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REVIEW: Billy Elliot @ The Palace, Manchester

The Palace Theatre, Manchester sees the long awaited arrival of the hit musical Billy Elliot for the festive season and brings dance, drama, tears, laughter and politics in abundance. 441 more words


'Merry Christmas From Hatfield Main'

We are proud to announce the OFFICIAL VIDEO to accompany the single ‘Merry Christmas From Hatfield Main’ by Joe Solo & The Hatfield Brigade. It was shot on location at Central Club in Stainforth on October 30th 2016 as miners and their families from up and down the UK gathered to join a choir like no other in the spirit of community and solidarity. 310 more words


Wythenshawe MP blasts government over "Battle of Orgreave" inquiry decision

Wythenshawe’s Labour MP has called for a government apology to a whistleblowing police officer following a decision this week not to go ahead with a public inquiry into policing at the “Battle of Orgreave” during the miners’ strike in 1984. 369 more words


Review: Billy Elliot, Bristol Hippodrome Theatre

In the current political climate, the big topic of the day is the UK’s decision to exit the European Union, i.e. “Brexit”. This has got people across the nation talking about what lies ahead for the future of UK. 696 more words


Orgreave: "The fact is that it was a set-up and it worked brilliantly."

The Tories can whitewash and cover up with all the energy they can muster but the fight goes on. Please support the Orgreave Truth and Justice Campaign… 688 more words

Politics & Current Affairs

Orgreave June 1984: Police conspiracy and systematic violence given okay

After 32 years the miners at Orgreave are being denied an inquiry by Home Secretary Amber Rudd. Brian Parkin finds that his hatred of the Tories and their police and ‘justice’ system just improves with age. 844 more words