Posted on Saturday, 28th May 2011 by admin2

Click to play Robert Bruce has worked at the centre for 11 years and is angry at plans which will see some work exported to India A protest is taking place against plans to axe almost 200 call centre jobs on Tyneside at government-owned train operator East Coast. Members and officials from rail unions RMT [...]

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Posted on Friday, 27th May 2011 by admin2

A STRIKE planned at South Tyneside College has been postponed after progress has been made in securing the future of under-threat staff jobs. The Gazette reported last week that members of the University and College Union had overwhelmingly voted to take to the picket line in a row over job losses and pay cuts. Today, [...]

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Posted on Sunday, 22nd May 2011 by admin2

Allyson Pollock and David Price examine the proposed statutory changes to the NHS and raise concerns that the government’s role could be reduced to that of payer. The coalition government’s Health and Social Care Bill 2010-11 heralds the most controversial reform in the history of the NHS in England. The government plans to replace the NHS system [...]

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Posted on Friday, 20th May 2011 by admin2

A two-handed play based on The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists 21 July, Theatre by the Lake, Keswick 7 September, Brewery Arts Centre, Kendal Contact Louise: 0794 963 5910 or townsendproductions@hotmail.co.uk See: http://www.townsendproductions.org.uk/tour-dates

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Posted on Friday, 20th May 2011 by admin2

At an emergency meeting yesterday evening, UCU members voted to escalate their dispute with the college, which plans to make over 180 redundancies and to cut over 180 lecturers’ pay. Dates for the action will be announced at the start of June. Today’s news comes after UCU members went on strike in April and is [...]

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