Strike Ballot at Newsquest North West

Newsquest journalists are proposing a strike, in face of planned redundancies.

Newsquest's redundancy-threatened journalists in the North West will hold a strike ballot next week.

NUJ members passed a unanimous vote to begin the week-long ballot next Tuesday in protest at Newsquest's plans to axe seven jobs in the region.

The company told staff last week that it wants to axe three sub-editors, three reporters and a photographer across the Warrington Guardian, the Sale and Altrincham Messenger, and the Northwich Guardian.

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