Members of Manchester Palestine Action (MPA) and the Manchester branch of Palestine Solidarity Campaign (PSC) held a flash demonstration outside Oldham’s the former Ferranti factory in Waterhead on Saturday (17th September). The demonstration is Continue reading Campaign Against Elbit in Oldham Kicks-Off
Report by Kathy Brooks
A Tuesday night in November and we’re discussing what to do for our next fundraising event. Someone suggests a sponsored walk. ‘I don’t think we’ll raise much money doing that’ says one sceptic. But the rest of the group think it’s a good idea – we might get 10 or 12
people on the walk and raise £400 or £500 – which would be great. So it’s agreed and we start to plan.
We form a sub group to decide on a route. Not bad considering that, at the time, we are a group of only 6!. The sub group suggests a 7 Continue reading ‘The Width of Gaza’ – a sponsored walk organised by Saddleworth PWSF
Veolia have lost their lucrative contract for environmental services with Trafford Council worth approaching 3 million per year (233,667 per month). See MEN report below
Members of the Manchester PSC branch living in Trafford lobbied councillor’s over the past 4 years calling for Trafford to exclude Veolia from the tendering process for the renewal. Whilst this did not happen, Veolia have lost the contract that they have held for more than 20 Continue reading Trafford Council Dumps Veolia after 20 years!
GM Stop G4S has now received a reply from Manchester City Council regarding the grounds on which they refused to accept the StopG4 petition onto the Manchester City Council’s Petitions Scheme . Apparently, its “inappropriate” as the Council’s hands are tied by EU Continue reading Manchester Council Block Stop G4S Petition
Zionist Central Council President Raymond Solomon fumes over Manchester Lord Mayor Sue Cooley support for DEC appeal in the Jewish Telegraph http://www.jewishtelegraph.com/man_1.html. She will no doubt be receiving hundreds if not thousands of emails from Zionists. Please send e-mails to the Lord Mayor individual e-mails NOW thanking her. The e-mail address is:Lord.Mayors.Office@manchester.gov.uk