squatting / free spaces / protest sites
Earth First! Winter Moot 24-26 February 2017, Manchester - plot and plan for ecological direct action.
Today (22/5/16) is the 23rd anniversary of Operation Greenfly at Twyford Down - one of the most exciting and audacious direct actions of the 1990s.
Earth First! Summer Gathering! - 17th-22nd Aug - The address is: The Limes, Milton Rd, Gayton,Northampton NN7 3HE.
For workshop programme and directions etc. see: http://earthfirstgathering.org/
Governments have failed to deliver what is needed.
Stroud was an appropriate location
12th January 2017 - bailiffs and police have moved in at Upton Community Protection camp, in Cheshire.
The government’s grand gesture of ‘closing coal’ is conditional on replacing it with gas. Fracking is a key part of that vision, but it’s meeting with resistance at every step.
You are invited to attend the Earth First! Winter Moot, a gathering for people involved or wanting to know more about ecological campaigning & direct action in the UK. Draft programme/details below.
The last weekend saw a series of blockades, that halted work in several parts of the Hambach open-cast-coal-mine.
On Saturday morning, at around 2:30, several people occupied on of the huge excavators and stopped it for several hours.
1st Sept 2015
Early this morning two people occupied the main conveyor belt, close to the coal bunk at hambach. This conveyor belt transports coal from all over the mine to the coal bunker, and from there, to the coal trains.