Monthly Archives: September 2010

Public Meeting – Arts Centre / Thurs Oct 7th / 7-30pm

Northern Echo Article – Tuesday 28th September 2010 How should Darlington respond to public sector cuts. Should it close its theatre, start a volunteer group to run its swimming pool or privatise its parks? Paul Harman tells why he is … Continue reading

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ETUC Day of Action, Wednesday 29th September 2010

ETUC Day of Action, Wednesday 29th September 2010 Rally at Grey’s Monument, Newcastle from 12:00 – 14.00 https://darlingtonagainstcuts.files.wordpress.com/2010/09/etuc-newcastle.pdf Rally at The Bottle of Notes, Centre Square, Middlesbrough at 17:00 https://darlingtonagainstcuts.files.wordpress.com/2010/09/etuc-middlesbrough.pdf

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Cuts hit everyone, but we must protect elderly

Cuts hit everyone, but we must protect elderly WHEN asked what services the council should keep or cut, most people pause, even stall, for an answer. One woman admits she cannot think of anything she uses that she will miss. … Continue reading

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Latest cuts hit 33 jobs in Darlington . . . but unions fear more will go

Latest cuts hit 33 jobs in Darlington . . . but unions fear more will go Only 33 posts are being made redundant or unfilled in the first round of cuts in Darlington. But union leaders tell reporter Paul Cook they … Continue reading

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58 NHS staff to lose jobs

58 NHS staff to lose jobs HEALTH bosses have announced plans to axe 58 additional administrative posts in the North-East. The job cuts announced by County Durham and Darlington Community Health Services yesterday come on top of the 500 NHS administrative … Continue reading

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Fury as peak-time free travel in Darlington is axed

Fury as peak-time free travel in Darlington is axed Pensioners in Darlington are no longer entitled to use their bus pass early in the morning as a result of cutbacks. Paul Cook speaks to some of those affected. TWO years ago, … Continue reading

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