Support the campaign to save the 14 Council Nurseries from closure

The Council is planning to close all 14 of its Day Nurseries. This is the recommendation of the Review of Council Run Day Nurseries for the Cabinet meeting on Tuesday 12 December.  (See Cabinet Agenda Pack – Public – 12122017 ) It means the 600 children who use the nurseries, which are in some of the poorest areas of the city, will lose their places, and 120 staff will lose their jobs. Continue reading

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The Cuts in our School Budgets, Birmingham Trades Council meeting Thur 7 Dec 7.30 Council House

The Trades Council has invited guest speakers, Kath Scott (Boldmere Mums) and David Room (NEU-NUT Secretary) to speak on the funding crisis in education for children and young people. Continue reading

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Save our Nurseries Community Meeting Saturday 16th December 1pm-3pm Sparkhill

Join the campaign to save the 14 Council Nurseries threatened with closure.  Continue reading

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UCU Academic Staff Protest, Birmingham City University,  Wed 6th December, 1-2pm, City Centre campus

University and College Union PRESS RELEASE: After colleagues told they are no longer academics but ‘near-peer critical friends,’ facing a loss of academic jobs, salaries, freedoms and threats of redundancy at Birmingham City University. Continue reading

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Save our Council Nursery say Sparkhill parents

Parents and supporters gathered yesterday in Sparkhill Park to plan their campaign against the threat to close Park Road Day Nursery and the decision to hand over the Park Road Children’s Centre to a private provider.  Continue reading

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Birmingham CC ‘total climbdown’ in new bin-strike deal

A new deal – or, more precisely, a new version of the original agreement – has been reached in new Acas-managed negotiations in what union insiders have called a ‘total climbdown’ by BCC. 

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SAVE THE COUNCIL’S DAY NURSERY AND CHILDREN’S CENTRE IN PARK ROAD SPARKHILL

The Council plans to close its Park Road Day Nursery and to hand over the Park Road Children’s Centre to a private organisation to run.  Come to our planning meeting on Saturday 25th November at 12:30pm at the Play Area Sparkhill park. Continue reading

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