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6 February 2019
Three times BBC Radio 2 folk award winners, The Young'uns began their Ballad of Johnny Longstaff tour at Hull University on 28 January and Hull Socialist Party branch was there to see it.
22 August 2018
Roseberry Park Hospital in Middlesbrough is a 365-bed mental health site built using a private finance initiative eight years ago at a cost of £75 million. By the end of the contract Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys Health Trust will have paid out £328 million plus maintenance costs.
21 September 2016
Three in five young women aged 13 to 21 have faced some kind of sexual harassment at school or college in the last year. Tokenism at the top has gone together with retaining practices like sexist school and workplace dress codes.
27 January 2016
Refugees and asylum seekers in Middlesbrough, Teesside, have been experiencing daily abuse and attack. Their homes were marked out with red-painted doors. Meanwhile in Cardiff, a private housing firm has been marking the asylum seekers it accommodates with compulsory red wristbands.
7 October 2015
The last steel plant on Teesside, the second largest in Europe, is to be mothballed resulting in the loss of up 2,200 jobs.
30 September 2015
Short reports on some of the latest trade union struggles. Steel plant closure, bin pay freeze beaten, victimised postal union rep, printers' strike.
5 December 2012
"November was an unusual month. You can wait a long time for a byelection and then six come along in one month...
28 November 2012
John Malcolm is standing for TUSC in the Middlesbrough constituency byelection on 29 November. Here is an extract from his election leaflet
21 November 2012
Middlesbrough byelection TUSC candidate John Malcolm says: "As an NHS community nurse I see first-hand the devastation brought about by the Con-Dem government's policy of cuts and privatisation within all public services but particularly in the NHS...
14 November 2012
Middlesbrough's independent mayor Ray Malon recently announced £11 million in savage cuts affecting 111 local services with a further £2.3 million of cuts to be announced in December, writes John Malcolm, Middlesbrough TUSC candidate
8 February 2012
A flying picket of a dozen civil service union PCS activists leafleted the Triage offices in Middlesbrough and Darlington on 23 January, writes Alan Docherty.
29 September 2010
Health workers in Middlesbrough and Redcar and Cleveland Community Services (MRCCS) have voted for a second time to keep services within the NHS, as opposed to transferring to a "social enterprise"...
15 September 2010
IN MIDDLESBROUGH over one-third of jobs are in the public sector following the loss of heavy industries...
15 September 2010
THE BBC reported last week that spending cuts will 'hit the north harder', with Middlesbrough being ranked as the "least resilient" local authority...
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