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Harlan Day Of Action

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    As part of the run up to World Day for Animals In Laboratories (http://www.wdail.org/), activists from the local area converged for a day of action against Harlan Laboratories. Harlan breed beagles for the vivisection industry, including the notorious Huntingdon Life Sciences. They also offer their clients the option of purchasing ‘surgically-modified’ animals. This means that some beagles und…

Get Involved - Stop The G8 Nottingham Meeting

The G8 leaders are meeting in the north of Ireland in June this year to discuss how to maintain the brutal exploitation of 99% of the world's population.

Free Steve Topley!

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A campaign has begun to free a man detained by police since 11th April for allegedly making a threatening comment during a DWP interview. According to the campaign website, police were called to Steve Topley’s ESA interview by DWP staff who then escorted him to the QMC where he was kept late into the night and denied contact with his family, despite medical staff finding no reason to detain him.…

Riseup! Radio Continues....

Once bitten twice shy, riseup! radio has another show,

Hyson Green Council Tax Stall

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All new Sparrows' Nest 'Digital Library'

We are very happy to announce that we have not only restructured the digitised documents on our website, but also added loads and loads more materials you can to browse to your delight.

Mental Health Community of Interest

A community linking people with an interest in mental health was begun in Nottingham in March, with a mailing list created to keep people updated about events. Events and articles shared through the mailing list will also be posted on Indymedia.

Solidarity with Athens Indymedia

According to a statement by people associated with the Athens Indymedia website, under pressure from the state attorney the internet connection to their server has been shutdown. Two anti-authoritarian radio stations have also been attacked by the Greek state.

An attack on one is an attack on all and we in Nottingham wish to give any support we can to those in Greece struggling against tyrannical…

Protest on 17 April. Remember Thatcher's victims.

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Giving Thatcher a £10 million ceremonial funeral is an insult to all those who suffered from her policies and actions. We will be on the streets next Wednesday in London and all over the country.

Nottingham reacts to Thatcher's death

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Nottingham saw an expression of joy at the news of Margaret Thatcher’s death on Monday. People gathered after work in the Market Square to celebrate the passing of the architect of the crushing of the miners, the poll tax and Britain’s enslavement to neoliberal capitalism. Those present included veterans of the campaign that beat the poll tax and travellers who were repressed by Thatcher’s go…

Best Way to Celebrate Death of Thatcher

We Didn't Pay Poll Tax, Don't Pay Council Tax!

Nottm People gather to celebrate Thatcher's Death

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5pm on Monday 8 April 2013

The day dawned...... AT LAST, YAY! 

Margaret Thatcher died before noon today [Monday].  People hearing this spendid news, gathered at the left lion in market square to mark this joyous occasion. 

Thatcher Lives!

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Only the body of Thatcher will be buried.

Freerunners in the Market Square

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Saturday 6 April 2013

On Saturday afternoon, photographed the anti-Grand National demo outside Ladbrooks and the return of the Occupy Nottingham folks in the Market Square.

A sunny day, the first time for ages brought out a variety of folks to enjoy the day.  Including a variety of 'Devils' who dropped by at the Occupy stall.  http://nottingham.indymedia.org/articles/5549

[Monday: I know Th…

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Celebrate the witch's death

THATCHER IS DEAD

Oh Yes.  At last. ......

 

Saturday afternoon with Occupy Nottingham

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Saturday 6 April 2013

Having spent 6 months camping in the Market Square, and then moving out after threat of eviction .... they're back.

This time, they were joined by a few passing devils!!

As you can see from last post at: http://nottingham.indymedia.org/articles/5532 they are trying to make this a regular thing again.....

 

Protest & Stall opposing the Grand National

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Saturday 6 April 2013

Saw a dozen Nottingham activists stage a peaceful protest outside Ladbrokes betting shop in Nottingham city centre, to raise public awareness about the dark side of the Grand National, and also the wider horse and greyhound racing industries. The message was that there is no such thing as a harmless flutter, as if you bet on animal racing then you are literally betting w…

Loughborough - Axe the Tax

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Loughborough's first bedroom tax protest. 

You bet, they die! Grand National demo: Nottingham

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Saturday 6th April saw a dozen Nottingham activists stage a peaceful protest outside Ladbrokes betting shop in Nottingham city centre, to raise public awareness about the dark side of the Grand National, and also the wider horse and greyhound racing industries. The message was that there is no such thing as a harmless flutter, as if you bet on animal racing then you are literally betting with thei…

You bet, they die! Grand National demo: Derby

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Yesterday a dozen Derby campaigners (and one activist dog!) took part in peaceful demonstrations outside of betting shops in Derby city centre to raise awareness about the danger to horses lives in the Grand National, and what happens in the wider horse and greyhound racing industries. They were out campaigning from 11am until after the race started at 4:15pm.

Don't Pay Council Tax Stall

Street camapigning for withholding Council Tax payments

Occupy Nottingham Returns

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Friday 5 April 2013

Having spent 6 months camping in the Market Square, and then moving out after threat of eviction .... they're back.

A Further PCS National Walkout/Strike

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Friday 5 April 2013, Nottingham

As part of their rolling days of action, members of the Public and Commercial Services Union (PCS) walked out of the Station Street Job Centre, Nottingham at 1pm today.

 

Dramatisation of 'The Ragged Trousered Philanthrop

Stephen Lowe's dramatisation of Robert Tressell's novel is a gross distortion of the original text.

Labour MP's response to Workfare

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Had written to local Nottingham MP to enquire after attitude to workfare.

Notts IWW website launched

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Notts IWW has a new website. We will be covering events we are involved in and things we support, plus other relevant news and comment. You may have seen our banner out and about.

Showcase of innovative energy efficient Eco-homes

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Saturday 30 March 2013,  University of Nottingham Campus

Seven homes on the University Park Campus have been designed and constructed to various degrees of innovation and flexibility to allow the testing of different aspects of Modern Methods of Construction (MMC), energy efficient design and renewable energy systems.

The Master Race Goes to the Pub [again]

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Saturday 30 March, Derby Road, Nottingham



Far right activists, led by Casuals United and Tony Curtis of the English National Resistance, had announced a demonstration against a Muslim conference in Nottingham at the weekend.

Activists mark Zoo Awareness Weekend

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This weekend Animal Rights activists were out in Grantham and at Twycross Zoo in Leicestershire to mark Zoo Awareness Weekend. A pop up cinema and stall were set up in Grantham on Friday to spread awareness of the plight of zoo animals and a demo was held at the gates to Twycross Zoo. Those demonstrating protested the fact that “animals used to forests, seas and the sky are trapped in cages, …