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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…

Demonstration against Atos & police repression


On Friday 3rd February, campaigners returned to Atos Healthcare's offices on Stoney Street in the Lace Market, Notttingham.

This was the first protest there since a demonstration on September 30th last year, part of a national day of action, which ended with two of the participants being arrested, and subsequently charged, with aggravated trespass.

The Scoundrel


Notts SOS stall

February 11, 2012 11:00


Market Square, Nottingham

Notts SOS Meeting

February 06, 2012 19:30

International Community Centre, 61b Mansfield Road, Nottingham, NG1 3FN (more details about venue)

Notts SOS Meeting

February 20, 2012 19:30


International Community Centre, 61b Mansfield Road, Nottingham, NG1 3FN (more details about venue)

Anti-Atos Campaigners continue protests

On Friday February 3rd, campaigners in Nottingham will hold a protest against Atos "Healthcare".

Occupy Nottingham: 100 days and counting


On Sunday 22nd January, Occupy Nottingham marked it's 100th day in occupation. The camp, part of a global network of occupations, was started on October 15th. Despite the harsh weather, campers remain committed to staying "as long as it takes".

On the newswire: Occupation Camp Nottm: Collected coverage 100 days | Nottingham Occupation Camp now at day 100 | Occupy Nottingham camp to reach 100-day …

Notts Uncut Open Meeting

January 31, 2012 19:30

The Roebuck (Wetherspoons), St James Street, Nottingham

Occupation Camp Nottm: Collected coverage 100 days


To celebrate the 100 days mark .... I thought it would be a good time to collate the coverage so far.

Nottingham Occupation Camp now at day 100


Sunday 22 January 2012

Now at day 100. Gosh!!

Who would have thought they'd be sticking it out this long.  Very well done all.

Nottingham City Council plans more cuts


Nottingham City Council has announced its proposals for the 2012-13 budget, these include extensive cuts to jobs and services as well as a council tax hike. Notts SOS has begun a campaign against the planned cuts and urged supporters to attend council consultation events around the city in order to challenge councillors.

On the newswire: Notts SOS protest city council cuts budget | Nottingham C…

Nottingham Post: Occupy Nottingham camp to reach 100-day milestone

Tomorrow marks 100 days since anti-capitalist protesters set up the Occupy Nottingham camp in the Old Market Square. Bryan Henesey finds out how the campaigners and council view its future.

When Ashleigh Jones spoke to the Post on a cold evening back in October, he revealed his vision.

"We will be here for as long as it takes," he said, on the second day of the Occupy Nottingham camp in Old …

Notts SOS protest city council cuts budget

Anti-cuts campaigners protest Nottingham City Council cuts budget

Anti-cuts campaigners today (Saturday 21st January) launched a campaign calling on city councillors to vote against Nottingham City Council's proposed budget for 2012-13.

Nottingham City Council Budget Consultations‏

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Energy Live News: Another sparks protest at Ratcliffe

Protestors at Ratcliffe on Soar power station disrupted traffic on the A453 motorway near Nottingham early this morning. The power station is located on the A-road which is just off junction 24 on the M1.

The protest was part of an on-going dispute over pay cuts between a trade union and a subcontractor at the E.ON-owned coal plant and is at least the second protest this year, according to un…

Campaign to save NHS continues in Notts


The Health and Social Care Bill is currently making its way through the Lords. Opposition to the Bill remains strong. Two NHS oncologists held a 160 mile run from the statue of Aneurin Bevan (Minister of Health in the post-war government during which the NHS was founded) in Cardiff to the Department of Health, Richmond House, Whitehall, London to protest the Bill. The local Keep Our NHS Public b…

Campaigners condemn govt of "haves/have yachts"

Anti-cuts campaigners condemn government of "haves and have yachts"

Nottinghamshire Save Our Services (Notts SOS) have condemned Education Secretary Michael Gove's suggestion that a new royal yacht be gifted to the Queen to mark the diamond jubilee.

BBC News: Cuts and tax rises at Nottingham City Council

Nottingham City Council could raise council tax by 3.49% and cut 195 jobs in a bid to save £20m.

Most residents would see their council tax rise by about £36 next year under the budget proposals for 2012/13.

The Labour-run council, which faces a 7.36% cut in government funding, said the measures were needed to protect services for the most vulnerable.

The plans are being presented to the co…

Notts Uncut in action first event of new year


Saturday 14 January 2012

12.00pm Protestors meeting outside Boots in Upper Parliament Street.

They then proceeded to protest outside all the usual suspects of Vodafone, Miss Selfridge, Dorothy Perkins, NatWest Bank, Topshop .... oh, and another Boots.

Case against Nottingham's 'Atos Two ' dropped


The charges of aggravated trespass against the ‘Atos Two’ have been “discontinued”, i.e. dropped, by the CPS. In September 2011, two Nottingham residents, a retired paediatric nurse and a wheelchair user were arrested following a peaceful protest at the local offices of Atos ‘Healthcare’. Faced with an impressive solidarity campaign and having a pathetically weak case, the CPS and Atos backed …

Press release: ‘Atos Two’ case “discontinued”

Press release regarding the 'Atos Two' case being "discontinued":

Protest against Atos & police repression


Now more than ever!

Letter to General Practitioners

Send letters to GP's asking for their views on the Health and Social Care Bill

'Spartacus' Report

A new report has been released exposing the government's spin over it's attempts to 'reform' (i.e. cut) Disability Living Allowance.

Nottingham Occupation Camp now at day 86



Sunday 8 January 2012

Now at day 86. Gosh!!

New structure has kept many warm since being erected before christmas.


Notts-KONP - NHS Cameron Postcards Stall


Saturday 7 January 2012

Nottingham Keep Our NHS Public held a stall in the Market Square and attracted quite a lot of interest from passers-by.

Notts Uncut Direct Action

January 14, 2012 12:00

Outside Boots, Upper Parliament Street

Notts-KONP - NHS Cameron Postcards Stall

January 07, 2012 11:00

Market Square, Nottingham

Adjacent to the Left Lion

Occupy Nottingham: Xmas and New Year in Market Sq


Now almost two and a half months in, the Occupy Nottingham protest camp in Market Square continued through Christmas. The campers have now invited supporters to join them in Market Square on New Year's Eve, to "stand together to begin 2012 as one voice for change & an end to greed!" Meanwhile, occupiers in Leicester have decided to move indoors in order to help "sustain us over the cold winter."