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Public inquiry in Camden health

17 April 2012
Camden Council has agreed to launch a public inquiry into the privatisation of the Camden Road GP practice after a public outcry at its closure.

Boardroom sit-in to save Camden surgery

03 April 2012
Around 40 Camden residents and campaigners from Keep Our NHS Public occupied the North Central London NHS primary care trust board meeting last Thursday. They are fighting against the closure of Camden Road Surgery. The closure will leave thousands without a GP within reasonable proximity.

Union branches back lobby of TUC tomorrow

18 December 2011
The emergency lobby of the TUC tomorrow over pensions at 2pm is now backed by the London region of the UCU, East London NUT and NUT branches in Camden, Lewisham. Hackney, Lambeth, Ealing, Southwark, Merton and Greenwich.

Camden campaign backs protests

09 August 2011
The monthly meeting of the recently-formed London’s Local Anti-Cuts Alliance took place on Wednesday of last week.

Love Music, hate racism festival

02 August 2011
Hundreds of Camden residents and anti-fascist campaigners came together last Saturday at a family festival organised by Love Music Hate Racism (LMHR) and Castlehaven Community Association.

Camden strike to stop job cuts

05 July 2011
Unison union members in the Camden council repairs and improvement team struck on Thursday of last week.

Camden NUT - next steps in fight to defend schools

19 April 2011
management are trying to cut costs in several schools in Camden, north London—provoking disputes.

Camden teachers’ battle shows how to fight the Tory cuts

05 April 2011
Fury at the Tories burst onto the streets of Camden, north London, last week as teachers struck against £20 million cuts to key children’s services.

United strikes rock Tower Hamlets and Camden

30 March 2011
Tower Hamlets Teachers and council workers struck across Tower Hamlets, east London, today, Wednesday. They are fighting 500 job cuts that will hit everything from social services to schools and youth workers.

Tower Hamlets and Camden council workers and teachers unite to fight

29 March 2011
A key battle against the cuts was set to take place across two London boroughs this week.

Camden anti-cuts meeting

18 January 2011
Don’t make cuts, join the fightback. That was the message delivered to Labour councillors at a 200-strong meeting in Camden last Monday night.

Camden sixth form students begin their sit-in

08 December 2010
Sixth form students began a 24-hour sit-in at Camden School for Girls, in north London at 9am this morning, Wednesday.

Camden protest rattles council

02 December 2010
Some 500 people rallied outside Camden Town Hall in central London for three hours last night in the bitter cold as the Labour run cabinet met to discuss making cuts that will decimate services and jobs in the borough.

Housing activists plan fightback in Camden

10 August 2010
Around 30 housing activists in Camden, north London, met last week to organise a fightback against the wave of Tory attacks on council housing and tenants’ rights.

Camden housing victory

18 May 2010
Tenants and activists in Camden are celebrating after the newly elected Labour council announced an end to the sell-off of Camden’s council housing.

Protest over Camden Council auctioning off council homes

09 March 2010
Tenants and Defend Council Housing activists staged a mock auction of councillors’ homes last Saturday in Kentish Town, north London.

Activists’ diary

19 January 2010
Wednesday 27 JanuaryAfghanistan – why we should get out, Stop the War/CND public meeting, 7pm, Camden Centre, Bidborough Street, London WC1H 9DB.Thursday 28 JanuaryBlockade Gordon Brown’s Afghanistan war conference. Called by Stop the War and CND. Assemble 8.30am, Lancaster House, Stable Yard, St James’s, London SW1A 1BB. Friday 29 January Tony Blair’s Judgement Day at the Iraq inquiry from 8am. Stop the War protest, QE2 Conference Centre, Broad Sanctuary, Westminster SW1P 3EE.Saturday 30 JanuaryRight to Work conference of resistance and

Letters

08 December 2009
Victory over privateers inspires new NHS fight The Camden Keep Our NHS Public campaign is celebrating victory over our local primary care trust and its plans to set up a new privately-run health centre in the borough.

Camden NHS campaign stops private GPs threat

24 November 2009
Health bosses in Camden, London, have been forced to shelve plans to hand a health centre over to a private firm.

Fighting privatisation at Camden council

28 July 2009
More than 150 caretakers working for Camden council held a mass meeting on Tuesday of last week in response to plans to privatise the cleaning of estates.

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