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Roads and Airport gathering in Nottingham early October

Roadblock logo

The latest in a series of one-day gatherings to plan actions against road and runway expansion will take place in Nottingham on Saturday 8th October, meeting at the sumac centre, 245 Gladstone Street, Nottingham, NG7 6HX - We're looking at a 10am start.

Foxs stop houses being build on floodplain by Nottingham's richest man

07.10.05

Nottingham meadow

Monster houses being built on rare meadow floodplain by nottinghams richest man whilst 600,000 residential homes lay empty in nottinghamshire alone.

Next Gorleben train schedule confirmed

05.10.2005

- THE STRUGGLE AGAINST NUCLEAR WASTE -

Gorleben arson

Gorleben, northern Germany – The anti-nuclear group resisting the dumping of highly radioactive waste here says it has information confirming that the next trainload of it will arrive from France on 7 November, the anniversary of the day a French activist was killed last year.

Nottingham Critical Mass Bike About in the city

01.10.2005

Nottingham critical mass

Critical Mass is a regular event. The meeting point is the Savoy cinema on Derby Road in Lenton on the last Friday of every month now at 5.30pm.

shell hell solidarity action today in london (pics and report)

30.09.2005

extra london shell

an environmental protest comprising sand dump and banner drop with megaphone and samba band went without hitch at the shell centre on the south bank at midday today highlighting the shell development in rossport, county mayo in the north west of ireland.

breaking news - rossport 5 freed today!!!

30.09.2005

Deserted Mayo breakfast
breakfast interrupted by arrest!

On the 16th of June 2005, "Bloomsday" the 5 were still free, and protesting. That was the morning the Corduff's abandoned breakfast was photographed and we read of how Shell had illegally entered the lands in Rossport to begin illegal work on an illegal pipeline.

it's september critical mass!!! Manchestaaa

Manchester CM flier 1

29.09.2005
critical mass 6pm at the central library steps..an amazing urban bike ride through the city streets to celebrate the bicycle..and how amazing cycling is..

Bankfield community centre, Liverpool sit-in against closure

Sep 26 2005

'Just try to move us out'

CAMPAIGNERS have mounted a sit-in to save a community centre threatened with the axe.

Liverpool's Church of England leaders claim Garston's Bankfield House is unsafe.

If You Can't Find A Canvas Use A 4x4 - Huddersfield sabotage

22.09.2005
My trip to a 4x4 dealer's to put gas-guzzlers out of action, and leave a statement of solidarity with the planet and against petrol-wastage.

Last night, inspired by Greenpeace's big parking ticket campaign for 4x4 gas-guzzlers, I decided to put some of these monsters out of action at source, in this case the Toyota showroom on Leeds Road, Huddersfield.

Birmingham needs more room-room, less vroom-vroom

Brum Car Free Day 1

22.09.2005
The myth that buses are the source of Birmingham's traffic congestion problem was dramatically debunked last Saturday (17th Sep) when Birmingham Friends of the Earth staged a 'sit-down demonstration' in the streets of Digbeth.

Insurgents Occupy Military Communications Mast in Berkshire

Coulport tripod

17th September 2005

Two insurgents have scaled a communications mast at a military fuel storage and distribution hub at Padworth Common in Berkshire and are intending to disable the mast in an effort to disrupt and prevent fuel distribution to the UK’s nuclear weapons factory at Aldermaston and all United States military bases in the UK.

Packers Field fun day- Sunday 18th September, Bristol

13.9.05
The campaign to stop the private development of Packers Field by Bristol City Academy is still being fought. Details below of an awareness-raing event this coming Sunday.

Packers Field in Whitehall is the only large green open space available for use by people living in Easton, Whitehall and Greenbank. It has been used freely and without restriction by local people for many years, for a wide range of informal activities. Open spaces like Packers are vital to the health of individuals and the community as a whole.

Clarkson pied at awards ceremony

Clarkson Pie 1

12.09.05
TV presenter Jeremy Clarkson was pied today after receiving an honorary degree from Brookes University. The pie, and accompanying demo, were in protest at his bigoted and ignorant views on many topics, and there had been a campaign at Brookes against awarding him the degree.

Offshore Europe 2005 - Oil & Gas Exhibition protest, Aberdeen

Offshore Europe 2005 - Oil & Gas Exhibition (Spearhead Exhibitions)
7.9.2005

offshore banner 1

In Aberdeen on both Tuesday and Friday this week, activists from Aberdeen city and the Shire acted in coordination to show their disgust and disapproval of Offshore Europe oil and gas exhibition and Spearhead Exhibitions, who are also hosting DSEi next week.

UK Nuclear Weapon Depot Blockaded for Two Hours

Coulport blockade

7th September 2005

This morning peace activists blockaded the nuclear weapon depot at Coulport on Loch Long, hampering day-shift worker traffic entering the base to a trickle and stopping it completely for almost an hour.