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squatting / free spaces / protest sites

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.

No M66 10 years on

It will be ten years from the first eviction of the No M66 Campaign in February 2006. There will be an exhibition about the No M66 Campaign, From wednesday 22nd february to sun 20th march at the basement social center, lever street, Manchester.

Shell / Co Mayo International Solidarity Actions Planning Meetings - London & Nottingham

Irish resistance continues against a giant Shell consortium who plan to construct a dangerous high pressure pipeline and gas processing plant in Rossport, Co Mayo. The people there have called for international solidarity actions on either fri 17th or sat 18th February.

Schinveld Forest (Netherlands) to be Evicted this Monday

Schinveld Forest to Be Evicted this Monday

Eviction Aruga!!
Schinveld Tree House

Sunday December 4th GroenFront! (Dutch EarthFirst!) occupied the Schinveld forest in the SE of the Netherlands to protest agains the intended destruction of 6 hectares of woods. NATO and the Min. of Defense want AWACS radar planes on the nearby Geilenkirchen NATO base, just across the border in Germany, to off with more kerosene in their fuel tanks. The AWACS are being used in the middle east. We have built treehouses and tunnels and expect them to be evicted this Monday Jan. 9th by 700-1000 military and regular police. GroenFront! is calling upon cops and soldiers to refuse work on ethical grounds. Authorities are immensely nervous about the immense support of locals, and have now called a local state of emergency to quell any more protests. As this had led to even more outrage, many people from the town of Schinveld are pledging to come and support or participate in the eviction.

Upcoming Happy Valley Occupation! (New Zealand/Aotearoa)

Happy Valley2 Jan 2006
From Saturday 28th of January 2006 the Save Happy Valley Coalition will be indefinitely occupying the site of Solid Energy's planned open cast coal mine in Happy Valley on the West Coast and we are inviting as many people as possible to join us.

Why? Because the mine will:

Re-occupation of Broadway Cafe, Hackney, London

Broadway Market 1

RE-OCCUPATION OF TONY'S CAFE!!!! - 27TH DECEMBER
On December 21st the occupation in defence of Tony's Cafe at 34 Broadway Market was evicted. Developer Dr Wratten's henchmen smashed half the place down. On Boxing Day morning, a new group of supporters of the campaign managed to enter and re-occupy the cafe.

Bankfield House occupation continues, Liverpool

Bankfield 2

Dec 23 2005

We're staying in our community

ANGRY campaigners are refusing to leave the closed community centre Bankfield House.

Protesters were ordered out two weeks ago by Church of England bosses and told to hand over keys to the building.

Italian anti-high-speed train protestors retake land

Venaus 1

10.12.05

Massive protests have delayed the start of work on a 33-mile tunnel under the Alps between France and Italy planned as a key link in a trans-Europe rail line.

help free young eco activist sentenced to 22 years 8 months in USA

Free/Jeff Luers

5.12.2005

TODAY (5th Dec) is Jeff Luers's birthday, he will be 27, and he will be spending it in an American maximum security prison (pictured above) serving a sentence of 22 years and eight months.

People Needed to stop eviction, Dalkeith, Scotland - update & contacts

05.12.2005

Dalkieth Country Park - only seven miles from Edinburgh city centre - is threatened by a road. Three tree protest camps have been set up in the park and eviction notices have been served by the Scottish Executive and local council. People are URGENTLY needed to stay at the site. See Indymedia Scotland for up-dates, more info' and pictures - http://scotland.indymedia.org/