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ALCOA RUNCORN FACTORY BLOCKED BY SAVING ICELAND ACTIVISTS

Alcoa Runcorn blockade 2
Alcoa Runcorn blockade 1

28.02.2006

Tomorrow, 1 March, ALCOA arms manufacturers and aluminium giant are to announce at their ALCOA Global Center in New York if they are going to push for yet another aluminium smelter in pristine Iceland, against the will of the majority of Icelandic people.

EVERYTHING FOR EVERYONE community space in Hackney is open!

Dalston theatre occupation 8

As of this morning (monday February 27th 2006) a new social centre is open in Dalston lane Hackney. All are welcome especially those with skills or experiance that could be useful to the space

TREES, SHEPTON MALLET Vs TESCOS, EVICTION ATTEMPT & ALERT

Eviction Aruga!!

25.02.2006

Baliffs attempted to evict the site today (saturday) and were only stopped by the police, who apparently had not been informed. People are needed desperately, as eviction could now go ahead tommorow. The perimeter of the site is now guarded by security, so please phone the site phone 07749 110689 if you intend to come (please do!!). Tesco Vs Trees - WHAT MORE DO YOU WANT??

Call to action: West Papuans blockade Freeport mine

25.02.2006

This is a call out we received, to act in solidarity with West Papuan tribal peoples and the defense of the Earth.

The Freeport mine in West Papua has been shut down by local Papuans since Tuesday. Over 400 Papuans are blockading the road to the mine and the pipelines have ben sabotaged making the local river system run clean for

Dalston Theatre occupation - Update Saturday 25th & flyer text

Dalston theatre occupation 7

The occupation of the Labyrinth Theatre and the two buildings opposite is continuing and gaining in strenght. The buildings are being cleared up and getting ready to open to the public as a social centre and a community resource. The theatre itself is still illegaly 'occupied' by workers from Hackeny council's contractors, which intend to demolish it, and it is being defended by an activist that has been on the roof continuously since Monday morning.

Dalston Lane Theatre occupation against gentrification

Dalston theatre occupation 2
Dalston theatre occupation 1

Local members of the community occupied the already prepared-for-demolition site, and intend to continue occupying int and turn it into a community and social centre.

Simultanious sabotage of peat extraction sites (near Manchester)

17.2.06
Simultaniously last month two peat extraction sites were sabotaged in defence of wild places.

At Chat Moss near Manchester a peat extraction site owned by Joseph Metcalf Ltd was sabotaged. Two excavators had their engines wrecked, locks were glued, and around a hundred specialist tyres, on hoppers and harrows, were slashed. The operations of this company have destroyed Chat Moss and are now threatening the Wildlife Trust nature reserve at Astley Moss and local SSSI's.

J18 Prisoner Jim Borek released today

16.02.2006

Anarchist prisoner James Borek is scheduled to be released today after spending more than two years in prison for his participation in a 1999 London Reclaim the Streets sponsored Carnival Against Capitalism protest.

Tree Protest Camp established at Shepton Mallet, Somerset. People needed

15.02.2006
A Tree Protest Camp has been established at Shepton Mallet in Somerset. Its aim is to protect 300 to 400 mature decsidious trees from being felled to make way for a new TESCO store. There is strong local support for the camp. People are needed to help out at the camp. A war memorial is also set to be relocated for the store.

Big Blether 5... coming soon

Laurieston Hall

10 Feb 2006

The fifth Big Blether will take place from Friday 5th - Sunday 7th May 2006 at Laurieston Hall, Dumfries. Laurieston Hall is a housing co-operative situated 7 miles from Castle Douglas. The Big Blether is Scotland's biggest activist gathering and takes place every 2 years in Scotland.

Earth Activist Training course, July (May application deadline)

EARTH ACTIVIST TRAINING
15th - 29th July 2006
Ragmans Lane Gloucestershire
with Starhawk & Penny Livingston- Stark

A permaculture design course and more for activists:
Learn the skills to transform a piece of land, a community and our political and economic systems.

Impregilo demo'd over Iceland Dam

08.02.2006

This morning, activists visited the offices of Impregilo New Cross Ltd, part of the company which is building the controversial Karahnjukar Dam in Iceland.

The five campaigners turned up at 85e Centurion Court, Milton Park outside of Abingdon with banners, leaflets & drums. Wandering in to the first floor open plan office, they proceeded to speak to all the employees, including the senior management. One person met with the finance director of the company who promised to scan the leaflet i and send it to their head office in Italy.

Demo against Iceland Dam - Wednesday 8th Feb, Oxford

Please join our demo against a company involved in massive ecological destruction in Iceland.

Europe's largest remaining natural wilderness in Iceland is under threat. Aluminium multinational Alcoa has convinced the Icelandic government to build a hydroelectric dam to provide the power to a smelter they are planning to build. The ecological damage this will cause will be immense.