Monthly Archives: October 2011

UPDATED New Jarrow march reaches Barnet, Wednesday 2 November

Details for the reception of the Jarrow marchers: Come and meet the marchers at the Greek-Cypriot Centre, 2 Britannia Road, North Finchley, Wednesday 2 November at 7pm A welcome delegation of Barnet Alliance for Public Services will meet the marchers at 6pm at the Spires and walk with them (or take the bus) the 3 miles to the Greek Cypriot centre. All are welcome to join us there. We want to offer the Jarrow marches refreshments, so if you can -

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PAST EVENT “Our Barnet” residents’ forum, 4 October - report and minutes

Here are the minutes of the first "Our Barnet" residents forum held on Tuesday 4 October. The meeting was attended by 50-60 people. The next "Our Barnet" residents forum - open to all and no subject off limits - will be on Tuesday 29 November at 7.00pm at Larches House, 1 Rectory Lane, Edgware, HA8 7LF. Here is a brief report of the first meeting: On 4th October the Barnet Alliance for Public Services held its first OUR BARNET Residents' Forum. Covering

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Save Friern Barnet Library event, Saturday 15th October, 2pm

Take a leaf out of our book – Saturday 15 October, 2-5pm Join Save Friern Barnet Library Campaign on their celebration of the library. “When? 15th October from 2pm Where? On the green next to Friern Barnet Library Why? We want to enjoy and celebrate our much loved and cherished local library and we hope we can keep it open! “   Activities: Apple bobbing Pumpkin faces Leaf bookmarks 'We Love FBL' board JOIN IN! More details on the Save

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PAST EVENT Actions against the One Barnet privatisation plan - 14th and 18th October

Friday 14th October - residents' picket at North London Business Park, 8-9am We are hearing that those companies who remained in the race for running Barnet's (currently public) services are hanging around North London Business Park every day now. Therefore, residents will demonstrate outside at the Oakleigh Road North entrance on Friday 14th October between 8-9 am. Please join us there before work if you can, we have nice placards and a new banner...

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REPORT Our Barnet residents’ forum, Tuesday 4 October 2011

We will post fuller minutes on the website later from the 'Our Barnet' residents' forum on Tuesday 4 October. Around 50 people met and had a very open and productive discussion. You can read reports of the meeting on some of the blogs: Mrs Angry, Mr Reasonable, Rog T - the Barnet Eye. And Roger made a nice film of snippets from the meeting: [youtube]

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PAST EVENT Support Middlesex University strike against job cuts, Tuesday 4 October

Middlesex University plans to cut around 300 posts, spread across academic and admin staff. There are no guarantees at this stage that some of these job losses will not be compulsory. Unison members among admin staff and UCU members among academic staff have voted for a one-day strike in protest against the job cuts. The strike is on Tuesday 4 October. There will be picket lines from 8-10am at the Hendon, Trent Park and Archway campuses. The students'

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