Fire-fighters: “We Rescue People, Not Banks!”

Members of the Fire Brigades Union (FBU) staged a protest in Portsmouth earlier today over renewed threats from the government to cut staff and services. Around thirty fire-fighters from across the city were joined by local trade unionists, socialists and numerous passers-by to say that the Coalition’s austerity programme was putting lives at risk. The FBU…

Radical History Day

Portsmouth has a rich history of dissent, rebellion and protest—yet all too often it is hidden from our view. From the battle to keep common land to women campaigning for the vote, from mutinous sailors to the fight against racism, the past struggles of local people are a source of huge inspiration and interest. Portsmouth…