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People's Day of Protest

Place: 
Glasgow tbc
Bulletin item expiry date: 
2013-05-04

 Day of protest against the "bedroom tax" and other benefit cuts. Details tbc
 

Scrap Trident weekend of action

Place: 
Glasgow/Faslane
Bulletin item expiry date: 
2013-04-24

 A weekend of Protest and Action organised by the Scrap Trident Coalition www.scraptrident.org
 
Sat 13th April National Demonstration and Rally Against Trident.
10.15 Assemble George Square
10.45 March off for march around city centre

Anti-"bedroom tax" demo

Place: 
Glasgow
Bulletin item expiry date: 
2013-04-24

A demonstration against the "bedroom tax". Collect Green banners from the Glasgow Office between 11 and 11:15 then assemble at Glasgow Green 11:30 to march to George Square.
 

Radical Independence Dumfries and Galloway event

Place: 
DG1 Leisure Centre, Hoods Loaning, Dumfries DG1 2HT
Bulletin item expiry date: 
2013-04-24

 Launch event for Radical Independence in D&G. An afternoon of talks and discussion.
 
Speakers confirmed so far

 

A Bridge Too Far

News date: 
Mon, 2013-03-25

Greens are questioning whether more local materials could have been used in constructing the Forth Replacement Crossing following revelations in Radio 4's File on 4 programme A bridge too far  http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b01dhs17

Clydesdale Greens' Budget Response

Release date: 
2013-03-24
Source: 
Posted on Lanark Gazette's Web Page

 Commenting on the 2013 budget, Lanark-based Green activist Jim Ferguson said "The budget is a sound bite. Albert Einstein's definition of madness sums it up: 'doing the same thing twice and expecting a different result the second time!'. This is the fourth cuts budget. Current policy will lead to the Japanese experience of a " lost decade". Our children deserve better.

Green condemn latest Clydesdale bus fares hike

News date: 
Sun, 2013-03-17

Greens are condemning further fare increases from 1st April on the 100 series Edinburgh to Dumfries routes through Clydesdale. This will be the third fare rise on the route in the last year. Fares rose by 10 %

Britain's Plutonium Mountain

Publication date: 
Mon, 2013-03-11
Source: 
BBC Radio 4 File on 4 Downloads and Podcasts
Article URL: 
Bulletin item expiry date: 
2013-04-10

 £1.4 Billion plus £80 million per year of Taxpayers money goes into the nuclear black hole of Sellafield Nuclear reprocessing site. The plant was featured on BBC File on 4 recently and revealed that U.S.

How Strong Is Lanark's Food Chain?

Release date: 
2013-03-10
Source: 
Jim Ferguson

Two stories in the Gazette this week reminded us of an old quote that ‘Agriculture is the Mother of all Arts’. The food chain is ignored until it is in the headlines. While it is wonderful that local people have rallied together to set up a Food Bank for the Clydesdale area, it is shocking that it is a necessity. We need to make changes in policy to ensure that in a rich country like Scotland, everyone has enough food to eat.
 

Paterson announce further Overburns Quarry appeal

News date: 
Wed, 2013-02-27

Greens are condemning news that developers Paterson of Greenoakhill are intending to appeal the Scottish Government Reporter's decision to the Court of Session that a quarry Overburns Farm, L

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