Get Help With School Uniform Costs

UNISON’s charity There for You is pleased to be able to offer grants to help members with the cost of buying school uniforms.

Online training for social work members

UNISON’s Learning and Organising Service has compiled the attached list of free online learning to support social worker members with their skills development, mental health and wellbeing.


Huge rise in membership, and a TV advert too!

More than 90,000 people have joined UNISON across the UK this year up to the end of May. Our branch has seen an amazing 648 new members this year so far.

Winning for our members – £9,500 for minibus driver

UNISON has secured a compensation payment of £9,500 for a member who was injured at work, bringing the total recovered this year for our branch members to over £30,000.

Happy retirement, George

Yesterday (30 April) we said farewell to George Webb, one of our Service Conditions Officers as he retired.

Council workers pause to remember

Council workers across North Yorkshire paused for a minute silence yesterday, 28 April 2020, on International Workers’ Memorial Day, to remember workers who have lost their lives at work.

UNISON Postpones Annual Conference

The union’s annual delegate conference won’t now happen in June as UNISON members and activists are on the frontline of the COVID-19 crisis

Here for you – what we are doing

These are exceptional times, we have taken steps to ensure we will be here for our members throughout the Coronavirus emergency.

Branch Meetings Cancelled

In line with national advice from UNISON, all branch meetings are cancelled until 31 May 2020.

Your new Branch Committee for 2020/21

Following the final AGM, which was held in Harrogate on 26 February, your new branch committee for 2020/21 has been confirmed.