Category Archives: anti-cuts movement

Housing roundup

The past few weeks have seen a series of actions and events by York Welfare Campaign as part of the ongoing campaign around housing problems in York. Monday 14th May saw a well-attended public meeting featuring speakers on housing benefit, … Continue reading

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Housing in York

Saturday 26th May sees an event being held by York Welfare Campaign entitled¬†entitled Here to Live, Here to Stay. Timed as part of UK Uncut’s Great British Street Party, the event is both a celebration of the city and a … Continue reading

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Workfare protests in York

This Saturday, 31st March, saw groups across Europe take part in an international day of action against capitalism. A full list of events can be found at march31.net along with reports from the demonstrations and other actions, with further updates … Continue reading

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Upcoming events

The coming weeks and months see a number of events taking place in York, including pickets, marches and public meetings on several topics. On Thursday¬†23rd February, the City of York Council is to set its budget for the coming year. … Continue reading

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N30

This coming Wednesday, 30th November, sees another day of UK-wide public sector strikes over pensions, with numbers for York estimated at around 3,000 staff from the council alone, plus more from the Jobcentre, the universities, colleges and other workplaces throughout … Continue reading

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Frank Fernie – new contact details

Frank Fernie is a York resident who travelled to London for the 26th March “March for the Alternative”. During the clashes between protestors and police, Frank – having been assaulted and kettled by police – wound up throwing two pieces … Continue reading

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Free Frank Fernie – demonstrate tomorrow!

Tomorrow – Saturday 6th August – will see a demonstration through York as part of the Free Frank Fernie campaign. Protestors will be assembling at 1pm at the fountain on Parliament Street, before setting off on a demonstration which will … Continue reading

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