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Nottingham Occupy Camp get court hearing papers

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Thursday 8th March 2012

About 10 days ago,  the Nottingham City Council served a notice on the Occupy Nottingham camp. That unless they stifted by the Monday 5th March, the council said they would start proceedings.  The camp said it wouldn't be moving.

At 3pm on Thursday afternoon [8th March] Nottingham City Council officials served the court hearing papers on the Occupy camp.

Occupy Notts Questions to the Council

These questions relating to important issues in our city, have been waiting to be presented in person to the council when, they actually meet with representatives from Occupy Nottingham for open dialogue to discuss the reason we are here... we are still waiting!

Protests as Nottingham City Council set budget

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On Monday 5th March, city councillors in Nottingham met to vote through a budget which will cut £20m and 195 jobs while upping council tax by 3.49%. Campaigners protested outside the meeting at both lunchtime and in the early evening.

On the newswire: Campaigners condemn city council budget decision | Nottingham City Council Budget £20m Cuts Protest | Protest against Notttingham City Council…

Campaigners condemn city council budget decision

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Campaigners condemn city council budget decision

Campaigners from Nottinghamshire Save Our Services (Notts SOS) have condemned the budget, voted through by councillors on Monday 5th March.

Nottingham City Council Budget £20m Cuts Protest

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5 March 2012 

Meeting 12:30 in the Market Square, people gathered to protest Nottingham City Council plan to shave yet another £20m of the budget for thier provision of public services.

Protest against Notttingham City Council budget

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On Monday 5th March, Nottingham City Council met to set its budget for 2012-13. Following the pattern set last year, the council has decided to moan about how nasty central government cuts are but pass them onto the people of Nottingham anyway. Angered by their spinelessness, Notts SOS and Nottingham City Unison held a protest in the Market Square from 12.30pm.

Council serve notice on Occupy Nottingham

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4th March 2012

A week ago, the council served a notice on the Occupy Nottingham camp, that unless they move by the 5th March, council will start proceedings.  The camp says it wont be moving.

Workfare : Forced Labour Protest in Nottingham

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Saturday 3 March 2012

12.00 noon, meeting outside Wilkinsons, Parliament St, Nottingham

In solidarity with Liverpool Uncut’s action against workfare on Saturday 3rd March, Boycott Workfare has called a national day of action against workfare. This was Nottingham's contribution.

The Scoundrel #2

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The March edition of The Scoundrel is out now, taking on the age of austerity, the cult of white victimhood and encouraging radical refusal. There’s also a feature on the militant feminist anti-imperialist movement, Rote Zora, whose actions inspire us to dust off our incendiary devices. In our regular lifestyle column, The Scoundrel gives tips on how to disguise yourself from your enemies and…

The Scoundrel #2

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Ramble in the Woods

March 18, 2012 10:00

Sherwood Pines,

Nr Rufford Abbey

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Notts SOS: city council budget protest

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Campaigners to protest at city council budget meeting

On Monday March 5th, Nottinghamshire Save Our Services (Notts SOS) will protest outside the Council House when Nottingham City Council meets to vote on its budget for 2012-13.

Petition against council decision to evict Occupy

We have set up an internet petition about the council's eviction of the Occupy Camp from the Market Square.

Occupy Nottingham Common Statement

This initial statement was collectively agreed by over 500 people on the steps of St Paul's on 16th October 2011. Point 8 was added by the Occupy London General Assembly on 19th November 2011. After ammending point 6, Occupy Nottingham collectively agreed to fully adopt the entire 'common statement', at the General Assembly on 25th January 2012.

Community Outreach and Social Evening

February 28, 2012 19:00

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Sneinton Hermitage Community Centre

Sneinton Boulevard

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Occupy Notts Statement re the council 28/02/12

Occupy Nottingham were served yesterday with notice to leave within 7 days, before eviction papers are served by the council.

There is no valid need nor reason at all for the council to evict Occupy Notingham, a deal had been mutually agreed upon provisionally by representatives of both parties, & actions were being taken to set it that in motion & to show good faith.

The deal which would be a s…

Boycott Workfare: Workfare: The facts

This Saturday, Notts Uncut will be protesting as part of a UK-wide day of action against workfare.

Anybody wanting to gen up on the facts ahead of the demo, should check out the excellent factsheet provided by the Boycott Workfare campaign. This provides information on all five workfare programmes; demonstrtaes that none of them are voluntary; explains why they undermine wages and replace jobs; s…

KONP Stall Beeston

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Keep Our NHS Public Campaigners held a stall in Beeston on Saturday 25th of February. 

Joint Notts Uncut/Notts TUC Workfare Action

March 03, 2012 12:00

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Outside Wilkinsons, Parliament St, Nottingham

Protest against Notts County Council budget

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On Thursday 23rd February, Nottinghamshire County Council met to debate and vote on its budget for 2012-13. Following from previous years, this will see millions slashed from the budget and further job cuts.

The council meeting began at 10am, while the protest kicked-off at 12.30pm.

Protest Nottingham City Council Budget

March 05, 2012 12:30

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Old Market Square, Nottingham

Occupy Nottingham: Community outreach evening

February 28, 2012 19:00

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Sneinton Hermitage Community Centre

Sneinton Boulevard

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Notttingham Post: Campaigners' plea to council over ICC

Campaigners' plea to council over Nottingham's YMCA centre

CAMPAIGNERS are urging Nottingham City Council to rethink its decision to stop funding a community centre.

The International Community Centre in Mansfield Road has been run by the YMCA since 1998.

For the last three years, the centre, which costs £195,000 a year, has been supported through an annual £54,450 grant from the city counci…

Nottm & Notts KONP Stall - Beeston Square

February 25, 2012 11:00

Beeston Square - by the 'stage' area in the square (nr ARGOS)

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Solidarity with the Greek People

Nottingham people express solidarity with the Greeks.

Campaign launched against ICC cuts

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Campaign launched against International Community Centre cuts

Nottinghamshire Save Our Services (Notts SOS) is calling on user groups at the International Community Centre (ICC) on Mansfield Road to rally round against proposed funding cuts.

 

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Demonstrate in solidarity with the Greek people

Saturday in the Market Square

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Saturday 12th February was a normal Saturday, with no major political events planned in Nottingham as far as I know. Nevertheless, Notts SOS, the SWP, the Socialist Party and Occupy Nottingham were all  busy trying to engage with the shoppers and passers-by in Market Square.

Protest Notts County Council Budget

February 23, 2012 12:30

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County Hall, West Bridgford, Nottinghamshire, NG2 7QP

Notts SOS: International Community Centre funding cuts

Nottinghamshire Save Our Services (Notts SOS) have written a letter to user groups about the proposed cut in the City Council’s grant from £54,000 to nil for the International Community Centre on Mansfield Road, where we hold our fortnightly meetings.

There are 114 user groups at the ICC and at the last Notts SOS meeting we agreed to do our best to contact them about what is intended and s…