Anti-cuts activity in Nottingham – February 2012

This is the latest update from Nottinghamshire Save Our Services (Notts SOS) with details of what we’re up to and other anti-cuts activity in Nottingham over the next week or so. We will add to this with updates as they arise.

Community outreach and social evening – Sneinton.
Date/Time: Tuesday 28th February 2012, 7pm-10pm
Venue: Sneinton Hermitage Community Centre, Sneinton Boulevard, NG2 4GN



We meet every two weeks which means that the next meetings are Monday
6th February and Monday 20th February.

Meetings start at 7.30pm and are held at the International Community
Centre, Mansfield Road. Meetings are usually finished before 9pm and
there’s often an opportunity to carry on any discussion informally in
the pub afterwards. Please do come along and get involved.



Update: Another stall will be Saturday 11th Feb in the Market Square between the Lions 11am – 2pm.
Our campaign against cuts at Nottingham City Council will continue
next Saturday (4th February) with a stall in Market Square. We’ll be
there from 11am-2pm distributing leaflets and collecting signatures
for our petition.

If you can help for any time during that period, please come along.



If you witnessed any of the arrests resulting from the Notts Uncut
“Christmas Special” demonstration on Saturday December 17th 2011,
please contact Notts Uncut:

Anything you saw, no matter how insignificant it might seem, could be important.



Although the CPS and Atos backed out from continuing the ridiculous
case against the “Atos Two”, Atos continue to make people’s lives a
misery and Notts Police have been busy in the last few months
harassing and arresting protesters in the city (see:

In response, Nottingham Defence Campaign have called a protest against
Atos and police repression next Friday (3rd February) 12.30pm. Meet at
the junction of Carlton Street and Heathcote Street (outside Ice

More information (plus leaflets and posters):


Our friends Notts Uncut are having an open meeting next Tuesday (31st
January) at The Roebuck (Wetherspoons), St James Street, Nottingham.
from 7.30pm.

They will be planning for the future, discussing ideas for future
actions, strategies and tactics, publicity, “recruitment” (for want of
a better word) and whatever else comes up.

If you’ve been to any Notts Uncut actions and have ideas, constructive
criticism, suggestions for the future, they encourage you to come
along and share them. Alternatively if you haven’t been on any of
their actions and want to come along and find out more you’ll be very

The Notts Uncut phone number is 07856565214. Please feel free to get
in touch if you can’t make it on the night but want something bringing
up, come along but can’t find us etc. Alternatively the Notts Uncut
e-mail address is

More details:

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