Get involved with Notts SOS – events in week starting 18th October [plus School Support staff demo video]

Events and meetings below. See also: Drop in Consultations continue in City – Wollaton, The Meadows, Clifton, New Basford, Radford & Lenton.

Monday 18th October – Unison protest: SAY NO TO PAY CUTS FOR SCHOOL SUPPORT STAFF. 4.00pm (onwards). OLD MARKET SQUARE IN FRONT OF COUNCIL HOUSE. Download schools protest flyer 18 October 2010 and GMB union Midland and East Coast Region newsletter supporting the demonstration. All welcome.

Wednesday 20th October – COME TO THE FIRST NOTTS SOS GENERAL ANTI-CUTS PROTEST IN THE MARKET SQUARE ON THE DAY OF THE SPENDING REVIEW. Starts 5pm and will continue at least an hour. All welcome. Bring banners, noisy things, leaflets and most importantly your workmates, friends and family.

Thursday 21st October – Anti-cuts event at Nottinghamshire County Council. Lobby of County Hall, West Bridgford from 12.30pm when the County Council is due to publicise massive proposed cuts and privatising most of its services. If you want coach seats for the protest at Notts County Council on Thurs 21st Oct please contact Pete Watson; or the Notts CC Unison website
Coaches are coming from Worksop, Mansfield, Newark & Beeston.. All welcome.

Next week: Monday 25th October – Notts SOS meeting. 7.30pm on Mon at the ICC (International Community Centre), YMCA, 61b Mansfield Road, Nottingham NG1 3FN. Please just turn up.

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

‘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 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.

Continue reading “‘Drop-in consultations’ about City Council cuts”

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