South East England
Block the Builders
Press Release - 30 June 2006 - For immediate release
Defence Select Committee Report
Campaigners prepare to take direct action at Trident production site
BLOCKADE ALDERMASTON 10TH JULY 2006 Resist Britain's WMD programme - Stop the next generation of nuclear weapons!
Called by Block the Builders - a nonviolent direct action campaign working to stop the development of new nuclear weapons facillities at AWE Aldermaston www.blockthebuilders.org.uk Corporate war profiteers and their military masters are building new nuclear weapons facilities at Britain's nuclear bomb factory.
We'd like to invite you to the Scottish organising gathering for the Camp for Climate Action, which will take place at Talamh Housing Co-op (South Lanarkshire), Sat 8- Sun 9 July.
The meeting will be a chance for people from Scotland to come together and plan for the climate camp as well as joining in with the overall organising of the camp. We're expecting 60-80 people, from England and Scotland.
20 local residents took over a Cambridge Pizza Hut on Friday evening with a "No Chains" party with music, dancing, balloons and playing twister to protest against the encroachment of multinationals into Mill Road, a vibrant, multicultural community. The protest party lasted over half an hour until the games were interupted by police who dispersed the crowd.
Planet Picnic in Castle Park, Bristol (next to broadmead) on Sunday 25th. Bring friends and food to forge links & have fun! Families welcome. attendance free and highly recommended, bring drums and pi
ALDERMASTON: Join us for a big blockade
Resist Britain's WMD programme - Stop the next generation of nuclear weapons!
Corporate war profiteers and their military masters are building new nuclear weapons facilities at Britain's nuclear bomb factory.
A four day gathering for activists near Tonbridge in Kent. Loads of workshops, acitivities, socialising, etc. Marquees, a healing area, a football tournament, vegan refreshments, showers, camping. And it's completely free (donations needed!). http://www.ar2006.info/index.html
SUPPORTERS of the Titnore Woods tree protest camp in Worthing have taken their battle to one of the property developers behind the controversial West Durrington scheme.
A delegation visited the Crawley offices of Taylor Woodrow on Friday June 16, unfurling a banner declaring "Hands Off Titnore Woods!" outside the Brighton Road offices of the construction firm, which is jointly planning the 875-home estate together with Heron Land Management and Persimmon Homes.
Fliers & pretty posters, in English & Welsh, are available if you contact the EF! gathering collective, or you can download them from the website, http://earthfirstgathering.org.uk
Plus all the usual info on workshops, entertainments (& how to offer both), what to bring and not to bring, pratical info on access, dogs, kids and much much more.
From evening of 7 to evening of 9 July, Aldermaston Women's Peace Camp is hosting an action-oriented event outside Britain's nuclear weapons factory. There is also a (mixed gender) Block the Builders action on the Monday 10 July at Aldermaston, with possibility of women-only action (if enough women come down over the weekend)
The Dutch did direct action for European Day of Action against Aviation. They invaded Schipol Airport under the cover of darkness and blocked the taxiway for three hours by locking themselves on using a variety of instruments. Meanwhile, Belgians let off black helium balloons in the terminal building, French wandered about the airport in night clothes, armed with leaflets. An ASBO was served on Luton airport, and there were other events around the UK & the rest of Europe.
between 600 and 1000 people took part in the naked bike ride protest yesterday afternoon in the blazing sunshine. meeting up at wellington arch from around midday, it soon became clear this travelling naked protest against the dominance of car culture and oil dependency was going to be something extraordinary.
Support the tree-top campaigners in Titnore Woods, Durrington, Near Worthing, West Sussex, UK!
Over 800 new homes are due to be built where there is one of the few remaining woodlands on the south coast. Please voice your concern and opposition to this and support the campaigners fighting to keep the woodland for us and future generations.