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Roma and Traveller Film Night

April 01, 2012 20:00


The Sumac Centre, 245 Gladstone Street, Forest Fields, NG7 6HX.

Occupy Nottingham Press Release

Court hearing now adjourned until 5th April

Occupy Nottingham Call Out

March 10, 2012 12:00

Occupy Nottingham, The Market Square

Occupy Notts Questions to the Council

These questions relating to important issues in our city, have been waiting to be presented in person to the council when, they actually meet with representatives from Occupy Nottingham for open dialogue to discuss the reason we are here... we are still waiting!

Notts EDL Thug's Facebook Galloway Threats


EDL Nottingham thug, Eddie Stobart lorry driver Brendan Moran, is one of the rabble rousers of the Notts branch of the fascist group.  He regularly pubishes extreme posts of racism online, thinking he can get away with it.  Now he has taken to posting death threats against leftwing politicians, a typical action against democracy from a far right group which pretends it supports free speech. 

Petition against council decision to evict Occupy

We have set up an internet petition about the council's eviction of the Occupy Camp from the Market Square.

Occupy Nottingham Common Statement

This initial statement was collectively agreed by over 500 people on the steps of St Paul's on 16th October 2011. Point 8 was added by the Occupy London General Assembly on 19th November 2011. After ammending point 6, Occupy Nottingham collectively agreed to fully adopt the entire 'common statement', at the General Assembly on 25th January 2012.

Community Outreach and Social Evening

February 28, 2012 19:00


Sneinton Hermitage Community Centre

Sneinton Boulevard


Occupy Notts Statement re the council 28/02/12

Occupy Nottingham were served yesterday with notice to leave within 7 days, before eviction papers are served by the council.

There is no valid need nor reason at all for the council to evict Occupy Notingham, a deal had been mutually agreed upon provisionally by representatives of both parties, & actions were being taken to set it that in motion & to show good faith.

The deal which would be a s…

autnot blog: Solidarity Demo at Morton hall

Despite the freezing cold Autonomous Nottingham hit the road to travel down the A46 to Morton Hall Immigration Removal Centre, to hold a solidarity noise demo with those imprisoned by this countries cruel and abusive government. With a sound system pumping out revolutionary hip hop, pots, pans, xylophones, air horns and our gobs we made a racket and circled the prisons perimeter. Those inside…

BBC News: Syrian man fears for life if he has to return

Despite the ongoing repression in Syria - condemned by the British government - the authorities think it is a good idea to send "Sammy" back to Syria where he was previously imprisoned and tortured.

European Day of Action against Capitalism: March31


Left Wing Organisations and Libertarian Base Unions Call for an International Day of Action against Capitalism on March 31st, 2012




Demonstration in support of Ruhul Anam


Supporters gathered outside Nottingham Magistrates this morning to call for justice for Ruhul Anam. Ruhul was in court for Upper Tribunal immigration hearing. He has been in immigration detention for the last 3 years and 9 months and is currently detained at Morton Hall IRC in Lincolnshire. The Court of Appeal has already determined that the first 18 months of his detention was unlawful and Ruhul …

Trouble at Morton Hall IRC

Detainees at Morton Hall Immigration Removal Centre in Lincolnshire have been experiencing lengthy periods of lock down since 24th Nov. The following communications have been received from detainees.

This weekend at the free space: Revised timetable

Revised timetable for the weekend's workshops at the Sumac Centre, Forest Fields.

Pinning of the Declaration


We the Citizens of the City of Nottingham pin our declaration to the Council House.

Lowkey "Soundtrack to the Struggle" Gig Success



Thursday November 10th 2011

Gathering at the Polish Eagle Club, Sherwood Rise, Nottingham, over 250 people attended the Nottingham launch of revolutionary rapper Lowkey's "Soundtrack to the Struggle" album.


Amnesty International Nottingham Activism

November 03, 2011 19:30


19:30-21:00. Nottingham Contemporary Cafe Bar, Weekday Cross, Nottingham, NG1 2GB.

Morton Hall Noise Demo

October 29, 2011 11:30

Morton Hall IRC, Swinderby, Lincolnshire, LN6 9PT

24 hour occupation of Nottingham Market Square

October 15, 2011 15:00

Nottingham Old Market Square

Current crisis in the Middle East

October 17, 2011 18:00


Room E126, Portland Building, University Park

Anarchist hip hop night

October 17, 2011 19:00

The Sumac Centre, Forest Fields, Nottingham.

Public Meeting - After the riots...

August 24, 2011 19:00

Afro Caribbean National Artistic Centre (ACNA)

31 Hungerhill Rd



Lincolnshire Echo: Two Escape from Morton Hall

TWO failed asylum seekers are on the run after escaping from a detention centre near Lincoln.

Algerian-born Fehrez Belkadi, 33, and Egyptian citizen Waie Elbayoumi, 30, escaped from the Morton Hall Immigration Removal Centre in Swinderby.

It is believed the pair climbed the perimeter fence at about 6pm on Thursday.

Lincolnshire Police have conducted an extensive area search and have carried …

Campaigners target Morton Hall IRC


Activists are stepping up the campaign against Morton Hall IRC, the latest addition to the UK’s detention estate for migrants. Morton Hall, which opened in May, is near Swinderby in Lincolnshire and will imprison 392 men when it is full. Its opening by immigration minister Damian Green was met by a noise demo and protesters returned on Saturday. The detention centre was also the subject of a…

LUC @ IRC Morton Hall

Lucky Devils join the noise protest against IRC Morton Hall, 23rd July 2011.

Morton Hall demo - pics


Some pictures taken at Saturday's noise demo.

Noise demo at Morton Hall detention centre

People from Notts and Lincolnshire held a noise demo outside Morton Hall IRC, the UK's most recently opened prison for migrants. A sound system, horns, whistles and pots and pans were used to let those inside know we were there outside in solidarity, wanting to close down Morton Hall and all immigration prisons. Close down Morton Hall!

Noise Demo at Morton Hall Detention Centre

July 23, 2011 11:30

Morton Hall IRC, Swinderby, Lincolnshire, LN6 9PT

Breaking Borders #3

June 18, 2011 14:00

First at… New Art Exchange 2pm – 5pm including… Capoeira Brazilian Dance African Dance Drumming Scrap art

Then at… Hyson Green Youth Club 5.30pm – 7.30pm – Kurdish Dance African Storytelling Multi-cultural music