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Start the new year with the York People’s Assembly

Our next meeting will be as part of the York People’s Assembly. We will be joining people campaigning against the cuts in all fields – from the NHS to low pay – for a bit of food and to begin … Continue reading

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Recent press coverage for the York’s Housing Crisis campaign

Recent press coverage for the York Housing Crisis campaign… Anne Czernik, ‘Caught in York’s housing trap’, Guardian Northern Blog, 5th June 2012 Anne Czernik, ‘York tackles housing crisis which threatens its ‘equal city drive’, Guardian Northern Blog, 5th June 2012 … Continue reading

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Photographs from our Here to Live, Here to Stay: Ukuncut and York’s Great British Street Party – 26th May 2012

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Hugh Bayley accepts York Welfare Campaign’s Housing Benefit petition

Last week York Welfare Campaign handed in a petition of over 500 signatures calling for changes in the boundaries which set Housing Benefit levels in York. York MP Hugh Bayley will now present the petition in Parliament as part of … Continue reading

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Here to Live, Here to Stay: Ukuncut and York’s Great British Street Party

26th May, 11am-3pm, St Helen’s Square York Welfare Campaign and York Stop the Cuts are inviting you to come and ‘Party for the Alternative’. Through fun, games, food and chat for all ages, we will celebrate living in York and … Continue reading

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Here to Live, Here to Stay – call for contributions

York Welfare Campaign are running an event on 26th May ‘Here to Live, Here to Stay’. A ‘Party for the Alternative’ (to link in with UK Uncut national action) to celebrate living in York and to contest changes in Housing … Continue reading

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Sign York Welfare Campaign’s Housing Benefit Peitition

York is facing a housing crisis. In 2010/2011 homelessness in York was up 40% on the previous year. Private Rented Accommodation is expensive and insecure. A recent report by Shelter noted that York is one of very few exceptions in … Continue reading

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