THE NHS IN CRISIS..? REBUILD THE NHS! Public Meeting Monday 23rd February The Old Town Hall, Stroud 7.30-9.30pm (doors 7pm) Is the NHS sustainable Is PFI bankrupting the NHS? What’s wrong with privatisation? What demands should we make? How can we rebuild the NHS? FOUR CO-ORDINATORS OF THE CAMPAIGN THAT STOPPED LOCAL COMMUNITY HEALTH SERVICES […]

The desperation of the Liberal Democrats has become apparent even in one of their strongholds, Cheltenham, as the result of a leaked email from one of the town`s senior LibDems. In Councillor Roger Whyborn`s campaign email, leaked to the Gloucestershire Echo, the former cabinet member at Cheltenham Borough Council told other councillors and the town`s […]

Great video from Stroud Against Cuts about the ongoing fight by NHS workers against cuts On Monday 24th November 2014, workers in a variety of NHS fields (including midwives, occupational therapists, and mental health nurses) took part in strike action from 7am-11am. The strike was taken in pursuit of a 1% increase in pay (still […]

Free Education for all: no fees, no cuts and no debt To: Secretary of State for Education, Nicky Morgan Guarantee free education and training for everyone at all levels from Primary School to Postgraduate, including Further Education Colleges, apprenticeships and all other work-related training opportunities, by providing adequate funding to all colleges, universities and other […]

The recently established Socialist Students at the University of Gloucestershire are celebrating their first victory in their ‘Students Before Profits’ campaign. The campaign aims to combat the influence of corporations on the university and improve the university facilities for students. Although there are cash machines on every campus, they charge £1.25 for each transaction, shoppers […]

Midwives will walk out over a pay protest for the first time in Gloucestershire after voting to join thousands of other health workers in strike action. More than 80 per cent of midwives voted in favour of strike action, with 94.6 per cent also agreeing to take part in protest action. The yes vote follows […]

Free coffee and cake – We have an indoor venue if it rains. What do you think can be done to make life better for communities like Hesters Way and Springbank? With wages failing to keep up with prices – and uncertainty created by zero hours contracts – the government`s claim we`re in a recovery […]