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The government has spread the ‘jam’ far too thinly, says UNISON

Commenting on the Chancellor’s Autumn Statement today (Wednesday) UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis said:

How much of a risk do new cleaning agents pose to you?

New and more powerful cleaning products are becoming more and more common in the workplace ­– but how do the chemicals they contain affect people’s

We must care for the NHS as it has cared for so many of us

There’s a very troubling – but unsurprising – report from the National Audit Office today, which shows the scale of the financial problems the NHS

Rhodri's Christmas wish

29 November is #GivingTuesday.

Schools to close as Durham teaching assistants take second two-day strike action

More than 100 primary schools across County Durham will be affected tomorrow (Wednesday) and Thursday as teaching assistants strike for a second ti

Cutbacks leaving LGBT people without specialist mental and sexual health support

Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people are facing long waits for appointments at gender identity clinics and

'Sustainable Europe' plan pays lip-service to global goals but avoids action at home


Energy efficiency: Time for an Energy Union closer to citizens

Thanking those stars in every school, who shine so bright

It’s not often I’m lost for words, but on a visit last week that was certainly the case.

Ministers breaking pledge to fund natural flood control

A Freedom of Information request by Friends of the Earth to the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (DEFRA) reveals that “at the t


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Australian company Macquarie’s successful bid for the National Grid’s distribution business has...

Climate Friendly Bradford on Avon:

Columban JPIC:

British Region Director Fr.


All Scottish Councils go to the polls on Thursday 4 May.  You can help make sure the pol

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