Monthly Archives: August 2011

Campaign against job cuts at Middlesex University

Middlesex University is seeking £10m of savings from its 2011/12 budget. It has identified that £5m of these savings should come from the staff budget: it considers it needs to get rid of approximately 300 staff at the university. Currently, 161 academic staff have been placed in initial redundancy pools across the University, with around 100 academic staff likely to leave the University through a mixture of compulsory and voluntary redundancy

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“Fairer Contributions” action group for disabled people, dementia sufferers and their carers

ATTENTION all disabled people, dementia sufferers and carers in Barnet. Join our new action group if you're unhappy with the "Barnet New Fairer Contributions Policy", with the lack of meaningful consultation, with having to now pay for services based on your ability to pay rather than need. We intend to fight this inhuman policy with gusto, so contact us now and give us your support and help us to help you. For more details email John Sullivan -

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PAST EVENT Barnet Alliance meeting, Wednesday 24 August, 6-8pm, Tally Ho pub

Our next meeting is this Wednesday 24th August, 6-8 pm. It will be upstairs at the famous Tally Ho pub, 749 High Road, North Finchley, N12 0BP.

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Has anybody seen our banner?

Has anybody seen this banner? It is pretty big: 4 foot by 9 foot, and, one would have thought, quite hard to miss. It is a garish yellow-green in colour with the following motto: “Our libraries, our NHS, our schools, our homes, our wardens our streets, our land, our old, our young, our past, our future - Hands off our Barnet!” When last heard of it was in the possession of a man going under the name: Father Adrian Benjamin, said to be rector

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PAST EVENT Summer break: no meeting this week, but see you at Friern Barnet summer show

Barnet Alliance is having a break from meeting this week as our usual venue is closed for much of August, so there will be no meeting on Wednesday 17 August. If we find a venue for a meeting on 24 August we will notify you! However, we will be leafleting at Friern Barnet summer show this weekend. See you from 12 noon on Saturday 21st at the Friern Lane entrance. We had hoped to have a stall but that is not allowed as the organisers want to keep the

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Stop the One Barnet Programme - sign the petition

Barnet council proposes to privatise most of its services. Please sign the petition calling on the council to abandon its 'One Barnet Programme'. One Barnet Programme petition

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