UK Newswire Archive
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31-07-2008 15:08The press release from Grass Roots Alliance for Social Sports (GRASS) who have currently occupied the Wembley Park Sports Ground on Bridge Road and Forty Avenue in North London in protest of private Academy school investor Ark gaining control of the sports fields, taking away valuable green space and amenities from the coummunity.
Next Target: Barclays Global Investors UK Holdings Ltd, HLS' largest institutional shareholder with 279,842 shares in HLS (LSR), who are part of Barclays Bank.
31-07-2008 13:47Any materials relating to the Day of Action, including things that appear to be innocuous (oars, inflatables, pumps, D-locks for bikes and so on) may be seized by the police.
You may like to store such items offsite for collection at a later date.
31-07-2008 10:40General news from the caravan and experiences from caravaners
31-07-2008 10:22Peace broke out on the Hoo Peninsula yesterday evening, as a local youth football team met the Camp for Climate Action under the no-mans land of Kingsnorth Power Station. When the opponents of local football team Deansgate Ridge failed to turn up, people from the climate camp hastily assembled a makeshift team so that the match could go ahead, but were soundly thrashed 7-1 by the fancy footwork of the Hoo Peninsula’s finest.
31-07-2008 09:43Sussex police this morning carried out a raid on the home of ttwo Glasgow anarchists in relation to the Smash EDO demo in Brighton earlier this year.
31-07-2008 09:23The Swedish climate action group Klimax is on its way to Kingsnorth.
31-07-2008 06:20If you are on yr way to the Climate camp, why not stop off at the wembley recreation ground tent occupation that is already up and running. Support needed.
A short video of one GRASS campaigner can be seen here.
Wembley Tent City Occupation, Forty Avenue, Wembley:
Nearest Tube: Wembley Park (Metropolitan Line)
Turn left out the station, walk up the hill to main junction on Bridge Rd, turn left, walk 100 metres, turn left into the gate way to Wembley Park Sports Ground and you're there.
Buses: From Central London: 18 from Euston to Sudbury and then the 182 to
Wembley Park Station (the N18 runs past Sudbury. Get off at Wembley
triangle from which Bridge Road is a 15 minute walk past Wembley Arena).
Other routes: 83 from Golders Green Stn, 302 from Kensal Rise Stn, 297
from Willesden Bus Garage.
Some cyclists left Nottingham on Tuesday morning to head for the Climate Camp at Kingsnorth Powerstation, Kent. The cyclists started their 170 mile journey at the Sumac Centre and are hoping to arrive at the camp later in the week. Riseup! Radio correspondent Jack went along to see them off..
30-07-2008 21:42VisionOnTv will facilitate the production and distribution of videos from the Climate Camp each day. Social centres worldwide and activist screeners will have access to high quality videos about the actions and the inspiring debates during Climate change action. VisionOnTV will produce alternative news in a coherent, dynamic form so please join in.