Scotland (central & southern)

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Scotland (central & southern)

FASLANE WORK MONTH

Month or work,actions and party planned. Visit, play,drink, cook and be happy.

Faslance Peace Camp a beautiful position in the landscape and ANTI-NUKE resistance has been going strength to strength since 1982 but now needs some TLC and life and laughter to RESIST some more.

Faslane Peace camp needs folk!!

Faslane Peace Camp is in desperate need of visitors and residents....

Faslane Peace Camp is entering it's 24th year of occupying land nearby to the Faslane Naval Base, home of UK's nuclear missile carrying subs...

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.

next climate camp meeting, 11-12th February, in Nottingham

The next general meeting of the Camp for Climate Action is in Nottingham, 11-12th February.
Saturday's times are 11-6, Sunday 10-5.

The agenda and directions are on the website, climatecamp.org.uk

Faslane Peace Camp : Call Out.

Camp now in it's 24th Year, and in dire need of a breath of life.

Call out for action at Faslane.
The camp has 2/3 full time residents at present, with limited visitors. Granted it's a quiet time of year. But the camp has been in decline for a few years now. Those of us who stay at the camp are trying everything we can to get it back on track.

activist trauma gathering, 4th February, London

Activist Trauma Network logo

Saturday 4th February 2006 10am-5pm

The Activist Trauma Network is organising a day of discussion and networking for all who are involved in promoting practical mutual support in activist, campaigning and community groups. This is an ever expanding area, as political work of any kind can be extremely demanding on every level. Many, but not all of us, became involved in this work by having first hand experience of trauma related to activism, police brutality, burn-out, stress-related physical illness and mental health issues. We are planning to discuss our own chosen work in these areas and expand on ideas we may have for projects, make new contacts and give/receive constructive feedback.

2 aviation campaign callouts

1. Call to stop all airport expansions across the uk!

Airport expansion is nearly on us, and we have to get networks running in order to defeat these multi billion pounds projects! cutting through our country side, building new roads to supply them, and of course, CLIMATE CHANGE!

Rossport Solidarity meeting in Glasgow 3rd Feb

Four members of the Rossport Solidarity camp will be speaking in Glasgow on Friday 3rd February at the Saorsa Social Centre.

Rossport Solidarity Camp was born in June 2005. It is the first protest camp around an ecological theme to take place in Ireland for several years. The camp began after local opponents of Shell's plan to build an unprecedented high pressure gas pipeline through the hamlet of Rossport invited us there to back up their struggle. A large marquee was erected with a kitchen for cooking and eating, sleeping and meeting, notice boards and info point. Compost toilets and compost heaps were built to deal with organic waste and the rest was recycled. A tipi and a large bender provided more space when needed, as well as smaller tents too. Water in barrels was carried in daily from Vincent Mc Grath's house and locals offered showers and laundry. A wind turbine system was set up to harness wind energy giving electricity to power lights, mobile phones and computers.

Four arrests on Tuesday at Dalkeith tree sit

23 Jan 2006

Four arrest have taken place before 1pm on Tuesday 24th Jan 2006
Three to four more people are holding out in the trees.

Sunday & Monday Dalkeith update

Dalkeith Eviction 3

The tunnelers were evicted in Dalkeith park today on Sunday - the last tree-sit next!
Just got word that the tunnellers were evicted today in Dalkeith. Bottom site, the last remaining tree-sit, is still open but needs support - get out there now if you can!!! You can still go in the trees!