CWU North West ‘Women Of Today’ Event – Book Your Place Now!

The CWU Northwest Regional Equality Leads are running an event celebrating Women of Today and we would like to invite you to join us. Lunch will be provided. (Please let us know if you have any special requirements) We have a wonderful array of speakers, including…. Cllr Anna Rothery (Liverpool Lord Mayor), Alison Hughes (Assistant […]

Posted: 27th February 2020

Why Part-Time Members Need To Vote Yes!

The current dispute with Royal Mail Group is the fight of our lives. Once again the company is attempting to tell our part-time members this is ‘nothing to do with you’. The reality could not be more different. The group under more threat than any other in this dispute are our part-time members. To find […]

Posted: 27th February 2020

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) Regional Courses

A major strand of the union’s Mental Health strategy is to run Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) regional courses. The first courses to be held in the North West took place last month in Liverpool. The courses were set up and run by Jay McGovern, Area Health & Safety Officer and the Region’s MHFA Instructor. […]

Posted: 23rd February 2020

Dave Ward, Terry Pullinger, Sally Bridge and Davie Robertson win re-election for another term…

Following the close of nominations today, several of our senior national officers have been re-elected unopposed. The North West Region send their congratulations to the following individuals who have been re-elected to serve the union and its members for another 5 years. Dave Ward General Secretary Dave Ward said: “Our members and representatives make the […]

Posted: 20th February 2020

I am The Union – Campaign Material

The union’s comms team have been busying away putting together lots of new campaign material, graphics and posters for photoshoots. You can view and print these directly from

Posted: 19th February 2020

National Gate Meeting Day + Facebook Live with GS and DGSP

Next week is a big one for the union. In the lead up to the national briefing on 27th on the Postal Dispute we have set two key events and dates. Tuesday 25th February – National Gate Meeting Day Wednesday 26th February 7pm – Facebook Live with GS and DGSP Please note you do not […]

Posted: 17th February 2020

Weaver Vale Constituency Labour Party backing Postal Workers and the Union

At the Weaver Vale Constituency Labour Party meeting held on Friday 14th February 2020, CWU Delegate to the CLP, Cllr Dave Cargill, spoke to the meeting about the current issues affecting the CWU and its members in particular reference to the ongoing dispute with the Royal Mail Group. Weaver Vale CLP is fully supportive and […]

Posted: 16th February 2020

Record Numbers at the 2020 CWU North West Conference

Nearly hundred delegates from 14 North West branches attended the 6th Regional Conference held at the birth place of the TUC – The Mechanics Institute in Manchester. Dave Kennedy, newly elected regional chair, opened the meeting and gave thanks to Karen Kendrick and Carl Webb for organising the day and compiling our Regional strategy. A […]

Posted: 15th February 2020

North West Labour backs our postal members

An emergency motion pledging full support and solidarity for our union’s members in their dispute with Royal Mail has won unanimous support from delegates attending the North West Labour Party Conference, reports CWU regional secretary Carl Webb. “The motion highlighted Royal Mail’s plans to break up the company, threaten the USO and breach the Four […]

Posted: 12th February 2020

CWU Annual Conference 2018 Reports

CWU Annual Conference 2018 The Bournemouth International Conference Centre, is once again the venue for this year’s CWU Annual Conference. At the bottom of this page you will find a link to our coverage of the debates and speeches. This year’s conference is probably one of the toughest in terms of the issue of ‘Re-design’ […]

Posted: 1st August 2018