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Welcome

In Welcome on September 23, 2012 at 5:06 pm

We are Calderdale Save Our Services, a group of local trades unionists and community members working to defend jobs and services in the Calder Valley. We are busy campaigning against privatisation and cuts to services in Calderdale and we want you to get involved!

Calderdale SOS has taken part in the Campaign against Lansley’s NHS reforms and is currently building support for the TUC’s ‘A Future That Works’ demonstration. Calderdale SOS is also active in campaigning against the Government enforced cuts to Public services.

Halifax 30 November 2011

NHS Changes explained at Calderdale SOS public Meeting:

 
Find Calderdale SOS on Facebook and Twitter:
 

Find Us on Facebook

 

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Coming Up

In Coming Up on September 23, 2012 at 5:05 pm

TUC Demonstration

Coach to
‘A Future That Works’ TUC national demonstration Saturday 20th October

Pick up points in Todmorden, Hebden Bridge and Halifax leaving approximately 6am.

Cost £17 / £8 concessions

Advance booking and payment essential – please download a Coach booking form

If you can’t come to London, please e-mail calderdalesosc@gmail.com if you can help by donating towards the cost of the coach.

 

Wednesday 10th October 8.00pm

‘A Future That Works’ Benefit

Hebden Bridge Trades Club, Holme Street, HX7 8EE

An evening of entertainment and merriment to raise money to put on coaches from Calderdale to the TUC demonstration ‘A Future That Works’ in London on Saturday 20 October.

Entrance: £7 waged / £3 concessions

Line up: The Sail Pattern (band); Cookie Time! (band); Alice Mahon (speaker); Oxana Poberejnaia (poet); DJ Maverick (DJ)

View / Download the Benefit leaflet here

Facebook page for the benefit


Wednesday 7th November 7.30pm

(to be confirmed)

Open Campaign Meeting

Hebden Bridge Trades Club, Holme Street, HX7 8EE

The main business will be the campaign to

Keep Our NHS Public

in the light of Lansley’s Health and Social Care Act.

We will also elect a new Treasurer, Secretary and up to 3 Steering Group members.

Open to all – Everyone Welcome!

Please keep checking back as we will post details of future Public Meetings and Campaigns here.

If you would like us to keep you informed about what Calderdale SOS is doing by e-mail, please click below to send us an e-mail request:

calderdalesosc@gmail.com

We hope you will support us and get involved in Calderdale SOS’s Campaign Against the Cuts.

Calderdale SOS in Action

In SOS in Action on September 23, 2012 at 5:05 pm

TUC Demonstration
‘A Future That Works’TUC National Demonstration called for Saturday 20 October.

Don't Bulldoze Our Library

Last Few days for Halifax Town Centre consultation. Click to download Don’t Bulldoze Our Libraries’ Flyer. Link to Calderdale SOS’ Halifax Town Centre Consultation Response page. Link to our Halifax Library Campaign page. Official Consultation Deadline is on 30th September.

Keep our NHS public

Keep Our NHS Public: New SOS web pages including details of the new local NHS structure that will officially take over on 1 April 2013. Click here.

 

Council Tax Benefit Cuts: Council Tax Benefit is being replaced by a Local Authority run Council Tax Support Scheme. The Government is cutting the funds for this by 10%. Click for Consultation on Calderdale Council’s proposals. Consultation deadline 5 October 2012.

NUS National Demonstration

National Student Demonstration called for 21 November read more

 

 

Disability rights protesters invade government building Channel 4 News 31 August; BBC coverage; more coverage – Kate Belgrave. A number of Calderdale SOS supporters took part in the demonstration at the ATOS office in Leeds on Tuesday 28 August.

 

Welcome

In Welcome on September 21, 2012 at 9:22 am

We are Calderdale Save Our Services, a group of local trades unionists and community members working to defend jobs and services in the Calder Valley. We are busy campaigning against privatisation and cuts to services in Calderdale and we want you to get involved!

