HOME   ARCHIVE   GALLERY   SHOP   ABOUT US      
 

 
DENNIS SKINNER APPEARS FOR SALFORD RESOURCE CENTRE
 

Star date: 15th April 2018

ECCLES CENTRE TO BENEFIT FROM SKINNER FUNDRAISER

Dennis Skinner and Friends
Friday 20th April from 6:30pm
Moston Miners Community Arts Centre £20

Dennis Skinner, MP and 'Beast of Bolsover', appears for a live Q and A this week at a fundraiser for the Eccles based Salford Unemployed and Community Resource Centre. There's also a showing of his film and live acts. Interestingly, Skinner began his political career as editor of a paper questioning the local council.

Full details here...


Dennis Skinner is the latest icon of the left to show support for the Eccles based Salford Unemployed and Community Resource Centre (SUCRC), which is desperately trying to raise funds to cover huge cuts in its budget.

Following the successful Ken Loach evening at the Moston Miners Centre recently which raised over £6,000, Dennis Skinner appears within the same format – a showing of his film, The Beast of Bolsover, followed by a live Q and A session. Plus speakers and live acts, including comedian Smug Roberts, The Northern Ramblers, From Carbon and Argh Kid. Paula Barker NW Unison and
Salford MP Rebecca Long Bailey are also supporting the event and speaking.

The outspoken MP actually started his political career as a councillor in Clay Cross, and editor of the Clay Cross Clarion, which had four pages... "We asked difficult questions of the council and printed the answers under the headline, The Truth" he recalls in his autobiography. Good job he wasn't doing it in Salford – he'd get no answers!

Meanwhile, Skinner writes that, once an MP, he wasn't frightened of stirring it, famously opposing the Blair and Brown Labour Party Government on certain issues...

"I was prepared to vote against legislation I believed ran contrary to the interests of the working people and the principles of the Labour Party: academy schools, NHS foundation trusts, privatisation, PFI, up to 28 days detention without charge, welfare cuts and every Common Market treaty..." he writes.

Find out Dennis Skinner's views on current Corbyn policy at the Q and A, plus anything else that's vital to know in what should be a night not to be skipped.

"It's so good to have the support of so many good and famous people who come from the working class" says Alec McFadden, SUCRC Manager "All understand just how bad the Tory Government benefit system is."

The Centre represents and helps people who have problems with benefits, sanctions, work issues, homelessness and more...

"The income of our fighting centre has been cut by fifty per cent but we fight on, defending the interests of our vulnerable clients" McFadden adds "The money raised next Friday evening will help ensure that the Centre's vital role continues..."

Dennis Skinner and Friends
Friday 20th April from 6:30pm
Moston Miners Community Arts Centre

35 Teddington Road, Manchester M40 0DJ

Tickets £20 - to book - click here

For further details also see the Facebook event page - click here


Please enter your comment below:
 
 
 
Salford Star CD
Salford Star contact
Deli Lama
advertisement
 
Contact us
phone: 07957 982960
Facebook       Twitter
 
 
Recent comments
article: ARTISTS TAKE UP RESIDENCE IN CONTROVERSIAL URBAN SPLASH SALFORD DEVELOPMENT
What a pretentious pile of nonsense. And no doubt this sponsorship is not only paying for this, but also to keep their own homes e... [more]
article: SALFORD STAR EDITOR NAMED IN NCTJ LIST OF MOST RESPECTED JOURNALISTS IN UK
Ideally the Salford Star would be self funding if it could get enough advertising in. It would be great if it could get out in pri... [more]
article: ARTISTS TAKE UP RESIDENCE IN CONTROVERSIAL URBAN SPLASH SALFORD DEVELOPMENT
I’m no fan but I know for a fact Mr Bloxham doesn’t live in Worsley and does live in one of his own developments - there’s plenty ... [more]
article: ARTISTS TAKE UP RESIDENCE IN CONTROVERSIAL URBAN SPLASH SALFORD DEVELOPMENT
This Mr Bloxham they are talking about. Is he the same one that was persuaded by Hazel Blears to save all the upside down houses n... [more]
article: ARTISTS TAKE UP RESIDENCE IN CONTROVERSIAL URBAN SPLASH SALFORD DEVELOPMENT
Have I missed something? is it April 1st and I have got the wrong calendar out. The story borders sadly on farce what next. ... [more]
 
 
 
 
 
Days
Hours
Minutes
Seconds
 
 
 

Donate

Help the Salford Star...

all donations welcome

 
 

More articles...

