Monthly Archives: October 2010

Notts County Council “Big Budget Conversation” – add your comments!


Notts County Council are currently holding a “Big Budget Conversation“. It all seems a bit like Turkeys voting for Christmas but it would be good if people could increase the amount of anti-cuts messages on
this. The council will also be revealing further cut plans next week. Continue reading

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Say no to pay cuts for school support staff – Monday 18th October, Market Square, Nottingham


Unison school support staff pictureMonday 18th October – Unison protest: SAY NO TO PAY CUTS FOR Nottingham City SCHOOL SUPPORT STAFF. 4.00pm (onwards). OLD MARKET SQUARE IN FRONT OF COUNCIL HOUSE. Download schools protest flyer 18 October 2010. More October anti-cuts events: https://nottssos.org.uk/2010/09/28/events-and-meetings-in-october/

See also: GMB union Midland and East Coast Region newsletter supporting the demonstration: NEWSLETTER OCTOBER 2010

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Meetings in Nottingham on 11th & 12th Oct


Monday 11th October – the second meeting of Notts SOS will be at 7.30pm on Mon at the ICC (International Community Centre), YMCA, 61b Mansfield Road, Nottingham NG1 3FN Please just turn up.

Tuesday 12th OctoberAnarchists against the cuts?
A discussion meeting at the Sumac Centre, 245 Gladstone St. Forest Fields Nottingham NG7 6HX, about how anarchists can – and should – engage with the burgeoning local anti-cuts movement. Starts 7.30pm. Please just turn up.

Photos of Birmingham ‘Tory conference’ demonstration – 3rd Oct 2010


Banner in Birmingham - 'Keep Calm and Carry On' replaced with 'Get Mad and Put Your Foot Down!'7,000 march on the Tory Conference called by Right to Work. Report and pics: http://www.righttowork.org.uk/

Other reports/pics: http://www.indymedia.org.uk/en/regions/birmingham/
Notts SOS Facebook group photos: http://www.facebook.com/media/set/?o.129772307075242&ref=mf
See also: Disabled people led the protest on October 3rd against the Tory cuts

Notts County Council lobby October 21st – coach details, flyer and summary of ‘clearance sale’



Notts UNISON have booked free buses to the October 21st lobby of the County Council.

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‘Drop-in consultations’ about City Council cuts


These ‘consultation’ sessions talking place all across Nottingham in October (click ‘continue reading’ for all venues/dates/times) are supposed to be a chance for residents to express our views on City Council cuts. Nottingham City Council is also running a “Your City, Your Services” online survey at http://www.nottinghamcity.gov.uk/index.aspx?articleid=11782 where the idea is to get our opinions about what should be cut in the city! Obviously a strong no cuts message is needed at these.

DOWNLOAD leaflet: Tell Them to Cut the Cuts

DOWNLOAD unison_notts_sos_alternative_budget for some more ideas.

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