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16 May 2018
University and College Union (UCU) members at Harrogate College took strike action, coordinated with their colleagues in the Hull College Group at Hull College, against proposals to axe jobs. 9 May was the first strike day, with two more to follow.
3 January 2018
At the North Yorkshire Fire Authority meeting on 13 December, the decision was taken unanimously to reverse the decision made three years ago to reduce crewing of 'tactical response vehicles' (TRVs) to just three firefighters.
6 December 2017
Anti-fracking protesters received a blow recently when Mr Justice Morgan ruled that an injunction obtained against protesters by Ineos Shale should continue
15 February 2017
It appears very likely that fracking is about to start in England in 2017
1 June 2016
A Yorkshire council has permitted the UK's first fracking operation since 2011. The Socialist Party opposes fracking, and fights for public ownership of energy and mass investment in green technology. Fracking is destructive wherever it happens. Anti-fracking campaigners must call for a ban on it everywhere - not just, as some prominent activists are demanding, in places of scenic beauty.
30 March 2016
"I love the Socialist Party!" exclaimed one young woman who saw our stall in Harrogate on 23 March campaigning in support of the junior doctors, writes Iain Dalton, West/North Yorkshire Socialist Party organiser.
27 January 2016
Skilled steelworkers, recently made redundant, could apparently face punishing benefit sanctions - for refusing to seek low-paid work which doesn't use their skills.
13 January 2016
A UK power plant is under European Union (EU) investigation - for daring to partially switch to a potentially lower-carbon fuel.
6 January 2016
"The idea that you go from a fire engine with five firefighters on to a van with just two is just madness."
2 December 2015
Selby Socialist Party is supporting the Fire Brigades Union in their campaign against fire service cuts in North Yorkshire, collecting 248 names to add to the FBU petition online that has gathered over 2,600 signatures.
8 July 2015
Firefighters and supporters demonstrated in Easingwold, Yorkshire on 24 June against £1.3 million cuts, which will impact jobs and response times.
26 June 2015
Over 50 firefighters and supporters demonstrated in Easingwold, North Yorkshire on Wednesday 24th June against cuts of £1.3 million to the North Yorks Fire and Rescue Service
23 January 2013
Cardiff: Nearly 100 people braved the cold and rain last Saturday in Cardiff to protest against attempts to scapegoat benefit claimants for the economic crisis...
21 January 2013
Tory-led North Yorkshire county council has embarked on a series of "consultations" with the public over the impact of spending cuts
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