Calderdale SOS has taken part in the Campaign against Lansley’s NHS reforms and has been involved in building support for the Public Sector Pensions Campaign. Calderdale SOS is also active in campaigning against the Government enforced cuts to Public services.

Halifax 30 November 2011

NHS Changes explained at Calderdale SOS public Meeting:

 
Calderdale SOS is now on Facebook and Twitter:
 

Find Us on Facebook

 

www.facebook.com/calderdalesos


@calderdalesos

Coming Up

In Coming Up on September 21, 2012 at 9:22 am

TUC Demonstration

 

Coach to TUC ‘A Future That Works’ national demonstration Saturday 20th October

Pick up points in Todmorden, Hebden Bridge and Halifax leaving approximately 6am. 

Cost £17 / £8 concessions

Advance booking and payment essential – e-mail calderdalesosc@gmail.com for a booking form.

If you can’t come to London, please help by donating towards the cost of the coach.

 

Wednesday 10th October 8.00pm

‘A Future That Works’ Benefit

Hebden Bridge Trades Club, Holme Street, HX7 8EE

An evening of entertainment and merriment to raise money to put on coaches from Calderdale to the TUC demonstration ‘A Future That Works’ in London on Saturday 20 October.

Entrance: £7 waged / £3 concessions

Line up: Oxana Poberejnaia (poet); Alice Mahon (speaker); The Sail Pattern (band); Cookie Time! (band); DJ Maverick (DJ)

Facebook page for the benefit


Wednesday 3rd October 7.30pm

Open Campaign Meeting

Hebden Bridge Trades Club, Holme Street, HX7 8EE

The main business will be progress regarding arrangements in the run up to the TUC

A Future That Works

demonstration and the campaign to

Keep Our NHS Public

in the light of Lansley’s Health and Social Care Act.

We will also elect a new Treasurer, Secretary and up to 3 Steering Group members.

Open to all – Everyone Welcome!

 

Please keep checking back as we will post details of future Public Meetings and Campaigns here.

 

If you would like us to keep you informed about what Calderdale SOS is doing by e-mail, please click below to send us an e-mail request:

calderdalesosc@gmail.com

We hope you will support us and get involved in Calderdale SOS’s Campaign Against the Cuts.

 

Calderdale SOS in Action

In SOS in Action on September 21, 2012 at 9:21 am

Don't Bulldoze Our Library

Next Day of Action, on Friday 21st September, 11am – 2pm outside Calderdale Central Library. DBOL will be encouraging people to sign Flyers saying they support DBOL’s aims of keeping the Library on Northgate, as well as to take part in the official consultation. Click to download Don’t Bulldoze Our Libraries’ Flyer. Link to our Halifax Library Campaign page. Official Consultation Deadline is on 30th September.

TUC Demonstration
‘A Future That Works’ – TUC National Demonstration called for Saturday 20 October.

Keep our NHS public

Keep Our NHS Public: New SOS web pages including details of the new local NHS structure that will officially take over on 1 April 2013. Click here.

 

Council Tax Benefit Cuts: Council Tax Benefit is being replaced by a Local Authority run Council Tax Support Scheme. The Government is cutting the funds for this by 10%. Click for Consultation on Calderdale Council’s proposals. Consultation deadline 5 October 2012.

 

National Student Demonstration called for 21 November read more

 

Disability rights protesters invade government building Channel 4 News 31 August; BBC coverage; more coverage – Kate Belgrave. A number of Calderdale SOS supporters took part in the demonstration at the ATOS office in Leeds on Tuesday 28 August.

Public Sector Pensions Campaign – UNISON to ballot on Coalition pension plans 31 July to 24 August. Unite calls for reopening of NHS pensions’ talks. Go to our Public Sector Pensions Campaign page for more information

Welcome

In Welcome on September 17, 2012 at 2:10 pm

We are Calderdale Save Our Services, a group of local trade unionists and community members working to defend jobs and services in the Calder Valley. We are busy campaigning against privatisation and cuts to services in Calderdale and we want you to get involved!

