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LIVE BLOG: Vote on Lincoln SU’s attendance at NUS-organised protest

Lincoln Students' Union (SU)

Hello and welcome to The Linc’s live coverage of tonight’s All Student Members Meeting (ASM).

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Campaigners come together for first #ProtestLincs gathering

"war against the poor" #ProtestLincs banner

A new activist group, known as ProtestLincs, gathered by the Cornhill on Saturday (16 May) to protest against the continued commitment to austerity by the newly-elected Conservative government.

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Lincoln campaigners raise awareness of “reprehensible” EU trade deal

Gary Hewson, Labour councillor (Boultham ward)

Campaigning organisation 38 Degrees took to Lincoln’s High Street today in order to protest the controversial Transatlantic Trade Investment Partnership (TTIP).

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Anti-drone march takes place in Lincoln

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Hundreds of protesters against the use of drones marched from Lincoln to the RAF base at Waddington on Saturday, April 27th, 2013. Åsmund Løvdal went along.

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Tuition fee protest planned for MP’s surgery postponed

A protest against the rise in tuition fees will not take place on Friday after the cancellation of Lincoln MP Karl McCartney’s appearance at the City Hall for his advice surgery.

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The truth behind the furore around the NUS demo

Much of the media focused on the violence at Millbank Tower, despite the march being overwhelmingly peaceful. Photo: Huseyin Kishi

Marcell Grant, The Linc‘s reporter, was one of the 50,000 in London for the NUS and UCU demo on Wednesday, November 10th. He offers a different perspective on the day’s events.

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Audio: The Demolition rally speeches in full

Aaron Porter's speech displayed on the big screen at the Demolition rally. Photo: Shane Croucher

Listen to the full speeches from Aaron Porter and Frances O’Grady from the Demolition 2010 rally on Wednesday, November 10th.

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Lincoln students participate in 50,000 strong tuition fee protest

Photo: Maurice De Beijer

Around 300 students and university staff from Lincoln joined over 50,000 protesters in London to take part in a national demonstration against rising tuition fees.

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Lincoln shows solidarity with Gaza activists

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A protest took place in Lincoln on June 3rd to speak out against recent Israeli killing of human rights activists, as well as the blockade on Gaza.

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An unequal protest on the High Street

Protesters chanted “When they say cut back, we say fight back” across Lincoln's High street. (Click to enlarge) Photo: JDS/The Linc

A protest on the High Street, the last leg of the “Ven’debt’a” campaign, saw a disproportionate number of students from the University of Lincoln and Bishop Grosseteste University College.

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