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Cornwall Council democratically deposes undemocratic leader

Around thirty people demonstrated outside County Hall today, on the day councillors were debating a motion of no confidence in the council leader, Alec Robertson. The lively protest, organised by Cornwall Anti-Cuts Alliance and Penwith Anti-Cuts Alliance, had lots of … Continue reading

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Privatisation of services in Cornwall

Cornwall Council is planning to privatise or outsource all of its services to a private company. This is known as ‘shared services’. One of the companies in the frame is BT. A new company will be formed with one person … Continue reading

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Letter to the Cornishman regarding the doctor’s strike

Dear Cornishman, Doctors all over Cornwall are taking industrial action today (Thursday 21 June) in the first national doctors’ strike since 1975. Clearly this is not action that is being taken lightly and we believe it should be given the … Continue reading

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Launch of Summer 2012 Newsletter

  We have launched our all-new, redesigned, four page newsletter for Summer 2012. Campaigners are out right now delivering them through doors in Penzance.   This issue focuses on the fightback against the Tory assault on our living standards, particularly the … Continue reading

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Support the strikes on 10 May

On Thursday 10 May, hospital workers in the Unite union, civil servants in the PCS union and college and university lecturers in the UCU union are going on strike. The dispute is primarily about the Tory-led government’s attack on their … Continue reading

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Stop the Closure of the local Remploy Factory

Penwith Anti-Cuts Alliance are currently campaigning against the government’s proposed closure of the Remploy factory in Longrock near Penzance, Cornwall. Around 400 people signed a petition in two hours on Saturday 7 April despite a rain shower. We will also … Continue reading

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New campaign group launched to defend West Cornwall Hospital

On Monday 31 October, we held a meeting which we opened to all local groups and individuals. That meeting voted to set up a new campaign ‘Hands Off Our Hospital’. We will be inviting everyone that wishes to defend the … Continue reading

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