South East England
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"
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**Block the Builders return to Britain's nuclear bomb factory as Trident
>> debate heats up**
> NEXT BLOCKADE MONDAY 15TH JANUARY. FOR DETAILS OF BLOCKADE AND ARRANGEMENTS
> PLEASE VISIT http://www.blockthebuilders.org.uk/Blockades.php
Hi all a group of us opposed to the destruction of Radley Lakes by infilling them with pulverised fly ash (PFA) from N powers coal burning Didcot power station, have squatted a large house on the edge of Thrupp Lake and are now in legal possession. Our intention was to use the house and its ground as a field center for locals and visitors, however N powers lawyers have been busy and they are in court on wed 10th of Jan to get this overturned and us evicted. We intend to resist this and need people to turn up who are prepared to help defend our stake in the lakes future, so if you get down there for the 10th or shortly after please do so, for updates call me on 07762733332.
reported by activists in the UK:
"John Parkers Poultry in Hampshire has finally closed after a sustained campaign of direct action. The actions taken included:
08/03/06 - 50 hens liberated
04/10/03 - 1024 hens liberated.
Saturday 27th January @ The 1in12 Club, Bradford
A day of workshops, discussions & ideas
To be followed by an evening of entertainment from the Mayhem Cabaret featuringâ€¦
The Sex Patels Punk meets Bollywood
Recently there was a conference for activists interested in security issues - obviously something that any activist should be interested in. Notes from the gathering are being compiled along with previous documents into a printed booklet for activists which is expected to be distributed next year.