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Support Orgreave Truth and Justice Campaign’s live-streamed virtual rally

Posted on Jun 16, 2020 in News |

Support Orgreave Truth and Justice Campaign’s live-streamed virtual rally

The Orgreave Truth and Justice Campaign’s annual rally is to streamed live on their Facebook page at 1pm, Saturday 20th June. (Read more here.) We have supported them from day one and attended their march and rally each year in South Yorkshire. The pandemic has prevented us all from getting together in 2020 but this […]

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Morning Star Article

Posted on Jun 4, 2020 in News |

Morning Star Article

Terry Renshaw has written a piece for today’s Morning Star, “More Shrewsbury pickets’ cases referred to the Court of Appeal”. You can read it online here.

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CCRC refers more Shrewsbury pickets to the Court of Appeal

Posted on May 26, 2020 in News |

Following four new applications from the Shrewsbury 24 Campaign we are pleased to announce that the Criminal Cases Review Commission has now referred their convictions to the Court of Appeal. Supporters will remember that on 4 March 2020 the CCRC finally referred the convictions of eight pickets and invited applications from any others. From the […]

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Thank you to all our supporters

Posted on Mar 9, 2020 in News |

Thank you to all our supporters

Since posting the news that the CCRC have referred the pickets’ convictions to the Court of Appeal we have been overwhelmed with messages of support and congratulations from our trade union, trades council and CLP affiliates. The Shrewsbury 24 Campaign want to pay tribute to the eight pickets who have consistently pursued this case through […]

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Bindman’s Press Release

Posted on Mar 7, 2020 in News |

Bindman’s Press Release

This article was originally published on Bindmans’ website on 6/3/2020. Case Update: Shrewsbury 24 pickets case referred to the Court of Appeal CCRC refer convictions of the Shrewsbury 24 pickets to the Court of Appeal On 4 March 2020, the Criminal Cases Review Commission referred the convictions of eight of the Shrewsbury 24 to the […]

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Shrewsbury Pickets Win At CCRC

Posted on Mar 4, 2020 in News |

Shrewsbury Pickets Win At CCRC

Shrewsbury Pickets Win At CCRC The Criminal Cases Review Commission has today finally agreed to refer the convictions of the Shrewsbury pickets to the Court of Appeal. Eight of the North Wales building workers who were jailed or received suspended prison sentences in 1973-74, will now get the chance to show that they suffered a […]

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Shrewsbury 24 succeeds in judicial review against Criminal Cases Review Commission

Posted on May 1, 2019 in News |

Shrewsbury 24 succeeds in judicial review against Criminal Cases Review Commission

On International Workers’ Day we are delighted to inform all our supporters that we have won a crucial victory in our long struggle to overturn the convictions of the Shrewsbury 24. Yesterday, 30th April 2019, halfway through the Judicial Review hearing in the Birmingham Administrative Court, the Criminal Cases Review Commission agreed to withdraw its […]

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Court gives green light for pickets to challenge CCRC

Posted on Dec 3, 2018 in News |

Court gives green light for pickets to challenge CCRC

On Friday 9th November 2018 the Shrewsbury pickets won an important victory in their long struggle to overturn their convictions. In the Administrative Court in Birmingham, Mr Justice Jay gave permission for the pickets’ application for judicial review to proceed to a full hearing. The CCRC opposed our application for Judicial Review and a single […]

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Campaign launches Judicial Review on behalf of the Shrewsbury pickets

Posted on Feb 5, 2018 in News |

Campaign launches Judicial Review on behalf of the Shrewsbury pickets

The Shrewsbury 24 Campaign made an application to the Criminal Cases Review Commission (CCRC) on behalf of the pickets on 3 April 2012. After sending several additional lengthy submissions to the CCRC over the past 5 years we have now received their Final Statement of Reasons.  We were extremely disappointed to be informed by the […]

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KEN O’SHEA   R.I.P.

Posted on Dec 27, 2017 in News |

KEN O’SHEA   R.I.P.

KEN O’SHEA   R.I.P. 28 March 1929 – 26 December 2017 It is with great sadness that the Shrewsbury 24 Campaign has to announce the death of the eldest surviving picket, Kenneth Desmond Francis O’Shea on Boxing Day. He was 88. Ken stood trial twice in 1973 for picketing during the national building workers’ strike in […]

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