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Veggies On The Road (April Edition)

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The wonderful Veggies volunteer crew are still all hands to the pump as they continue their packed 2014 tour, catering at events around the country promoting social change, community spirit, care for animals and the planet. Veggies is an all-vegan, volunteer-led, social enterprise based in the Sumac Centre in Forest Fields, Nottingham. This month they have been catering at some very diverse events…

Veggies On The Road (March Edition)

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It's full steam ahead for Nottingham's all-vegan and volunteer-led catering campaign Veggies as their 2014 tour is in full swing, with more events being added all the time. Most recently they have taken part in Leicester's annual environmental event, the Greenlight Festival, and also travelled down to Milton Keynes to bring vegan food to activists taking part in an anti-vivisection demo.

Council Tax Protester sent to Prison

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 Altruistic Society

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Feeling lonely, or like an outsider? Need a safe space to simply ‘be’ yourself?

Human rights are not for sale

March 19, 2014 18:00

The Djanogly Theatre, Lakeside Arts Centre

Tails wagging at Carlton Town today

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Despite descibing themselves as the underdogs, Carlton Town upset all predictions and knocked FC United of Manchester out of the Doodson cup last night.

Carlton Town FC v FCUM

February 26, 2014 19:45

Carlton Town FC

Bill Stokeld Stadium

Stoke Lane

Gedling

Nottingham

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Its all kicking off in Gedling

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Well it will be at 7:45pm next Weds 26th Feb

Care.Data - leaflet and briefing

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Maybe you could ask your GP surgery to display the attached leaflet from Keep our NHS Public?

Care.data - Letter to Lord Hunt

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.

 

Care.data ..another ATOS venture for the NHS

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care.data - what is going to happen ?

GP practices nationwide will soon be required to supply patients' personal and confidential medical information, on a regular and continuous basis, to the Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC).

Under the Health and Social Care Act 2012, GP practices have no choice but to allow the HSCIC to extract this information.

This project, called care.d…

It's VEGGIES Christmas!!!!!

Christmas Day Veggies Special!!

FREE Food

FREE CAULIFLOWERS available for ALL!!!

Nottingham Post: Resident driven to tears after opencast in Trowell

Resident driven to tears after opencast mine in Trowell is approved

By Nottingham Post  |  Posted: December 11, 2013

By Rebecca Smith-Dawkins

Devastated: Opponents including, front from left, Noelien Potts and Donna Butler outside County Hall.

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WITNESSING the green light for a controversial opencasting plans drove one prominent opponent to tears.

Notts County Council's …

RHSG: New community centre to open in Forest Fields

Opinion piece about new community centre initiative in Forest Fields.

RHSG: Zero-Hours Contracts

Zero-hours contracts

RHSG: What have our brave boys in blue been up to?

Policing in Forest Fields update.

A Co-operative Commonwealth for the 21st Century?

November 28, 2013 19:30

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VAT & Fiddle Pub - 12-14 Queensbridge Rd, NG2 1NB - nr Rail Station

 

Frack Free Nottingham

Last night there was a public meeting at the Maze to discuss the prospect of hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, coming to Nottinghamshire. There was a very informative presentation given by a member of Friends of the Earth Nottingham and then there was a passionate debate about what could be done to stop fracking here in Notts. See below the fold for a rundown on the current situation.

STOP BEDROOM TAX EVICTIONS - PROTEST ON THURSDAY

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…

Budget protest at County Hall

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On Wednesday 13th November, Notts County Unison held a protest at County Hall against the cuts being proposed at Nottinghamshire County Council.

The council reverted to Labour control in May, but this has made little difference to the austerity programme in the county which continues apace.

African Women Empowerment Forum Conference

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The African Women Wempowerment Forum Conference will be held on Saturday 30th November 2013, from 15:30 to 22:00. The Venue is the Bridge Centre, 49a Gregory Boulevard, NG7 4BQ

Beyond Capitalist Society - Pat Devine

November 13, 2013 18:00

Nottingham Mechanics, North Sherwood St (opposite Orange Tree Pub)

NTU Local Food Market with Veggies

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NTU Local Food Market with Veggies

Thursday 7th November

A local food market had been organised by the Environment Team on the Newton Building forecourt at Nottingham Trent University

People's Kitchen

People's Kitchen To-night 9/11/13 Sumac Centre NG7 6HX

Radical Routes Winter Gathering

Radical Routes Winter Gathering 2013 in Nottingham.

University & College Union Strike Action

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Thursday 31 October 2013

Pickets had been out across Nottingham and Trent Universities from 7.00am onwards.

Having cycled around various Trent locations, I have to say that students and staff largely ignored the call and so much of the university appeared to me to operating normally.

Friday Film: Spirit of '45, speakers and screening

November 15, 2013 18:00

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Friends Meeting House, 25 Clarendon Street, Nottingham NG1 5JD

Fairness: what is it and how do we achieve it?

November 01, 2013 10:00

Nottingham Mechanics, 3 North Sherwood Street, Nottm NG1 4EZ

All Fired Up

November 22, 2013 19:30

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Nottingham Contemporary Cafebar

Weekday Cross