South West England

South West England

BP shut down in Plymouth over Tar Sands oil

On Thursday 8 April, Plymouth Rising Tide and Kernow Anarchist Network blockaded the BP garage in Ridgeway, Plymouth, to highlight the environmental destruction caused by the Tar Sands project. The garage was closed for an hour and two activists who were locked onto petrol pumps were arrested.

Bath Bomb 29 Out Now

THE BATH BOMB

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Issue #29
free/donation
Apr '10

“An unstoppable juggernaut of journalistic intent”

Hard Pressed To Avoid ‘Em

As mentioned back in the apparently nigh-oracular Bath Bomb #11, Tesco have finally admitted their schemes for the old Bath Press site on Lower

Fossil Fools Day round-up

In the UK -

BP ad campaign hoax kicks off the Fortnight of Shame

Plane Stupid issues 48hr subvertising challenge

It's that time of year when every airline starts aggressively advertising for your business. Well, we've had enough. Plane Stupid is inviting all of you to take part in its very own subvertising competition.

Resistance to Tesco in Bristol - quick report

March 16th 2010
Update: 5:30pm - 9 out of 10 occupiers evicted, one on roof with arm in concrete barrel remains.

There has been a spirited defence of the building today

Social Centres in a Time of Crisis

A weekend of workshops, discussions and socialising for everyone with an interest in radical autonomous social centres.

• How can a new generation of social centres learn from the successes and failures of established ones? What are the ways in which we can best face up to the challenges?

Bath Bomb #28 Out Now

THE BATH BOMB

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Issue #28
free/donation
Mar '10

“The only local paper that doesn't want your kidneys”

Government Cuts Take The PCS!

Squatted Proposed Tesco Site - Eviction Resisted This Morning In Bristol + various Tescos bricked & painted overnight

9th March 2010
A former comedy club, Cheltenham Rd, Bristol, proposed to be yet another Tesco Metro, but now turned into a temporary social centre - at which there has been an event on for the last fortnight, withstood an eviction attempt this morning.

BP Fortnight of Shame

The BP Fortnight of Shame is a call to action from the UK Tar Sands Network, Rising Tide and the Camp for Climate Action to force BP to reverse their crazy plans to move into Canada’s tar sands.

Green wedgers strike again

PRESS RELEASE: 9TH MARCH
VANDALISM ESCALATES AGAINST GREEN WEDGE DEVELOPMENT

Over the weekend the green wedgers struck again, this time against the future developers of the green wedge:

Graffiti in support of green wedge - Somerset

THE fight against hundreds of new homes on a green swathe in Taunton has turned nasty.

A group calling itself The Green Wedgers has claimed responsibility for graffiti around the town centre.

Other campaigners opposing up to 750 homes earmarked for the area in the Draft Core Strategy have distanced themselves from the militants.

After large ‘Save Vivary Wedge’ graffiti appeared on walls in Bath Place and High Street, the County Gazette received an e-mail from The Green Wedgers.

Coal Action Scotland InfoTour dates

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.

10th March
Brighton
7pm at the Cowley Club
London Road

Fossil Fools Day 2010

Climate change is no laughing matter – but that doesn’t mean we can’t confront the Fossil Fuel Empire with subversive humour.

WHAT: Direct actions, practical jokes and throwing a spanner in the works to stop the fossil fools.
WHERE: Your street, town or city.
WHEN: April 1st, 2010.