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17 October 2016: Politicians, chapels and branches pledge donations and support to the strikers.
17 October 2016: Journalists in south London are now on a 10-day strike against plans which will result in 12 reporters covering news, sport and leisure across 11 newspapers and eight websites.
13 October 2016: The union has delivered a company-wide wage and benefits claim for journalists which would be worth more than £1,500 or 7.6 per cent to a reporter on a £20,000 salary.
13 October 2016: Despite the freezing cold temperature, pickets were out in force in Sutton this morning.
12 October 2016: As Newsquest south London staffers begin strike action today, Thursday 13 October, the union continues to shine a light on the barbarous work practices and conditions journalists suffer at the company.
6 October 2016: NUJ chapel left with no other option than to strike because of Newsquest's appalling plan to destroy livelihoods, local newspaper titles and websites.
4 October 2016: The 14-day strike has been postponed as management agreed to talks with ACAS, the arbitration service.
29 September 2016: Journalists working on newspapers owned by Newsquest in south London have voted to hold a 14-day strike starting next Thursday in response to company plans to put nearly all the newsroom staff at risk of redundancy.
28 September 2016: Last year, staff at Newsquest south were forced to strike for 10 days because Newsquest's vicious cuts. Journalists are now taking action again as further job losses will create excessive workloads and harm democracy in the capital.
28 September 2016: Newsquest management has brushed off concerns from MPs and Assembly members about the situation at their newspapers in south London.