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Earth first! Summer gathering 2006

EF! gathering Miffy

The date of the Earth First! Summer Gathering 2006 has been decided. It will be from Wednesday the 16th of August until Sunday the 20th. The location will be at a new site in Wales.

Concrete Factory Company Targetted

London Concrete logo

11.12.2005

A communiqué from Hands Off N8

We live close to the site of the proposed concrete factory in Hornsey, North London. Despite widespread public objection, London Concrete is appealing the council’s decision to reject its planning application. The appeal hearing starts on Tuesday. We are very concerned about the impact on people’s health and the local environment if the factory goes ahead.

Human roadblock in protest against Liverpool special needs school closures

9.12.2005

Parents and activists held up traffic this morning in protest against the proposed closure of schools for children with special needs.

It was to be Councillor Warren Bradley's first executive meeting as leader of Liverpool Council, but proceedings were disrupted by the five minute action outside Liverpool Town Hall on Castle Street.

help free young eco activist sentenced to 22 years 8 months in USA

Free/Jeff Luers

5.12.2005

TODAY (5th Dec) is Jeff Luers's birthday, he will be 27, and he will be spending it in an American maximum security prison (pictured above) serving a sentence of 22 years and eight months.

Sneinton's Rubbish Day Out

rubbish day out 1

On Saturday 3rd December, a community day was held in Sneinton, Nottingham, to raise awareness of the proposed expansion of the Eastcroft incinerator and promote recycling through fun and games. Sneinton's Rubbish Day Out was an event organised by the local community and the NAIL campaign.

Sneinton's Rubbish Day Out - 3rd December, Nottingham

Sneinton Rubbish Day Out flier

Day of recycling fun in Sneinton to oppose incinerator expansion

On Saturday 3rd December a large community day will be held in Sneinton, Nottingham, to raise awareness of the proposed expansion of the Eastcroft incinerator and promote recycling through fun and games. Sneinton's Rubbish Day Out is an event organised by the local community and the NAIL campaign.

Church tries (& fails) to chuck out Bankfield occupiers, Liverpool

Bankfield 1

Dec 2 2005

'Sit-in 'fails' to save community centre'

A 10-WEEK sit-in to save a Liverpool community centre has failed after the Church of England ordered campaigners out within the week.

Buy Nothing Day 2005 - Leeds, Birmingham, Southampton, Bristol, Glasgow, Oxford, Manchester, London

Brum buy nothing day shit

Saturday November 26th 2005 was Buy Nothing Day (UK), the self proclaimed festival of frugal living and culture jammers jamboree. A day to expose the environmental and ethical consequences of consumerism, where developed countries (only 20% of the world population) are consuming over 80% of the earth's natural resources, causing a disproportionate level of environmental damage and unfair distribution of wealth.

St Agnes Place Eviction

St Agnes town hall solidarity demo
Eviction Aruga!!

29.11.2005

The eviction of St Agnes Place in Kennington (South London) by Lambeth Council started today in earnest. The oldest squatted street in London has been swarmed with riot police all day, as residents were resisting the bailiffs and specialist climbers were trying to empty the street of its community set up 30 years ago. Throughout the day there have also been reports of police stopping people on their way to show support to St Agnes Place community outside Oval, Kennington, Stockwell and Brixton tubes. Later in the evening there was a demonstration outside Lambeth Town Hall in Brixton.

Steal Something Day, a shameless 24-hour stealing spree!


The 24 hour moratorium on spending, 'Buy Nothing Day' is this Saturday 26th November in the UK. 6 years ago some Canadian anarchists came up with a critique of 'Buy Nothing Day' and called for a new initiative, 'Steal Something Day'.