Category Archives: Public Services

Welcome for decision by Armagh City, Banbridge, Craigavon Borough Council to keep new Craigavon leisure centre in-house

Decision by council reverses earlier decision to outsource leisure services and reflects widespread public opposition to move Unions will remain on guard to ensure that leisure services at Craigavon remain in-house going forward February 26th: There was jubilation among workers … Continue reading

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Welcome for announcement that Loganair will take on City of Derry airport contract for London flights

Management must now seek to build on this success to further develop City of Derry as a regional airhub Speaking on behalf of his union’s members in City of Derry airport, Gareth Scott, Regional Officer for Unite welcomed confirmation that … Continue reading

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Bus drivers concerned for their safety and that of public after fourth night of attacks by youths in a row in Lagmore area

Last night’s attack included stone-throwing and attempts to board a bus as well as a Translink monitoring car Davy Thompson, Unite Regional Coordinating Officer condemned those responsible for last night’s attack on bus services in the Lagmore estate in Belfast. … Continue reading

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Craigavon protest called over threat by Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough to outsource leisure services

£3.2 million of ratepayers money has been wasted on consultants threatening a possible 14 percent rates hike post-election Work force representatives from the GMB, NIPSA and UNITE unions who represent the workforce in Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council … Continue reading

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ABC council vote to outsource Craigavon leisure threatens community access to leisure services

Experience of outsourcing of leisure services in Belfast City Council has been higher prices, reduced staffing and user access Unite the union vows to make demand for leisure services to stay in-house central to upcoming local elections February 12th: Workers … Continue reading

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