South East England

South East England

Three squatters on trial next week

On September 3 2012, some people were arrested for being in a derelict building under section 144 of the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act.

Earth First! Summer Gathering: 7th-11th August 2013

This year's the Summer Gathering will be in the Hastings area near the Bexhill-Hastings Link Road campaign. It will run from the evening of Wednesday 7th August and finish on Sunday 11th August.


Camp Ivy pops up!


ivyCombe Haven Defenders has just got word of a new independent camp that has appeared just off the public footpath between Glover’s Farm and Acton’s Farm.

Combe Haven Defenders deliver tree to East Sussex County Council offices


Not deterred by the eviction of the camps on the route over thirty opponents of the £100 million Bexhill-Hastings link road visited East Sussex County Council in Lewes this w

Decoy Pond camp evicted but the campaign continues! (31 Jan)

Decoy Camp eviction, 30-01-2013. Photo copyright Adrian Arbib http://www.arbib.orgDecoy Camp eviction, 30-01-2013. Photo copyright Adrian Arbib

Decoy Pond camp – the third of three camps that had been erected on the path of the planned Bexhill-Hastings Link Road (BHLR) – was finally evicted yesterday (Wednesday 30 Jan).

URGENT APPEAL – Defend Combe Haven, Resist the Eviction!

Camp Decoy, the last of three camps standing in the way of the proposed Bexhill – Hastings Link Road (BHLR), faces eviction next Monday (28 Jan). If you have ever thought you might come and take a stand against this horrifying scheme, now’s the time.

17 Jan: Protest camp eviction enters second day!

[Update, 5pm, Thursday 17 January: "Base camp" finally evicted this morning. "Decoy Pond" camp still unevicted and accessible.]

Combe Haven Defenders cordially invite you to help! Serious lack of numbers, camps facing eviction tomorrow tuesday 15th Jan

We need more people urgently, please help either NVDA or legal observer, urgent urgent camps facing eviction tomorrow, come and run around in the cold muddy fields! Your trees need you

Letter of solidarity with tree-occupations against road-buildings

During the last weeks, at two different locations in Europe, trees have been squatted that would fall prey to the construction of motorways. On December 22nd, activists in Bexhill, England occupied trees against the construction of the Bexhill-Hastings Link Road and have erected an entire camp now.

ALF/ELF sabotage road construction at Combe Haven

reported anonymously:

"Combe Haven. 7th-8th January 2013.

Acting in solidarity with the campaign against the Bexhill-Hastings link road, activists sabotaged contractors attempts to force local wildlife to migrate away from the site of the proposed road.