Yorkshire & the Humber

Yorkshire & the Humber

New squatted spaces & reports from autonomous spaces weekend/'what next?' meetings - updated

Squatters' Estate Agent 'window'Squatters Estate Agents Opens In London

As part of the Space Is The Place - Side Stepping The Property Ladder series of events taking place in various London autonomous spaces over the weekend of the 11th and 12th April, a squatters estate agents has been set up.

Fossil Fools Day action round up - fully updated

Pictures, more info on all these actions and updates at http://www.fossilfoolsday.org
Start planning your next action on the upcoming days of action on False Solutions (1st May), and Food (3rd June).
More details are below these brief reports:
Bacton FFD 1Activists Blockade Major Gas Terminal, Norfolk UK
Earth First! UK activists today blockaded the UK’s largest off shore gas terminal at Bacton in Norfolk. 40% of the UK’s domestic gas comes ashore here, is processed and distributed by pipeline. Activists blockaded the main road outside the site at 6.30 am this morning, preventing construction workers and shift workers from arriving. There were 19 Arrests.

New collective aims to help grassroots events

We are posting this to let people know about a new collective designed to help grassroots groups through networking equipment and expertise when it comes to putting on campaign events. But first they need to know what you have to offer...

Autonomous spaces weekend - pre-announced events (London, Manchester, Leeds, Nottingham, Birmingham, Reading, Bristol)

ASS Benefit & More 11th -13th April
ASS flier
ASS benefit
Open access squatters-housing-land art - photography exhibition
Workshops & stalls
Cinema
Actions

5 years of war! Stop the Nanotech and Biotech War Profiteers!

Click here to join the action, join us on March 19th, 2008.

This Nano-Virtual-Sit-In is being performed on the 5th anniversary of the war on Iraq. We have chosen biotech and nanotech corporations and organizations as our targets, because their science is driven by the war and drives the war.

http://bang.calit2.net/5yearsofwar/

Spirit of Freedom (March 2008) - Earth Liberation Prisoners

Prisoner Solidarity 9Spirit of Freedom
(March 2008)
Produced by
EARTH LIBERATION PRISONERS SUPPORT NETWORK

"The whole experience has been tough, but all the kind and strengthening
words and wise thoughts from strangers made it much easier!"
(Former Swedish Animal Rights Prisoner)

New groups & contacts/support setting up a group

At the recent EF! Winter Moot, eight new EF! groups & contacts for rock-on ecological direct action were formed, with others just finally getting an email address. Some have addresses already - click on their name if linked for those details & perhaps more info...

Leeds street medic training, 28th-30th March

The UK Action Medics are running a 2 1/2 day street medic training in Leeds at the end of this month. This is a 20 hour course that will teach you the basics of general First Aid, as well as skills to deal with medical situations specific to direct action, such as dealing with chemical weapons and the police. The course will involve scenarios and hands-on practice and, although we cannot offer you any official accreditation, the 2 1/2 day training is the minimum standard for membership of the Action Medics, and will equip you for a wide range of situations, from hypothermia to baton wounds.

International Anti Nuclear Festival

Invitation to join International Anti Nuclear Festival –
– FINLAND - Midsummer - June 2008 -

Due to the increasing nuclear threat developing in Finland and indeed globally, a coalition has formed to promote discussion, networking, education, skill development, and action for international civil society to oppose and resist nuclear power developments.

CLIMATE ACTION NEWS SHEET 77, MARCH 2008

CONTENTS:
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UPCOMING ACTIONS AND EVENTS:
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1) FOSSIL FOOLS DAY - INTERNATIONAL, 1.4.08
2) MAYDAY! MAYDAY! INVASION OF THE CLIMATE SNATCHERS – INT’L, 1.5.08