22 February 2011
Council Workers in Nottinghamshire were set to be the first to walk out against the cuts this week.
22 February 2011
About 1,000 CWU union members and their supporters marched through Beeston in Nottingham on Saturday of last week (see right).
22 February 2011
Some 3,700 workers at Nottinghamshire county council were set to strike on Thursday of this week—the day the Tory council votes on its savage cuts budget.
16 February 2011
Workers at Nottinghamshire county council are set to strike on Thursday of next week after delivering a yes vote in their ballot.
15 February 2011
Workers at Nottinghamshire council were expected to announce a vote for strikes as Socialist Worker went to press.
08 February 2011
Nottinghamshire County Council workers are being balloted for strikes against the council’s £89 million budget cuts and redundancies.
11 January 2011
Jack Straw lent credibility to the barrage of racism in the press when he said that the grooming of young women for sex was, "a specific problem" among Pakistani men. He made the statement after two men were jailed at Nottingham crown court after being found guilty of sexual abuse and rape.
02 December 2010
Leeds University occupation goes into second week
Some 100 students have been occupying Leeds University since Day X, Wednesday 24 November. They went in following the march by 3,000 people in the city against education cuts.
01 December 2010
University of Exeter Cornwall campus occupation
Thirty of us are currently occupying the Lower Stannary building against the education cuts. We are refusing to pay for the crisis of the bankers and greedy politicians who are ruthlessly putting profits before people.
23 November 2010
In a sign of the growing size of the anti-cuts movement, over 1,000 people joined a march against cuts in Nottingham organised by Notts Save Our Services last Saturday.
26 October 2010
Around 1,000 people joined a loud, angry and vibrant demonstration outside Tory-run Nottinghamshire County Council on Thursday of last week against cuts.
19 October 2010
On Monday night more than 1,000 teaching assistants, teachers and workers protested in Nottingham Market Square against Tory cuts.
03 August 2010
An Iraqi Kurd jumped to his death in Nottingham after hearing that he had been denied legal aid to fight his asylum case.
27 July 2010
Teachers at Farnley Park Mathematics and Computing College in Leeds, West Yorkshire, struck on Wednesday of last week over bullying. The strike involved members of all three unions at the school – the NUT, NASUWT and ATL.
02 March 2010
Some 200 people gathered outside Nottingham’s County Hall last Thursday to protest against huge budget cuts.
16 February 2010
Hundreds of construction workers struck, protested and blocked roads around the Staythorpe power station site in Nottinghamshire on Tuesday.
08 December 2009
Seven hundred anti-racists and anti-fascists stopped the Nazi thugs of the English Defence League (EDL) from marching through Nottingham city centre last Saturday.
01 December 2009
Anti-fascist campaigners in Nottingham and Harrow are preparing to counter two demonstrations by the racist thugs of the English Defence League (EDL).
10 November 2009
There was an angry lobby by 400 Nottinghamshire county council workers at lunchtime on Thursday of last week.
20 October 2009
All 260 workers at Crown Aerosols in Sutton-in-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire, walked out on unofficial strike on Monday in support of suspended print union steward Andy Kirk.