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Protest against Nottingham City Council budget cuts

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Protest against planned cuts at Nottingham City Council

A protest against planned cuts at Nottingham City Council has been held at the city's Old Market Square.

About 100 people protested at lunchtime and several people in wheelchairs blocked the tram tracks near the square ahead of a council budget meeting.

It will consider plans which could see 165 posts cut, services reduced and increases in charges for day care.

In a statement the council said it "did not have an alternative to make the necessary savings".

The union Unison said the cuts would affect 202 people working for the council.



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