London

London

Hell at Shell petrol Stations: London blockade

London Shell garages blockaded 1/07Report 1 - On the evening of the 24th January two Shell petrol stations in north London were blockaded by activists who are concerned over Shell's aggressive business practices and poor human rights record.

Unlawful eviction planned for Vortex Social Centre tomorrow (Friday 26th Jan)

Eviction Aruga!!We need as many people in the building at to ensure the security of the social centre against the bailiffs. Please circulate this widely and let as many people as possible know.

LONDON MEDIC TRAINING

3-5th February, we are holding an actionmedics training. all welcome. email  training@actionmedics.org.uk to book a place and get venue details.

What this course is and is not:
This is a 24-hour street medic training. We will cover the majority of the basic information and skills you will need to provide first aid at protests and direct actions.

N London Social Centre needs help now!

Eviction Aruga!!24.01.2007

The squatted Vortex social centre has been fending off an illegal eviction attempt this morning. There is a call out for folks to help tonight and tomorrow morning

Events at the Vortex Social Centre: Jan 22nd to Jan 27th

Vortex Social Centre
139-141 Stoke Newington Church Street
Stoke Newington
N16

MON 22 Jan
8pm - Olympic Action Group meeting
Concerned about the financial cost and negative development plans for London 2012? Feel strongly that 2012 will be damaging to you, your community or the environment?

Critical Masses This Friday (& others)

This is the first critical mass of 2007. Lets start as we mean to go on and make it a big one!

We cycle round the city to celebrate the bicycle:
It's for anyone that rides a bike;
Its a celebration of getting round the city without polluting it;

New London Social Centre

139-141 Stoke Newington Church Street N16 (old Vortex Jazz bar)

Opening day Saturday 20th Jan
map:  http://www.streetmap.co.uk/streetmap.dll?G2M?X=533113&Y=186502&A=Y&Z=1
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On Sat 6th Jan a group of local people, along with others, occupied 139-141 Church Street with the intention of opening it up as a social centre. Previously the home of the famous Vortex jazz club the building is set to be demolished by notorious landlord Richard Midda to make way for a Starbucks on the ground floor with luxury apartments above.

Activist Mediation Network Launched!!!!!

Want to learn mediation skills?
Interested in helping support activist groups engage with internal disagreements and conflict, to make them more effective?
Want to tackle conflicts in your personal life that interfere with your activism?

STOP E$$O DAY! 5-6th April

24 hour protest at the offices of Esso called by Campaign against Climate Change. www.campaigncc.org and other environmental groups/

STOP ESSO!
EXPOSE EXXON DAY
24 hours of protest at Exxon (Esso) HQ, 5.00 pm Thursday 5th April to 5.00 pm

activists lock down Alcoas' London offices

Alcoa graffiti
Alcoa London lockedLate on New Years Day activists targeted 2 Alcoa front companies, (Kawneer in central London and ASA in North London.) Both companies had their front access doors locked shut with D-locks and chains, and were left grafitti messages that they should leave Iceland straight away.

22/12/06: Anti-consumer Christmas Carols, London

Festive delay, but finally here:
A seven minute video covers the brutal attacks by a group of crazed and dangerously drunk Christmas Carol singers as they rampaged their way from Carnaby Street onto Oxford Street, storming the most splendid institutes of "cheap and affordable" consumer churches.

New Year London Stunt Action by Saving Iceland

On new years day 2007 a group of activists climbed ST PAULS cathedral and the Tate Modern simultaniously to hang banners, as well as on the millenium bridge to kick start a year of decent against heavy industry in Iceland and Trinidad.
Heavy Industry banner hang

UK social centres gathering, 27th January Bradford

Saturday 27th January @ The 1in12 Club, Bradford
A day of workshops, discussions & ideas

To be followed by an evening of entertainment from the Mayhem Cabaret featuring…

The Sex Patels Punk meets Bollywood

Privacy, Email and Activism - a brief intro

Recently there was a conference for activists interested in security issues - obviously something that any activist should be interested in. Notes from the gathering are being compiled along with previous documents into a printed booklet for activists which is expected to be distributed next year.