.
9 September 2015
Campaigning by Socialist Party members and TUSC has helped a rethink on some of the cuts proposed by the Sheffield Bus Partnership.
19 August 2015
Sheffield Bus Partnership is attempting to make drastic cuts to bus services in the city. 50 buses a day will be taken off the network resulting in approximately 150 bus workers losing their jobs.
3 August 2015
Sheffield Bus Partnership is trying to push through drastic cuts to bus services in the city.
1 July 2015
The Tory chancellor's new spending cuts will hit young people hard. Join young activists in towns and cities across the country to protest on 8 July!
1 July 2015
Last week transport secretary Patrick Mcloughlin announced that Network Rail's £38.5 billion modernisation plan for Britain's railways has been postponed. This underscores the government's intentions of yet more savage cuts in public spending.
24 June 2015
At the annual Heeley Festival in Sheffield, Socialist Party members held a stall and had a great day - raising £176 for our fighting fund from plant sales.
21 June 2015
A ballot starts this week to involve more guards in the strikes
15 June 2015
"Gunstones Bakery - 150 years in the making, three years to destroy!" commented a union steward
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