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February 05, 2011 00:00

Sumac Centre, 245 Gladstone Street, Nottingham NG7 6HX

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Stop the Badger Cull

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Veggies Catering Campaign attended the National March Against the Badger Cull on 1st June 2013.

See the special report, with info, links & contacts for you to get involved to Stop The Cull

Only people power and direct action will stop the cull now. If you can, get to the cull zones. If you can't, please support your local hunt sab group.

 

5th Review of Opencast Sites: Oct 2012

This 5th review of news stories about prospective opencast site applications on 14 possible sites in england and 4 sites in Wales. It especially has news about recent developments at Halton Lea Gate and the Hilltop Project

Nottingham industrial action roundup

Today has seen the third day of strike action by teachers in Nottingham. Further strikes are planned next week as part of this campaign. This is happening at the same time as a number of local disputes are coming to a head. With national action planned by Unite members in the NHS for May 10th and the possibility of a strike by tanker drivers still on the table there appears to be a small, but very…

Fuel strike

Petrol stations in Nottinghamshire, are running dry following the announcement of a vote for strike action by tanker drivers in the Unite Union.

HMIC report: "disgusting and farcical"

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Last week saw the publication of HM Inspectorate of Constabulary’s "review of national police units which provide intelligence on criminality associated with protest." This was one of the array of reports commissioned in the aftermath of the revelations about undercover police officer Mark Kennedy. The report, like the "Rose Report" into the CPS’ failure to disclose key evidence, has not been…

Nottingham Indymedia: review of 2011

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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…

First report into undercover policing: "whitewash"

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The first of twelve official reports resulting from the public outing of undercover police officer Mark Kennedy and the subsequent collapse of the trials of 26 climate change activists has been published. The report claims that there was no “dishonest withholding of information” and no “systemic” failings, a conclusion the CPS have been happy to repeat. Critics of the report have dismissed it …

Notts workers strike for pensions

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An estimated 60,000 public sector workers across Nottinghamshire went on strike on 30th November. The aim of the strike was to put pressure on the government over its plans to radically change public sector pensions. Unions claim that the proposed changes would mean that workers pay more, work longer and receive less at the end of it. Undoubtedly the strikes were also a protest against the wi…

N30: What's happening?

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Tomorrow (Wednesday November 30th) will see the largest industrial action in the UK for many years, perhaps the biggest since the General Strike of 1926. Inevitably there will be the usual war of words as to the effectiveness of the action, but it is already clear that this will be a significant and disruptive strike locally and nationally.

All out for N30 in Notts!

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On November 30th, an array of public sector unions will strike together against government attacks on their pensions. In Nottingham there will be pickets across the city, a march and rally, a critical mass bike ride and, in the evening, a meeting opposing cuts at the BBC.

The Bigger Society Social Club was evicted on Monday but events are being carried on at the Sumac Centre. 

On the newswire…

Photography Advice and Guidance

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In spite of assorted agreements with the police, officers continue to be obstructive to photogaphy in the street.

Although the trend of photographers getting hassle go's up and down over time, It has always been thus!

The object of this page is to strengthen your knowledge regarding issues surrounding photography, both in 'actions' and subjects in a public place. In situations whether your photo…

Virgin: Hands Off Our NHS!

Text of a leaflet handed out, by campaigners outside Virgin Media on Clumber Street as part of the Save Our NHS Day of Action.

Nottingham Workers Join June 30 Strike

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On June 30th, members of the Association of Teachers and Lecturers (ATL), National Union of Teachers (NUT), Public and Commercial Services union (PCS) and University and Colleges Union (UCU) took part in coordinated strike action. Strikers marched from the Forest recreation Ground into the city centre. There was also a lobby of the county council meeting in the morning and in the afternoon, Not…

All Out For June 30th!

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On June 30th, members of the Association of Teachers and Lecturers (ATL), National Union of Teachers (NUT), Public and Commercial Services union (PCS) and University and Colleges Union (UCU) will take part in coordinated strike action. This is the first major coordinated strike against the cuts and various activities are planned for the day including a march and rally.

On the newswire: Anti-cu…

Save Our NHS Day of Action: Saturday July 9th

The campaign against the government's plans for the NHS is at a crossroads. Overwhelming opposition, from ordinary people, the BMA, the NHS Federation, the RCN, the unions and even the Liberal Democrat spring conference has forced them onto the back foot.

Victories for Notts Campaigns

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Last week saw two victories for local campaigns. Firstly, Hayward House Daycare has been saved from closure. Camapigners have welcomed the announcement, but remain wary. Meanwhile, Office Angels who have been the target of protests across the country (including in Nottingham) for refusing to pay a temporary worker, have now backed down.

On the newswire: Latest Hayward House news | Direct act…

Notts Uncut Facebook Profile Deleted: Interview

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On Friday April 29th - royal wedding day - Facebook deleted around 50 profiles belonging to political groups, most of them involved in anti-cuts activity. Among the groups affected was Notts Uncut. I interviewed one of the group to find out exactly what happened.

Notts Uncut Facebook Profile Deleted

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On Friday April 29th - royal wedding day - Facebook deleted around 50 profiles belonging to political groups, most of them involved in anti-cuts activity. Among the groups affected was Notts Uncut.

Notts Joins March Against Cuts

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On March 26th, Notts residents will join hundreds of thousands of people from across the country to protest against the government’s austerity drive.

Our friends at Indymedia London will be covering the protests. On the day you can:

  • Text sms news updates direct to the website on 07943 103 736
  • Call in breaking news reports to 07929 469 640
  • Visit a mobile friendly version of the website at…

Vodafone actions across UK

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On Wednesday, activists in London blockaded Vodafone's flagship store on Oxford Street, in protest against the company's avoidance of a £6bn tax bill. This action has inspired campaigners throughout the country and sparked off a wave of anti-Vodafone actions. But nothing yet in Nottingham.