Thursday 30th June 2011
On June 30th, members of the Association of Teachers and Lecturers (ATL), National Union of Teachers (NUT), Public and Commercial Services union (PCS) and University and Colleges Union (UCU) took part in coordinated strike action. This is the first major coordinated strike against the cuts and various activities for the day included a march, rally & speeches etc ......
a busy timetable of events on the day:
Early morning onward – pickets outside workplaces
8am – Notts Uncut. Meet up at Nottingham Railway station to feed pickets and engage in solidarity action.
8.30am – Unison demonstration against major cuts to social care provision – assemble County Hall, West Bridgford.
11am – NUT, ATL, UCU, PCS joint strike march – assemble from 11am, Forest Recreation Ground (Goose Fair site).
11.30 am – Marchers leave The Forest, march down Mansfield Road, on to Milton Street and then in to the Trinity Square.
12 noon/12.30pm with the arrival of the march in Trinity Square. Speakers, stalls, refreshments and more in Trinity Square. There will be face painting and other activities for younger people.
13.30pm – March continues along Burton Street, South Sherwood Street and Parliament Street to the Albert Hall just off Derby Road for speakers and debate on the way forward for the dispute. There will be live music provided by Banner Theatre, Trade Union speakers and an opportunity to contribute from the floor. Ending 3pm approx.
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