North West England
Two environmental activists who chained themselves to machinery at a peat bog extraction site at Chat Moss, Salford, Greater Manchester were acquitted by Salford magistrates court last Monday 5th July 2010.
BBC News coverage: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bI9U5rcrK2w
Check out http://coalaction.org.uk/ for the updated and re-vamped Coal Action Network website and detailed coal maps of the UK. It is hoped that this website will be a useful resource to anyone taking action – or thinking of taking action – to protect communities, environments and the climate system from coal projects.
On 17th January 2009, as the bombs rained down on Gaza, six people entered the EDO factory in Brighton, which makes parts for weapons that have been used against the people if Iraq, Afganistan and Palestine. They threw computers and filing cabinets out of the first floor window and took hammers to machinery used for weapons production.
There will be a free AT Co-op training week in Nottingham, from Thursday 6th of May to Monday 10th of May 2010.
The Mainshill Solidarity Camp is going on tour! Check our list of dates below to see if we're coming anywhere near you. If you'd like us to to a talk where you are and its not on the list, email us at mainshill [at] riseup.net and we'll get back to you as soon as possible.
7pm at the Cowley Club