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Patrick Harvey

Posted: 10th May 2021

Patrick Harvey known to all his work colleges and friends as Paddy passed away on Friday the 30th of April after a short illness,

Paddy was a Union man all his working life and even in retirement carried on as a Representative for the GMB fighting many cases for his union colleagues. Everyone who knew…

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Chesterfield May Day 2021

Posted: 3rd May 2021

Even though it was a rainy day GMB turned out to support Chesterfield TUC 2021 May Day March. The GMB C40 branch banner out for the first time since the Covid -19 lockdown,

This was a limited March due to the restrictions a lot shorter route and finishing in Queens park at the bandstand. Our…

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Chesterfield May Day 2021 Event

Posted: 28th April 2021

May Day March and Protest Rally goes ahead

The famous Chesterfield May Day Parade will take place this year but with present restrictions there will be no Gala.  Chesterfield usually hosts the most prestigious May Day Gala in the country and has been held every year since May Day became a Bank holiday in…

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MAY DAY 2021 Urgent call 3rd May

Posted: 27th April 2021

May Day 2021 is going ahead it will be a limited march but we need to show solidarity and get out there in numbers, Due to unforeseen circumstances the Banner bearers Patrick  Harvey and Bob Gachagon are unavailable so we need 2 volunteers to carry our banner,

Also because of the regulations the march is…

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Derbyshire Unemployed Workers Centre

Posted: 8th February 2021

Derbyshire Unemployed Workers Centre has updated their website to make it smart phone friendly to get people the help they need with their benefits.

also on the website the contact details and times they can be contacted through out this pandemic.

DERBYSHIRE UNEMPLOYED WORKERS’ CENTRES                 

Although we are closed for face to face…

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Shay Boyle Activist Gazebo Outings

Posted: 4th July 2018

Shay Boyle Activist report from Hasland Gala 2018 We booked into Hasland Gala at the last minute yesterday and had a good day. We suspended Tombola for Tinnitus because Jackie Ridgway, new chair of NorthEast Derbyshire District Council wanted to do some charith fundraising. I agreed she could share our gazebo. Toby Perkins and his…

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