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Navitas Not Welcome In Bournville!

At lunchtime today there was a stall and petitioning session outside the Bournville School of Art, which is leased by the Birmingham City University from the Bournville Village Trust. This was to protest against the privatisation of the education service … Continue reading

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Montgomery Primary School Strike and Public Meeting

Montgomery Primary school is being forced to become an academy, a move which both teachers and parents are opposed to. In December, all staff went on strike, and were joined by parents on the picket line. They will be on … Continue reading

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From AABA: Victory at Bournville!

Academies can be defeated! The combination of a forceful parents’ campaign and threat of united strike action by NASUWT and NUT members has resulted in the Bournville governors abandoning plans to convert to an Academy (at least for this school … Continue reading

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No to Forced Academies in Birmingham

Michael Gove plans to seize around 30 Birmingham Primary schools and turn them into academies. These schools are currently run by the Council. It means that the schools are democratically accountable to us and if the Councillors neglect our schools … Continue reading

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Communities Against The Cuts Launches Election Bid

On Saturday, Communities Against The Cuts launched it’s election bid, standing candidates in Kings Norton and Bournville wards on an anti-cuts, pro-nhs stance. The group has formed out of Stirchley and Cotteridge against the Cuts, following their multiple successes in … Continue reading

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Stirchley Library Protest Report

The Coalition that runs Birmingham City Council (or rather, is running it into the ground), has decided to slash the library service opening hours. One of the libraries affected is in Stirchley. It is now proposed to close it on … Continue reading

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Stirchley and Cotteridge Against the Cuts, March Activities

Stirchley and Cotteridge Against the Cuts work on local issues around the south and south west of Birmingham. They have been involved in the campaigns that stopped the closure of Charles House, and saw Bournville School reject academy status. Never … Continue reading

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Photo Review of the Year 2011

Birmingham Against The Cuts was formed at the end of 2010 to fight the council and central government cuts. 2011 has been a busy year for all of us, with some truly memorable events. You can click on a picture … Continue reading

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Report and Videos from our Public Meeting on 24th November

Last night a succesful meeting was held at the Council House, building for the public sector pension strike on 30th November. For the first time, we’ve recorded the speakers, so that you can see their whole speech. Unfortunately during James … Continue reading

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Public Meeting: Support the November 30th Strikers – They Strike for All of Us

Thursday November 24th, 7pmat the Council House, Victoria Square, B1 1BB Speakers: Christine Blower (General Secretary NUT) Joe Morgan (Regional Secretary GMB) Paul Mackney (Ex. General Secretary UCU) Sian Ruddick (PCS Midlands Chair) James Anthony (UNISON University Hospital Chair) Edd … Continue reading

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