Why No Referendum On Trident

Protesters from Lowestoft, Beccles, Bungay and Halesworth filled the 57 seater coach organised by the Green Party and joined tens of thousands on a march through London on Saturday Feb 27th.. It was believed to be the largest anti-nuclear, anti-Trident demonstration since the 1950s and had clearly drawn in many younger people (the ages on…

Trident demonstration on the 27th of February in London

Waveney Green Party has arranged a coach for those of you who wish to demonstrate against Trident on the 27th of February in London. The coach will depart from Lowestoft at 7:15am and will then pick up people from Beccles and possibly Bungay if we have people that need picking up from that location. Other…

Demonstration – No Local Health Cuts / No Hospital Closures

12:30pm Thursday 5th November HealthEast Common Lane North, Beccles, NR34 9BN (near Morrisons and Brand of Beccles) Following yet another ‘consultation’, health service bosses will make a decision on cuts to the local NHS. Make your voice heard at this demonstration against cuts and help defend the NHS. For more information on this subject see…

Burston Strike School Rally

Sunday 6th September In the tradition of presenting leading speakers in the superb setting of Church Green, Burston near Diss, this year the organisers have brought Labour Party leadership candidate Jeremy Corbyn. Coach transport has been organised by WaveneyTrades Council with pick up points at: 09.00 Great Yarmouth, Troll Cart Pub 09.20 Lowestoft, Birds Eye…

LCAC anti-cuts meeting on Monday 1st June and more…

United Reformed Church, London Road, Lowestoft, NR32 1HB, top of the Precinct, opp Poundstretchers, 7.30pm The Tories have their own problems so we must build opposition to them whenever and wherever we can. LCAC is the one group in Waveney which has consistently opposed cuts and supported those who are affected by them. We have…

Waveney Mayday Festival 2015

Mayday Festival Free 2pm: Slides of Old Lowestoft, with free buffet the at the interval (3pm). Presented by Chris and Janet Brooks, Suffolk Pensioners Association. 4pm: Palestinian Olive Harvest – Caroline Norton and Saber El Shunnar – Gaza Report. 4:30pm – TUC Against Austerity – Q&A – Tom Mellish, Secretary Trades Council Conference. 5:15pm –…

Demonstration Against Mental Health Cuts

HealthEast, the clinical commissioning group which controls NHS funding in the area is set to announce massive cuts to mental health services in Norfolk and Suffolk on THURSDAY SEPT 25TH at its board meeting. See the article in our latest newsletter. In spite of overwhelming opposition to the plans it is believed that the cuts…

Burston Rally – 7 September 2014

It’s the 100th Aniversary of the Burston School Strike (the “longest strike in history”) and this Sunday’s event on the Green at Burston has its usual great line up of speakers, bands, stalls, food and a beer tent. Lots of organisations, trade unions and political parties will be represented. Amongst the speakers is Owen Jones…

July 10th A Day That Matters

1pm – Demonstration Lowestoft Precinct 2pm – Rally United Reformed Church No one can be in any doubt about the effect of wage freezes, of pensions cuts, of longer working hours and insecurity at work. Cuts to benefits, the bedroom tax and attacks on the disabled are assaults on the worst off in society. Ordinary…