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York Vikings go berserk over Trident

Faslane Viking protest 1
Faslane Viking protest 2
Faslane Viking protest 3
19.03.2007
A twelve strong group from York, dressed as Vikings, have successfully blockaded both entrances to the Faslane nuclear submarine base. The coordinated action completely closed the base for half an hour this morning. Four men and eight women were arrested in the peaceful protest.

4 anti-military activists from Spain poured gallons of red paint over themselves at Faslane

Faslane red paint protest 2
Faslane red paint protest 3
Faslane red paint protest 1
A group of 15 Spanish activists from five different areas of Spain, all belonging to the Spanish Consciencious Objection Movement, arrived at Faslane for the week-end. With banners, song and dance they protested at the UK's possession and deployment of nuclear weapons.

Camp Titnore needs your help!

Camp Titnore near Worthing in Sussex could do with some committed campaigners to come and lend a hand. Coming up to a year in residence (May 28) the camp could do with some new blood. Be part of group aiming to stop Tescos and other scum-bags trash one of the last remaining ancient woodlands on the Sussex coastal plain.

Spring into Action provisional programme

The provisional programme for Spring into Action is now available. Check out the many exciting workshops, from the science of climate change, through food growing to how to build a rocket stove.

programme as pdf - application/pdf 62K

Demonstration and Carnival against the Pipeline- Saturday 24th March, Trebanos

Stop LNG pipeline bannerAs part of the ongoing campaign against the proposed 150 mile liquefied natural gas pipeline running through South Wales at a dangerously high pressure, there will be march through the affected village of Trebanos, followed by a rally at Trebanos RFC clubhouse.

Faslane Peace Camp needs visitors!

Faslane Peace Camp recently celebrated its 23rd year of direct action to oppose the Trident nuclear submarines stationed 30 miles north of Glasgow. Visitors are always welcome, for a day, a week, or longer!

Bristol & Aberystwyth Upcoming Street Medic Trainings - 20th March & 28-30th

UK Action Medics have two upcoming "street medic" trainings.

One Day affinity group medic training:
Tuesday 20th March, 9.30am - 6pm,
@ Bristol University Students' Union

2.5 Day street medic training:

Week of Iceland Actions in the Low Countries

Protest @ Belgian Icelandic Embassy16.03.2007
This morning, Saving Iceland and the Dutch/Belgian environmentalist network GroenFront! built a dam blockading the entrance of the Icelandic Embassy in Brussels (photo-report). Earlier this week, a picketline was held at the Icelandic Consulate in Rotterdam and the folk singer Armand, the "Dutch Bob Dylan", performed songs of praise to Icelandic nature. Last night, EarthFirst! closed down both ALCOA's Dutch head office in Drunen and an ALCOA factory in Kerkrade, the Netherlands in opposition to heavy industry. The actions this week express growing international concern on the plans for expansion of the aluminium industry and megahydro in Iceland and other countries such as Trinidad and Brazil.

URGENT! PEOPLE NEEDED AT ANTI-PIPELINE TREE CAMP!

Lots more people are URGENTLY needed at the protest camp near Brecon. Trees are now being felled in the area around the camp and eviction is expected within the next two weeks. We need people, it doesn't matter if you can't stay for long, we still want you!

London Climate Campers update

Only four months to go till the 2007 Camp for Climate Action - are you getting involved?

Get inspired, watch the Reclaim Power movie about last years camp at the rampART social centre tonight from 8pm. (see https://publish.indymedia.org.uk/en/2007/03/364997.html). Copies are now available on DVD in this country from Rising Tide and local groups working towards this years climate camp.

New Squatted Centre, Camberwell South London

Camberwell squat flierA bunch of local south londoners have opened up a building in Camberwell, South London and are fixing it up to run as a social space. Right now, lots of work fixing and repairing is going on towards getting the space ready for a caff, and social nights with films.

Earth First! Shut Down Aluminum Giant ALCOA in The Netherlands

Last night "Earth First!" closed Alcoa's headquarters in Drunen, the Netherlands. Alcoa's largest dutch factory in Kerkrade was also shut. Entrance gates were locked with chains. The gates'locks themselves were sabotaged with a liquid.
Alcoa is constructing new aluminum smelters in Iceland. Alcoa also plans to build new smelters in Trinidad and in the Amazon. There is fierce local and international opposition to these plans. Effects on nature and climate are devastating. Various planned smelters would be powered by constructing new megadams that would flood large areas of unique wilderness.

14 Landrovers covered in Paintstripper

Fourteen 4x4s were covered in painstripper in a Land Rover Dealership near Hereford in an action against climate change. Slogans were also sprayed while the vehicles were left to ruin.

This action was taken to warn any dealership specialising in these cars, that they are a target. Driving one of these vehicles is the equivelent to leaving the TV on for 32 years, cars like this must be stopped in their tracks.

Next BIG Aldermaston Blockade Monday 19th March

Next blockade: Monday 19th March
http://www.blockthebuilders.org.uk/Blockades.php

This will be the first blockade since the vote in parliament last
Wednesday 14th March in favour of replacing Trident. Because of that vote and
the total lack of public debate and consultation that preceded it, this needs
to be the most massive show of strength ever to tell them that there is,
and there will continue to be, massive opposition to any new nuclear weapons.

Climate Camp Meeting this weekend in Bristol, and Film

Last year saw 600 people gather in the shadow of Drax Power Station for the ten day Camp For Climate Action. This weekend in Bristol is the next national planning meeting, Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th March. The venue is Barton Hill Settlement which is 5 min from Lawrence Hill Station.