June 30th strike

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Notts SOS

Jun 27, 2011, 5:41:47 AM6/27/11
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This is the latest update from Nottinghamshire Save Our Services
(Notts SOS). This week: the big strike on June 30th and Save Sherwood
Forests campaign.


On Thursday June 30th, members of the Association of Teachers and
Lecturers (ATL), National Union of Teachers (NUT), Public and
Commercial Services union (PCS) and University and Colleges Union
(UCU) will take place in coordinate strike action in defence of their

This is the first national industrial action in response to the cuts
and there will be various activities going on in and around Nottingham
for people to get involved in.

Notts SOS supporters will be out and about throughout the day and we
hope to see many of you as well.

More info: http://www.nottssos.org.uk

8am. Notts Uncut. Meet up at Nottingham Railway station to feed
pickets and engage in solidarity action.
Details: http://nottingham.indymedia.org/events/1884

8.30am. Unison action outside county council meeting against major
cuts to social care provision. Assemble County Hall, West Bridgford.
Details: http://nottingham.indymedia.org/events/1882

11am. NUT, ATL, UCU, PCS joint strike march – assemble from 11am,
Forest Recreation Ground (Goose Fair site).

11.30 am. Marchers leave The Forest, march down Mansfield Road, on to
Milton Street and then in to the Trinity Square.

12 noon/12.30 pm with the arrival of the march in Trinity Square.
Speakers, stalls, refreshments and more in Trinity Square. There will
be face painting and other activities for younger people.

13.30 pm. March continues along Burton Street, South Sherwood Street
and Parliament Street to the Albert Hall on Derby Road for speakers
and debate on the way forward for the dispute. There will be live
music provided by Banner Theatre, Trade Union speakers and an
opportunity to contribute from the floor. Ending 3pm approx.

Activities elsewhere: http://www.j30strike.org


Before the big day on Thursday, there is also a meeting about the
campaign to save Sherwood Forest. Despite the government's u-turn on
forest sell-offs, the campaign is not over and you are invited to
"have your say on the future of the forests in England and Wales".

7.30pm, Friends Meeting House, 25 Clarendon Street, Nottingham, NG1 5JD

Details: http://savesherwoodforest.org.uk/

Notts Save Our Services
Web: http://www.nottssos.org.uk
Twitter: @nottssos

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