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Strong vote for strike action against Stormont Austerity Budget

Workers in Translink, Education & Library Boards, Roads Service, NI Fire & Rescue Service and Housing Executive to take one-day strike action Friday March 13th… 469 more words

Press Releases

"Elephant's Dream" | A Tale of Resilience

Kistof Bilsen’s Elephant’s Dream has only been watched by a few privileged souls since its World Premiere at various European festivals in the Fall 2014… 920 more words


Crucial steps being taken to address water issues in Makana

On Wednesday, 25 February 2015, a meeting between Makana Municipality, the South African Local Government Association and the Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs took place.  351 more words


Or maybe not??!

Perhaps I was a little hasty in declaring myself (twice, no less!) to be ‘back on track’.  Because there we were, just starting our first full weekend ‘off duty’, when oldest son rang to say he thought he might have appendicitis. 323 more words

Reflections On Life (and Death)

Healthcare devolution: we all have a part to play

Last week saw a major step forward in the push for decisions to be made locally.

At the start of the week the news broke that plans to devolve decisions over healthcare in the region were imminent. 966 more words

So what are the consequences?

You may have read about the #cutshaveconsequences campaign. If you haven’t, where have you been? It has been well publicised on social media and many are now using it to illustrate the effect upon daily business at all levels of the police and other public services. 1,325 more words


Adrian Asks: TTIP - What?

Dewsbury constituency Green Parliamentary candidate Adrian Cruden writes:

“TTIP. Ever heard of it? Quite possibly not. Although if it goes ahead it could affect every part of our lives and destroy our democracy, it hasn’t really ranked particularly high on the media rankings. 975 more words