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Community arts and creative activist collective The Mischief Makers have build a giant syringe in support of UNISON's march to 'Defend the NHS' on Saturday. The syringe will read 'Inject more into the NHS' and is made in an effort to show solidarity to NHS workers as well as acknowledging that the ongoing cuts in and privitisation of the National Health Service is something that should concern everyone. The Mischief Makers also hope to add a more creative element to Saturday's march and rally, organised by UNISON, UK's largest union. The march will start from 10.30am on the Forest Recreation Ground. Come along and show your support!
Wikipedia on the Mischief Makers: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Mischief_Makers
Here some photos from the protest by NAIL who were expecting (and did) celebrate their victory over the proposed expansion of Eastcroft Incinerator. Today a planning committee of the council unanimously rejected the expansion plans.
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Today the City Council unanimously rejected the plans for the expansion of Nottinghams incinerator. A real victory for the NAIL campaign !!
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Birmingham International Convention Centre…20th-22nd September 2006, “The Annual Conference and Social Housing Exhibition 2006 is the most important event in the housing calendar. It is a 'must attend' for everyone involved in social housing”. Too exhausted to attend but nevertheless with very good reason, one Family openly invites the Federation to resist associations with corporate bullies.
On Wednesday 20 September the Development Control Committee will finally vote on weather to allow Nottingham's Eastcroft incinerator to expand. Please join our protest from 12:30 pm 20 September outside the Council House to greet councillors as they arrive to vote.
The government could face a legal challenge over sub-standard treatment
given by the NHS to people with learning disabilities and long-term mental
health conditions, the Disability Rights Commission warns today.
The government says it is committed to giving disabled people greater
independence, but in reality progress is stifled by red tape and severe
funding shortages. Andrew Cole on how a radical new bill aims to address
So they need to get on with radicially changing the laws in the UK to bring
them in line with the UN Disability Convention.
Some 200 local people packed the public meeting in Lydiate, near Maghull
last night called by KONP Merseyside in response to the threatened privatisation of GP services in Sefton East Parishes.
Whilst the queues and treatment at the NHSS gets worse, they are still paying useless consultants a fortune
In the US a similar type of genetically engineered rice, LL 601, has been found in samples of supplies destined for human consumption. Bayer field tested the LL 601 variety between 1998 and 2001, but it is unclear how the present contamination occured. Like LL 62 this rice trait is tolerant to Bayer´s weedkiller Liberty Link. LL Rice 601 has not been tested for safety for human consumption and was never authorised by regulators.
Please find the following article, that was published on Welcome to Baqa'a Refugee Camp and highlights the situation being faced by Palestinian children.
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Critical mass happens every last friday of the month 6pm central library
The next critical mass is on FRIDAY 29TH AT CENTRAL LIBRARY AT 6PM
We cycle round the city to celebrate the bicycle:
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Bury St Edmonds workers are on the frontline of one of the countries most important battles to protect the NHS against privatisation. Blair’s government wants to sell off part of the NHS called NHS Logistics to DHS, the private haulage firm based in Germany on 1st October.
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Saturday morning protest at Hafod Quarry, Johnstown, Wrexham, where landfill waste from Merseyside is being dumped on a site which includes an SSSI and a Special Conservation Area, and which is only 150 yards from local houses. But Hey! This is big business. Who cares about a few extra cancers and kids born with cleft palates and other abnormalities? We do!
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Hundreds of protestors took to the streets of Sheffield on Saturday 9th September 2006 to oppose the closure of a ward at the Childrens Hospital and against NHS cuts and privatisation in general.
Saturday 9th September
Assemble: Weston Park (opposite Children's Hospital) at 10am
(51or 52 bus from High Street, City Centre)
March to City Hall steps for rally at around noon
This is Aspartame Awareness Weekend this release has the Report to Schools, new articles by world experts on aspartame, to be forwarded to schools, Board of Educations, pediatricians and OB-GYN for this Save The Children project.
7:30 pm Wednesday 13th September
Lydiate Parish Hall
286 Southport Road, Lydiate
(near the 'Scotch Piper')
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Non-organic rice sold in the UK could be genetically modified as traces have been found, please do not eat this stuff as it can affect your gut bacteria, your immune system and its DNA sequences which usually have a foreign gene, which is synthetic, read ISIS for more information http://www.i-sis.org.uk
on why to avoid these so-called foods