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Save Our Firestations: Downham & New Cross. Consultation

Save Our Fire Stations
Lewisham, Wednesday, 22 May 7-9pm at Sydenham School, Dartmouth Road, London SE26 4RD
Over the next two years the London Fire brigade faces £45 million pounds of politically motivated cuts at the hands of Boris Johnson. He wants to close 12 fire stations, remove 18 engines and slash 520 firefighter jobs[…]

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The Man Who Pushed a Toy Pig to the Bank of England. #Pigs2Pigs

Resting in Trafalgar Square. Then off to Charing Cross. The Strand.[…]

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DEFEND LONDON’S NHS DEMONSTRATION 18 MAY

This demonstration has been called by an unprecedented coalition of London residents, medical staff, trade unions and health campaigners who have come together to raise the alarm regarding the biggest threats to A & E’s, maternity units and in-hospital care for a generation.
Closures planned across the capital include nine accident and emergency departments, a[…]

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Can squatters, private renters and council tenants unite?

The first time I heard a friend talking about squatters standing shoulder to shoulder with council tenants and private renters, I was doubtful to say the least. Ok, possibly the squatting community could share it’s experience with resisting evictions, of which it has plenty, but what did the groups really have in common at heart?[…]

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Save Clapham Fire Station – Consultation at Lambeth Town Hall

[Where]
Brixton Fire Station, 84 Gresham Road, SW9 7NP
SAVE CLAPHAM FIRE STATION
THURSDAY 16TH MAY @ 6:30PM
ASSEMBLE & MARCH FROM BRIXTON FIRE STATION TO THE CONSULTATION MEETING
Boris Johnson plans to close 12 London Fire Stations and Clapham is one of them. There will also be a cut of 18 fire engines and[…]

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London Renters Event: Letdown.org.uk ‘Let Down’ | North/ East action against letting agents!

We will be doing a tour of some of the local letting agents and calling for…
Ø An end to fees for tenants as in Scotland
Ø Proper regulation of letting agents
Ø No discrimination of people on housing benefit
The action will be MONOPOLY themed, and we’ll have props and banner to give out[…]

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Public Meeting | Save Lewisham Hospital, save our NHS 25/04/2013

Yesterday evening, I attended the Save Lewisham Hospital public meeting. The hall had about 400 people attending the public meeting.
I did find it interesting that some of the Save Lewisham Hospital group seemed to be enamoured of the Labour Party. People did point out that PFI was set up by tony Blair and the[…]

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Reclaim the Power!

Energy is not a luxury, it is a basic human need: it is required for cooking food, as well as for heating homes in a cold climate such as ours – and yet it is being put beyond the reach of increasing numbers of ordinary people in our society.
We have known for some time,[…]

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Stories of resistance: Mining-impacted communities bear witness By @LondonMining Network

Across the globe, communities are creatively confronting the devastating impacts of London-based mining companies. On April 15, representatives from Asia, Africa and the Americas will share inspiring stories of resistance – from communities fighting for their very survival, to mine workers asserting their basic rights to just pay and conditions.
Come and hear their tales,[…]

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