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J30 Protests Across UK

alibi | 18.06.2011 14:38 | J30 Strike | Public sector cuts | Cambridge | Liverpool

Aberystwyth: noon, rally at Morlan Centre, Queens Road, SY23 2HH. NEW

Bradford: 10am rally at Bradford City’s Valley Parade ground, BD8 7DY.

Brighton: 10:30am assemble at The Level, 37 Ditchling Road, BN1 4SB. March to Hove Town Hall, Norton Road, BN3 4AH for rally at noon. Speakers include Dave Brinson, National Union of Teachers (NUT) national executive (NEC).

Bristol: 11am, assemble at College Green, BS1 5TA. March to Castle Green, Wine Street, BS1 2BH, for speeches. There will be an afternoon of stalls and entertainment in Castle Park, Castle Street, BS1 3XD.

Cambridge: noon, rally at Parker’s Piece, Parkside, CB1 1JE.

Carlisle: 12.30pm rally by Old Town Hall, CA3 8JH, with music and food.

Chatham: noon to 2pm rally at Command House, Dock Road, ME4 4TX.

Chelmsford: 11am, rally at High Street, CM1 1BE.

Colchester: 12.30pm, rally outside Colchester town hall, High Street, CO1 1PJ. Organised by Colchester and Clacton trades union councils.

Dover: noon, rally at St Mary’s church hall, Church Street, CT16 1BY.

Exeter: 11am rally at the Corn Exchange, George Street, EX1 1BU. Speakers include: Brendan Barber, general secretary of the Trades Union Congress (TUC); and Hector Wesley (PCS). March to Belmont Park for a Festival for the Alternative at 12.30pm with music from Billy Bragg, a bouncy castle and children’s entertainment, stalls and food and drink available.

Glasgow: noon rally in George Square, Glasgow, G2 1DU. Speakers include: Janice Godrich, PCS president; Grahame Smith, general secretary of the Scottish TUC; Mary Senior, University and College Union (UCU) Scottish secretary; Mike Kirby, Unison Scottish secretary; and Pat Rafferty, Unite regional secretary.

Gloucester: 10.30am, rally at the bandstand in Gloucester Park, Park Road, GL1 1LH.

Halifax: 10am to noon, indoor rally at Arden Road Social Club, HX1 3AG.

Hastings: 10am to noon, rally at White Rock Hotel, White Rock, TN34 1JU.

Ipswich: assemble at 10.45am in Giles Circus, Princes Street, IP1 1DT. March to a rally at
town hall council chamber, Cornhill, Ipswich IP1 1DH. Speakers include Lorna Merry, PCS.

Liverpool: assemble from 11.30am, William Brown Street, L1 1JJ. March to The Black-E arts centre, Great George Street, L1 5EW, for a rally at 12.30pm. Speakers include: Marie Daley, UCU NEC; Julie Lyon-Taylor, NUT NEC; and Alice Robinson, Association of Teachers and Lecturers (ATL), national senior vice president.

Llandrindod Wells: 11am, rally at The Pavillion, Spa Road, LLD1 5EY. March to rally and picnic at Landrindod Wells Lake Park, LD1 5LG. NEW

London – Wembley: 10am, rally in The Torch pub, Bridge Road, HA9 9AB, by Wembley Park station.

Luton: noon assemble at Market Hill, LU1 2YN, walk to Town Hall, George Street, LU1 2BQ, for speakers at 12.30pm. In the afternoon there’s a picnic in Wardown Park, Old Bedford Road, LU2 7HA.

Manchester: assemble from 11am, All Saints, Oxford Road, M1 7DU. March to Castlefield Arena, Liverpool Road, M3 4JN for a rally at noon. Speakers include: Helen Andrews, NUT NEC; Mark Baker, ATL NEC; and Dominique Lauterburg, UCU NEC.

Middlesbrough: 4.30pm, rally by the bottle sculpture, Russell Street, TS1 2AE.

Newcastle-upon-Tyne: Meet at noon at Life Centre, Times Square, NE1 4EP. March to the monument, Grey Street, NE1 7AL, for a rally at 1pm. Speakers from striking unions plus Kevin Rowan, secretary Northern TUC.

Newport (south Wales): noon, rally at John Frost Square, NP20 1PA. NEW

Norwich: noon, rally outside the Forum, Millennium Plain, Bethel Street, Norwich NR2 1TF.

Oxford: 1pm, rally in Bonn Square, OX1 1EU. With music and a barbecue. Called by the Oxford & District Trades Council.

Plymouth: 11am to 12.30pm , rally organised by ATL, NUT and UCU at Plymouth Albion rugby club, Madden Road, PL1 4NE.

Plymouth: noon, assemble at Guildhall Square, PL1 2AD, for ‘Stop the Cuts’ march round town and back to Guildhall, organised by Plymouth TUC.

Portsmouth: noon, rally at Guildhall Square, PO1 2AB.

Preston: noon, rally at The Flag Market, PR1 2JA. Speakers include: Kathy Eager, ATL NEC; Simon Jones, NUT NEC; and John Murphy, UCU NEC.

Swansea: 11.30am, rally at Castle Square, SA1 3PP. NEW

Taunton: 11am, rally at Taunton rugby club, Hyde Lane, TA2 8BU.

Truro: 10am to 1pm, rally at Lemon Quay, TR1 2LW.

Worthing: 11am, rally in Steyne Gardens, Warwick Road, BN11 3DZ. Supported by Worthing Solidarity Network.

Wrexham: 11.30am, rally at Queens Square, LL14 3EQ. NEW

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Canterbury, Kent Rally

19.06.2011 13:59

Thanet Trades Union Council

Rally. Dane John Gardens 3pm Canterbury City Centre.,

It's right next to the Bus Station and Canterbury East Rail Station (opp end)