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Refugee Week Exhibition in Nttm Library


June 2013

Refugee Week is a UK-wide programme of arts. Part of Nottingham's contribution, was an Exhibition in the City Library, Nottingham.

It is an exhibition by, for and about refugees comprising photographic work, completed in workshops led by Gaylan Nazhad in partnership with City Arts, and a series of hand-painted banners. The banners were produced during workshops at Nottingham Refugee Fo…

Left Lion: Secretwalls Graff

The concept is an international one, it’s a battle of lyricless wit between choice graffiti artists across a wall wider than your mother's sari, judged 'Eight-mile' style by the audience, and with the incentive to be elevated through a national league system hoping to literally take on the world.

Artists were billed as performers and impressed everyone who went through the door or even just wal…

The Master Race Goes to the Pub [again]


Saturday 30 March, Derby Road, Nottingham

Far right activists, led by Casuals United and Tony Curtis of the English National Resistance, had announced a demonstration against a Muslim conference in Nottingham at the weekend.

Nottinghamshire twinned with Cyprus?


A comparison that encourages anti-austerity solidarity.

Peregrine Falcons return to NTU



Wednesday Newton Building. NTU, Nottingham

Yay, the Falcons are back!


Anonymous Nottingham gather


12.00 Saturday 23 February 2013

Anonymous Nottingham gather in the Market Square, Nottingham.

Then, treking off to visit the usual suspects in tax evasion and worker exploitation.

Barclays, NatWest, Burton/perkins, Boots, Starbucks, RBS, HSBC, Santandar, BHS, etc ...  oh and of course Vodafone, twice {again!!!}. Included in this demo were the Broadmarsh and Victoria Shopping Centres.

Anonymous Nottingham: leafleting for 23rd Feb


12.00pm Market square [and about] Sat 26th January 2013

Some folks from Anonymous Nottingham leafleted central Nottingham to advertise their concerns re govermnets, tax etc

Police: Officer admits misuse of police systems

A Nottinghamshire Police Officer has admitted misusing the force’s computer systems.

Appearing at Derby Crown Court on Monday (1 October) for what would have been the start of his trial, PC Robert Kirk pleaded guilty to accessing records inappropriately.


Kirk, who had been based in the intelligence unit at Central Police Station, had been vetted to a high level because of the sensitivity of …

Workfare walk of shame in Nottingham



Saturday 29th September 2012

People met for a Workfare walk of shame at 1.00pm at the Lions, Market Square, Nottingham


Tash Report: 'Creative Quarter' Launch meeting at Antenna

Nottingham 'Creative Quarter' Launch meeting at Antenna. Audio recording of the event. Follow twitter at #creativequarter for updates 

Pagan Pride in the Arboretum



Sunday 5th August 2012

People gathered in the Arboretum Park, Nottingham for the 3rd [I think] Pagan Pride gathering.


Independent : Unpaid job schemes not a breach of human rights sa


Government back-to-work schemes criticised as “forced labour” were ruled lawful by the High Court today.

A judge rejected jobless graduate Cait Reilly's claim that a scheme requiring her to work for free at a Poundland discount store breached human rights laws banning slavery.

Mr Justice Foskett, sitting at the High Court in London, said that "characterising such a scheme as involving or…

Nottingham Post: Students in Nottingham to face higher cost of educ

Students in Nottingham to face higher cost of education as university fees rise


NOTTINGHAM Trent University is to increase the cost of its tuition fees from next year but not to the maximum £9,000.

From September 2013, students starting full-time undergraduate courses will have to pay £8,750 a year.

It marks a rise of 2.9 per cent on that paid by students starting this September and is …

The Queen's Security Operations


Nottinghamshire Police security arrangements ahead of the Queens visit to market Square, Nottingham

Green Festival, Nottingham 2 'Music'



12.00 - 6pm Sunday 10 June 2012

People gathered in the Arboretum Park, Nottingham for the annual Green Festival [this was the 21st event].


