Further strike dates have been announced by refuse workers in Doncaster. They had already planned individual strikes on 28th September and 1st October, but from 2nd October a continues strike will begin.
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The fire brigade union had stated their intention to hold a ballot on strike action - but this has now been suspended.
The union hope to reach a compromise with the fire authority on some measures being made to cut costs, which include closing down some stations and replacing fire engines with smaller appliances.
University and College Union members at Chesterfield college are striking over proposals for a two year pay freeze. It follows a recent vote to strike over proposals for 150 staff paid by the hour to receive a 20% pay cut.
Rail passengers face disruption as train drivers around Sheffield go on strike for the third time this month. Members of the ASLEF union at East Midlands trains are walking out in a row over pensions.
Drivers for East Midlands Trains are taking part in a strike today over plans by the company to reduce contributions into its pension schemes. The company runs Sheffield to London services and one of two hourly expresses between Sheffield and Manchester.
The company has pledged to run a skeleton service.
NUT members at the school were on strike today and it was closed to all students
Swinton Community School is closed as staff go on strike over the redundanies. Lisa Adlam reports.
Teaching staff in Halifax say it is a tragedy that Calderdale Council is planning to make redundancies. 21 workers at the Heath Training Centre, which supports teachers, are facing losing their jobs because of government cuts.
Teaching staff in Halifax have gone on strike over the threat of redundancies. The Heath Training Centre provides on the job training to help teachers in Calderdale develop their teaching skills. 21 staff there are facing losing their jobs because of budget cuts at Calderdale Council.