UK Newswire Archive
19-07-2008 10:19This year we have a unique opportunity to re-open the Woodhead rail line.
Join the Save the Woodhead Tunnel Campaign in demanding the Government hold to their promises on sustainable transport and climate change and re-open this historic and important line.
Cycle from Hadfield, meet train station, midday
18-07-2008 22:12To highlight the incredible suffering inflicted on millions of animals by KFC, including a staggering 960,000 chickens every hour, the Nottingham Animal Rights crew spent a productive Thursday evening leafletting outside KFC.
18-07-2008 21:48Ollibapril65 / Vegan Reich - The way it is
TIME: 11am - 7pm
LOCATION: St.Luke's Church (bombed out one) top of Bold Street, Liverpool City Centre
ORGANISED BY: Merseyside CND
18-07-2008 19:32Bartosz Kantorczyk, a member of The Workers' Initiative Trade Union in Gdansk in Poland and the initiator of postmen strike in November 2006, has been unlawfully dismissed. The unionists in the Polish post office had demanded improvement of job security in accordance with the law and had denounced violations of the workers' rights by the management of the Polish Post. Management sacked Bartosz because he was such a high-profile union member, and therefore a threat to their ongoing exploitation of the workers.
Celebrating 55 years since Fidel Castro and his revolutionary rebels attacked
the Moncada Barracks, sparking the Cuban Revolution. The Party includes delicious Cuban cuisine, bar, stalls, Cuban dance classes, kids' games, face painting, films and live music.
18-07-2008 17:56Peter Singer forgot about people in prisons in UK
18-07-2008 17:32Grouse Liberation Front Communique:
Reported 18th July
Former Wall Street investment banker discusses relationship between illegal drug economy, prisons and corporate profits.
18-07-2008 15:34For whose benefit has disastrous town centre regeneration schemes been foisted onto local communities?
18-07-2008 13:57The action alert from Day 5 of the week of action against Nepal for their plans to export rhesus monkeys to vivisection labs!
18-07-2008 13:56The Crossrail Bill is due to receive Royal Assent on Tuesday 22 July 2008 after petitioning in the House of Lords and House of Commons. Residents are beginning to realise why so many publicly funded projects go wrong if the level of scrutiny is similar to that of the Crossrail Bill, the Millennium Dome of public transport schemes. The Department for Transport, the House of Commons and House of Lords Crossrail Committee, who have favoured the City over ordinary London residents, taxpayers and farepayers have slammed the final nail in the coffin of the Crossrail Bill. We now know why so many publicly funded schemes are so poorly scrutinised.