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Cafe Economique - HS2 and Economic Development

October 24, 2013 19:30

Vat and fiddle

Visitors Room

Great Real Ale Pub  close to the Station

Spied Upon Film Preview TONIGHT!

October 11, 2013 19:30

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Broadway Cinema

14-18 Broad Street, NG1 3AL Nottingham

NUT Teachers Regional Strike Action

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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

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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.…

Speaking tour by ex-Black Panthers in Nottingham

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Speaking Tour by ex-Black Panthers JoNina Abron Ervin and Lorenzo Kom'boa Ervin from the USA.

This is to let you know more about the Nottingham leg of the tour by ex-Black Panthers JoNina Abron Ervin and Lorenzo Kom'boa Ervin. They are both active in the Memphis Black Autonomy Federation, and on the national board of the Black Autonomy Federation of North America, and Lorenzo is an anarchist of l…

Meeting with Lorenzo Kom’boa Ervin

October 08, 2013 19:00

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Hyson Green Youth Centre, Terrace Street, NG7 6ER. 7pm until 9:30pm.

St Anns Allotments: Harvest Day

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On Sunday 222nd September, St Anns Allotments held a Harvest Day

Vegan Festival at Nottingham Green Festival

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12 - 6.00pm Sunday 1st September.

For 6 years, from 2005 – 2009, Veggies and other vegan campaigners helped organise the East Midlands' Vegan Festival which welcomed over 2000 members of the public each year to the Council House on Nottingham’s Old Market Square.

Nottingham Green Festival in the Arboretum

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12 - 6.00pm Sunday 1st September.

The Nottingham Green Festival in the Arboretum Park, now in its 22nd year, is independently organised by grass routes community based volunteers, with no statutory funding. The ethical standards and environmental / human / animal rights ethos of the event are long established, having evolved from the pre-history of the Nottm Peace Festival from which it has grown…

Axe The Bedroom Tax Fundraiser

September 07, 2013 15:30

The Pelham Pub,91 Gawthorne Street,Nottingham NG7

Open cast mine in Trowell declared "invalid"

PLANS for an open cast mine in Trowell have been put back after the planning application was declared "invalid".

 

UK Coal applied for permission to extract 1.275 million tonnes of coal and 250,000 tonnes of fireclay by opencasting at Shortwood Farm.

 

Nottingham Indymedia Stickers

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Get your Nottm Indymedia stickers at Sunday's Green Festival http://www.veggies.org.uk/event.php?ref=500

freespirit community festival Saturday August 17th

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If you're knocking around the midlands this weekend get yer sen down to Newcastle under Lyme and check out Freespirit Community Festival, its going to be a cracker! :-) An extravaganza of freeness, there's going to be a Free Market, free vegan cafe, free activities and workshops. free live music and poetry, disinfo stall and library, discussions and other don't buy anything get one free offer…

YouTube: Protest against council tax : Ross Speech

Protest against council tax : Ross Speech outside Nottingham Magistrates

Nottingham Green Festival + Vegan Festival

September 01, 2013 12:00

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Arboretum Park, Waverley Street / Addison Street, Nottingham

Nottingham Green Festival + Vegan Festival

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The Nottingham Green Festival is confirmed for Sunday 1st September.



The event, now in its 22nd year, is independently organised by grass routes community based volunteers, with no statutory funding. The ethical standards and environmental / human / animal rights ethos of the event are long established, having evolved from the pre-history of the Nottm Peace Festival from which it has grown.

Council Tax protestor appeared at Magistrate Court

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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.

 

Brinsley Animal Rescue Summer Open Day

August 11, 2013 11:00

69 Bobsic Close

Brinsley

Nottingham

NG16 5AX

 

Click on link to get directions

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Left Lion: Smallest Light: artists called The Mischief Makers

01/08/2013



 

I have a vivid memory from childhood, I am sat at the kitchen table, it’s a Saturday, I’m trying to do my homework, my Mum is ironing and the radio is on. I am 7 years old. I hear a news story about a man who has stolen some money in an armed robbery and he has escaped from the police, he is on the run. I am scared as I listen to this story. I remember thinking ‘if you can’t beat…

Veggies at Notts Pride: Sun and Samosas

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This Saturday just passed, Veggies was delighted to be catering at the tenth annual 'Nottinghamshire Pride' event: a vibrant celebration of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender culture and an event respecting difference and promoting equality for all. 

Access to healthcare under threat

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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…

Veggies at Hope Pastures animal sanctuary

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Yesterday (Sunday 14th July) a crew of Veggies volunteers packed up the van and headed to Leeds to cater at Hope Pastures animal sanctuary's event, a fun day for dogs.

Anti-Bedroom Tax Demo at the Council House

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1.00pm Monday 8th July 2013

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

 

YouTube: Anti-Bedroom Tax Demo Video @ Council House

Greg Marshall speaking at the Anti-Bedroom Tax Demo, Council House, Nottingham.

Anti-Bedroom Tax Demo, Council House, Nottingham

http://youtu.be/c9h_qktG-F0

 

The City Council were debating:

Agenda item 11: MOTION IN THE NAME OF COUNCILLOR LIVERSIDGE

This Council calls on the government to repeal the expensive and inefficient bedroom tax.

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It was passed. The two …

NCCLols: One Nottingham VCS Board Elections and Workfare

One Nottingham VCS Board Member Elections and Workfare

One Nottingham, the 'strategic partnership' has a management board with various posts reserved for representatives of particular sectors e.g., business, higher education and the voluntary sector. Currently, elections are underway for the voluntary sector posts which include a 'faith' representative, a BME representative and a sort of general …

Blockade Framework

As part of Boycott Workfare's week of action Nottingham Against Workfare call out for a week long internet blockade against workfare users Framework.

 

No One Is Illegal - a film series

June 30, 2013 20:30

The Sumac Centre, 245 Gladstone Street NG7 6HX

No One Is Illegal - a film series

July 07, 2013 20:30

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The Sumac Centre, 245 Gladstone Street NG7 6HX

Co-operative Living and Working in Nottingham

July 05, 2013 18:00

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The Sumac Centre

245 Gladstone Street NG7 6HX

Refugee Week Exhibition in Nttm Library

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June 2013

Refugee Week is a UK-wide programme of arts. Part of Nottingham's contribution, was an Exhibition in the City Library, Nottingham.

It is an exhibition by, for and about refugees comprising photographic work, completed in workshops led by Gaylan Nazhad in partnership with City Arts, and a series of hand-painted banners. The banners were produced during workshops at Nottingham Refugee Fo…