Monthly Archives: October 2013

What I’m Doing in South Tyneside

Originally posted on No One Left Behind:
Just in case anyone doesn’t know where South Tyneside is (of which there are many) As those who have read some of my previous articles will know, I currently tread the metaphorical tightrope…

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Assembling a student movement against austerity

On November 2nd, hundreds of students from across the country, representing a huge number of campaigns, will meet to work out the way forward – and to build for the Bonfire of Austerity on November 5th Students march against austerity … Continue reading

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Let the Figures do the Talking

Information provided by @LabourLeft Price Rises Under Cameron: Gas 45%                                                             … Continue reading

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Devastating cuts to Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service will put lives at risk

Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service (TWFRS) has announced proposals to cut over £5million from their budget, meaning the loss of 131 firefighter posts (20% of total). These proposals also include: the closure of Gosforth, Wallsend and Sunderland Central … Continue reading

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17th October strike: Onwards and upwards!

Originally posted on Equus altus:
A joyous sight Firstly, a massive thank you to all of those who have read, shared and given me feedback on my open letter to parents about today’s strike action. Well, what a day. There…

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Striking Teachers Descend on Durham

By Tony Dowling Strike action by teachers in the North East and Cumbria saw a fantastic turnout on their protest in Durham with hundreds unable to cram into the rally Teachers march through the streets of Durham. Photo: @vonniha Striking … Continue reading

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Action Points: Peoples Assembly North East Tuesday 8th October 2013

Find action points from previous meetings here. ACTION POINTS: NE PEOPLES ASSEMBLY AGAINST AUSTERITY (PAAA) CO-ORDINATING GROUP MEETING Tuesday 8 September, Unison Northern region offices   15 people in attendance, Chair-person: T. Dowling, Minute-taker: M. Tyers   Apologies: A. Snowdon, … Continue reading

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