Archives For christmas

Birmingham Central Mosque, free hot meals for the homeless over the festive period. Christmas Eve, Birmingham.  © Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Birmingham Central Mosque, free hot meals for the homeless over the festive period. Christmas Eve, Birmingham.
© Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Birmingham Central Mosque, free hot meals for the homeless over the festive period. Christmas Eve, Birmingham.  © Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Birmingham Central Mosque, free hot meals for the homeless over the festive period. Christmas Eve, Birmingham.
© Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Birmingham Central Mosque, free hot meals for the homeless over the festive period. Christmas Eve, Birmingham.  © Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Birmingham Central Mosque, free hot meals for the homeless over the festive period. Christmas Eve, Birmingham.
© Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Birmingham Central Mosque, free hot meals for the homeless over the festive period. Christmas Eve, Birmingham.  © Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Birmingham Central Mosque, free hot meals for the homeless over the festive period. Christmas Eve, Birmingham.
© Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Local volunteers talk with the homeless. Birmingham Central Mosque, free hot meals for the homeless over the festive period. Christmas Eve, Birmingham.  © Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Local volunteers talk with the homeless. Birmingham Central Mosque, free hot meals for the homeless over the festive period. Christmas Eve, Birmingham.
© Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Birmingham Central Mosque, free hot meals for the homeless over the festive period. Christmas Eve, Birmingham.  © Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Birmingham Central Mosque, free hot meals for the homeless over the festive period. Christmas Eve, Birmingham.
© Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Birmingham Central Mosque, free hot meals for the homeless over the festive period. Christmas Eve, Birmingham.  © Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Birmingham Central Mosque, free hot meals for the homeless over the festive period. Christmas Eve, Birmingham.
© Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Birmingham Central Mosque, free hot meals for the homeless over the festive period. Christmas Eve, Birmingham.  © Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Birmingham Central Mosque, free hot meals for the homeless over the festive period. Christmas Eve, Birmingham.
© Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

California USA: Immigrants and immigrant rights activists celebrate the Christmas Las Posadas or festival of acceptance at a Presbyterian church, in a candlelight vigil and teatro play acting out  the journey of an immigrant family seeking sanctuary from deportation. Oakland. © David Bacon/reportdigital.co.uk

California USA: Immigrants and immigrant rights activists celebrate the Christmas Las Posadas or festival of acceptance at a Presbyterian church, in a candlelight vigil and teatro play acting out the journey of an immigrant family seeking sanctuary from deportation. Oakland.
© David Bacon/reportdigital.co.uk

California USA: Immigrants and immigrant rights activists celebrate the Christmas Las Posadas or festival of acceptance at a Presbyterian church, in a candlelight vigil and teatro play acting out  the journey of an immigrant family seeking sanctuary from deportation. Oakland. © David Bacon/reportdigital.co.uk

California USA: Immigrants and immigrant rights activists celebrate the Christmas Las Posadas or festival of acceptance at a Presbyterian church, in a candlelight vigil and teatro play acting out the journey of an immigrant family seeking sanctuary from deportation. Oakland.
© David Bacon/reportdigital.co.uk

Words of encouragement for Arthur Scargill as he drinks a cup of tea in a cafe after his appearance in court at Rotherham on charges of obstruction © Ray Rising/reportdigital.co.uk

Words of encouragement for Arthur Scargill as he drinks a cup of tea in a cafe after his appearance in court at Rotherham on charges of obstruction
© Ray Rising/reportdigital.co.uk

Children enjoying a Christmas party at Frickley colliery welfare with food donated from supporters, South Elmsall, Yorkshire. © John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

Children enjoying a Christmas party at Frickley colliery welfare with food donated from supporters, South Elmsall, Yorkshire.
© John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

Children enjoying a Christmas party at Frickley colliery welfare with food donated from supporters, South Elmsall, Yorkshire. © John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

Children enjoying a Christmas party at Frickley colliery welfare with food donated from supporters, South Elmsall, Yorkshire.
© John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

A miner signing up for picket duty, Armthorpe miners welfare, Doncaster © John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

A miner signing up for picket duty, Armthorpe miners welfare, Doncaster
© John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Scabs walking into Manvers Main colliery, Yorkshire © John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

Scabs walking into Manvers Main colliery, Yorkshire
© John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

Scabs being brought into a colliery in Yorkshire © John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

Scabs being brought into a colliery in Yorkshire
© John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

Miners' Strike, striking miners riddling for coal on an old colliery tip. The tip is being landscaped by the local council and the earth moving equipment helps uncover the coal.  © John Sturrock (reportdigital.co.uk)

Miners’ Strike, striking miners riddling for coal on an old colliery tip. The tip is being landscaped by the local council and the earth moving equipment helps uncover the coal.
© John Sturrock (reportdigital.co.uk)

