14 July 2002
Spalding Guardian chapel wins
We've just returned to work having gained huge pay rises for
journalists, not just at our papers, but throughout our group Welland
Valley and at neighbouring Anglia Regional Newspapers and the
Peterborough Evening Telegraph.
For some reason the company seems very shy about broadcasting the fact
and a report in the UKPG last week made it look as if we had spent five
weeks on the pavement for no reason - that couldn't be further from the
It's fair to say that there is still much to be done and we're embarking
on a recruitment campaign at our sister centres in Welland Valley on the
back of our success.
We've been very disappointed with UKPG's coverage of our strike, which,
when an article appears, seems very slanted towards our management!