Tag Archives: People Power

Unite community welcomes promises of £16 million investment for Albert basin park but calls on people of Newry to continue to mobilise to keep pressure on 

Union confirms rally to proceed on Saturday October 23rd at 3pm at Marcus Square, High Street, Newry Campaigners call for mass show of strength by public support for action on a green space: to hold ‘politicians feet to the fire’ … Continue reading

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Health Department reversal on £70 million Health Trust cuts is a victory for those who care about our NHS

Department’s latest climb-down was won by a powerful coalition of trade unions and communities standing together Health Department leadership must now initiate a grown-up dialogue about reshaping services based on genuine partnership not sham consultation October 11th: Kevin McAdam, Regional … Continue reading

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‘People Power’ campaign claims victory for vulnerable groups using Newry swimming pool

Unite community membership branch spearhead protests which force council into u-turn on charges hike Disabled, elderly and unemployed persons will benefit from charges decision Wednesday 25th: Newry Unite in the community spokesperson, Martin McKeown, welcomed last night’s announcement (Tuesday 24th) … Continue reading

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