Saturday 23rd August 2014 – Bournemouth

Assemble 12.15pm at Horseshoe Common – BH1 1HL – Ready to move off at 12.45pm.





4th December – Dorset People’s Assembly – 7.30pm – Dorchester
Dorset People’s Assembly have organised a meeting for everyone against the government’s austerity programme at the Goldies. This is a chance to get organised locally as part of the national People’s Assembly movement. Please try to attend. People’s Assembly Draft Statement.


14th November – Living Wage Lobby of Dorset County Council
dccBpacc Members supported the lobby of Dorset County Council – Echo Coverage




10th September -Action for Rail Demo webrail3a_n
Bournemouth Railway Station.
This Action for Rail event, took place during the TUC conference in Bournemouth.




5th July 2013 – NHS 65th Birthday Celebration – Poole Hospital
Campaigners and supporters of the NHS took part in a celebration of its 65th Birthday outside Poole Hospital. Photos and info

revolt workfare rsz119th – 21st March 2013 – Week of Action against Workfare
Members of BPACC over 3 days of events, handed out hundreds of leaflets to the public. Click here for photos and details.

dorchester1 rsz9th Feb – Dorchester March against Austerity
Dorchester, Weymouth, Portland and district TUC organised a protest march in opposition to cuts in public services. Photo 1 2 3 4

Dorset Enterprises Lobby16th Jan – Lobby Against the Closure of Dorset Enterprise
Members of BPACC joined a lobby of Bournemouth Council to keep Dorset Enterprises open it is a valuable employment opportunity for disabled people in Bournemouth open. Echo Story Please sign the online petition Pic1 Pic2 Pic3 Pic4

bristol rsz1st December – Oppose the NHS South West Pay Cartel March & Rally in Bristol
Member’s of BPACC joined the march through Bristol to rally point at Castle Park. Pic

A5pQ9A7CcAAyuLuOct 20th – March For A Future That Works
Over 100,000 people marched through central London to a rally in Hyde Park in protest against the govt’s savage austerity policies. Photos

s1031323Sept 28th – Solidarity Evening – A future that works
An evening of guest speakers, food and music was held at the British Legion in Boscombe. More details

s1031286Sept 25/26th Sept – AUCB Fresher Fayre
BPACC held a stall handing out hundreds of leaflets and taking names for seats on the coaches travelling to London on Oct 20th for the mass demonstration. Photos

8010223166_fbc231d2a1_bSept 21st – Fair Tax Campaign
Leaflets were handed out at The Lighthouse, Poole to raise awareness of tax avoidance by big businesses and wealthy individuals. Photos

Meeting Lobby-06-09-12 ()6Sept 6th – Lobby against SW NHS Pay Cartel
Lobby of DHUFT AGM at Carrington Hotel Bournemouth – Pic

603423_10151030468273045_124623229_nAugust 28th – The Atos Games
As part of DPAC‘s week of action a protest was held outside the Atos Work Capability Assessment centre in Bournemouth. Photos More info Echo

July 13th-15th – Tolpuddle Martyrs’ Festival.
BPACC members attended the weekend and joined the Sunday March with our banner. Festival Pics

July 7th – National Week of Action Against Workfare
A leafletting session took place outside Argos against their use of workfare.

July 11th Leaflets were handed out at Bournemouth Jobcentres giving information and advice to people who are or maybe sent on workfare schemes.

NHScartel21st Jun 12 – UNISON demo outside Poole Hospital
UNISON delegates from their annual conference being held at the BIC in Bournemouth attended a flash demo outside Poole Hospital in protest against the South West NHS Trust pay cartel
Details and photos

19th Jun 12 – UNISON conference
500 leaflets about workfare were handed out to UNISON delegates attending their national conference at the BIC asking them to support Motion 91
Workfare is unfair leaflet

20th May 12 – Information Stall
BPACC members held a stall at Poole Stadium car boot Photo

tell may rsz16th May 12 – Tell May Cuts No Way
A small anti cuts protest was held outside the BIC to coincide with the Home Secretary, Teresa May, speaking at the Police Federation Conference. A flyer was also handed out to the delegates. Photos Echo Video

10th May 12 – National Strike Action
Over 400,000 public sector workers in health and education withdrew their labour to  challenge the govt’s attack on their pensions. Unions who joined the action included PCS, Unite, RMT, UCU and NIPSA.

DSC_00099th May 12 – Pre- Strike Solidarity Rally
Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole Trades Council held a solidarity rally at the British Legion Club Boscombe. Info Photo 1 2 3

6th May 12 – May Day Picnic Dorchester
A free event was held by the Dorchester, Weymouth and Portland Trades Council at Borough Gardens, Dorchester.  Info

Workers Memorial28th April 12 – Workers Memorial Day
Dorset Trade Unionists remember those workers killed, injured or made ill simply by going to work as part of the TUC National Workers Memorial Day. Safe work is a human right that too many are denied already. The cuts and Red Tape agenda will make it worse. Remember 171 workers killed simply doing their job lasts year. Photo

24th March 12 – Information Stall
BPACC members held a stall in Boscombe to hand out literature and recruit members.

21st March 12- Budget Day Vigil
Members of BPACC gathered in Bournemouth Square to say ” not one more cut” on the day of the chancellors budget for the rich.

20th February 12 – Annual Report
BPACC held an open meeting to report on previous campaigns and events, and to develop our campaigning plan for the coming months. View Report

407158_10150770834092576_669247575_12465596_744621371_n5th February 12 – Action for the NHS
Members of local groups including BPACC, Bournemouth Uncut, Wessex Solidarity, Occupy Bournemouth and Anonymous worked together in an action for the NHS. The afternoon was spent interacting with the public, sharing information, giving out leaflets and getting template letters to ministers and MPs signed. Over 600 hundred leaflets were distributed and 70 template letters signed.Photos

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