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Nottingham Altruistic Society


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

"3 Cosas" cleaners - speaker meeting

February 19, 2014 17:00


The Meeting Room, Friends' Meeting House, 25 Clarendon Street, Nottingham NG1 5JD

nottssos.org.uk: Higher Education strike today incl. Nottingham

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…

Care.Data - leaflet and briefing


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


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…

Women in Overalls

January 29, 2014 17:00

Trent Building, LG11

University Park Campus

University of Nottingham


RHSG: Zero-Hours Contracts

Zero-hours contracts

A Co-operative Commonwealth for the 21st Century?

November 28, 2013 19:30


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



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


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


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)

Radical Routes Winter Gathering

Radical Routes Winter Gathering 2013 in Nottingham.

University & College Union Strike Action


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


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

Cafe Economique - HS2 and Economic Development

October 24, 2013 19:30

Vat and fiddle

Visitors Room

Great Real Ale Pub  close to the Station

Spied Upon Film Preview TONIGHT!

October 11, 2013 19:30


Broadway Cinema

14-18 Broad Street, NG1 3AL Nottingham

NUT Teachers Regional Strike Action


11.00am Market Square, Nottingham

About 300 - 400 members of the National Union of Teachers marched from the Forest Ground to Market Square for a rally to listen to speeches. 

Fire Brigades Union FBU Strike


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.…

I Got A Woman' Art Show

August 20, 2013 11:00


Venue: City Gallery, Long Row (next to Primark) Nottingham

see - http://www.howie-smith.org.uk/citygallery.htm

HSBC Notts Uncut Demo supports Foodbank


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…

Anti-Bedroom Tax Demo at the Council House


1.00pm Monday 8th July 2013

Folks gathered to protest at the progress of the bedroom tax and the stress it is causing.


NCCLols: One Nottingham VCS Board Elections and Workfare

One Nottingham VCS Board Member Elections and Workfare

One Nottingham, the 'strategic partnership' has a management board with various posts reserved for representatives of particular sectors e.g., business, higher education and the voluntary sector. Currently, elections are underway for the voluntary sector posts which include a 'faith' representative, a BME representative and a sort of general …

Blockade Framework

As part of Boycott Workfare's week of action Nottingham Against Workfare call out for a week long internet blockade against workfare users Framework.


Co-operative Living and Working in Nottingham

July 05, 2013 18:00


The Sumac Centre

245 Gladstone Street NG7 6HX

Women and Austerity - Peoples Assembly Nottingham

Concerns over the organisation of the People's Assembly Nottm - lack of creche facilities

Framework are troubled by action, keep it up!


Framework have found it necessary to issue some guidelines on how and what to post on their facebook site.

I guess this means that they are troubled by action and the critical postings there. Good! keep it up!

They are obnoxious in their view that operating workfare schemes were an unemployed / homeless person can be sanctioned [benefits removed] for not doing as they are told. Tough love. .....…

What is Alternative Economics Anyways?

June 20, 2013 19:30

Peacock Hotel/Pub

(upstairs room)

Mansfield Rd - next to Voluntary Action Centre

Framework Anti-Workfare & work-prog Demo


2.00pm Saturday 1st June 2013


Campaigners from Nottingham Against Workfare protested outside record shop Music Exchange, in Stoney Street, Nottingham.

The Music Exchange is a social enterprise founded by Framework. It is now operated by Eve Trades, a social enterprise established by the charity in 2012