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Newbury Bypass reunion Sat Jan 7th

3rd Battle of Newbury logo

There will be a reunion this weekend to commemorate ten years since the start of construction work on the Newbury bypass.

Although work started on the 9th, we are meeting on Saturday 7th as it is the nearest weekend (and some of us are involved in commemoration protests on the 9th!). There are no actions planned for the 7th, just a demo and meeting up.

last critical mass of the year in manchester - next, 27th January

so it started raining and got real dark but we sett off just after 6pm from central library, accompanied by the soundsystem to make our jolly way around the city for a bke ride of chit chat and fun..

EARTH FIRST! AVIATION CAMPAIGN IN THE NEWS

CAMPAIGN PLANE STUPID: Press Release

For immediate release: 2nd January 2006

Battle lines drawn: Green activists plan to halt airport expansion plans

Yesterday The Observer revealed the level of intent from the government on constructing a third runway at Heathrow. (1) Eco-activists however have already begun a campaign of direct action, working alongside local resident community groups, to try and halt aviation industry and government plans for expansion. (2)

Italian anti-high-speed train protestors retake land

Venaus 1

10.12.05

Massive protests have delayed the start of work on a 33-mile tunnel under the Alps between France and Italy planned as a key link in a trans-Europe rail line.

Violent Repression of High Velocity Train protest in Italy's Susa Valley

Italy train protest

7.12.2005

At around 3.30 yesterday morning near the village of Venaus in Piedmont’s Susa Valley, police attacked and forcibly evicted locals and activists who had been peacefully occupying the valley for the past week in protest against plans to construct a High Velocity Train line and tunnel linking Turin with Lyon.