South East England

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South East England

Rooftop Action closes Shell Garage in Brighton

11.10.2006

A group of about 20 people closed down a busy Brighton Shell garage for an hour and half during this evening's rush hour in solidarity with the call for action in solidarity with Rossport in County Mayo, Ireland.

national anti incinerator gathering coming up, 28 October

To bring together anti-incineration groups from all over England and Wales to get inspiration for their own campaigning, hear what some authorities are doing that are trying not to go down the mass burn incineration route and to discuss how the network of groups can best be supported.

trees saved at Titnore, Worthing & next demo 7th October

Worthing Council has announced that more than 200 trees threatened by the West Durrington development could be saved.

*Excellent news. It looks as if the Titnore campaign has won a first battle in the war against the development.The following has appeared on the Worthing Herald website (www.worthingtoday.co.uk):*

Camp Bling one year old.

Bling thanks sign

Camp Bling marks 1st anniversary at king’s burial.

Possibly against all the odds, and the expectations of some, including the local council, Southend on Sea’s very own road protest site marks its first anniversary this coming Saturday 23rd September.

Titnore tree camp news

AN ENERGETIC expansion bid has been launched by the Titnore Woods campers at Worthing, West Sussex, with eviction still expected at any time. Urgently needed is more timber and polyprop rope (6mm is best) and tarpaulins for tree houses etc, plus, on a more mundane level, supplies of toilet paper and real coffee.

national climate camp follow-up meeting: evaluate, celebrate & plan 'what next?' - 14/15th October, Manchester

Drax the Destroyer
^Drax the Destroyer

There will be a meeting in Manchester on October 14 and 15 to reflect on how the Climate Camp went, and to talk about what we would like to do next. Everyone is welcome to come. There'll be a celebration, so aim to stick around for Monday if you can. For more information email facilitation[at]climatecamp.org.uk, subscribe to the announcements list, or see the meeting link above nearer the time.

National Day of Action against Short Haul Flights - November 6th

Plane Stupid is calling for a day of action against short haul flights and short haul operators on November 6th, during the UN International Climate Talks in Nairobi. The day of action is two days after the mass event for climate action in London on November 4th, organised by Stop Climate Chaos and the Campaign Against Climate Change.

Climate Camp fun and action- if not tomorrow then when?

30.08.2006
Under the shadow of Drax power station, the Camp for Climate Action has been bursting into life this week. This totally unprecedented project has involved hundreds of people from across the UK coming together to take action against the causes of climate change.

Titnore Appeal Lost - Eviction Imminent

Eviction Aruga!!

Tuesday August 29

Today the appeal against the eviction order was lost in the High Court, despite the magnificent efforts of the Advisory Service for Squatters, defendant James Mutley, local volunteers and barrister Hugo Charlton, who stepped in at very short notice to represent the camp. The legal sitation is now that the camp could be evicted at any time, though it is not known how soon an eviction may actually be attempted.

Titnore Woods Protest Site Eviction Imminent - Get Down There!

29/08/2006

A CALL-OUT for help has been made by the Camp Titnore protesters in Worthing, West Sussex, who fear an eviction attempt is likely to be made this week.

The appeal hearing into the eviction order issued by the High Court in London was due to be heard this morning.

Radley Lakes -v- NPower - Ruth Kelly now has the power to decide!

After receiving numerous complaints about the way in which the Planning Application for NPower was handled, Oxfordshire County Council have forwarded the paperwork to Ruth Kelly. They didn't send the Petition containing 11,500 signatures, but sent one page with a note to say it was a "sample".

Climate Camp Sunday Pictures + Info

27.08.2006
Pics from sunday afternoon and evening at the climate camp - also see Monday's Press Release from the camp - The mass day of action to shut down drax power station is on thursday, so there's plenty of time to get yourself down to the camp, which runs for another week until sunday / monday.

Titnore Woods ... Urgent Eviction Alert

26.08.2006
Titnore Woods protest site faces imminent eviction and needs support urgently.

A police helicopter is currently circling the site whilst the witless boys in blue attempt to count the number of activists present. An eviction could begin at any time.

Camp for Climate Action welcomes you. location, directions & latest

Climate camp double-decker tripod
climate camp set-up site kitchen

More than 100 climate activist spent all Wednesday night secretly erecting a two-storey tripod (to resist any potential eviction) and marquees in the shadow of Drax power station. In the event, it was hours before the police arrived. The situation with the police is calm. Help is needed to realise the full potential of the first camp for climate action.