UK Newswire Archive
30-06-2010 14:47THERE IS A REASON to celebrate the inauguration of President Benigno ‘Noynoy’ Aquino -- we have finally dumped the most corrupt and most hated regime since the fall of the Marcos dictatorship in 1986. GMA didn't deserve the President's farewell granted her. She should have been ousted years ago. Nevertheless, Aquino’s victory rightfully belongs to the Filipino people who voted against Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo and her minions.
30-06-2010 13:38Italian company ICOP are currently applying for the tender to build the tunnel for the Shell onshore high pressure raw gas pipeline. The local community have been resisting Shell for the last 10 years and are fighting to protect their health, safety and environment.
30-06-2010 10:43"The erection of a 2,500 breeding sow pig rearing unit with grain store, feed mill, feed hoppers, mess block, water treatment buildings together with storage buildings feeding an associated anaerobic digestion facility, service building, digestate and methane gas storage tanks supplying an electricity generation facility" - Midlands Pig Producers planning application.
30-06-2010 10:41mass protest has been called outside the Canadian embassy, for this Saturday the 3rd of July in protest at the violent repression and arrests of G20 protesters in Toronto. Meet outside the Canadian Embassy, Canada House on the west side of Trafalgar Square at 12noon.
30-06-2010 10:15In the early hours of Tuesday morning, the gates of a construction site of Tesco supermarket in the Beston area of Nottingham were d-locked shut and graffiti was sprayed on the boards surrounding the site saying 'TESCO - FUCK OFF' and 'EVERY LITTLE HURTS - FUCK OFF TESCO'
30-06-2010 09:49Vegan organic Network film Screening TONIGHT!!
30-06-2010 07:40Saman Akbarirad
Great News! Saman's deportation cancelled Monday morning. NCADC received a call from Saman's partner saying that he had been pulled from the flight. She would like to thank all those who have supported the campaign. However, they are still deeply concerned as they do not have legal representation. If anyone could support Saman in this way please email firstname.lastname@example.org. Saman Akbarirad is being held at Harmondsworth. Saman fled Iran after being imprisoned and tortured for political activities.
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Last night (28 June), as the Tate celebrated 20 years of BP ‘support’ for British Art with a Summer Party, Liberate Tate disrupted the proceedings inside and out by pouring hundreds of litres of ‘oil’(molasses) and scattering thousands of feathers as the UK’s celebrity glitterati watched on in fascination.
30-06-2010 02:01PEACE enters The Houses of Parliament.
UK Citizens protest peacefully by walking through the gates of the houses of parliament London SW1.
29-06-2010 23:23An inspirational film from Oliver Stone on the experience of many Latin American countries. A vision for Scotland seizing control of its own destiny, not just constitutionally, but in terms of ownership of its energy and utilities, dances through my head as I watch this from Grist TV…
29-06-2010 23:19Calling all up for it crew to action.
29-06-2010 22:33A list of 1,567 schools which have expressed an interest in becoming an academy in England has been released by the government. Are your children in one of them, or do you teach in any of these schools? You might like to be aware of what this is actually about.
29-06-2010 21:22Do you want to find out more about veganism?
Non-vegans especially welcome!
Saturday 30th October 2010
12 – 5pm
(Food served until 4pm)
Broadmead Baptist Church, Union Street, Bristol, BS1 3HY
Join us to celebrate World Vegan Day, and find out how veganism can help animals, people, your health and the environment.
Delicious free food
Films for all ages
Free nutrition surgery
Sponsors include Café Maitraya, Vegan Society, and VegFund
See www.bristolanimalrights.org.uk/veganfoodfair or call 07595745441 for a copy of the programme.
If you are vegan already, and would like to volunteer, please read on...
If you can help with any of the following in the lead up to the event, or on the day, give us a shout: email@example.com
• Promoting the event – putting out fliers in your local area and door to door leafleting, putting up posters, etc.
• Do you have any spare fridge or freezer space that we can store food in during the lead up to the event?
• Can you do some vegan cooking for the event?
• Would you like to join the planning group? Get in touch with us so that we can give you times and venues of meetings and copy you into minutes.
• Driving food and other equipment to and from the venue on the day
• Set up on the day from 8am
• Clearing up on the day from 4.30pm
• Help during the day with a range of tasks including serving food, cooking in the kitchen, leafleting outside, wearing a cow costume, handing out food samples outside the event, holding a donation bucket, asking people to fill out evaluation forms, introducing talks and cooking demos, assisting cooking demos, etc!
• Filming the event
29-06-2010 20:01A Member of Parliament is about to introduce a Private Members Bill, which if successful, would significantly reduce the amount of opencast coal produced in England. It will also reduce impacts on local communities by bringing policies in England into line with those operating in Scotland and Wales by introducing the need for 500 metre Buffer zones between opencast sites and areas of settlement.