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Nottingham Animal Rights

December 02, 2010 19:30

Broadway Cinema, Broad Street, Nottingham, NG1 3AL

3rd day of action against education cuts and fees

December 04, 2010 02:00

Market Square, Nottingham city centre.

NOTE: This was originally advertised for Sunday, but it has been brought forward a day and the time is now 2pm, so people can start at the Vodafone demo at 1pm, then continue in the Square.

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Protest against corporate tax evasion

December 04, 2010 13:00

Meet outside Vodafone on Clumber Street, Nottingham.

3rd Day of Student Action

December 04, 2010 14:00


Market Square, Nottingham

Forest Fields Food Gardening Club

December 06, 2010 14:00

Sumac Centre, 245 Gladstone Street, Nottingham NG7 6HX, England

Take Action Against the Cuts

December 06, 2010 14:30


Great Hall, Trent Building, University of Nottingham

Sumac Social Club : planning meeting

December 06, 2010 19:30

Sumac Centre, 245 Gladstone Street, Nottingham NG7 6HX, England

Sumac Social Club : planning meeting

December 07, 2010 19:00

Sumac Centre, 245 Gladstone Street, Nottingham NG7 6HX, England

Defend ESOL

December 08, 2010 17:30

The Square Centre, Alfred Street North, off Huntingdon Street. NG3 1AA

Forest Fields Food Gardening Club

December 13, 2010 14:00

Sumac Centre, 245 Gladstone Street, Nottingham NG7 6HX, England

Sumac Social Club : planning meeting

December 14, 2010 19:00

Sumac Centre, 245 Gladstone Street, Nottingham NG7 6HX, England

Nottingham Animal Rights Networking

December 16, 2010 19:30

Sumac Centre, 245 Gladstone Street, (New Basford / Forest Fields), NG7 6HX

Notts Indymedia meeting

December 20, 2010 19:30

Sumac Centre, Gladstone Stree, Forest Fields, Nottingham.

Pedals meeting

December 20, 2010 19:30

Upstairs room, The Globe Public House, 152 London Road, just north of Trent Bridge, near Meadows Way.

Protest city council care charges

December 21, 2010 12:30

Old Market Square, Nottingham

Nottingham Solidarity Network meeting

December 21, 2010 19:00

The Sumac Centre, 245 Gladstone Street, Forest Fields, Nottingham, NG7 6HX.

Notts SOS planning meeting

January 10, 2011 19:30

The International Community Centre, 61b Mansfield Road, Nottingham, NG1 3FN

Anarchists Against the Cuts

January 11, 2011 19:30


Fade/Hard to Find Cafe, Mansfield Road, Nottingham

Protest to Save EMA

January 19, 2011 16:30

Market Square, Nottingham

National Day of Protest Against Benefit Cuts

January 24, 2011 12:00

National day of action. Nottingham details TBC.

Notts SOS planning meeting

January 24, 2011 19:30

International Community Centre, Mansfield Road, Nottingham

UCU Open Forum

January 26, 2011 13:00

C11, Portland Building, University of Nottingham

Stand Up For the NHS

January 26, 2011 19:30

Mechanics Institute, 3 North Sherwood Street, Nottingham, NG1 4EZ

National Demo against cuts and fees

January 29, 2011 08:30

Demo in London.

Coaches leave Nottingham Trent SU at 8:30am, Nottingham Uni (Portland Building) at 9am

Tax Avoiders Demo

January 30, 2011 13:00

Clumber Stree, Nottingham

Forest Fields Food Gardening Club

February 01, 2011 14:00

Sumac Centre, 245 Gladstone Street, Nottingham NG7 6HX, England

What’s happened to the Big Society?

February 01, 2011 19:30

St Barnabas Cathedral, McGuiness Room, Derby Rd, Nottingham, NG1 5AE.

Forest Fields Food Gardening Club

February 08, 2011 14:00

Sumac Centre, 245 Gladstone Street, Nottingham NG7 6HX, England

Forest Fields Food Gardening Club

February 15, 2011 14:00

Sumac Centre, 245 Gladstone Street, Nottingham NG7 6HX, England

Keep The Post Public

February 19, 2011 13:00

Assemble Mail Centre, Padge Road, Beeston, Nottingham, NG9 2RR.

