Worthing Solidarity Network is going from strength to strength. Last night's meeting was so well attended that the venue nearly couldn't fit us all! Many, many trade unions, local campaign groups and individuals were represented. Information was given on several important issues; the attempts to privatise and close down day centres for older people, The attempt the close Findon Fire station, the keep the post public campaign and an update from the NUT (National Union of Teachers). After that we even had time to arrange some actions! So here are a few dates for your diary:
Thursday 9th September, 7:45 pm - Brighton Stop The Cuts public meeting. Caroline Lucas is speaking as well as trade unionists and others.
Saturday 11th September 11am-2pm - Worthing Solidarity Network stall. We will be holding a stall in town centre (at the benches opposite the band stand) to let people know what we're up to.
Tuesday 14th September 2:15pm - Save Our Day Centres! West Sussex County Council are holding a public consultation meeting, so we get to give our views on the propossed changes to Day Centres.
Wednesday 22nd September 8:30pm - Worthing Solidairty Network Meeting. Our regular meeting held in the conservatory of Weatherspoons.
Wednesday 29th September 4pm - Day of local action against cuts. Meet at Worthing Town Hall 4pm, bring banners and be ready to make your views heard!!!
Sunday 3rd October - Protest at the Tory Party Conference. The conference is in Birmingham, transport is being organised from Worthing, details to follow. Predictably, the police are trying to stop people marching past the conference centre see here for a petition against this