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Issue 13 of Equality Matters now online

The latest issue of our Branch Equalities newsletter “Equality Matters” is now available to view online.

Stars in our Schools Contest Winners 2018

Stars in Our Schools is a celebration of school support staff. UNISON organises the day to celebrate the wonderful work they do every day and to make sure the world knows just how vital they are to children’s education. The event which took place on 23rd November highlighted the very hard work of our wonderful […]

“Equality Matters” – Issue Number 12

The latest issue of our Branch Equalities newsletter “Equality Matters” is now available to view online.

Better Times – The Story of the Poplar Rates Rebellion

“Better Times” written by Barrie Keeffe is the first full-length play directed by Ad Lib Productions, a new “pop up” theatre group based in Bolton and Manchester. It tells the story of the Poplar Rates Rebellion, a tax protest that took place in Poplar, London in 1921. It was led by the former Labour Mayor […]

Bee in the City 2018

If you travel into the city centre today you will notice there is a real buzz in the air. Thanks to the efforts of Wild in Art in conjunction with Manchester City Council and over a hundred sponsors, we can all enjoy one of the most spectacular public art events the city has ever seen […]

Manchester Demonstation Against Trump

On Friday 13th July we will be demonstrating against Trump from 5pm in Albert Square. Speakers at the rally will highlight the struggle against Trump’s bigoted policies – from fighting racism, war and sexism… to the battle against runaway climate change, in solidarity with Palestine and migrants. We want to make sure that Manchester, like […]

Equality Matters – Issue Number 11

The latest issue of our Branch Equalities newsletter “Equality Matters” is now available to view online.

Stand Up To Racism – Join The Protest

Stand Up To Racism have called for a protest against a demonstration in Manchester organised by the DFLA on Saturday 2nd June. Join the protest to show them that racists and fascists are not welcome in Manchester. For more details please read the flyer below and visit the event page on Facebook.

Manchester May Day Festival 2018

This year the Manchester May Day Festival will be a celebration of politics, culture and comradeship in the 150th year of the founding of the TUC. Throughout the festival week there will be various stalls and workshops you can attend, guest speakers and theatre performances as well as a march and rally on the May […]

TUC National Demonstration: Step Up for Public Services

The TUC has called a national demonstration on Saturday 12 May in London. This is going to be a key moment in the fight for public services. We’ll show decision-makers we’re scared for the public services we love – and the public are on our side. We won’t take the cuts and pay freezes lying […]

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