Riddling coal - picking coal from the waste of the closed and derelict Elsecar Main colliery, South Yorkshire © John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Riddling coal – picking coal from the waste of the closed and derelict Elsecar Main colliery, South Yorkshire
© John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Strikers collecting logs from a makeshift sawmill at Armthorpe, Doncaster, South Yorkshire © John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Strikers collecting logs from a makeshift sawmill at Armthorpe, Doncaster, South Yorkshire
© John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

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Nurses join miners on a Christmas picket line, Rossington Colliery, Doncaster, Yorkshire © John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

 

They shall not starve, Hemsworth kitchen, women with meals for striking miners, nr Pontefract © John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

They shall not starve, Hemsworth kitchen, women with meals for striking miners, nr Pontefract
© John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

Manchester USDAW Kelloggs workers hand over £200 and breakfast cereals to striking miners kitchen, Pontefract, Yorkshire © John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

Manchester USDAW Kelloggs workers hand over £200 and breakfast cereals to striking miners kitchen, Pontefract, Yorkshire
© John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

Stand-up comedian Alexei Sayle performing in a benefit gig for single miners at Christmas. Armthorpe Miners Welfare,  miners strike Armthorpe, Doncaster, South Yorkshire © John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Stand-up comedian Alexei Sayle performing in a benefit gig for single miners at Christmas. Armthorpe Miners Welfare, miners strike Armthorpe, Doncaster, South Yorkshire
© John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Party organised by trade union members of the London print branches of SOGAT for the children of striking miners from the Betteshanger & Tilmanstone collieries in Kent as Christmas approached, nine months after the start of the national miners' strike. © Stefano Cagnoni/Report Archive/reportdigital.co.uk

Party organised by trade union members of the London print branches of SOGAT for the children of striking miners from the Betteshanger & Tilmanstone collieries in Kent as Christmas approached, nine months after the start of the national miners’ strike.
© Stefano Cagnoni/Report Archive/reportdigital.co.uk

Food parcels for single men, Including Christmas chickens, been distributed from Rossington miners welfare, Doncaster. © John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Food parcels for single men, Including Christmas chickens, been distributed from Rossington miners welfare, Doncaster.
© John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Bagging up coal for striking miners. Rossington miners welfare, Doncaster. © John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Bagging up coal for striking miners. Rossington miners welfare, Doncaster.
© John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Food parcels for single men, Including Christmas chickens, been distributed from Rossington miners welfare, Doncaster. © John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Food parcels for single men, Including Christmas chickens, been distributed from Rossington miners welfare, Doncaster.
© John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Santa claus giving out presents at a Christmas party for miners children, Frickley, South Yorkshire © Ray Rising/reportdigital.co.uk

Santa claus giving out presents at a Christmas party for miners children, Frickley, South Yorkshire
© Ray Rising/reportdigital.co.uk

Miners' Strike: Preparing a Christmas dinner at Cadeby Miners Welfare, Yorkshire.   © John Sturrock (reportdigital.co.uk)

Preparing a Christmas dinner at Denaby & Cadeby Miners’ Welfare, Yorkshire. © John Sturrock reportdigital.co.uk

 

 

Picket Line at Christmas with tree, Denby Grange colliery © NLAC/reportdigital.co.uk

Picket Line at Christmas with tree, Denby Grange colliery
© NLAC/reportdigital.co.uk

Striking Teachers Send Santa Message to Academy Sponsor Ark

Striking teachers from Copeland School of Wembley in North London dress in Santa suits and protest against the school being forcibly turned into an academy. Copeland faced being turned into an academy by charity Ark. Ark is run by the Conservative party national treasurer Stanley Fink. The protest was held outside the Ark Brent Academy. Brent Academy was the site of the longest campaign against an academy school between 2004 and 2008. The soundbite is from ATL Secretary Hank Roberts. He led the campaign in Brent against the Ark Academy.
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London Cyclists Protest Road Deaths

Several thousand cyclists perform a mass die in outside Transport For London offices in Southwark. The protest was to raise issue with the recent spate of cyclist deaths and to call for better and safer cycle paths in the capital.

Occupy Thatcher Constituency Office

Squating activists occupy the front entrance to the Conservative Constituency Office in Finchely of former leader Margaret Thatcher. The office is now run by Mike Freer. He is one of the architects of the act that criminalised squatting. The Occupy protestors called for Mr Freer to hug the homeless and spend a night sleeping on the streets.
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Page Hall Roma Community

Daylight scenes from the Page Hall community in Sheffield where English and Asian residents claim tensions with the Roma community are at breaking point. The footage shows two Asian lads verbally abuse a young Roma boy playing football in the street. Some residents have set up evening patrols to gather evidence on Roma people and report back to the police. The most common complaint by residents is children playing football in the streets. The area is currently under a 9pm curfew and children under 18 are moved on by the police.

Page Hall Residents Patrol

The Page Hall English and Asian residents patrol in Sheffield walk the streets at night to gather evidence of anti social behaviour. Some residents claim tensions with the Roma community are at breaking point. The most common complaint by residents is children playing football in the streets. The area is currently under a 9pm curfew and children under 18 are moved on