Category Archives: history

Flashback: the 1995 Full Sutton prisoner’s strike

On 10th May of this year, prison officers across the UK walked out (more info) against plans to raise their pension age. The issues around this are too much to go into here, but Phil Dickens of Truth, Reason & Liberty recently … Continue reading

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Bonding Warehouse to be developed (finally)

The York Press this week reported that the Bonding Warehouse, a building by the side of the river near Clifford’s Tower, has been bought by local developers: YORK’S historic Bonding Warehouse has been bought by a developer and looks set to … Continue reading

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T’other history: an alternative York 800

In 1212, the people of York were told they had the freedom to govern themselves. Eight hundred years later, we’re still waiting… 2012 marks the birth of York as an “independent” city – the anniversary of the charter provided by … Continue reading

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