N30 March and Rally

Over a thousand people marched through the streets of Bournemouth in support of the nationwide industrial action by Public Sector workers over pensions.


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Some of the photos above and video “N30 Strike on pensions in Bournemouth” by Kjetil Lier Svendsen

More photo’s from November 30th courtesy of Mark Chappell, If you would like to purchase images from this link please email mark@markchappell.co.uk to discuss the price.


Link to video of march by Bournemouth Echo (1min 22secs)

Link to recorded livestream of march courtesy of slissenden on Ustream (44mins 21secs)

Media Reports

Thousands of public sector workers across Dorset strike over planned pensions cuts – Bournemouth Echo

Public sector strike: thousands to walk out in Dorset and the New Forest to fight pensions cuts – Bournemouth Echo

Public Sector Strikes 2011 Gallery – Bournemouth Echo

Demonstrations against Government cuts – Demotix


November 30th was the biggest co-ordinated industrial action for 30 years with over 2 million Public Sector workers withdrawing their labour. There were protest marches up and down the country, ranging in size from 500 to 50,000 people, including:

Aberdeen, Aberystwyth, Aylesbury, Banbury, Barrow-in-Furness, Bath, Bedford, Birmingham, Blackburn, Blackpool, Bolton, Bournemouth, Bradford, Brighton, Bristol, Burnley, Bury, Bury St Edmonds, Calderdale, Cambridge, Canterbury, Carlise, Cardiff, Chatham, Chelmsford, Chester, Chippenham, Coventry, Crewe, Darlington, Dereham, Derby, Doncaster, Dorchester, Dover, Dudley, Dundee, Eastbourne, Edinburgh, Exeter, Flintshire, Glasgow, Gloucester, Gravesham, Gwynedd, Halifax, Hartham, Harlow, Hastings, Horsham, Huddersfield, Hull, Ipswich, Isle of Wight, Kings Lynn, Kingston, Kirklees, Llandrindod Wells, Lancaster, Leatherhead, Leeds, Leicester, Lincoln, Liverpool, London, Lowestoft, Luton, Maidenhead, Maidstone, Manchester, Merthyr Tydfil, Middlesbrough, Milton Keynes , Newcastle, Norwich, Nottingham,, Northampton, Oldham, Oxford, Peterborough, Plymouth, Portsmouth, Preston, Reading, Rotherham, Sandwell, Sittingbourne, Sheffield, Slough, Southampton, Stoke, Swansea, Swindon, Taunton, Telford, Thanet, Torbay, Trowbridge, Truro, Wakefield, Warrington, Whitehaven, Wigan, Winchester, Wirrall, Witney, Woking, Wolverhampton, Worthing, Wrekin, Wrexham, Wycombe, York

A truly staggering and inspiring show of solidarity.