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Where Have All The Khazis Gone?


5 minute documentary about Nottingham City's lack of public toilets

Oppose Cuts, Don't Pay Council Tax!

Thanks to people who sent messages of support to me in prison and the way forward.

Council Tax Protester sent to Prison

Nottingham City Council have succeded in their attempt to imprison pensioner Ross Longhurst for refusing to pay Council Tax as a protest against the Coalition Government's austerity measures.

Nottingham Altruistic Society


Feeling lonely, or like an outsider? Need a safe space to simply ‘be’ yourself?

Council Tax Protester Threatened with Prison

March 13, 2014 13:15

Nottingham Magistrates Court, Carrington Street

Council Cuts Protest

March 03, 2014 13:00

Council House,

Old Market Square,



A national day of anti-ATOS demonstrations was called for Wednesday 19th. February. ATOS were contracted, by the last Labourshite government and fully supported by this ConDem one, to bully and harass the long-term sick and disabled off their meagre benefit support and onto, the even more meagre, Job Seekers Allowance (JSA). Once on JSA they are expected to make themselves available for work or fa…

nottssos.org.uk: Higher Education strike today incl. Nottingham

Members of the University and College Union (UCU) are joined with Unison, Unite and Educational Institute of Scotland (EIS) are joined in a one day strike today with action being taken in Nottingham Higher Education institutions.The one-day strike will be followed next week by a third 2-hour strike of UCU, two having already taken place in 2014, action which is due to escalate unless there is nego…

Care.Data - leaflet and briefing


Maybe you could ask your GP surgery to display the attached leaflet from Keep our NHS Public?

Care.data - Letter to Lord Hunt

An attempt to raise this issue through the Parliamentary system before it is too late.. ..maybe worth sending your own letter asap?

Lord Hunt is the opposition lead on the NHS, I understand.


The Furure of the NHS

January 18, 2014 14:00

Friends Meeting House, Claendon Street, Nottingham NG1 5JD

Council Tax Revolt

More people are withholding Council Tax.  Join in the anti-austerity campaign.

RHSG: Zero-Hours Contracts

Zero-hours contracts


On Thursday 21 November, the court hearing will decide whether to grant a possession order to Bedroom Tax tenants – paving the way for evicting some of the most vulnerable people in Nottingham

Our campaign has repeatedly asked Nottingham City Council to follow the example of Broxtowe Borough Council and agree not to evict tenants in arrears because of the Bedroom Tax. The city council has r…

Budget protest at County Hall


On Wednesday 13th November, Notts County Unison held a protest at County Hall against the cuts being proposed at Nottinghamshire County Council.

The council reverted to Labour control in May, but this has made little difference to the austerity programme in the county which continues apace.

Labour Councils and the Cuts

Most Labour councillors are in it for the money so it is hardly surprising that they have not opposed the cuts.

Anti-Privatisation Pickets at NUH

November 08, 2013 12:00

Queen's Medical Centre, Main Entrance on Derby Road

City Hospital, Trust HQ (on north side of site)

University & College Union Strike Action


Thursday 31 October 2013

Pickets had been out across Nottingham and Trent Universities from 7.00am onwards.

Having cycled around various Trent locations, I have to say that students and staff largely ignored the call and so much of the university appeared to me to operating normally.

Friday Film: Spirit of '45, speakers and screening

November 15, 2013 18:00


Friends Meeting House, 25 Clarendon Street, Nottingham NG1 5JD

Secret Kitchen Cafe has moved!

The secret kitchen cafe offers a healthy meal in good company, for whatever donation people can afford. The cafe has moved venue to St Christopher's Church Hall on Trent Road in Sneinton. It has landed right in the middle of Sneinton so please pop by for some delicious food!

During the two week City half-term holiday we are open as a LUNCH CLUB from midday to 1.30pm.


NUT Teachers Regional Strike Action


11.00am Market Square, Nottingham

About 300 - 400 members of the National Union of Teachers marched from the Forest Ground to Market Square for a rally to listen to speeches. 

Fire Brigades Union FBU Strike


Central Fire Station, Nottingham

Wednesday 25th September 2013

Between 12 and 4pm on Wednesday, the Fire Brigade Union called for a strike by its members to highlight it's issues over pensions and that staff are expected to work until they are 60, doing such a physically demanding job.

“All the evidence demonstrates the physically arduous and dangerous nature of the work firefighters undertake.…

Beating the Bailiffs

How to kepp bailiffs at bay

YouTube: Protest against council tax : Ross Speech

Protest against council tax : Ross Speech outside Nottingham Magistrates

Council Tax protestor appeared at Magistrate Court


1.00pm Thurday 8 August. Nottingham Magistrates Court

Council Tax protestor Ross Longhurst with supporters at Nottingham Magistrates were a liability order was served against him.


Council Tax Protest Meeting

August 14, 2013 19:30

Sumac Centre, Gladstone Street

Support Council Tax Protestor!

August 08, 2013 13:00

Nottingham Magistrates' Court, Carrington Street (by the canal)

HSBC Notts Uncut Demo supports Foodbank


12.00 Saturday 20th July 2013

Nottingham folks gatherered at the Left Lion and proceeded to the HSBC bank in Clumber Street. The protestors being concerned, as banker's continue to be rewarded with bonuses and subsidies, and tax dodging is rife (£25 billion is lost annually), there’s been a 170% increase in the number of people relying on food banks in the UK. We need to demand that the governmen…

Access to healthcare under threat


The coalition government has launched two public consultations around the use of the NHS by migrants. The issue has been framed in such a way as to stir fears around British people being cheated. There are many legitimate concerns about universal access to healthcare, public health protection and Britain's obligations to Human Rights, but these will only be heard if people take part in the consult…

Anti-Bedroom Tax Demo at the Council House


1.00pm Monday 8th July 2013

Folks gathered to protest at the progress of the bedroom tax and the stress it is causing.