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S24 Campaign members meet The Socialist Labour Campaign Group in parliament

Posted on Nov 27, 2021 in News |

S24 Campaign members meet The Socialist Labour Campaign Group in parliament

The Socialist Labour Campaign group gave the warmest welcome to the S24 Campaign Members at a meeting in Parliament Wednesday 24th November 2021. Terry Renshaw – convicted picket thanked the MPs for their consistent and strong support over the years. ” We really appreciated your help and the steadfast support of our cause in Parliament. […]

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We stand with Orgreave

Posted on Oct 31, 2021 in News |

We stand with Orgreave

We appeal to all our supporters to back the Orgreave Truth and Justice Campaign in their quest for a public inquiry into the police attack on striking coalminers in 1984. Halloween 2021 is the fifth anniversary of the refusal of Tory Home Secretary, Amber Rudd, to set up such an inquiry. It has recently been […]

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NAPO applauds pickets’ success

Posted on Oct 17, 2021 in News |

NAPO applauds pickets’ success

Terry Renshaw wishes to thank Ian Lawrence, General Secretary of the National Association of Probation Officers, for the welcome that he and Campaign Chairperson, Harry Chadwick, received on Thursday 14 October, when Terry was invited to speak at their national conference in Newcastle. Terry had attended two previous NAPO conferences, in Cardiff and in Southport. […]

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Celebration in Shrewsbury

Posted on Oct 17, 2021 in News |

Celebration in Shrewsbury

Shropshire and Telford Trades Council put on a marvellous celebratory event for the Shrewsbury 24 Campaign and pickets on Saturday 2 October. The Trades Council officers Gemma Offland, Ash Silverstone and Brett Davies, together with former secretary Mike Edwards, led local trade unionists with their banners in greeting us at Shrewsbury train station. We marched […]

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Pickets Victory Celebration

Posted on Sep 30, 2021 in News |

Pickets Victory Celebration

On Sunday 26 September the Shrewsbury 24 Campaign, the Shrewsbury pickets and their families were finally able to celebrate the magnificent victory at the Court of Appeal on 23 March 2021 when all the pickets’ convictions were quashed. The celebration, at St David’s Hotel, Ewloe, had been postponed from June, due to Wales’s continuing Covid […]

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Bernard Williams – building worker, trade unionist and Shrewsbury picket, August 2021

Posted on Aug 15, 2021 in News |

Bernard Williams – building worker, trade unionist and Shrewsbury picket,  August 2021

It is with great sadness that we announce the death of another Shrewsbury picket, Bernard Williams, at the age of 75. Bernard stood with his fellow pickets and the Shrewsbury 24 Campaign throughout the long years of campaigning for justice. Bernard was convicted in the third trial at Shrewsbury Crown Court, on 26 February 1974. […]

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Elsa Warren celebrates Campaign’s victory at Court of Appeal

Posted on Jul 5, 2021 in News |

Elsa Warren celebrates Campaign’s victory at Court of Appeal

Elsa Warren, Des Warren’s former wife, gives here reaction to the Shrewsbury 24 Campaign’s Court of Appeal victory in February 2021.

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Des Warren – he never stopped campaigning for justice

Posted on Mar 29, 2021 in News |

Des Warren – he never stopped campaigning for justice

I want to thank the Shrewsbury 24 Campaign for clearing Des’s name. If he were alive today, he would be so pleased that, at last, the truth about the pickets’ convictions can be revealed as the sham that they were. When Des was released from jail on 5th August 1976, he campaigned tirelessly to clear […]

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How the Shrewsbury 24 Were Vindicated

Posted on Mar 28, 2021 in News |

How the Shrewsbury 24 Were Vindicated

This article by Eileen Turnbull, the campaign’s researcher, was originally published in Tribune Magazine.In the 1970s, 24 construction workers were convicted for their role in a successful strike – the story behind their vindication this week reveals the degree to which the state wages war against the working class.Amid all the gloom on Tuesday 23 […]

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Howard Beckett video

Posted on Mar 27, 2021 in News |

Howard Beckett video

Thank you Howard and Unite for all the support that you have given to the Shrewsbury 24 Campaign. This historic victory belongs to the pickets and to all the trade union and labour movement. We never gave up. Shrewsbury 24, a win that speaks for millions & reminds us all that the path of history […]

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