–Wed 30 March – Save Chirton House protest, 3pm, Chirton House, Headlam St, Byker (NE6 2DX) 5 min walk from East End Library and Pool
Come and join friends of Chirton House, and Byker Residents oppose the sudden closure and cuts of £1million from older people in the east end.
followed by meeting in Byker Community Centre
–Thurs 31 March – After TUC demo – this is just the beginning, where now for anti cuts campaign
Meeting with Gerry Byrne (Anti Cuts Network); Clare Williams (Public Service Alliance chair, and Unison convenor); Dave OToole (UCU branch sec and striker!)
— Fri 1 April Dont be a fool, support the NHS national day of action. Leaflet your workplace, lobby your MP (various surgeries this day)
for more info or collect leaflets from Newcastle PSA Jess Khoshooee – 245 0864 / J.Khoshooee@unison.co.uk
– Tues 5 April Sunderland meeting: The Rebel Councillors of Poplar
In 1921, 30 councillors of the London borough of Poplar were jailed for defying the national government and setting “illegal” budgets in order ts to help the poor
SAtC have invited the author of “Guilty And Proud Of It”, Janine Booth, to tell the story of what happened in Poplar.
– WED 6 APRIL – ANTI CUTS NETWORK planning meeting, 5.30, Tyneside Irish Centre, Gallowgate
Discuss building future action against the cuts. All welcome. http://anticutsnetwork.blogspot.com/
Anti Cuts Network is an activist network including trade unionists and strikers, students involved in last years walkouts and occupations, and people from various campaigns, political groups and none! We aim to coordinate and promote any activities against any cuts. We are a local bottom up campaign. Join us!