Saturday 6th April – Save Wigan A&E Demonstration – Assemble 12.00 noon, next to Cafe Orchid, Wigan Lane, Near R.A.E.I. .
Greater Manchester Health Commissioners plan £1.3 billion of cuts and are looking to CLOSE A&E departments across Greater Manchester.
Those under threat include Wigan, Bolton, North Manchester General, Bury and Tameside.
Defending Wigan A&E is literally a MATTER OF LIFE AND DEATH !!!
Facebook Event Page: https://www.facebook.com/events/239509182856154/
Saturday 6th April – Save Bolton’s Health Services – Public Meeting – Lecture Theatre, Central Library, Le Mans Crescent, Bolton, 1.00pm – 3.00pm
Do you think it will affect patient care?
Then come to this important public meeting and have a say in the future of YOUR Hospital!
A range of speakers invited including:
Yasmin Qureshi MP
Also from Bolton Hospital Staff Unions
Facebook Event Page: https://www.facebook.com/events/432152193543725/
Saturday 6th April – Left Unity Manchester, First Meeting – Nexus Art Cafe, 2 Dale Street, Manchester M1 1JW, 1.00pm
First meet up for those in Manchester who have signed up to Ken Loach’s Appeal for a new Left Party. Just an informal gathering at this stage to hear from people what they want the party to be and how you are able to get involved.
Facebook Event Page: https://www.facebook.com/events/439728909445982/
Monday 8th April – Wigan Borough Green Socialists Meeting – The Anvil Pub, Dorning Street, Wigan 7.30pm – 9.30pm
Our usual monthly meeting at which this month we’ll be discussing:
Ken Loach’s appeal for a new party of the Left, and how we might help to progress this initiative in the Wigan area.
Reports and updates of our work around the NHS, Camp Frack 2 and the Bedroom Tax/Welfare Reforms.
Please feel free to suggest any item you wish to add to the agenda.
Hope to see you there.
Facebook Event Page: https://www.facebook.com/events/509757429081042/
Thursday 11th April – Camp Frack 2 Organising Group – The Anvil Pub, Dorning Street (adjacent Wigan Bus Station) 7.00pm – 9.30pm
Open to everyone who wants to be involved.
Draft Minutes of the last meeting in the NW Environmental Activists Group files section. Please print off your own copy if you can. See:
There’s lots to discuss and organise.
Please feel free to add items to the agenda.
Leaflets/Posters for the event will be available for distribution. PLEASE CONTACT STEPHEN IF YOU WANT SOME BUT CAN’T MAKE THE MEETING stating quantity required and an address to send them to.
1. Election of Chair and Minute Secretary – Minutes and matters arising not included below.
2. Artists, Speakers, Stalls, Tents, Stage, PA, Power Supply – timings/event running order, MCs
3. Finance & Organisational/Material Support incl charges/suggested voluntary donations – appeal letter
4. Advance Publicity incl Leaflets/Posters, Website, Facebook, Twitter, Contact with Mass media, Publicity at other events
5. Site Plan, Volunteer List and Site Set Up/Clear Up – Toilets/Car Park – Event Volunteer T-shirts
6. Licences, Insurances, Police Contact (i.e. legal stuff)
7. Involvement of others in meetings via Skype
8. Beer Tent, Site Catering
9. Banners & Notices
10. Cycle Ride & Other linked initiatives including Sunday’s Protest
11. Film showings at and video recording/live streaming of event
12. Transport to event & Organisation team accommodation
13. CF2 Magazine
14. Commercial involvement incl vendors
15. Children’s Entertainment
16. Mock Fracking Rig
Facebook Event Page: https://www.facebook.com/events/130519900468450/
Mon 15th April – Wigan Diggers’ Festival Commitee Meeting – The Anvil Pub, Dorning Street (adjacent Wigan Bus Station) 7.30pm – 9.30pm
If you like to get involved in the volunteer Festival Committee, then click: https://www.facebook.com/groups/diggersfestival/ and/or simply turn up on the night.
Facebook Event Page: https://www.facebook.com/events/119823771527873/
Wigan Diggers’ Festival Website: http://wigandiggersfestival.org/
Please print off your own copy of our last meeting’s minutes (see Docs section of our facebook page)
Thursday 18th April – Greater Manchester KONP Meeting – Friends’ Meeting House, Mount Street, Manchester 7.00pm – 9.00pm.
This will include mobilising for the GM May Day March & Rally on Saturday 4th May.
Facebook Event Page: https://www.facebook.com/events/548537061857654/