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Nerve Love, Hope & Resistance Calendar 2015 - June

Pride!

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1 1919: 1600 Liverpool police officers stadium vote to strike for union recognition 2 2006: Peoples’ Centre opens on Mount Pleasant 3 1979: Formation of Liverpool Black Organisation (LBO) 4 1981: Radical Labour councillor Margaret Simey sets out plan for police accountability 5 1919: Charles Wootton, 24-year-old black Liverpudlian, chased by white crowd and drowned in Queens Dock 6 7 1997: Last event at the Irish Centre on Mount Pleasant
8 1848: Liverpool's Mayor calls for larger military presence because of civil unrest 9 1972: First international strike begins in Liverpool and Italy against Dunlop-Pirelli 10 1881: Irish republicans attempt to blow up Town Hall 11 2001: Refugees go on hunger strike over appalling conditions in Landmark flats 12 1957: First meeting of Merseyside Hydrogen Bomb Protest Group 13 2001: Merseyside Against Detention formed to protest against jailing of asylum-seekers 14 1911: Second day of seamens’ strike (led by Tom Mann)
15 16 1997: Rooftop protest to protect Irish Centre on Mount Pleasant 17 1840: John Finch founds Socialist Hall in Lord Nelson Street 18 1977: Memorial stone laid to Robert Tressell in Walton cemetery 19 1890: Women bookfolders and stitchers win reduction of working day to ten hours 20 1937: Basque refugee children (from Spanish civil war) welcomed in Liverpool and Birkenhead 21 1992: Communities of Resistance conference marks 500 years of conquest since Columbus
22 23 1913: 2,000 farm workers from Speke to Scarisbrick strike for better conditions 24 1996: James Larkin Republican Flute Band formed 25 1971: 100 women and children blockade Prescot Road after 4-month safety campaign 1979 Third day of first week-long Liverpool Gay Pride celebrations 26 27 1904: The 'Secret in the Stone' laid in the Anglican Cathedral foundations by Fred Bower and Jim Larkin 28
29 1872: Two-day train strike secures pay increase 30 Also in this month... 1948: State of emergency declared as dockers strike when refused protective clothing against chemicals (28th)
1984: City Council defies government and sets an 'illegal budget' to maintain services. 47 councillors later surcharged (23rd)
1984: Cammell Lairds workers occupy gas rig to prevent the yard's closure (27th)
1999: Garden Festival Campaign formed to preserve river frontage from more luxury housing (23rd)
1997: Rooftop protest to protect Irish Centre on Mount Pleasant (16th) 1984: Cammell Lairds workers occupy gas rig to prevent the yard's closure (27th)

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