Rally at New Venture Social Club, Technology Drive, off Meadow Road, Beeston


In ‘nottingham’

IPCC lecture: "Public Confidence in Policing"


Thursday 26 January 2012

"Public Confidence in Policing in the 21st Century" a lecture given by the Interim Chair of the Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC), Len Jackson OBE, at Newton Building, Nottingham Trent University. 

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 …

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…

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.

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.

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!

‘Atos Two’ case “discontinued”

We are glad to announce that the case against the ‘Atos Two' is being ‘discontinued', i.e. dropped.

However, it is now more than ever necessary to continue the protests against Atos, to defy any attempts of police repression and to stand with those whose actions are being criminalised.

Legal info for Notts Uncut demo

Some legal information which may be useful for Saturday's Notts Uncut action.

Sparks protest at Ratcliffe


This morning (Wednesday 11th January), electricians at Ratcliffe-on-Soar power station joined a national day of action, the latest in a series of protests against a proposed working arrangement which they claim would see their wages cut by a third.

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.


Kurdish people protest killing civilians in Turkey


Saturday 7 January 2012

Supporters of the Kurdish people gathered together in the Market Square.  Leafleting and listening to speeches.  

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.

Armed Police Operations in Nottingham arrest man



Friday 6th January 2012

Passing the Victoria Shopping Centre at about 3.20pm this afternoon, 2 police cars suddenly arrived next to me on the pavement area at some speed. They contained armed officers.


Demonstration in support of Ruhul Anam


Supporters gathered outside Nottingham Magistrates this morning to call for justice for Ruhul Anam. Ruhul was in court for Upper Tribunal immigration hearing. He has been in immigration detention for the last 3 years and 9 months and is currently detained at Morton Hall IRC in Lincolnshire. The Court of Appeal has already determined that the first 18 months of his detention was unlawful and Ruhul …

Nottingham Indymedia: review of 2011


The past year has been a particularly tumultuous one which has seen the wave of Middle Eastern revolutions, the Libyan war, the August Riots, the indignados and occupy movements, the Eurozone crisis, Hackgate, the continuing militancy of the anti-cuts movement and much more. Nottingham has felt the reverberations of many of these global events, with an Occupy Nottingham camp in the Market Squ…

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."

Occupy Nottingham: still going strong over Xmas


Monday 26th December 2011

The occupation at Market Square, Nottingham continues .......

Another paedo cop is jailed

Former police inspector, Russell Dew, pleaded guilty to sexually touching a 13 year old girl and has been imprisoned for 6 years. He joins other officers such as Sergeant Darren Dearling on the sexual offenders register. Dew committed the offences whilst a serving police officer in Newark last year. In a sick twist he helped set up a centre for victims of abuse in Croydon.

Criminalisation of protest in Nottingham


On Saturday December 17th, Notts Uncut participated in the UK Uncut “Christmas Special,” visiting the usual tax dodging companies. Notts Police took an unusually confrontational attitude asking for people’s details, imposing conditions on the protest. Once person was arrested after she asked for clarification of the instructions, while another was arrested after remonstrating with the police …

Arrests at Uncut demo: Topshop & Bridewell Pol Stn



Saturday 17 December 2011


After meeting outside Boots in Parliament Street, Uncut protesters proceeded to a number of their usual locations.


Criminalisation of protest in Notts

On Saturday 17th December, two protesters were arrested during a demonstration held by Notts Uncut. A supporter was arrested at Bridewell Police Station later that evening.

Notts Uncut Arrests


Statement of Defiance

2 Arrested at Uncut demo: Topshop, Nottingham


Saturday 17 December 2011


After meeting outside Boots in Parliament Street, Uncut protesters proceeded to a number of their usual locations.

Community Protection Officer gives Santa a ticket


Tuesday 13 December 2011

Walking up Long Row in Nottingham, trying to get past the Winter Wonderland and the public involved in full-on Christmas shopping ..........