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Pictures and banner list from Glasgow demonstration against cuts

02 October 2011
Some 15,000 people marched in Glasgow on 1 October. Below is a list of banners on the demonstration.

15,000 march in Glasgow against cuts

01 October 2011
Up to 15,000 people marched trough Glasgow today, Saturday, for the People First demonstration against attacks on public services.

College strike against pay freeze

27 September 2011
Workers at Stow College in Glasgow were set to strike on Wednesday of this week against a pay freeze.

Students occupy in Glasgow

23 September 2011
Around 30 students staged a one-day occupation today (Friday) at Scotland’s leading arts academy, the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland.

Scotland set to protest on 1 October

20 September 2011
The Scottish TUC has called a demonstration in Glasgow on Saturday 1 October to resist Tory attacks.

Charity workers strike back at Quarriers

13 September 2011
Hundreds of workers at social care charity Quarriers in Glasgow struck against huge pay cuts on Tuesday of last week.

Quarriers strike against pay cuts

06 September 2011
Hundreds of workers at social care charity Quarriers struck against huge pay cuts in Glasgow last Tuesday.

March to defend Accord centre

30 August 2011
Around 500 people marched through Glasgow’s East End last Saturday to save the Accord daycare centre. The centre currently caters for 120 children and adults with learning difficulties. But Glasgow City Council plans to close it down to build a car park for the Commonwealth Games in 2014.

Deportations: From Guantanamo to Glasgow

23 August 2011
The GEO Group—a company rocked by human rights, sexual abuse and racism scandals—is to be given £25 million to run the Dungavel immigrant removal centre in South Lanarkshire, Scotland.

196-day Glasgow University occupation wins

23 August 2011
Students who occupied Glasgow University emerged victorious last Sunday after 196 days inside the "Free Hetherington".

Victory for Glasgow University occupation

18 August 2011
Glasgow University occupiers emerged victorious last Sunday after 196 days inside the "Free Hetherington". This building had been the Hetherington Research Club, a community space the university management closed down early last year.

Muslims boycott Glasgow airport

19 July 2011
Muslims are boycotting Glasgow airport in protest at harassment by counter-terrorism officers.

From Birmingham to Glasgow: we’re ready to resist

29 June 2011
Birmingham kicked off the battle for the 30 June strikes last night with a Unite the Resistance rally for unions striking across the city.

Protests on 30 June

21 June 2011
Birmingham: 12 noon, Victoria SquareBristol: 11am from College GreenBrighton: 10.30am, the LevelCambridge: 12noon, Parkers Piece lCardiff: 12noon, City HallGlasgow: 12noon, George SquareLeeds: 12noon, City SquareLeicester: 11.30am, New Walk CentreLiverpool: 12 noon, St George’s PlateauLondon: 11.30am, Lincoln’s Inn FieldManchester: 11am All Saints ParkNewcastle: 1pm, MonumentNorwich:

Fighting the cuts in Glasgow

03 May 2011

Defend Bryan Simpson—student who faces jail

26 April 2011
Activists are rallying around Bryan Simpson, a Glasgow student arrested last year after protesting against the government’s raising of tuition fees.

Glasgow teachers angry at union proposal to accept deal

26 April 2011
Teachers in Glasgow met with EIS union leaders last week to discuss cuts to pay and conditions, which the union is urging members to accept.

Northern Drift & Joe Lives!

12 April 2011
Alex Glasgow was a left wing singer-songwriter from Gateshead, who sang the theme to the BBC TV series When The Boat Comes In.

All the banners on the TUC anti-cuts demo, 26 March 2011

31 March 2011
Acton Community Theatre Afghans Against Neo-Feudalism Alexandra Park School Anglesey Primary School Against the Cuts Artists Against Cuts Arts Against Cuts Aslef Black and Ethnic Minority Members Aslef Doncaster Aslef Glasgow Aslef Kings Cross Aslef Leeds 116 Branch Aslef LGBT Aslef national banner Aslef Port Talbot Aslef Ramsgate Aslef Southern Region Aslef Waterloo Nine Elms Aslef Women Members Association of Educational Psychologists Association of Musical Marxists Association of Revenue and Customs</

Anti-cuts coalition to stand in Scottish elections

29 March 2011
A new left wing electoral coalition is fighting for a seat on the Glasgow List for the Scottish Parliament in the election on 5 May.

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