Wigan Diggers 2019

The 9th Wigan Diggers’ Festival will take place on Saturday 7th September 2019 in The Wiend area, Wigan. This is a FREE Annual Open Air Festival which celebrates, via the medium of music and song, poetry, film and a range of other activities, the life and ideas of Wigan born and bred Gerrard Winstanley (1609-1676) and […]

Blackpool Lights Trip 2019

Bolton UNISON will once again be making its annual coach trip to enjoy the Illuminations but setting out a little earlier this year to give people more time in Blackpool. Date: Saturday 14th September 2019 Time: Coach LEAVES at 10 am from Morrison’s Car Park, Blackhorse Street, Bolton Town Centre Itinerary: Once we get to […]

Trans Pennine Ale Trail 2019

Join us for our annual Trans-Pennine Railway Pub Crawl! Using the hourly stopping train service between Dewsbury and Stalybridge it’s possible to do what is perhaps a unique pub crawl visiting at least 7 pubs and enjoying a different pint in each, from independent and small breweries, all without leaving the station or at most […]

UNISON Training – Responsible Investment & the LGPS

Can we solve climate change through our pension funds? UNISON is running a pilot course with ShareAction for members and activists interested in how their pension system works, how and what it invests in; how it is responding to issues like climate change, labour rights, and equal pay in the companies it invests in. This […]

Durham Miners’ Gala 2019

UNISON Bolton is organising our annual trip to the Durham Miners’ Gala on Saturday 13th July 2019 The coach leaving Bolton will collect at 6.30am (Moses Gate) and 7am (Morrison’s Car Park Blackhorse St) and will take us to Durham for the start of the ceremony. We will be collected from Durham at 5pm and […]

2019 Easter Egg Collection

Bolton Urban Outreach is an innovative charity which is well respected locally. They support children and families in the community, in whatever difficulties they present.So this year we reached out to our members and asked if they could help us to support this fantastic charity and the good work they do. We asked our stewards […]

Battling For Bolton Spring 2019

The latest issue of Battling For Bolton (Spring 2019 issue) has been published – check it out.

Local Service Champions

A huge network of people work together to keep our local communities going. Yet very few of us probably recognise the vital local services that we come into contact with everyday.

Bridge The Gap

Millwall football club pay men 80% more than women. While female staff at Ryanair take home 72% less than their male colleagues. And in the UK, on average, men earn 18% more than women*. This is the gender pay gap – the difference between men and women’s average earnings. Find out more about what it […]

Bolton Cares Workers Campaign

Julie Tudor, UNISON Convenor at Bolton Cares, and the branch have been actively campaigning to support our members employed by Bolton Cares, a company wholly owned by Bolton Council, set up to look after some of the most vulnerable residents in the town.