South East England
At approx 5am Tuesday 6th February 12 bailiffs dressed from head to foot in black and wearing balaclavas without warning smashed through the window of the occupied npower property showering sleeping activist in glass. They then proceeded to cut the air supply to a fortified bunker without checking if it was occupied, smash there way into a fortified loft without checking that the occupant Dave was safe. Not long after this they climbed onto the scaffold tower positioned on the garage roof and topped with a wooden box containing a 45 gallon concrete lock. Chris who was in the box at the time said they climbed on top of the box and started to rock the tower before breaking in with sledge hammers. Veteran road protester Muppet Dave said ‘it was one of the most dangerous eviction he had experienced and that it was only luck that nobody was seriously hurt’.
THURSDAY 8 FEBRUARY - for immediate release
With the parliamentary vote on replacing the Trident nuclear submarine fleet expected in mid-March, and a national demonstration of mass opposition called for 24 February in London, anti-nuclear campaigners will return to AWE Aldermaston on 12 February.
IF YOU CAN GET DOWN THERE TODAY
Eviction began at Radley lakes at around 6.30 this morning.
Here is the latest list of events at the Cowley Club, 12 London Road, Brighton, East Sussex.
Weds 31st Jan, 7pm: V is for Video Activist - Schnews film showing
Thurs 1st Feb, 8-9pm: Evening Meal in the bar - Vegetable and nut bake with mushroom sauce, parsnip mash and salads
A group of eight activists blockaded the entrance to AWE Aldermaston this morning at 6.45am. Using steel lock-on tubes the group have completely blocked the road. Thus stopping all construction traffic entering or leaving the site. This has called a large tailback and the police turned all traffic away from the site.
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;
A PROTEST march on Worthing Police Station has been called for Saturday February 17 in the face of police intimidation of Titnore Woods campaigners.
A statement from Titnore Emergency Action (TEA), released on Thursday January 18, said:
Southend 'Mayor' cancels F5 road widening at 'Prittlewell King' award celebrations
The campaign against the controversial A127/A1159 Priory Crescent â€˜F5â€™ road widening scheme took yet another dramatic new turn tonight, when dozens of local residents â€˜stormedâ€™ a celebration at the townâ€™s Cluniac Priory to mark Southend Borough Council receiving the coveted British Archaeological Awards 2006 â€˜Current Archaeology Developer-Funder Archaeology Award,â€™ for the discovery of the â€˜King of Bling,â€™ in Prittlewell in late 2003.
There were once nine lakes...
Local people have joined forces with ecologists and environmental activists in a pledge to save Thrupp Lake (at Radley, near Oxford), following a decision by Npower bosses to dump 500,000 tonnes of fly-ash on to the site.
"Saturday the 13th January was unlucky for some. The ALF were out in the dead of night visiting the homes of those who profit from animal abuse at HLS.
Astellas PA Margaret McQuillan, 22 Triggs Close, Woking, Surrey GU22
"december 31st , 100 chickens liberated from farm in south east of england all now in good homes , untill all are free alf"