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Tam McFarlane  FBU noticeboard competition 2019

In a world dominated by WhatsApp, Twitter and Instagram, it can be too easy to dismiss the importance of a good old fashioned FBU...

Peterloo massacre illustration credit MEPL

David Wibberley  The Peterloo massacre - 200 years on

This year marks the 200th anniversary of a key event for democracy and the trade union movement in Britain – one that was brushed...

Jeff Naylor firefighter died in the line of duty in 1983

Shane Ewen  Remembering a quiet hero

Dr Shane Ewen tells Jeff’s story as a reminder of the sacrifices firefighters make to protect their local communities and his...