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Award-winning Newsquest title has six staff cut, including "backbone of the paper"

19 November 2015: Six jobs are to go on the Lancashire Telegraph as company's relentless sackings continue.

From picket line to podium

26 June 2014: Tim Dawson, NUJ vice-president, describes a morning on the picket line with Newsquest strikers in Blackburn and an fternoon speaking at the Revival of Local Journalism Conference in Salford

Newsquest strikers come out in force in North West and London

25 June 2014: Huge support for strikers protesting against the transfer of editorial production to Wales, the loss of jobs and closure of newspaper offices.

MPs support their local papers as NUJ goes on strike

25 June 2014: Lancashire papers must be produced in Lancashire, they said.

Strike day announced for Newsquest titles next week

18 June 2014: NUJ members at newspapers in the North West and London will be taking action on Wednesday 25 June.

Vote for strike by Newsquest papers in the North West

9 June 2014: Action called for as newspaper group plans to move editorial production to Newport, Wales.

Newsquest NUJ newspaper chapels unite to ballot for strike action

21 May 2014: The NUJ has notified Newsquest of co-ordinated ballots for strike action in response to redundancy threats, pay freezes and plans to transfer staff and work away from local communities. The ballots will start next week and will cover five NUJ Newsquest chapels.

Thirty jobs to go in North West newspapers as production moved to Wales

1 May 2014: Thirty jobs are to be lost at Newsquest titles in the North West, including the Warrington Guardian, Lancashire Telegraph and Bolton News, as production is moved to Newport, Wales.

Police undertake not to issue their own press passes again

20 April 2011: NUJ intervention has brought an undertaking that the Lancashire Constabulary will not be issuing their own press passes again.

NUJ protests police treatment of journalists at EDL protest

5 April 2011: The NUJ has protested to Lancashire Constabulary about its treatment of journalists covering the EDL protest in Blackburn on Saturday 2 April.

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