South East England

South East England

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.

Critical mass and protest to support Camp Titnore on Saturday!

A critical mass cycle ride and a town centre protest are being held on Saturday, August 12, to support Camp Titnore in Worthing, Sussex.

The ten-week old treetop protest camp is under threat of eviction, with an appeal in the High Court currently being prepared.

Southend-on-sea critical mass

Come and help make Southends (essex) critical mass bigger and better.

Friday 11th August @ 6 .pm. outside WHSmith's (top of high street).
And every second Friday of the month thereafter.

WE LIVE TO RIDE ANOTHER DAY !!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Titnore Campers make appeal - cash needed

Titnore campaigners need to raise £400 at least for legal costs to challenge the possession order granted in the High Court on Thursday July 27.
Titnore video appeal - RealMedia 10M

Tip for climbing fences

pocket ladder

Many activists get arrested cutting through military fences and so get the extra charge of 'malicious mischief'. Using a ladder to climb fences is impracticable as you tend to get intercepted and charged for approaching a base with a ladder. You can buy 'telescopic-ladders' but they are very expensive so here is the cheapo solution.

TITNORE tree campers have vowed to continue their fight

Save Titnore Woods T-shirt

TITNORE tree campers have vowed to continue their legal fight for occupation of woodland threatened with the chop at West Durrington. At a High Court hearing on Thursday July 27, senior official Master Turner gave them leave to appeal against his decision to grant a possession order to landowners Fitzroy and Clem Somerset. They now have until 4pm on Friday August 11 to lodge their appeal - the day before a planned day of solidarity protests in Worthing.

Titnore - new police dirty tricks

26.07.2006

ONE day before the High Court hearing which could lead to an eviction order for the camp, police have resorted to dirty tricks in what is now clearly a concerted campaign against the campers. Whatever happened to the impartial community policing approach they have been presenting to the media?

SOCIAL CENTRES NETWORK MEETING AT THE CLIMATE CAMP 28TH AUGUST

CALL OUT TO ALL THOSE INVOLVED IN SOCIAL CENTRES:

SOCIAL CENTRES NETWORK MEETING AT THE CLIMATE CAMP 28TH AUGUST (DATE TBC - might be tuesday)

After a first, packed meeting in January in Leeds at the Common Place Social Centre, there is an opportunity for those involved in social centres to meet again at this years climate camp in august - to share stories, experiences, skills, strengthen the network and organise for the future. There are now about 20 radical, self managed social spaces across the UK and the number grows!