Peterborough Women’s Festival 2017 – Women and Education

Following the very successful event last year a programme of events is being put together for 2017.

More news will be added here soon and do follow the Facebook page (link below).

https://www.facebook.com/events/1069061819849322/

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Big Political Quiz of the Year – Friday 20 January 2017 19:30 til late

Banish those post-Christmas blues with PTUC as we look
to unpick the political chaos that was unleashed
during 2016 in our

Peterborough Post Office Club
Bourges Boulevard, Peterborough PE1 2AU

Prizes to be won (including cash)

Plus, present swap: swap your unwanted Christmas presents

£5 per team entrance fee (max team of 5)

Non-union members are welcome too

For more info and to register your team please contact: peterboroughtuc@gmail.com (or just turn up on the night)

Twitter: @peterboroughTUC
Facebook: Peterborough Trades Union Council
Website: ptuc.co.uk

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I Daniel Blake – 19:30, Thurs 5 January 2017 (John Clare Theatre)

Peterborough Arts Cinema are screening Ken Loach’s latest. A fine film highlighting the perils of benefit Britain. A collection will be held to support Peterborough Soup Kitchen.

We urge all our delegate and friends to support and attend this event.

http://www.peterboroughartscinema.co.uk/

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Action For Rail Leafleting – Peterborough Station – Tues 3 Jan 2017

Peterborough Trades Union Council will be supporting the Action for Rail day on 3 January. Ticket prices are rising again. We are calling for a publicly owned railway with affordable fares to end this #RailRipOff.

http://actionforrail.org/day-of-action-on-3rd-january-2017-help-us-end-railripoff/

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Norwich Pride 2016

For the very first time this I attended Norwich Pride. In fact it was the very first time that I had attended any Pride event.

Norwich was easy to get to with regular and relatively cheap journeys from Peterborough. On arrival at Norwich I was pleased to see large crowds arriving. I must say I hadn’t realised that this was the combined effect of a Norwich City home friendly.

However, once further into the City it was easy to see that Pride was gathering its own large crowd.

The event started at the Forum with a market stall arrangement and then a march headed off through the City and ending...

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Anne Frank Trust – Take a Stand

Anne Frank Trust – Take a Stand
PTUC will be working with the Anne Frank Trust for the last two weeks of September displaying ‘Take A Stand’ exhibition boards in St John The Baptist Church (Cathedral Square). The boards display information about Anne Frank, Ghandi, Martin Luther King, Rosa Parks. The Anne Frank Trust are keen we build community events around this such as meetings, etc.

If you have ideas or are keen to work with us please get in touch.

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Burston Strike School March and Rally – 4 September 2016

The Annual Burston Strike School Rally is just days away now. This has been held since 1984 and celebrates the longest strike in British History. PTUC will be sending a delegation as usual and if you wish to join us please get in touch.

Jeremy Corbyn will be speaking at the event and there will be poetry from Atilla the Stockbroker. More info on the event here: https://burstonstrikeschool.wordpress.com/

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Dare Devil Rides to Jarama – 19 Oct 2016

Townsend Productions Dare Devil Rides to Jarama
A performance of this play commissioned by the International Brigades Memorial Trust and based around two British men fighting at the battle of Jarama in the Spanish Civil War (1936 / 7) is going to be held in Peterborough. More about the story here: http://www.townsendproductions.org.uk/home

The performance will start at 7.30pm on Wednesday 19 October at St John the Baptist Church, Chruch Street (Cathedral Square), Peterborough. Tickets cost £10 / £8 (Conc.) and can be obtained by email via peterboroughtuc@gmail.com...

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Cleaners win living wage after longest strike in City of London

Some good news for these workers… but their fight goes on.

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Follow this link for;

Top Shop Cleaners Petition Site

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Momentum Meeting – What next for Labour?- Weds 27 July 2016

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