Tuesday, 10 May 2011

Anti-Cuts Update

Civil Service and teaching unions are gearing up for a strike on 30th June over jobs, pay and pensions and the pressure is building on Andrew Lansley and his vision of a future without an NHS. There's loads happening locally to build a movement to save the NHS and stop the cuts altogether so please check out the events and reports below:
Keep Our NHS Public - Protest Sat 14th May
Meet at 12pm at Millenium Square for a mass leafletting of Leeds and possibly a march through the city
March to Keep our NHS Public - Sat 28th May - a march from hopital to hospital
The next big thing in the fight against privatisation of healthcare as staff, patients and students march from St James Hopital to Leeds General Infirmary. More details to follow soon..
Leeds Against Cuts organising meeting - Thurs 12th May 5:30pm @ the TUC Centre on North St
Come along to find out what's happening across Leeds and help to organise the upcoming Anti-Cuts rally.
Headingley & Hyde Park Against Cuts - Mon 9th May 7:30pm @ the HEART centre in Headingley
Find out about how the cuts are hitting Headingley and Hyde Park, including council plans to close Burley train station and about the local schools planning to become academies, and organise alongside other activists to stop the cuts.
Armley & Bramley Against Cuts - Thurs 12th May 5:30pm @ the library ay the One Stop centre on Armley Town Street
Find out more about the victory in stopping the cuts to Bramley swimming baths and the continuing campaign to save Stocks Hill day centre and organise against the cuts.
Keep our NHS Public - Thurs 12th May 7pm @ The Packhorse on Woodhouse Lane
Help organise the local demonstrations to save the NHS and discuss the next steps in the campaign.
Record numbers at Leeds May Day demonstration - Leeds March for the Alternative
http://www.leedspsc.org.uk/?p=8815 - includes video footage :-)
Royal Armouries museum cuts staff http://coalitionofresistance-leeds.org.uk/?p=717
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