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Police called to Titnore meeting

12.06.2005

POLICE were called to a council meeting in Worthing on Friday June 10 after protesters stormed the stage.

The borough council's planning committee was discussing highly controversial plans to build 900 homes and widen a road through woodland in Titnore Lane, Durrington, Worthing.

Somerset peat processing plant sabotaged

11.06.2005
At the end of last year a peat processing plant near Glastonbury, Somerset, was sabotaged. The Plant processed peat for several companies distributing to Garden Centres. The peat was extracted from areas in and near 5 different Sites of Special Scientific Interest for their ecological value. These sites were within an Area of outstanding Natural Beauty.

Anti coal protesters lock on to Solid Energy: support needed, New Zealand/Aotearoa

Solid Energy HQ protest 1Solid Energy HQ protest 2At 12 noon on Sunday the 6th March 2005, 4 protesters locked themselves on to the entrance way of Solid Energy's head offices in Christchurch.

Linslade – Demonstration - Saturday 5th March 9.15 and more trees threatened

3.03.2005

On SATURDAY 5th MARCH @ 9.15 a demonstration against the bypass will be held at the Wing Hill roundabout, junction of A418 and A505.

This is where the bypass is intended to end and six magnificent oaks have already been felled, with seven more marked with the cross of death (these could still be defended with a treehouse if anybody is interested). The local (Tory) MP Andrew Selous, will be at the demonstration. Whilst predictably he remains in favour of the bypass, he has agreed to ask some questions in parliament about the way in which it received permission. There is also the possibility of a Samba band coming along.

Protestors NOT evicted at Linslade. The protestors retreated under the cover of darkness as a surprise tactic against the Counci

15.02.2005

Bucks Council arrived this morning with the heavy mob at Linslade to murder half a dozen more ancient trees. Hundreds of security and police, some on horses, as well as professional climbing baliffs, accompanied the Council goons to evict protestors from the six treehouses.

Linslade anti-bypass protest need people; plus injunction details

7.02.2005

Linslade anti-bypass protest site near london (leighton buzzard/milton keynes) urgently need people. They have started cutting trees and a site has been establised.

Look at www.roadalert.org.uk for more information.

Anti Linslade Bypass Protestors go to Road Builders Bucks County Council

Linslade council banner hang
1.02.2005
Protestors against the Linslade Bypass today took there protest to the Bucks County Council Offices in Aylesbury, hanging a large banner on a car park opposite the council offices reading Challenge Car Culture. (Oh the irony!)

Peat processing plant sabotaged, Somerset

At the end of 2004 a peat processing plant near Glastonbury, Somerset, was sabotaged. The Plant processed peat for several companies distributing to Garden Centres. The peat was extracted from areas in and near 5 different Sites of Special Scientific Interest for their ecological value. These sites were within an Area of outstanding Natural Beauty.

Battle of Sherwood commences as Under-sheriff risks protestors lives

Eviction Aruga!!Sherwood eviction 106.12.2004

Eviction underway at Sherwood Green Protest site, Nottinghamshire - Under-Sheriff risks tunnellers' lives, trees protestors have been cleared, tree-felling underway.

Peat Excavation Site Sabotaged - Chat Moss

03.12.2004
Earlier this year a peat excavation works at Chat Moss near Manchester was Sabotaged. The site where the extraction was taking place was of high ecological value and in the vacinity of a wildlife Site of Scientific Importance. Peat bogs also have great value as Co2 sinks.

Sherwood Forest Camp on High Eviction Alert

Sherwood Back Off Bellway
01.12.2004

Sherwood Forest protest camp at Mansfeild Woodhouse, Nottinghamshire are on high eviction Alert after they have been issued new Papers earlier this week, Balifs and unmarked security vans are now patrolling the area and equipment is being delived to site.

Solidarity Action for Nine Ladies

23.11.2004

9 Ladies solidarity 2

Early this morning activists blocked Stancliffe Stone a subsidiary of Marshalls PLC for three and a half hours using two tripods.

Another Director Resigns from 'Bridge Across the Bay Co'

8.11.2004

Prof. Bill Davies has announced his resignation from the notorious 'Bridge Across the Bay Company' after protests last week at the Lancaster Enivironment Centre.

Protesters Storm the Stage of the "Champion Canterbury Awards", Aotearoa/New Zealand

Solid Energy awards banner24 Sep 2004
About 20 protesters made quite a ruckus at Thursday's "Champion Canterbury Awards" in Christchurch.

Attendees to the awards, including Helen Clark and the Christchurch mayor, were greeted with drums, chants, heckles ('Why don't you get a real job?' was a favourite) and banners.