London

London

National Anti-Incinerator Meeting 27 May at Birkbeck College, London

Dear Friends,

The Defra public consultation period is now over and the Government's new waste strategy is going to be formulated. There is still plenty of opportunity to influence the final outcome by

26 May Protest BP's launch of Baku pipeline - 1,000 miles of human rights abuses, ecological destruction & climate chaos

Spoil BP's BTC party - 5pm Friday 26 May 2006 - outside BP's HQ - St James Square, SW1Y

BTC pipeline cops break demo
Azerbaijan: Cops break up a demo against the regime

WORLD NAKED BIKE RIDE

Picadilly Circus
London riders in 2005

Last year 250 people cycled naked around the busiest streets of London and other cities worldwide on a Saturday afternoon in June.

Shell AGM: feedback from within the antiseptic portals of the Novotel H'smith

Shell neon

Here's a report from a London Rising Tider with a single Shell share, who went into its Annual General Meeting, while others stayed outside to leaflet shareholders and passers-by. The main meeting took place in The Hague, with a video feed to London, or the Novotel Hammersmith, to be precise.

July 15 International Day of Direct Action against Climate Change and the G8!

July 15th will be an International Day of Action Against Climate Change. As G8 energy ministers promise trillions in new subsidies to the industries destroying our planet and our future, we will take action to shut them down! This is a call for autonomous, decentralized actions appropriate for your town, city, or bioregion.

Climate Camp - London info/planning night @ the Square, 23 May

*From the London area and thinking of going to the Climate Camp this summer?*
London Rising Tide is hosting an open meeting at 7.30 PM on May 23rd for people who want to find out more about the camp, and discuss the idea of a London neighbourhood or barrio.

Serco office vandalised

6.05.2006

Serco's office in central london was vandalised on friday morning. Windows were broken and the acrostic slogan, "Shockingly // Evil // Racist // Corporate // Obscenity" was sprayed.

Serco is in Hand Court, WC1, and their website is at  http://www.serco.co.uk. They run Colnbrook and Dungavel detetion centres:  http://www.serco.com/homeaffairs/immigration/detention/index.asp, as well as many other reprehensible activities.

Stop Huntingdon Day of Action

HLS march 2
HLS march 1

APRIL 28TH
MARCH AGAINST THE MONEY MEN

Well here we were 100 strong and about to march right through the City of London. What timing as well with Huntingdon being kicked off the Pink Sheets the day before, you can always count on HLS to rise to the big occasion.

5 May: "evil SERCo" AGM (and SOCPA)

Serco AGM 1

Aldermaston Women's Peace Camp(aign) invite anti-WMD types, people working on detention centre issues, and anyone with a grudge against PFI in general, to join us for a good, colourful/noisy moan outside (and inside for those with shares) the Serco AGM.

World second-largest mining company AGM disrupted

Anglo American’s Annual General Meeting was disrupted yesturday (April 25th) by campaigners in solidarity with Indigenous Communities resisting mining in the Sierra Perrija, Zulia. The campaigners demand that Anglo American withdraw their shares in the company Carbones del Guasare that has plans for expanding mining in the region

BP refuses gift of song outside Annual General Meeting

Members of the provisionally musical theatre wing of climate justice action group London Rising Tide (LRT) set out on April 20th 2006 to communicate their warm feelings about BP in song to shareholders heading for the oil giant's Annual General Meeting (AGM) at the ExCel Centre in Docklands.

Social Centres - Where To Next?

Invitation to a discussion on the future of social centres.
Sunday April 30th - as part of the London Mayday Weekend
The Square
21 Russell square
London WC1

Social centres are emerging as a pivotal role between political activity and community organising, not only places to engage with radical ideas but essential in providing common resources (café, cinema, gig venue, internet, fundraising opportunities, events, meeting space etc) to groups, individuals & the community at large.

Saving Iceland gathering 21st - 23rd April in Norfolk

18.04.2006

It's time to organise the 2006 camp!

The next Saving Iceland gathering will take place over the weekend of the 21st - 23rd April in Norfolk, UK . It'll be a great time to find out more and to meet some of the (lovely) people involved with the campaign, as well as to help discuss what this Summer's protest camp will look like.