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Equity YRGB Committee Member Lee on Tour

13 November 2015

Equity Yorkshire Ridings General Branch Committee member Lee Toomes has been touring this autumn in Maxine Peake’s play Beryl – the greatest woman on two wheels.

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Make Sure You’re Registered to Vote NOW!

13 November 2015

Local Authorities have to publish a revised Electoral Register by 1 December 2015. The deadline for making sure that you are registered to vote is Friday 20 November.

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Yorkshire Ridings needs YOU to Vote for YOUR new Committee!

11 October 2015

Equity's Yorkshire Ridings General Branch needs members to find out about the candidates and then vote for the nine members to serrve on the new Branch Committee by Noon on Friday 23 October.

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Miss Representation to be screened in West Yorkshire

11 October 2015

Miss Representation is a film that explores how media misrepresentation of women has led to the under-representation of women in positions of power and influence. Made in the USA, the documentary was written and directed by Jennifer Siebel Newsom.

Yorkshire Ridings General Branch in conjunction with Calderdale Libraries has arranged three screenings which will be the first time this film is being shown in the North of England.

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Call for Regional Casting for major new Channel 4 Drama

22 September 2015

Equity Yorkshire Ridings General Branch has written to The Forge Entertainment requesting Regional Casting of roles in 'The ABC', a major new Channel 4 Drama series to be filmed in Calderdale, West Yorkshire in 2016.

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No to Austerity, Yes to Workers' Rights

10 September 2015

Equity is mobilising members to attend the TUC demonstration taking place at Conservative Party Conference.

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Ask Your Council to Spend 50p for Culture

21 June 2015

Equity Yorkshire Ridings General Branch has published a pack for members and supporters to use to ask their Local Authority to spend 50p per person per week on Arts, Culture and Heritage

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YRGB Committee Member Kat wins Equity competition

28 May 2015

Yorkshire Ridings General Branch Committee Member Kat Rose-Martin won the Live Entertainment Works "selfie" Competition.

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ARC Supports Regional Casting Policy

25 May 2015

A motion calling on Equity to develop its campaigning for Regional Production and Local Casting was overwhelmingly passed at the 2015 Annual Representative Conference.

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Equity Council endorses #castitinyorkshire

27 April 2015

The April 2015 Equity Council Meeting has endorsed the Branch's Cast It In Yorkshire Campaign. This is the text to the Branch's motion to Council.

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