EDUCATION – Struggle at Copland continues with one third of staff new to the school this term. Consultation over academy status at Gladstone Park Primary will continue as the new term begins. RALLY FOR EDUCATION for teachers, parents, governors and pupils Saturday September 14th , Queen Elizabeth Conference Centre, Westminster 11-12.30pm NATIONAL TEACHERS’ STRIKES The London strike will be held on October 17th
DEMONSTRATION AT CIVIC CENTRE MONDAY SEPTEMBER 9TH 11.30 am . Demonstration against Barry Gardiner’s invitation to Narendra Modi to address the House of Commons organised by South Asia Solidarity and supported by IHRC, Brent Trades Council and Brent LRC. Further information: http://www.wembleymatters.blogspot.co.uk/2013/09/gardiner-faces-demonstration-over-modi.html
BRENT HOUSING ACTION – Critique of Council’s housing asset management plans is being prepared. Next meeting on Tuesday evening at MIND, Willesden High Road
KENSAL RISE LIBRARY – formal consultation deadline has gone but still time to submit before Planning Committee regarding the change of use of the building and the inadequate space offered for a community library. Information on http://www.savekensalriselibrary.org/news/ submit views to firstname.lastname@example.org
WEST LONDON PEOPLE’S ASSEMBLY (SEE BELOW) We have agreed to support the meeting on Thursday September 19th 7.30pm at Polish Centre, King Street, W6 Hammersmith or Ravenscourt Park tubes.
DEMONSTRATION AT CONSERVATIVE PARTY CONFERENCE Sunday 29th September Unite coach will leave Kilburn 7am, Willesen Green 7.15am and Wembley Park 7.30am £20 solidarity/£10 waged/£5 unwaged – returnable to Unite Community members and benefit claimants. Book your place by emailing Brent Fightback at email@example.com or ring/text Sarah on 07951 084 101.
CIVIC CENTRE OFFICIAL OPENING ALTERNATIVE EVENT – Sunday October 6th 12 noon. Details to be discussed next time.