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Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Vestas Occupation Solidarity Events

As the Vestas campaign continues to grow in strength, boosted by the knocking back of the company's eviction requests in the courts, solidarity events are being planned around the country. Some in the next few days are listed below.


Campaign against Climate Change

Save Vestas Public Meeting

Friday 31 July, 2009, 6.30pm - 8pm, Bridges Room, Gateshead Civic Centre.


Thursday 30 July, 8pm

Room F, Portsmouth Central Library

Speakers: Vestas worker, Elaine Graham Leigh (Campaign Against Climate Change) plus local Trade Unionists.

Sponsored by Portsmouth City Unison and supported by CaCC


Support the Vestas Occupation

Create Green Jobs, Don’t Destroy Them

Solidarity protest no 2 @ Vestas UK HQ

12 noon, Friday 31 July

Vestas HQ, 302 Bridgewater Place, Warrington WA3 6XG


Solidarity Rally, leafleting and collection,

12 noon, Saturday 1 August, Piccadilly Gardens, Manchester

Supported by Manchester Trades Council and Campaign Against Climate Change

The campaign blog here continues to be a good source of info and updates.

Coverage of the 28th July mobilisatioin in London on Indymedia here and here.

Inspiring video by Seize The Day of last Friday's march to the factory here.

Workers For The World Unite!

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