Lobby - Drop ATOS as Games 2014 Sponsor

Lobby – Drop ATOS as Games 2014 Sponsor

Thursday 31st October Drop ATOS from the Commonwealth Games – Lobby of Glasgow City Council George Square, Glasgow G2 1DU 1pm Lobby of Glasgow City Council, organised by Glasgow Against ATOS. We need you! On the 31st October, Councillors of…

Unfit for 2014 - Campaign Film

Unfit for 2014 – Campaign Film

A campaign film asking Glasgow City Councillors to vote for the motion to scrap ATOS as a sponsor for the 2014 Commonwealth games on Thursday the 31st of October. This campaign is backed by: Black Triangle: Anti-defamation Campaign Citizens United…

Bin the Bedroom Tax – Protest at Lib-dems UK national conference

Bin the Bedroom Tax – Protest at Lib-dems UK national conference

Story Credit: Grace Franklin/ Local Glasgow News A major protest against the ‘bedroom tax’ will be held on Saturday 14 September in Glasgow to coincide with Lib Dem Leader Nick Clegg speaking at his UK party’s conference in Glasgow. In…

Alex Salmond at the Accord Centre - A Commitment Unfulfilled?

Alex Salmond at the Accord Centre – A Commitment Unfulfilled?

This post features a video recording and written transcription of Scottish First Minister, Alex Salmond’s visit to the Accord day care centre, Dalmarnock, in May 2011. He was invited to the centre to discuss the future of the centre, and…

Photos from the Velodrome Occupation

Photos from the Velodrome Occupation

A gallery of images from the occupation of the Chris Hoy Velodrome on the 26th of June by Disability Rights Campaigners. See full story here.

Chris Hoy Velodrome Occupied

Chris Hoy Velodrome Occupied

Wednesday 26th June, Glasgow Against Atos occupied the Emirates Arena, Commonwealth Games venue, on London Road. The group were protesting against the French IT firm Atos sponsoring the games. The protestors, who occupied the Chris Hoy velodrome for well over…

George Square Rally - Sat 2nd Feb - 12pm

George Square Rally – Sat 2nd Feb – 12pm

The council are pressing ahead with plans to “redesign” George Square, at a cost of £15m. As ever, the redevelopment has little to do with what’s good for the people of Glasgow, and everything to do with the neo-liberal restructuring…

A series of actions against ATOS

A series of actions against ATOS

There were a number of actions against ATOS and it’s subsidiary ATOS Healthcare in 2012. 2013 looks set to be no different as today campaigners from Black Triangle, Citizens United Against Public Service Cuts and Glasgow Against ATOS joined forces…

John Swinney Grilled in Dalmarnock Athletes Village

John Swinney Grilled in Dalmarnock Athletes Village

John Swinney, the SNP Cabinet secretary for Finance, Employment and Sustainable Growth, had a bit of a surprise when he went to visit the flats for the new Athletes Village at the site where the Jaconelli family were evicted by Compulsory…

Poverty Games Torch Relay Comes to Glasgow: Full Story!

Should we tolerate our Council pouring millions of pounds of taxpayers’ money into a bottomless bucket for spending on a 10-day party while people face rising unemployment, welfare cuts, homelessness and poverty? Yesterday, 15 March 2012, local people and supporters…