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June 30th: County Hall Lobby

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On June 30th, while teachers and civil servants went on strike against attacks on their pensions, Nottinghamshire County Council was meeting to slash the Supporting People and daycare budgets. A small lobby was organised in front of County Hall by Notts County Unison in protest.

County Hall demonstration

June 30, 2011 08:30

County Hall, West Bridgford, Nottingham

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.

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Hayward House: Interview with service user

In recent weeks it has emerged that the daycare service provided by Hayward House is to end. A campaign against this move has sprung up, attracting considerable local media attention. I interviewed one of the users of the service to find out what they felt about what was going on.

Hayward House: Interview with campaigner

In recent weeks news has emerged of plans to cut the daycare service at Hayward House, located in the grounds of City Hospital, Nottingham. A campaign to defend this service sprung up almost immediately. I interviewed Chris from the campaign to find out what was going on.

Protest city council care charges

December 21, 2010 12:30

Old Market Square, Nottingham