Thanks to people who sent messages of support to me in prison and the way forward.
Nottingham City Council have succeded in their attempt to imprison pensioner Ross Longhurst for refusing to pay Council Tax as a protest against the Coalition Government's austerity measures.
Nottingham Magistrates Court, Carrington Street
Old Market Square,
A national day of anti-ATOS demonstrations was called for Wednesday 19th. February. ATOS were contracted, by the last Labourshite government and fully supported by this ConDem one, to bully and harass the long-term sick and disabled off their meagre benefit support and onto, the even more meagre, Job Seekers Allowance (JSA). Once on JSA they are expected to make themselves available for work or fa…
Members of the University and College Union (UCU) are joined with Unison, Unite and Educational Institute of Scotland (EIS) are joined in a one day strike today with action being taken in Nottingham Higher Education institutions.The one-day strike will be followed next week by a third 2-hour strike of UCU, two having already taken place in 2014, action which is due to escalate unless there is nego…
An attempt to raise this issue through the Parliamentary system before it is too late.. ..maybe worth sending your own letter asap?
Lord Hunt is the opposition lead on the NHS, I understand.
Friends Meeting House, Claendon Street, Nottingham NG1 5JD
More people are withholding Council Tax. Join in the anti-austerity campaign.
On Thursday 21 November, the court hearing will decide whether to grant a possession order to Bedroom Tax tenants – paving the way for evicting some of the most vulnerable people in Nottingham
Our campaign has repeatedly asked Nottingham City Council to follow the example of Broxtowe Borough Council and agree not to evict tenants in arrears because of the Bedroom Tax. The city council has r…
Most Labour councillors are in it for the money so it is hardly surprising that they have not opposed the cuts.
Queen's Medical Centre, Main Entrance on Derby Road
City Hospital, Trust HQ (on north side of site)
The secret kitchen cafe offers a healthy meal in good company, for whatever donation people can afford. The cafe has moved venue to St Christopher's Church Hall on Trent Road in Sneinton. It has landed right in the middle of Sneinton so please pop by for some delicious food!
During the two week City half-term holiday we are open as a LUNCH CLUB from midday to 1.30pm.
Central Fire Station, Nottingham
Wednesday 25th September 2013
Between 12 and 4pm on Wednesday, the Fire Brigade Union called for a strike by its members to highlight it's issues over pensions and that staff are expected to work until they are 60, doing such a physically demanding job.
“All the evidence demonstrates the physically arduous and dangerous nature of the work firefighters undertake.…
How to kepp bailiffs at bay
Protest against council tax : Ross Speech outside Nottingham Magistrates
Sumac Centre, Gladstone Street
Nottingham Magistrates' Court, Carrington Street (by the canal)
12.00 Saturday 20th July 2013
Nottingham folks gatherered at the Left Lion and proceeded to the HSBC bank in Clumber Street. The protestors being concerned, as banker's continue to be rewarded with bonuses and subsidies, and tax dodging is rife (£25 billion is lost annually), there’s been a 170% increase in the number of people relying on food banks in the UK. We need to demand that the governmen…
The coalition government has launched two public consultations around the use of the NHS by migrants. The issue has been framed in such a way as to stir fears around British people being cheated. There are many legitimate concerns about universal access to healthcare, public health protection and Britain's obligations to Human Rights, but these will only be heard if people take part in the consult…