Monthly Archives: November 2010

Next meeting – 7pm Wednesday 1st December

At the Owl Cafe, Maiden Street, Barnstaple.  For a map click here.    

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Hundreds of students bring Exeter High Street to a standstill

from the Western Morning News: STUDENTS brought Exeter’s High Street to a standstill in a noisy but good-natured protest against a proposed increase in tuition fees. The number of people taking part in the march – estimated by police as … Continue reading

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The Big Debate – Which Way Forward for Education?

Devon teacher trade unions hosted a debate on Monday, 22 November at Tiverton High School, Which way forward for education now? Speakers included Labour Party Councillor, Gill Owen, John Barnard from Devon County Council, Pete Jackson from the Anti Academies … Continue reading

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North Devon Anti-Cuts Alliance Supports the Protesting Students

Up and down the country today, students from schools, colleges and universities have been demonstrating, walking out and occupying college and university buiildings.  They demand a future, their target the ConDem Government who will take it away from them with … Continue reading

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Nick Harvey, 20th April 2010:

Question (from journalist Adam Wilshaw): If you are elected. When people go to make their vote, what can you say you can do to improve their lives? Can you give any concrete examples? “I think Lib Dem are determined the … Continue reading

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Coward Philip Milton Runs Scared from Debate

Tory Philip Milton (pictured left) has rejected the offer of a debate with North Devon Anti-Cuts Alliance member Gerrard Sables.  Presumably he prefers firing off letters to newspapers rather than defending his squalid, false views in public. The offer is … Continue reading

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Report back from the Holsworthy ‘Tough Choices’ meeting on Thursday 18 November

There were approximately 40 people present. Mr Hart, Leader of the Council, introduced the odious ‘Devonopoly’ game. He was challenged by a North Devon Anti Cuts Alliance member not to ask people to prioritise where they thought cuts should be … Continue reading

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