East Midlands

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East Midlands

Next Climate Camp Gathering 8-9th April

The next climate camp gathering is happening in Leeds in 2 weeks. It is an ideal opportunity to get involved in organising this exciting camp. Please email us if you are interested in going from Notts as we might be able to sort some transport.

No To Nuclear Power Protest - Derby

Derby no nuke demo 1
Derby no nuke demo 2
Derby no nuke demo 3

A letter for Mrs Beckett head of DEFRA with why opposed, and some pictures of the protest outside Derby City Council:

9th April B&K animal breeders Demo Venue Change!

See  http://www.indymedia.org.uk/en/2006/03/336477.html for more info on B&K Universal.


Conditions worse than those on the new Oxford Injunction have been imposed by the corrupt local police force at lab animal breeders Bantin & Kingman Universal for the 9th April demo. They are as follows, which are a desperate attempt to quash legal protest

Anti Nuclear Power Protest - Derby 25th March

Stop Nu-Killer Energy banner

There is going to be an anti nuclear power protest next Saturday 25th March at the Council House steps in Derby 10.30 – 12.30 as Rt Hon Secretary for State for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Mrs Beckett is holding her local surgery. Please bring white anti nuclear boiler suits, banners, noise makers etc.

M1 Widening? Multi occupational bridges!

No M1 M-way bridge banner 2
No M1 M-way bridge banner 1


A small dedicated (hard core!) group of Sheffield (www.nowideningm1.org.uk) hit 3 Motor way bridges between junctions 30 and 32 of the M1 early this morning. Just letting A. certain Darling and the usual press entourage know we are just beginning our campaign of action. Watch this lane for more battles!

Save Swallows Wood campaign update

Save Swallows Wood Campaign are holding a number of exhibitions in the Longdendale and Glossop area during the next few weeks.

Nottingham Against Incineration and Landfill campaigners hand in petition & banner drop

NAIL petition handing in 1


It is expected the Council will make a decision regarding the proposed expansion of Eastcroft incinerator later this month. On Monday (6th March) people from the Nottingham Against Incineration and Landfill (NAIL) campaign handed over 3019 signatures to councillors at the Council House, Market Square at 12.30 - 1pm. Many came in support, to show that people in Nottingham prefer clean air and recycling to waste turned into pollution.

No! No! GMO! to Irish potatoes

Irish GM potato demo 2
Irish GM potato demo 1

February 22, 2006

Irish farmers, food producers and consumers held a public protest at the entrance to the Dáil at 1.15pm today Wednesday 22 February to call for the Government to ban genetically modified (GM) crops in Ireland, and prevent the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) from authorising the release of GMO potatoes in Co. Meath.

Camp for Climate Action Nottingham local Meeting

7.30pm Tuesday 14th March
@the Sumac Centre, 245 Gladstone St, Forest Fields, Nottingham

Calling all individuals concerned about climate change to find out about the Camp for Climate Action this summer! If you are an artist, permaculturalist, alt-tech nerd, DIY enthusiast, or just interested - come and get involved!

Rossport anti-Shell & Statoil solidarity actions (& background article) - Dublin, Nottingham, London, Cork

Shell HQ Dublin blockade 1
Shell HQ Dublin blockade 2


Shell's headquarters in Dublin were blockaded during lunchtime today by bicycles and supporters of Rossport's campaign to prevent a dangerous, high-pressure pipeline being built through their community.

Earth Activist Training course, July (May application deadline)

15th - 29th July 2006
Ragmans Lane Gloucestershire
with Starhawk & Penny Livingston- Stark

A permaculture design course and more for activists:
Learn the skills to transform a piece of land, a community and our political and economic systems.