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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 ..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…

Bitter Pills - Getting off Prescribed Drugs

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There is international concern about over-prescribing of psychiatric drugs for all communities, and many doctors and practitioners are starting to rethink their value.  What else can be done?

Here locally, Making Waves Nottingham, a group led by people with lived experience of mental distress, has started to run sessions in partnership with Nottinghamshire Healthcare Trust to support people read…

Nottingham Fixers - August

August 17, 2013 10:00

Sneinton Market, Gedling Street, Nottingham NG1 1DS

Nottingham Fixers - August

September 21, 2013 10:00

Sneinton Market, Gedling Street, Nottingham NG1 1DS

Nottingham Fixers - August

October 19, 2013 10:00

Sneinton Market, Gedling Street, Nottingham NG1 1DS

Nottingham Fixers - August

November 16, 2013 10:00

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Sneinton Market, Gedling Street, Nottingham NG1 1DS

Nottingham Fixers - become a Fixer

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Nottingham Fixers is a Nottingham-based community group who run a Fix-it space at Sneinton Market on the 3rd Saturday of every month.

The group are currently looking for new fixers to get involved.

 

Success for Nottingham Fixers

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The launch of Nottingham Fixers was heralded as a success, after volunteers helped fix lamps, radios, irons, door locks & more.

Monsanto Demo in the Market Square: Pictures

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1.00pm 25th March 2013 Market Square, Nottingham

The ‘Robin Hood’ spirit inspires Nottingham’s prot

Hundreds of local residents expected in Market Square at 2pm for the global 'March Against Monsanto' movement

U.K. anarchist publication “Return Fire” released

Our new zine Return Fire is now available. It's a diverse mix with liberatory aims, which we hope to be informative and inspiring for anyone who decides to make their life a weapon against the dominant order.

Mental Health COI - Criticising diagnosis and DSM5

  One of the key criticisms of traditional mental health services is the reliance on psychiatric diagnosis, which many argue are detrimental to service-users and unsupported by scientific research. This debate has recently come to the fore with clinical groups breaking ranks from the psychiatric establishment. Links to the story in other media are provided. 

People's Assembly - the sequel

May 21, 2013 19:30

International Community Centre

62b Mandfield Rd

Nottingham

 

Pirate Network: The Pirate Network

As the most common forms of communication and sources of information become corrupt and ran by corporations for profit. 

It is time for an alternative, The Pirate Network

The idea of Pirate Wi-Fi is to broadcast a free wi-fi network which allows anyone to connect and communicate in an area, this will be completely uncensored, anonymous, free and without government or corporate influence. Us…

Nottingham Activist helping to end illegal fishing

A Nottingham Activist, Wietse, has spread his wings / fins further and is helping by tackling the problem head on: by getting in the way of pirate fishermen

Harlan Day Of Action

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    As part of the run up to World Day for Animals In Laboratories (http://www.wdail.org/), activists from the local area converged for a day of action against Harlan Laboratories. Harlan breed beagles for the vivisection industry, including the notorious Huntingdon Life Sciences. They also offer their clients the option of purchasing ‘surgically-modified’ animals. This means that some beagles und…

Mental Health Community of Interest

A community linking people with an interest in mental health was begun in Nottingham in March, with a mailing list created to keep people updated about events. Events and articles shared through the mailing list will also be posted on Indymedia.

Thatcher gone - let's celebrate

April 08, 2013 17:00

Nottingham Market Square, 5pm. Bring yourself, banners, placards, music, hats.

Showcase of innovative energy efficient Eco-homes

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Saturday 30 March 2013,  University of Nottingham Campus

Seven homes on the University Park Campus have been designed and constructed to various degrees of innovation and flexibility to allow the testing of different aspects of Modern Methods of Construction (MMC), energy efficient design and renewable energy systems.

Peace Supper with Bruce Kent

April 16, 2013 18:30

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Nottingham friends meeting house, Clarendon Street, NOTTINGHAM, NG1 5JD

Stop Staff Cuts on Railways (Action for Rail)

March 27, 2013 07:00

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Nottingham Railway Station (Nottingham, Notts)

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Nottingham, Notts NG2 3AQ

Open Space

March 30, 2013 11:00

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The Sumac Centre245 Gladstone Street, Forest Fields

Richard Stallman talk: Audio

Richard Stallman, a key figure in the free software movement (GNU project, Free Software Foundation) and pioneer of copyleft, gave a talk on Copyright vs Community in the Age of Computer Networks at the University of Nottingham yesterday evening. Stallman argued that copyright, a concept developed during the age of the printing press, has taken on oppressive qualities in the digital age, where…

Richard Stallman on Copyright vs. Community

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Richard Stallman, a key figure in the free software movement (GNU project, Free Software Foundation) and pioneer of copyleft, gave a talk on Copyright vs Community in the Age of Computer Networks at the University of Nottingham yesterday evening. Stallman argued that copyright, a concept developed during the age of the printing press, has taken on oppressive qualities in the digital age, where it …

A Call To Arms - Smash the G8 and the IF Campaign

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The IF campaign has decided it can most effectively fight world hunger by making cute little paper boxes. They believe (or so they make out) that this sort of crafting will persuade George Osborne to be nice and not spend aid money on shooting africans.

 

What a load of crap.

Riseup! Radio at A4e

Riseup! Radio is being re-launched. In a few weeks time our first show for nearly four years will be arriving in your hearing holes. There will be many many things on the show- reports from the Annoymous Demo, political chit chat in the Sumac Bar, news from the NG7 Food Bank and loads of other good good stuff.

Copyright vs. Community talk

March 11, 2013 19:00

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Room B52, Business School South

The University of Nottingham

Jubilee Campus

Wollaton Road

Nottingham

NG8 1BB

United Kingdom

Directions to the venue.

http://nlug.ml1.co.uk/event/rms-copyright-vs-community

Film Screening: END:CIV - Resist or Die

November 11, 2012 17:00

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The Sumac Centre, 245 Gladstone Street, NG7 6HX

Protest at the Government +1st Anniversary

October 20, 2012 12:00

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Nottingham Old Market Square