Green Festival, Nottingham 1 'Around the Event'



12.00 - 6pm Sunday 10 June 2012

People gathered in the Arboretum Park, Nottingham for the annual Green Festival [this was the 21st event].



April 20, 2012 14:00


This event has been put together really fast as people wanted to celebrate this day here in the midlands . This Event is being held at the band stand and surrounding areas  ON THE ARBORETUTM PARK NOTTINGHAM . wAVELY STREET NOTTINGHAM . 

Nottingham Post: No answers as city spin doctor goes


THE director of communications at Nottingham City Council is set to leave the authority.

Stephen Barker, who has been a high profile and controversial figure in Nottingham for several years, is due to take voluntary redundancy later this month.


His departure comes as council chief executive Jane Todd continues to investigate concerns that public money was used to support the Labour Party…

Nottingham Post: City rapped on £12m jobs fund

THE city council has been criticised for how it managed employment schemes worth £12 million.

Concerns have also been raised over the conduct of former senior Labour councillor Hassan Ahmed.

The district auditor, Sue Sunderland, has completed an investigation into the £10.5 million Future Jobs Fund and £1.5 million Community Programme.

She concluded the council failed to meet the require…

BBC Radio Nottingham Interview



BBC Radio Nottingham interview.



Cheese for nought! at the Occupation



Wednesday 9th November 2011

The Nottingham Radical History Group (People's Histreh) held a talk and discussion session on Nottingham’s 1766 Great Cheese Riot.

Meeting at 6.30pm in the Market Square at the Occupy Nottingham Camp after their General Assembly meeting. We were given a talk about some of the civil disturbances that had happened in the 18th century, here in Nottingham. [Hear the…

Nottingham Occupation continues: Saturday Day 8


Saturday 22 October 2011

The occupation of the Market Square, continues ......

The Hardest Hit campaign Demo: Market Sq. Nottm


Saturday 22 October 2011.

Hundreds of people gathered in Market Square, Nottingham, to listen to speeches and offer support to the many disabled people being 'hardest hit' by Government Policies of cuts to services. 

Hip-Hop Benefit Night for Morton Hall at The Sumac



Monday October 17th 2011

Hip-Hop Benefit Night at The Sumac Centre Featuring ... Test Their Logik, Louis Cypher and Martin the Livewire.


ATOS National Day of Action: Notts contribution 2



12.00 noon Friday 30th September 2011

People in Nottingham, joined a National Day of Action against ATOS Healthcare and the government's attack on benefits for people with disability and illness through the 'Work Capability Test' and Welfare Reform Bill.


ATOS National Day of Action: Notts contribution 1



12.00 noon Friday 30th September 2011

People in Nottingham, joined a National Day of Action against ATOS Healthcare and the government's attack on benefits for people with disability and illness through the 'Work Capability Test' and Welfare Reform Bill.


Public Meeting opposes Andrew Lansley's NHS Bill


7pm Thursday 22nd Sepember 2011

At a packed public meeting at the Mechanics Institute, North Sherwood Street, Nottingham, people heard about the progress of Andrew Lansley's NHS Bill.

Notts anti-cut protestors at Vodafone, TopShop etc



Saturday 10th September 2011

12.30am Nottm Un-cut protestors gathered outside the central library in Nottingham.


edlnews: EDL: The Notts Division Coach Fiasco

The people in the bus on the [botton video] were 44 members of the far-Right English Defence League from Nottingham who'd been arrested and charged with violent disorder. They'd already been in a fight with the locals and their coach was smashed up (partially by them), so the police stuck them on that bus and removed them.

[direct link for video]  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5PnrmDGaqgM&fe…

Save our NHS Protest in the Market Square



Tuesday 6th September 2011

People gathered from 5.30pm in the Market Square, Nottingham to protest at the Health and Social Care Bill.