Social centres gathering in Leeds, 29 Jan


*Social centres and autonomous spaces in the UK: where next after Gleneagles?*

A call out to all social centre activists and interested people in the UK

Sunday 29 January
The Common Place social centre

Gunboat attack forces Shell retreat from Nigeria (& India attack) - oil prices rise again


Shell oil has been forced to evacuate facilities in the niger delta after further attacks on it's facilities...

Shell has been forced to evacuate four oil facilities in Nigeria in response to intensification of militant resistance against their presence in the oil rich niger delta. The withdrawal of 326 staff and contract workers from the remote flow stations in the swampy region is likely to lead to price increaces in the already jumpy oil market. The evacuations follows last weeks kidnapping and a bomb attack on a major oil pipeline.

Regular Anti Mcdonalds demo's in Central London

London McDonald's regular demo

MEET 5.30pm till 7pm


Nearest Tube Piccadilly Circus!

Shell / Co Mayo International Solidarity Actions Planning Meetings - London & Nottingham

Irish resistance continues against a giant Shell consortium who plan to construct a dangerous high pressure pipeline and gas processing plant in Rossport, Co Mayo. The people there have called for international solidarity actions on either fri 17th or sat 18th February.



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)

Re-occupation of Broadway Cafe, Hackney, London

Broadway Market 1

On December 21st the occupation in defence of Tony's Cafe at 34 Broadway Market was evicted. Developer Dr Wratten's henchmen smashed half the place down. On Boxing Day morning, a new group of supporters of the campaign managed to enter and re-occupy the cafe.

Santas Against Excessive Consumption invade Oxford Street

London climate santas 2

On Saturday, the busiest shopping day of the year, activists from London Rising Tide dressed up as Santas and elves and invaded Oxford Street to make the point that excessive Christmas consumption is causing climate chaos.

Concrete Factory Company Targetted

London Concrete logo


A communiqué from Hands Off N8

We live close to the site of the proposed concrete factory in Hornsey, North London. Despite widespread public objection, London Concrete is appealing the council’s decision to reject its planning application. The appeal hearing starts on Tuesday. We are very concerned about the impact on people’s health and the local environment if the factory goes ahead.

Buy Nothing Day 2005 - Leeds, Birmingham, Southampton, Bristol, Glasgow, Oxford, Manchester, London

Brum buy nothing day shit

Saturday November 26th 2005 was Buy Nothing Day (UK), the self proclaimed festival of frugal living and culture jammers jamboree. A day to expose the environmental and ethical consequences of consumerism, where developed countries (only 20% of the world population) are consuming over 80% of the earth's natural resources, causing a disproportionate level of environmental damage and unfair distribution of wealth.

Air expansion fatcats shamed by Tower Bridge protest.

aviation conference critical mass


Air industry executives were forced to scuttle from coaches to the safety of Tower Bridge tonight, as a small but noisy protest took them to task over the UK's air expansion plans.

St Agnes Place Eviction

St Agnes town hall solidarity demo
Eviction Aruga!!


The eviction of St Agnes Place in Kennington (South London) by Lambeth Council started today in earnest. The oldest squatted street in London has been swarmed with riot police all day, as residents were resisting the bailiffs and specialist climbers were trying to empty the street of its community set up 30 years ago. Throughout the day there have also been reports of police stopping people on their way to show support to St Agnes Place community outside Oval, Kennington, Stockwell and Brixton tubes. Later in the evening there was a demonstration outside Lambeth Town Hall in Brixton.

Climate Activists Disrupt International Aviation Conference

aviation conference banner


A team of radical environmental activists have this morning disrupted the world's largest aviation industry conference (1) to highlight that aviation is the fastest growing cause of climate change, ahead of a UN Climate Conference in Montreal later this week.

Air Transport - No Future! Tower Bridge Demonstration - 29th November

airfutures logo

From November 28th - 30th, over 300 airline executives from all over the world will gather in London to discuss how to expand the aviation industry. Meanwhile, aviation is now the fastest growing cause of climate change, and transport is the only area of energy use in which greenhouse emissions are increasing rather than falling.

St Agnes Place, London - aruga!! Eviction 29th November

St Agnes Place flier

The baliffs and police will be on the street tomorrow to start the evictions for demolition to commence. Please come along and show your support as early as you can (by 8am preferably). This eviction if successful will mean an end to 30 years of this multicultural community, and will leave 150 people homeless and facing winter conditions with nowhere to go.

Steal Something Day, a shameless 24-hour stealing spree!

The 24 hour moratorium on spending, 'Buy Nothing Day' is this Saturday 26th November in the UK. 6 years ago some Canadian anarchists came up with a critique of 'Buy Nothing Day' and called for a new initiative, 'Steal Something Day'.