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1 January 2018: Members have sent messages of solidarity to the strikers in Swindon and written to Newsquest management
21 December 2017: Journalists working for Newsquest in Darlington have voted for industrial action. In Swindon this week NUJ members were told they are being made redundant in meetings lasting less than 10 minutes.
19 December 2017: Journalists at the Swindon Advertiser announce strike action on Tuesday 2 and Wednesday 3 January.
15 December 2017: Swindon Advertiser reporters say they are the worst paid on a UK daily.
1 December 2017: Staff told jobs will go and current payments will be cut.
21 November 2017: Since taking over the County Press, Newsquest has called for voluntary redundancies.
16 November 2017: The company's current proposals will have a detrimental impact on the local community and quality journalism.
13 October 2017: The union welcomed the news that the Chronicle is about to relaunched after it closed in August, with the loss of 49 jobs.
6 October 2017: Joint press statement from the Preston and Blackpool chapels regarding proposed job cuts from six commercially poorly performing weekly titles in the North West.
2 October 2017: The union welcomed the two-year grant of £200,000, but said there should be safeguards on quality and independence and the scheme must provide an opportunity for journalists who have recently been made redundant.