North Staffordshire

Covering Stoke-on-Trent, Newcastle-under-Lyme and the Staffordshire Moorlands

Meets on the first Thursday of each month at 7pm - come and join us!
The CND Peace Centre
Burslem School of Art
Queen Street
Burslem
Stoke-on-Trent
ST6 3EJ

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Email: northstaffs.peoplesassembly@yahoo.co.uk
Telephone: 07778 913528
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Make some noise about food poverty!


Action for Rail Stoke & Stafford

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Campaigners from across the Party-political divide campaigning together outside Stoke on Trent railway station calling for lower fares and the renationalisation of the Railways on Monday January 5th. (Photo Credit: Kevin Deegan)


 

Following a successful day last August, local campaigners from the North Staffordshire People's Assembly, North Staffordshire Green Party and Newcastle under Lyme Labour Party once again took up the fight for lower rail fares and an integrated, nationally-owned rail service run for the benefit of all...

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Victory for NHS campaigners in Staffordshire

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Campaigners in North Staffordshire are celebrating a substantial victory in their campaign to stop the privatization of Cancer Care and End of Life services in the region.

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UHNS Occupied!

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An early start

 

5am on October 3rd 2014 saw a group of protesters from the Support Stafford Hospital group travel to University Hospital North Staffs to stage an "occupy" type protest at plans to move further services away from Stafford Hospital.

They were joined on the day by several members of the North Staffordshire People's Assembly Against Austerity who wanted to help them highlight the effect of these "reforms" on health services to local people.

 

 

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Transport for the TUC National Demo 18th October

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Anyone who is interested in coach travel to the national "Britain Needs a Payrise" demo in London on the 18th October should get in touch as soon as possible.

 

North Staffs People's Assembly is working with Unite Community Branch and North Staffs Trades Council to co-ordinate coach places with local Union branches...

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More Details of North Staffordshire Rally


Speakers Announced for Launch Rally

We are now able to announce some of the speakers etc at our Launch Rally on April 29th:

James Meadway, Senior Economist at the New Economics Foundation. He is an expert on why austerity makes no economic sense and what the alternatives are, and is a really engaging and brilliant speaker.

Anita de Klerk of the People's Flotilla Against Austerity

Simon Harris of Stoke-on-Trent Citizen's Advice Bureau

Also appearing will be Stephen Morrison-Burke, last years Birmingham Poet laureate - he does amazing spoken word performances and will perform a few poems that are relevant to what the PA is about and the impacts of austerity.

Chair: Jason Hill, President of North Staffordshire Trades Union Council.

Other speakers will be announced in the next few days.

We are now able to announce some of the speakers etc at our Launch Rally on April 29th:

James Meadway, Senior Economist at the New Economics Foundation.  He is an expert on why austerity makes no economic sense and what the alternatives are, and is a really engaging and brilliant speaker.

Anita de Klerk of the People's Flotilla Against Austerity

Simon Harris of Stoke-on-Trent Citizen's Advice Bureau

Also appearing will be Stephen Morrison-Burke, last years Birmingham Poet laureate - he does amazing spoken word performances and will perform a few poems that are relevant to what the PA is about and the impacts of austerity.

Chair: Jason Hill, President of North Staffordshire Trades Union Council.

Other speakers will be announced in the next few days.

End the Bedroom Tax - NOW!

A national day of action has been called on the 5th April to mark the anniversary of the implementation of the Bedroom Tax.
Protests have been called up and down the country to call on the government to follow Scotland's lead and scrap the bedroom tax.
Join North Staffs Against the Cuts in Hanley Town Centre from 11am.  Meet at the Stanley Matthews statue, Upper Market Square.
Bring banners, posters, friends and family!

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