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!