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Daily Echo facing second wave of strikes

December 4, 2010 by

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Hampshire’s main local paper, The Southern Daily Echo, will be hit yet again by more strikes this coming week (Tuesday 7th & Wednesday 8th) as part of a nationwide stoppage against owners Newsquest. National Union of Journalists  (NUJ) members first striked last month in a dispute over pay freezes to ordinary staff (whilst bosses reportedly […]

New to The Blowhole – Local Activist Directory

July 31, 2010 by

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The Dolphin’s Blowhole has put together a Directory of local community& activist groups and projects in Southampton so that people can find them and get involved with them more easily – if we’ve missed any out or it needs updating email us to let us know!  Enjoy, and spread the link to anyone you know […]

The Librarians Strike Back

July 14, 2010 by

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Following the librarians’ strike on the 21st June, which opposed the cuts facing Southampton’s libraries, senior members of the region’s UNISON union branch have met with Southampton City Council to negotiate the cuts. The aim was to oppose the Councils plans for the libraries: 7 librarian posts are to be replaced by volunteers- who may […]

SUSU to stifle the Wessex Scene

July 8, 2010 by

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The Dolphin’s Blowhole has been covering the news from Southampton University Student’s Union (SUSU) since our inception, and so far it has generated a fair few stories regarding some significant cock-ups.  The most recent of these is the controversy around the recent by-election for the post of VP Academic Affairs, which occurred following issues with […]

The Blowhole’s Mission

December 10, 2009 by

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Hello there, and welcome to The Dolphin’s Blowhole, Southampton’s new alternative media platform for residents, students and activists. As you may have noticed, this site was in fact first set up a year ago, with few updates since then.  This was due to myself, as a migratory porpoise, taking a sabbatical from these mild waters […]