Author Archives: Sarah Evans

About Sarah Evans

Community campaigner, working mum, Labour Party activist, chair of Hampshire Labour Representation Committee (LRC) and LRC national committee member.

Protest against cuts to adult social care & the closure of Cherry Orchard

Andover Labour Party activists joined Andover TUC and trade unionists, members of the community and students in Winchester to protest against Hampshire County Council’s cuts to adult social care and the planned closure of Cherry Orchard elderly people’s home, which … Continue reading

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Demonstrate May 16 against closure of Cherry Orchard and all social-care cuts

Visit the Andover TUC website to download the flyer. Demonstrate tomorrow (May 16) against closure of Cherry Orchard and all cuts to social care, says Andover TUC ANDOVER TUC has urged people who oppose the closure of Cherry Orchard elderly … Continue reading

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Andover Labour condemns Tory plans to close elderly care home

Andover Labour Party has condemned Hampshire County Council’s plan to close Cherry Orchard elderly people’s home. “This is a blatant attempt to push through a heartless cost-saving exercise at the expense of vulnerable people and hard-working staff,” said Alan Cotter, … Continue reading

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Unions, students and pensioners unite for anti-cuts meeting

PEOPLE who provide and use public services threatened by government cuts can defend them if they campaign together, say the organisers of an emergency public meeting to be held at Andover Guildhall at 7:30pm on Wednesday March 2. Andover TUC … Continue reading

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Hampshire County Council’s cuts to youth services

Andy Fitchet reports: It was announced last week that Hampshire County Council (HCC) will have a £55m funding gap with the cuts from central government. Because of this HCC are cutting staff numbers by 8 per cent equivalent to 1200 … Continue reading

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Appalled by Hampshire County Council’s shock decision to axe jobs

From the Southampton Daily Echo Andover Labour Party is appalled by Hampshire County Council’s shock decision to slash 1,200 jobs from its workforce. Not only that, they are now threatening to sack 5,000 of the lowest paid workers and re-employ … Continue reading

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Are Andoverians paying to sack Twinings workers?

CAMPAIGNERS TO save Twinings jobs in Andover are demanding to know if British taxpayers’ money will be used to subsidise Twinings’ plan to sack 400 workers and move most production to Poland and China. Andover Trade Union Council has written … Continue reading

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