UK Newswire Archive
30-01-2006 23:32This month the Law Lords will hear two joined Appeal cases from peace enforcement activists who took direct action before the start of the war at RAF Fairford & Marchwood and who will argue that they were justified by attempting to prevent an illegal war
30-01-2006 21:43Campaigners fear that the British National Party is mobilising to attack LGBT History Month, scheduled to take place in February, after it warned parents to fight against the event and protest the “indoctrination of our children”.
30-01-2006 21:16According to the neoliberal myth, higher profits lead to increased investments and more jobs. In reality, corpora-tions repress the worsening domestic economy through foreign takeovers. Is making the unemployed, seniors, students and the disabled invisible a form of violence?
30-01-2006 19:32The British government has just (January 2006) announced five new options for upgrading the A303 road through the Stonehenge World Heritage Site. But environmental groups are unanimously opposing them.
30-01-2006 18:04Degeneration - NOT 'REGENERATION' will result in the East End of London if the present Crossrail Bill is not stopped. The Crossrail hole plan in the Brick Lane London E1 area will devastate the East End and undermine the community, the economy, the health and the stability that now exists. Yet the Govt QC David Elvin has failed to tell the truth
30-01-2006 16:47Tuesday 24 January 2006, a public inquiry was held into road closures in Farnborough town centre, part of the unwanted redevelopment of Farnborough town centre.
30-01-2006 16:46Residents of Firgrove Court, a small estate of 28 maisonettes owned by Pavilion Housing Association, are facing eviction, as Pavilion tries to sell the estate to KPI to form a car park for a superstore, part of the unwanted town centre redevelopment in Farnborough town centre.
30-01-2006 16:44Tenant activist and founder of Tenants Watch Jeremy Hyman has been kicked off the Waverley Tenants Panel for his successful campaign in achieving a no vote to privatisation of Waverley housing stock.
30-01-2006 16:25Peak Park have served a stop notice, effective today 30 Jan, on Merriman who are quarrying at Backdale. National Park minister Jim Knight has visited the site today and pledged his support. Merriman have threatened to open two more sites if stopped at Backdale.
30-01-2006 14:15This is a couple of emails I've received about the bus strike in Iran. The workers were brutally attacked by Iranian security forces on 28th Jan, and are asking for protests to support them.
30-01-2006 14:12In May 2003, an affinity group blockaded the Aubonne Bridge in order to stop a G8 delegation from reaching the summit in Evian. The police cut the climbing rope and nearly killed two activists. Now the policeman who cut the rope and his senior officer are in court. They are charged with bodily harm with negligence…