Monthly Archives: September 2013

SUPPORT THE NATIONAL DEMO TO SAVE THE NHS ON 29TH SEPTEMBER!

Coach from Gloucester and Stroud to the demonstration at the Tory conference in Manchester on September 29th Unite has organised a coach picking up in Gloucester and Stroud – Free to all union members & families – other campaigners please apply. Departs at 8.30am Bus station, Merrywalks, Stroud Departs at 9.00am 1 Pullman Court, Great […]

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Join us on Thursday 19th September to protest the privatisation of the probation service in Gloucestershire!

The government plans to privatise 70% of the Probation Service’s work to private companies such as G4S, Serco and Sodexo. This will include the supervision of medium risk offenders. Supervising offenders in the community is a highly skilled job and medium risk offenders are predominantly men convicted of violence, sexual offences, burglary, robbery and domestic […]

Charities slam ATOS and the DWP over attitude towards people with degenerative conditions

It will come as no surprise to campaigners that four leading charities – Parkinson’s UK, MS Society, National Rheumatoid Arthritis Society and the Cystic Fibrosis Trust – have reported to the BBC that thousands of people with progressive conditions are being told they could recover enough to look for work following assessment for Employment Support […]