Monthly Archives: December 2010

Save Barnet’s libraries - sign the petition!

The official consultation for the libraries strategic review closes on 17th December. The petition against cuts coordinated by Roger Tichborne of the Barnet Eye blog is going strong. You can still sign the petition online at The petition will be given to councillor Robert Rams on 16th or 17th December (although we will keep collecting signatures) as a contribution to the consultation. Signatures

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Open Letter concerning Alfie Meadows from Middlesex students and staff

[This letter was submitted to the Guardian and Times Higher Education supplement but they have declined to print it] Open Letter concerning Alfie Meadows from Middlesex students and staff We, current and former students and staff of Middlesex University, wish to make plain our disgust at the behaviour of the Metropolitan police at the demonstration against tuition fee rises in London on 9th December. A Middlesex student, Alfie Meadows, sustained

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PAST EVENT Barnet march against cuts and privatisation – no to easyCouncil, 30 January 2011

Barnet march against cuts and privatisation - no to easyCouncil - Sunday 30 January 2011 Assemble 11.30am, Finchley Central. March to the Arts Depot, North Finchley for an indoor rally from 1-4pm including speakers and bands. Entry is free. Email: [email protected] This event marks the launch of Rock Against the Cuts: more details here.

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PAST EVENT Barnet march, Sunday 30 January - POSTER

Please download this A4 poster and display it on a noticeboard or window. Thanks! See you on the march.

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PAST EVENT Students and unions protest against education cuts, Saturday 29 January

Students from Middlesex University will join students and pupils from other Barnet colleges and schools on a national demonstration against education cuts on Saturday 29 November. The march is backed by a number of national trade unions including Unite, GMB, NUT and the lecturers' union UCU. The Barnet Alliance has been proud to support Barnet students when they protested in Finchley against cuts, and when they joined the demonstrations in central

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PAST EVENT Lobby of Barnet’s budget meeting, Tuesday 14 December

Lobby of Barnet's council meeting where it plans to pass its cuts budget. Tuesday 14 December 2010 6-7pm, Hendon Town Hall, The Burroughs, London NW4 4BG. More details: [email protected] 14 December lobby poster

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