Calderdale SOS has taken part in the Campaign against Lansley’s NHS reforms and has been involved in building support for the Public Sector Pensions Campaign. Calderdale SOS is also active in campaigning against the Government enforced cuts to Public services.

Halifax 30 November 2011

NHS Changes explained at Calderdale SOS public Meeting:

 
Calderdale SOS is now on Facebook and Twitter:
 

Find Us on Facebook

 

www.facebook.com/calderdalesos


@calderdalesos

Coming Up

In Coming Up on September 17, 2012 at 2:10 pm

 

Wednesday 19rd September 7.30pm 

Working Meeting to progress local arrangements for the build up to the TUC Demonstration on 28 October.

Hebden Bridge Trades Club, Holme Street, HX7 8EE

Open to all – Everyone Welcome!



Wednesday 3rd October 7.30pm

Open Campaign Meeting

Hebden Bridge Trades Club, Holme Street, HX7 8EE

The main business will be progress regarding arrangements in the run up to the TUC

A Future That Works

demonstration and the campaign to

Keep Our NHS Public

in the light of Lansley’s Health and Social Care Act.

We will also elect a new Treasurer, Secretary and up to 3 Steering Group members.

Open to all – Everyone Welcome!

 
 

We are planning a Public Meeting /Fund Raising Event at Hebden Bridge Trades Club in early October – more details soon – please check back!


Please keep checking back as we will post details of future Public Meetings and Campaigns here.

If you would like us to keep you informed about what Calderdale SOS is doing by e-mail, please click below to send us an e-mail request:

calderdalesosc@gmail.com

We hope you will support us and get involved in Calderdale SOS’s Campaign Against the Cuts.

Calderdale SOS in Action

In SOS in Action on September 16, 2012 at 4:26 pm

Don't Bulldoze Our Library

Next Day of Action, on Friday 21st September, 11am – 2pm outside Calderdale Central Library. DBOL will be encouraging people to sign Flyers saying they support DBOL’s aims of keeping the Library on Northgate, as well as to take part in the official consultation. Click to download Don’t Bulldoze Our Libraries’ Flyer. Link to our Halifax Library Campaign page. Official Consultation Deadline is on 30th September.

 

TUC Demonstration
‘A Future That Works’ – TUC National Demonstration called for Saturday 20 October. Calderdale SOS is hoping to provide transport to the demonstration if we can raise enough funds. Details of public meting / fundraising event to be announced soon.

 

Keep our NHS public

Keep Our NHS Public: New SOS web pages including details of the new local NHS structure that will officially take over on 1 April 2013. Click here.

 

Council Tax Benefit Cuts: Council Tax Benefit is being replaced by a Local Authority run Council Tax Support Scheme. The Government is cutting the funds for this by 10%. Click for Consultation on Calderdale Council’s proposals. Consultation deadline 5 October 2012.

 

National Student Demonstration called for 21 November read more

 

 

Disability rights protesters invade government building Channel 4 News 31 August; BBC coverage; more coverage – Kate Belgrave. A number of Calderdale SOS supporters took part in the demonstration at the ATOS office in Leeds on Tuesday 28 August.

 

Public Sector Pensions Campaign – UNISON to ballot on Coalition pension plans 31 July to 24 August. Unite calls for reopening of NHS pensions’ talks. Go to our Public Sector Pensions Campaign page for more information

 

Welcome

In Welcome on September 10, 2012 at 1:18 pm

We are Calderdale Save Our Services, a group of local trade unionists and community members working to defend jobs and services in the Calder Valley. We are busy campaigning against privatisation and cuts to services in Calderdale and we want you to get involved!

Calderdale SOS has taken part in the Campaign against Lansley’s NHS reforms and has been involved in building support for the Public Sector Pensions Campaign. Calderdale SOS is also active in campaigning against the Government enforced cuts to Public services.

Halifax 30 November 2011

NHS Changes explained at Calderdale SOS public Meeting:

 
Calderdale SOS is now on Facebook and Twitter:
 

Find Us on Facebook

 

www.facebook.com/calderdalesos


@calderdalesos