ARTISTS TAKE UP RESIDENCE IN CONTROVERSIAL URBAN SPLASH SALFORD DEVELOPMENT

Star date: 15th October 2018

ARTISTS TO CHALLENGE HOUSING POLICIES WHILE LIVING IN LUXURY HOUSE

'You can't even stop your car to take in the breathtaking sterilization of the place...'

Last week, artists moved into a stunning Urban Splash house in the new Springfield Lane development as part of a year-long project called Tenancy in which they will explore 'what it's like to live in a city negotiating rapid change' and 'who is benefitting'.

The Springfield Lane development, being branded as in 'Manchester', has no affordable housing and avoided hundreds of thousands of pounds in planning fees. Can the artist project, actually sponsored by Tom Bloxham and Urban Splash, make a difference?

Full details here...

HUGE INTERNATIONAL FILIA WOMEN’S CONFERENCE COMES TO ECCLES

Star date: 14th October 2018

SALFORD STREET SUPPORT TO TALK AT LARGEST UK WOMEN'S RIGHTS CONFERENCE

FiLia 2018 Conference
Saturday and Sunday 20th and 21st October
The Lighthouse, Eccles

The massive FiLiA international conference is to take place in Eccles next weekend, with women flying in from all over the world, including from Argentina and Palestine.

There's over two dozen sessions covering all feminist-related subjects, and from Salford, Angela Barratt of Salford and Manchester Street Support will be speaking on women and poverty, while Salford University lecturer, Suryia Nayak, will be giving an Introduction To Consciousness Raising.

Full details here...

COUNTESS WHO MURDERED 650 WOMEN ARRIVES AT EAGLE INN SALFORD

Star date: 14th October 2018

HUNGARIAN GOTHIC DRAMA BASED ON TRUE STORY OF MURDER AND VANITY

Countess
Monday 29th October 7pm and Tuesday 30th October 4pm and 7pm
Eagle Inn £10/£8

A truly gothic production of Countess arrives at the Eagle Inn on 29th and 30th October, based on the true story of Hungarian aristocrat, Elizabeth Bathory, who murdered 650 women for the sake of her vanity. This aims to get inside of her mind with a supernatural twist.

Full details here...

SALFORD WINTER WONDERLAND COMMUNITY COSTUME MAKING DAY

Star date: 14th October 2018

WOODY, BUZZ AND CHASE AT BROUGHTON CRICKET CLUB

Creating Carnival
Saturday 20th October 12noon-4pm free
Broughton Cricket and Rugby Club

Next Saturday, 20th October, Toy Story characters Buzz Lightyear and Woody, plus Paw Patrol's Chase and Santa and Mrs Claus will be at Broughton Cricket and Rugby Club as part of a free Salford Winter Wonderland community day, making costumes and props for a massive event and carnival parade happening at the end of November. It's free and everyone is welcome to attend.

Full details here...

GILL’S SALFORD WALK FOR DEMENTIA SET TO RAISE HUNDREDS OF POUNDS

Star date: 13th October 2018

WALK FOR DEMENTIA AND SALFORD SURVIVOR PROJECT

This evening, almost two dozen people set off on a very special sponsored walk around Agecroft Cemetery to raise money for the Pendleton Court Dementia Ward and the Salford Survivor Project which helps those subjected to domestic violence and abuse.

The walk was in memory of Niki Campbell, who was murdered by her ex-boyfriend last year, and her mum, Jayne, joined the event which is set to raise hundreds of pounds for the excellent causes.

Full details here...

 



written and produced by Salfordians for Salfordians
with attitude and love xxx