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Natwest Bank shut by anti-cuts protesters

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Saturday  26th February

Notts UK Uncut occupied Natwest Bank, ultimately forcing it to close early. The theme was "The Big Society Reading Room" .... setting up a temporary library in the bank.

Natwest Bank shut by protesters

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Saturday  26th February was a busy day for anti-cuts campaigning in Nottingham city centre. Activists from Notts SOS were out collecting signatures for a petition against cuts by the city council and building for the rally next weekend. Meanwhile Notts UK Uncut occupied Natwest Bank, ultimately forcing it to close early.

Notts County Council Strike: 2 Rally & Speeches

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Thursday February 24th 

Nottinghamshire County Council met to set its budget. Unison members at the council were on strike, to coincide with this the union organised a march meeting on the Victoria Embankment ar 11.00am and marching across Trent Bridge and a rally in front of County Hall in West Bridgford.

 

Notts County Council Strike: 1 The March

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Thursday February 24th 

Nottinghamshire County Council met to set its budget. Unison members at the council were on strike, to coincide with this the union organised a march meeting on the Victoria Embankment ar 11.00am and marching across Trent Bridge and a rally in front of County Hall in West Bridgford.

Notts County Council strike: rally

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On February 24th Nottinghamshire County Council met to set its budget. Unison members at the council were on strike, to coincide with this the union organised a march across Trent Bridge and a rally in front of County Hall.

Notts County Council strike: March

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On February 24th Nottinghamshire County Council met to set its budget. Unison members at the council were on strike and the union also organised a march and rally.

Unison anti-cuts public protest

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Tuesday 22th February 

Nottingham City Unison organised a public protest at 12.30-1.30pm in the Market Square, in front of the Council House. 

 

'Light Night' performance, projections, installati

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Friday 18th - Sat 19th February Nottingham City Centre

'Light Night' performance, projections, installations and events

 

Stop Nottingham City budget cuts!

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Nottingham City Council are planning to cut tens of millions from their spending in the year from April 2011.

Keep the Post Public demo: Beeston

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On Saturday 19th February, the Communication Workers Union (CWU) organised a Keep the Post Public demonstration in Beeston.

Nottingham Solidarity with Egyptian Revolution

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Protests in Egypt have ended nearly 30 years rule by President Hosni Mubarak. The movement has inspired people across the world, with solidarity protests held in many cities, including Nottingham.



On the newswire: Demo to celebrate resignation of Mubarak | Nottingham Anti-Mubarak Demo | Support Demo for People of Egypt | Nottingham Supports Egyptian Revolution!

We Love Nottingham Services: Cards against cuts

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Anti Cuts event: Pre-Valentines day ‘We love Nottingham Services: Cards against the cuts’.

1pm until 3pm. in Market Square in front of the Council House

Demo to celebrate resignation of Mubarak

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5.00pm 11th February

 

Folks gathered outside the Council House in the Market Square in celebration of the resignation of President Hosni Mubarak and support of People of Egypt.

Nottingham Anti-Mubarak Demo

On Friday 5th February, Nottingham Stop the War Coalition organised an "emergency protest" in support of anti-Mubarak demonstrators in Egypt in front of the Council House.

Support Demo for People of Egypt

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5.00pm 4th February

Folks gathered outside the Council House in the Market Square in support of People of Egypt.

Nottingham supports Egyptian revolution!

Nottingham demo in support of Egyptian revolution. Overe a hundred students and trade unionists. Support the revolution on Sunday 6 December outside Vodafone, who collaborated with Mubarak. Voda called on their customers to support the regime.

Disposal of vital evidence in Mark Stone case?

What is going to happen to Mark Stone's mobile phone?

Nottm AR: Meat trade / Fur / Eco Action and more

Two more weeks of campaigns and awareness raising, with a bit of socialising and mutual support with other movements for social change.

 

An email thanking Nottingham City Council....

Hello all, and a happy new year to you.

 

I would like to take this opportunity for wasting the money that I and all the other people who live in Nottingham, have paid you in "council tax" over the past few years.

Thank you for the beach in the square, that was money well spent! It really did get people spending, which is essential in the current financial climate. For all the good it did, you may a…

Protest Against Scrapping EMA as vote is Lost

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Wednesday 19th January 2011. Market Square, Nottingham



Nottingham students again protested against scrapping the Educational Maintenance Allowance. I understand that the government plan to do this in September this year.

Last Two Ratcliffe Climate Defendant Sentenced

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18th January Nottingham Crown Court [Day 17]



From the first trial the previous 18 of the 20 defendant had already been sentenced on the 10th January.



The remaining 2 had to appear at Court 5, Nottingham Crown Court today.

Nttm Students another Protest Against ScrappingEMA

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12.00pm on Saturday 15th January



Students Protest Against Scrapping Educational Maintenance Allowance EMA.



Meeting in the Market Square Nottingham at 12.00pm on Saturday 15th January, School and College Student gathered to protest at the Scrapping of the Educational Maintenance Allowance.  "nd demo this week, last being on Tuesday 11th January.

Nottingham Students Protest Against Scrapping EMA

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Meeting in the Market Square Nottingham at 3.00pm on Tuesday 11th January, School and College Student gathered to protest at the Scrapping of the Educational Maintenance Allowance.  Students had earlier walked out at 2.00pm

Undercover police officer back in the spotlight

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The Met Police are facing serious questions and the threat of an investigation into the role of one of their undercover officers. PC Mark Kennedy infiltrated activist groups between 2003-2009. On Monday, the second trial relating to planned action at Ratcliffe on Soar power station collapsed after the prosecution offered no evidence. This is believed to be an attempt to conceal the extent of …

Combating the Cuts agenda is now available

The Notts SOS Combating the Cuts: Planning for Action event will take place in Nottingham as planned, on Saturday, 15th. January 2011 in the Dunkirk and Old Lenton Community Centre. 

An agenda has been put together to help structure the day which can be found by following the link above. Full venue details can also be found there.

Ratcliffe: 2nd Court Case of 6 activist Collapses

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Today was to have been the beginning of a trial of a further 6 people arrested during the police Operation Aeroscope

H&K raided by police after illegal sales to Mexico

 

H&K illegal sales to Mexico exposed

The German HQ of arms company Heckler & Koch has been raided by police after campaigners exposed illegal weapons sales to conflict zones in Mexico.

Notts Cuts Watch #12

New year, new cuts. After an unplanned two week break, Notts Cuts Watch is back with a rundown of the cuts and resistance in Nottinghamshire since Christmas. As ever this is probably an incomplete list and draws heavily on reporting in the local media.

Pay particular attention to the upcoming events, of which there are many, not the least of which is the Combating the Cuts event next Saturday.

Ratcliffe Trial: Sentencing

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On Wednesday 5th January, the defendants in the Ratcliffe Trial were sentenced. The judge spoke highly of the defendants describing them as ""honest, sincere, conscientious, intelligent, committed, dedicated, caring"." Five were given community orders ranging from 18 to 90 hours to be carried out within 12 months. The remaining thirteen all received conditional discharges ranging from 18 months to…

City council rent bombshell for allotment holders

Nottingham City Council is holding a consultation of changes to allotment tenancies, rent levels and plot allocation. They claim that the review "aims to encourage more people to get involved with growing food in Nottingham." In fact, the changes would involve the trebling of rents for allotments in Nottingham.