Thursday, 16 December 2010

UK Uncut 'Pay Day' this Saturday, 18th December, all over the North

The latest Day of Action called by the Tax Avoidance highlighting outfit UK Uncut takes place on Saturday 18th December, in cities all over the UK, including the North of England.

Saturday's targets are once again Vodafone and the Arcadia Group. The list of actions has grown massively to 51 towns and cities since the last Day of Action, and they are all listed on this page of UK Uncut's website, and we'll round up those in the North of England below:

Durham - Target unspecified. Starts at 1 p.m. in the Marketplace.

Halifax - Target unspecified. Meet outside Halifax Bus Station at 1.30 p.m.

Kendal - Targeting Topshop & Vodafone, taking place between 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. outside those stores.

Leeds - Targeting Topshop & Vodafone. Meet at 12 p.m. in front of Topshop on Briggate.

Liverpool - Target is secret! Meet under the big screen outside Clayton Square Shopping Centre (opposite Radio City Tower)  at 12.30 p.m. You are requested to bring a sleeping bag!

Newcastle - Meet at the Monument at 1 p.m. Targets are "companies that dodge tax and support attacks on education and other public services".

Manchester - Target is unspecified, but likely to be Arcadia group stores where mass disruption is the plan. Meet at Piccadilly Gardens next to the statue at 11 a.m. Interested parties are requested to bring horns, buckets, vuvuzelas, whistles etc, with the plan being to make a lot of noise.

Middlesbrough - Target is Topshop. Meet at the MIMA Art Gallery (next to the big bottle and the town hall) at 12 p.m.

Preston - Target unspecified. Meet outside Fishergate Centre at 2 p.m.

Sheffield - Target is Boots. Gathering at 11am on Fargate for a theatre performance against tax avoidance with leaflets highlighting Boots tax avoidance.

Many of the above events have relevant facebook pages - see the links for each city above.

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