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Unions & campaigners to rally outisde Council as Southampton’s budget is set

February 15, 2012 by


Union members and anti-cuts campaigners are to rally outside the Civic Centre later today as Southampton’s councillors meet to debate and set the budget for the coming year. It is expected that many of the austerity measures proposed and discussed in the past year will be rubber stamped, which campaigners say will ensure further job […]

Two Southampton Students convicted over Fortnum & Mason UK Uncut protest

November 21, 2011 by


Two students from Southampton have been convicted of aggravated trespass, on the basis that protesting might have intimidated staff despite being dubbed ‘sensible’ by police at the seen, for their role in the Fortnum & Mason UK Uncut protest during the March 26th Anti-cuts march . The two are of only ten protesters out of […]

Workers storm Southampton Civic Centre as Council votes through pay and job cuts

February 16, 2011 by


Protesters held a lobby this afternoon at Southampton City Council’s budget-setting meeting, before a break-off group managed to break through security and got into the building, banging on the door of the Council Chamber minutes before £25m of cuts were finalised. Initially people were allowed to be in the public gallery, however the Mayor soon […]

Big protests planned at Southampton City Council’s upcoming budget-setting meeting

February 13, 2011 by


Wednesday the 16th will see an ad-hoc collection of activists and workers converging on Southampton City Council’s annual budget setting meeting to protest many of the decisions the Council is likely to make on the day. The meeting is where the Council decides their budget for the next financial year, and so many of the […]