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ALDERMASTON BLOCKADE 30TH JANUARY 2006

10.01.2006

Block the Builders logo

Oppose the building of the laser facility at AWE Aldermaston

On 23rd November 2005 West Berkshire Planning Committee voted to defer a decision on whether to support the Atomic Weapons Establishment's full planning notice for the controversial Orion laser facility . If built, the laser will enable the UK government to test and build the next generation of nuclear weapons.

Save Our Green-Meadow Road, Yeovil.

Save Our Green Committee Press Release (date-soon).

Trees and green space are essential components to life on Earth. No where are they needed more than in urban settings, particularly at council estates, where a high proportion of the population are growing, learning children.

Newbury Bypass Ten Years On - (10yrs since work started - reunion report)

Newbury 10th reunion montage

On Saturday 7th January around 60 people gathered at Middle Oak to remember the resistance against the Newbury Bypass (A34), and reveal the huge traffic growth that's come since.

Newbury Bypass reunion Sat Jan 7th

3rd Battle of Newbury logo

There will be a reunion this weekend to commemorate ten years since the start of construction work on the Newbury bypass.

Although work started on the 9th, we are meeting on Saturday 7th as it is the nearest weekend (and some of us are involved in commemoration protests on the 9th!). There are no actions planned for the 7th, just a demo and meeting up.

Bristol anti-consumerist carol signing

Bristol carols 1

Come along 1pm to Broadmead, meeting outside Vodafone shop in centre to sing some more anti-consumerist carols following on from recent singing at Buy nothing day and critical mass, more planned for next saturday... work those vocals

Climate change sabotage in Bristol

Global warming coming home it'scoming home it's coming.....

2nd-3rd dec 2005

business goes on as usual, the clock keeps ticking, people arn't making the connection soon enough ,the distruction is speeding up, we are all leaving a carbon-footprint.

Bristol Critical Mass & Cambridge Action Against Climate Change - Sat 3rd!

Critical Mass climate day poster
Car eating Earth on cyclist

Saturday December 3rd, at noon, during the Winter Fair.

Part of the International day of action against climate change,

Buy Nothing Day 2005 - Leeds, Birmingham, Southampton, Bristol, Glasgow, Oxford, Manchester, London

Brum buy nothing day shit

Saturday November 26th 2005 was Buy Nothing Day (UK), the self proclaimed festival of frugal living and culture jammers jamboree. A day to expose the environmental and ethical consequences of consumerism, where developed countries (only 20% of the world population) are consuming over 80% of the earth's natural resources, causing a disproportionate level of environmental damage and unfair distribution of wealth.

Steal Something Day, a shameless 24-hour stealing spree!


The 24 hour moratorium on spending, 'Buy Nothing Day' is this Saturday 26th November in the UK. 6 years ago some Canadian anarchists came up with a critique of 'Buy Nothing Day' and called for a new initiative, 'Steal Something Day'.

They want to cut down our trees!! Can you help me??

They want to cut me down!
This isn't the actual weeping willow that is to be felled but it is as beautiful as this fine specimen.

I live in Yeovil, Somerset & the local housing association (South Somerset Homes) has put in a planning application for 33 new homes on my estate.

Radical Social Centres in the UK - new list

29.10.2005
Social centres organise to create new worlds, new possibilities, real leisure and social alternatives to wage labour and centralised power. Although more established in countries like Italy and Spain, the concept of social centres as a political strategy is taking off all over the UK.

A Halloween Ride - In Solidarity & Celebration, Bristol

critical mass cartoon

Friday 28 October, 5pm, College Green, Bristol City Centre

It's been a while since Bristol saw a Critical Mass bike ride, now its time for one!

Big turnout for Halloween critical mass, Bristol

28th Oct 2005

Around 200 cyclists and others answered the callout for a Halloween ride in Bristol on Friday night (see http://earthfirst.org.uk/actionreports/?q=node/80). The ride was held in solidarity with the reported clampdown on the 12 year-old monthly London critical mass ride, and to celebrate the sustainable culture & economics of cycling. The callout was issued by an ad hoc collection of individuals involved in peace, transport, climate change and anti-capitalist campaigns. You can read a report on the massive London ride, of upto 2000 riders & others, including mobile samba band, on the UK Indymedia front page here http://www.indymedia.org.uk/

Sainsbury’s 5 trial begins

11.10.05

Sainsbury's court appearance

Avon Magistrates Court, Yate, Bristol, saw the opening day of the trial against 5 protesters who blockaded a Sainsbury's depot to stop the distribution of GM-fed milk back in February.

Roads and Airport gathering in Nottingham early October

Roadblock logo

The latest in a series of one-day gatherings to plan actions against road and runway expansion will take place in Nottingham on Saturday 8th October, meeting at the sumac centre, 245 Gladstone Street, Nottingham, NG7 6HX - We're looking at a 10am start.