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25 July 2018
Sheffield Supertram drivers and conductors, members of Unite the Union, took 72 hours' further strike action in pursuit of their pay claim on 20-22 July.
11 July 2018
After it was reported that services protecting women against domestic violence in Leeds have been cut by 59%, we helped call a public meeting to launch 'Women's Lives Matter' in Leeds.
13 June 2018
Since the new year there have been over 20 arrests of campaigners fighting privatisation-driven tree felling, for more and more farcical reasons
25 April 2018
In the eight years of Tory-led governments, 95 NHS walk-in centres have been closed - 40% of the original number
11 April 2018
Pointless. The election of a South Yorkshire metro mayor in May, at the cost of £1 million, is set to be one of the most pointless polls ever
24 January 2018
Louise Harrison, now ex-staff member of South Yorkshire Women's Aid, was dismissed from her job on 19 January by a trustee vote of three to one not to renew her contract.
13 December 2017
Ineos has been allowed to bypass planning procedures with elected councillors
3 November 2017
Chants of "by Amber Rudd and Theresa May, justice was killed a year to the day!" reverberated around the streets of Sheffield on Halloween night
26 July 2017
Pensioners and disabled people from South Yorkshire Freedom Riders are to travel by coach to York on 31 July to lobby a police misconduct hearing
29 March 2017
By demonstrating and organising mass 'freedom rides' on trains and refusing to pay, we have won free travel for the disabled and half fare for pensioners
2 March 2017
Prosecution of two protesters became "not in the public interest".
13 February 2017
It's cheaper for Amey to cut trees down than it is to maintain them
8 February 2017
Orgreave campaigners were shocked and outraged on 31 October 2016 when new home secretary Amber Rudd announced there would be no form of inquiry into the events of 18 June 1984. The government had been making all the right noises to the campaign and even Theresa May had talked about tackling the "poison of decades-old misdeeds".
2 November 2016
Tory Home Secretary Amber Rudd has ruled out an inquiry into the violent police assault on striking miners picketing Orgreave coking plant, South Yorkshire, in June 1984. She justified blocking an inquiry on the grounds that "ultimately there were no deaths or wrongful convictions"
7 October 2016
Twelve Asian men are in court on charges relating to an incident during a far-right demonstration in 2015
15 June 2016
Bosses have agreed to backdate a 2% pay rise to last August.
11 May 2016
"It's time for a public inquiry into the policing of the miners' strike, not just Orgreave and the role of the police, but also the role of politicians." Surprisingly this comment is from Sir Peter Fahy, former chief constable of Greater Manchester Police.
9 March 2016
"Pay the rate, pay the rate!" chanted 200 engineering construction workers protesting outside the new biomass power station being built in Rotherham, South Yorkshire. The blockade by trade unionists stopped work on the site for the day.
9 December 2015
It's the quiz of 2015, compiled by the Socialist. The questions are drawn from articles covering events in the UK and internationally during the last year. Good luck and season's greetings.
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.
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