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25 February 2009
Campaign launched: LOCAL RESIDENTS met on 16 February to discuss forming a campaign group to oppose the building of a waste incinerator in north Devon, writes Jim Lowe, North Devon Socialist Party.
7 January 2009
IN CONJUNCTION with Devon County Council, North Devon Council has approved in principle the plan to build a rubbish incinerator as part of the redevelopment of a stretch of land by the river Taw in Barnstaple, writes Jim Lowe, North Devon Socialist Party.
3 December 2008
Workers at Appledore shipyard in North Devon have accepted an offer from Babcock Marine management, ending their industrial action...
5 November 2008
On 31 October, workers at Appledore shipyard in North Devon took part in the first of six days of strike action, which will continue every Friday and Monday after that up until 17 November, writes Jim Lowe, North Devon Socialist Party.
28 May 2008
Last week's failed terrorist attack in Exeter caused a wave of shock and surprise in Devon and Britain as a whole, writes Jim Thomson, Devon Socialist Party.
27 February 2008
DEVON AND Somerset Fire Authority are putting pennies before public safety by adopting plans to cut 24 firefighters' jobs from Barnstaple, Exeter and Torquay, writes Jim Lowe, Devon Socialist Party
11 October 2007
Devon: SOCIALIST PARTY and Socialist Students members visited the picket line at the Mail Centre in Exeter twice, at midday and at midnight on Friday 5 October... By Jim Lowe, Devon Socialist Party
11 October 2007
AFTER THE usual sham of 'consultation', Devon and Somerset Fire Authority have decided to axe 25 jobs in the fire service in Devon, despite a budget surplus of £1 million.... By Jim Lowe, Devon Socialist Party
9 August 2007
Devon: PUBLIC SUPPORT for the Communication Workers Union (CWU) action remains strong and in Bideford on 2 August only four out of 80 crossed the lines and scabbed... By Sean Brogan
19 July 2007
Postal workers on strike, photo Socialist Party
5 July 2007
Postal workers on strike in 2007, photo Socialist Party
9 November 2006
EXETER SOCIALIST Students' public meeting on privatisation and marketisation of education attracted many trainee teachers angry at New Labour's destruction of comprehensive education... By Jim Lowe, Exeter Socialist Party and Devon NUT
2 February 2006
MANY LOCAL councils are considering cutting services to try to keep council tax increases down. A new survey suggests that 28% admit to planning cuts in jobs and services, blaming increased fuel bills and above-inflation rises...
9 August 2003
"THIS IS a fight we can win", said RMT regional organiser Phil Bialyk to huge applause. He was speaking to a march and rally of over 250 striking Stagecoach Devon Bus workers in Exeter. As their strike...
19 July 2003
ON 8 July rail and transport union (RMT) members working for bus company Stagecoach Devon took the first of a series of one-day strikes, writes Steve Bush, Devon.
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