List of local events in the Black Country
Black Country Diary dates 2014:
Thursday 27th February 5pm protest against budget cuts, Walsall Council House, Leicester Street, Walsall Read more
Tuesday 4th March 5.30pm; lobby/protest against Wolverhampton Labour coucil plan to privatise all of Adults and Childrens services NO cuts NO privatisation.
Tuesday March 4th @7pm Fords Dagenham speaker Lamp Tavern, High Street, Dudley DY1 1QT Read more: Fords Dagenham speaker
Wednesday 5th March 5.45pm; lobby/protests against Wolverhampton Council - NO cuts NO privatisation. Up to 2,000 local jobs could be axed by Wolverhampton's Labour council by 2015 after they announced a further £66.7million of cuts to local public services.
Saturday 15th March National People's Assembly conference London
Wednesday 19th March 5.45pm; lobby/protests against Wolverhampton Council - NO cuts NO privatisation. Up to 2,000 local jobs could be axed by Wolverhampton's Labour council by 2015 after they announced a further £66.7million of cuts to local public services.
Wednesday 19th March Budget Day protest 'Britain needs a pay rise'
Thursday 20th March WB&DTUC meeting interested trades unionists and those interested in joining a union are invited 7.15pm Wolverhampton Civic Centre (Wulfruna Street entrance) 3rd floor room 2 Read more: WB&DTUC meeting
Saturday 22nd March national demonstration against racism & fascism
Wednesday 26th March Walsall Against Cuts meeting 6.30pm Royal Hotel WS1 2EL Read more
TUC courses sign up now.....for April 2014 Read more: Trade union courses in Wolverhampton
Saturday 26th April Love Music Hate Racism festival Dudley Town Hall
Monday 28th April 12.30pm Cenotaph Wolverhampton - Workers Memorial day events also in Dudley & Walsall
Thursday 1st May 7pm annual International Workers day celebrations Pegasus, Wolverhampton WV6 0QQ
Saturday 7th June tenth Midlands TUC Cradley Women's Chainmakers' festival will be in Bearmore Mound Playing Fields, Cradley Heath, B64 6DU
Saturday 21st June People's Assembly national demonstration London
Monday 3rd February @5pm Kevin Courtney, Deputy General Secretary NUT to speak. refreshments from 4.30pm @ Ramada Hotel Telford, Forgegate, TELFORD TF3 4NA (parking on site, easily accessible from M54 Junction 5). This visit coincides with current NUT/NASUWT talks in relation to further national strike. Everyone welcome. Read more: Kevin Courtney
Tuesday 4th February STAND UP FOR COUNCIL SERVICES UNISON is calling on all members in Local government to join workplace lunchtime protests and speak up for services and pay. Read more
Wednesday 5th February at the Civic Centre Wolverhampton from 5pm Lobby of Wolverhampton Council Against cuts including Save Central Baths campaign which will be debated. Read more: Wolverhampton Council - NO cuts NO privatisation
strikes details: https://www.unison.org.uk/at-work/education-services/key-issues/he-pay-dispute/home/
Monday 10 February 9am-11am University strike UCU at Wolves University, Wulfruna St will hold a 2-hour strike Read more: University strike
Wednesday 19th February 8am @ Atos, Wolverhampton Assessment Centre, Ground Floor and First Floor, 15-17 Pearl Assurance House, Waterloo Road, Wolverhampton, WV1 4DJ. Read more: anti-Atos protest 10,600 disabled people died within 6 weeks of their disability benefits being stopped by Atos/DWP between January and November 2011, and then they stopped counting. There will be 144 simultaneous demonstrations outside Atos centres all over Britain called by the group Anonymoushttps://www.facebook.com/ATOSNationalDemo
Thursday 20th February next WB&DTUC meeting interested trades unionists and those interested in joining a union are invited 7.15pm Wolverhampton Civic Centre (Wulfruna Street entrance) 3rd floor room 2 Read more: next WB&DTUC meeting
Saturday 22 February Crisis in the NHS conference on the dangers of Privatisation 11.30am to 4pm Priory Rooms, 40 Bull Street, Birmingham B4 6AF Read more: NHS conference
Saturday 22 February 10am-5pm Womens Assembly Against Austerity, Conway Hall, Red Lion St, London
Wednesday 26th February Walsall Against Cuts meeting 6.30pm Royal Hotel WS1 2EL Read more