Socialist Worker


Issue No. 1811

AROUND 40 people demonstrated in north Finchley, north London, last Sunday over the threat to a community centre by Barnet's new Tory council.

SOME 160 people attended a showing of the new Indymedia video Genoa: Red Zone in Glasgow last Sunday. A meeting is due to be held this week to help set up Indymedia Scotland.

CAMPAIGNERS fighting to stop the closure of St John's Nursery in Hackney, east London, continued their stalls and petitioning last weekend. The Labour council has voted to close the nursery from the end of August. Parents and staff hope to make a fresh appeal to the 'independent' trust that takes over the running of education in the borough this week.

COUNCIL HOUSE tenants in Carlisle in the north west of England have narrowly voted to allow the council to sell off their 7,325 homes to Riverside Housing. Some 2,761 people voted in favour and 2,547 against.

'There is no moral mandate for change,' said Paul Atkinson, a Labour councillor who broke from Labour's 'neutral' stance to urge people to vote no

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Sat 3 Aug 2002, 00:00 BST
Issue No. 1811
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