Breaking news from Mayo

Three arrests this morning, national mobilisation planned.

This morning at around 7 a.m. police check points were in place on roads at either side of the Rossport Solidarity Camp. The police took the details of the people leaving the camp to go to the refinery site at Ballinaboy.

Shell Depot Shut down on Tyneside 11/10/06

here's a photo of the blockade of Shells Jarrow Distribution depot on Tyneside. It was closed for an hour before the protestors got bored and went off to visit some fuel stations in Newcastle and caused some merry mischief there.

Rooftop Action closes Shell Garage in Brighton


A group of about 20 people closed down a busy Brighton Shell garage for an hour and half during this evening's rush hour in solidarity with the call for action in solidarity with Rossport in County Mayo, Ireland.

Bradford Shell Garage gets Samba'd


Just before 5:30pm tonight, amid rush-hour traffic, a group of protesters lined up outside a city centre shell garage to play samba and alert passers by to the situation in County Mayo, Ireland.

Shell HQ Occupied inside and on roof in Dublin; plus Mayo & Cork actions


At 12.30 p.m. 15 activists arrived at the Headquarters of Shell Exploitation and Production Ireland, six entered the lobby while another six climbed onto the roof. A couple more stayed on the pavement outside to chain some of the doors to the building and to speak to the media. A publically advertised protest was scheduled at this office for 1 p.m. so soon the advance party was joined by 40 to 50 more people. The cops arrived and were quite dozy not really knowing what to do. They took the names of the people in lobby but not the people on the roof. They attempted to access the roof via a window and ended up breaking it.

Shell petrol pumps shut down in Leeds in solidarity with County Mayo, Ireland

A Shell petrol station on Kirkstall Rd in Leeds was shut down this morning between 8am and 10am by local people in solidarity with people in in County Mayo, Ireland, who are currently fighting to stop Shell's disastrous and potentially deadly gas pipeline being built through the beautiful coastal village of Rossport.

Launch of Bath Activist Network

Sep 28 2006

Birth pangs of a new group, the Bath Activist Network, bringing together people in Bath who want to work together to fight for positive change, connecting all radical "disciplines" holistically, knowing that every problem in this world is interlinked.

Two Hundred Cops Against Rossport Anti-Shell Campaign

Rossport picket broken 1 (1st day)


From 3.30 a.m. Tuesday morning police road blocks surrounded the site where Shell wish to build a refinery in Mayo in the west of Ireland. In the region of 200 police were brought in from around the country, including from as far away as Cork - something like seven hours drive away.

Showdown with Shell (at Rossport) - updates of last days

Ballanaboy 1
Ballanaboy 2

People power and peaceful resistance effectively completely defeated Shell’s first concerted effort to break the picket at the refinery site at Bellanaboy this morning. Early signs that a confrontation was imminent were apparent by the dawn arrival of seven carloads of extra security guards who sped into the compound. People on alert began to determinedly gather in front of the gates and banners and placards were distributed in readiness for the long prepared for initial showdown.

Shell attempting refinery work...protests planned

Latest News from Shell to Sea and the Rossport Solidarity Camp:

Stay tuned to www.ShelltoSea.com and www.IndyMedia.ie for more...

Shell are threatening to start work at the Bellinaboy site, where they intend to build a giant refinery to process Corrib gas onshore. There are daily pickets at the entrance to the site, and local people are adamant that the work can not be started without their consent.

Shell Still Stopped in Ireland

Shell main gate picket in Mayo

Latest news on the struggle against Shell in the West of Ireland. Large numbers at pickets prevent entry into refinery construction site. Shell’s public relations efforts come to naught.

Latest news from the rampART

This is an edited version of the latest newsletter from the rampART social centre in East London. You can join the mailing list yourself via  http://lists.riseup.net/www/info/rampart in order to stay up to date as the newsletter is not posted on indymedia every week.

Gagged 13

GAGGED! #13 Autumn 2006 - South Wales Anarchist
Newsletter • Against Power & Profit •
it's alot prettier on .pdf - theres pics too -


Bristol subverted billboard....

Oil is killing us subvert

by Redfield resident Monday, Sep 4 2006

These bits of subvertising have sprung up recently in Redfield. Unfortunately it's pretty difficult to keep pace with the number of adverts for big cars that are ALL OVER THE PLACE....

Peak Oil and Energy Descent

Interview with mandy minkle. Introduction to the deeply worrying concept of Peak Oil (that we have used up half the oil on the planet, and that the second half of it is harder to get at) and our societies' addiction to oil.