UK Newswire Archive
28-04-2011 11:41So that was it. We had ‘our’ moment, ‘our’ J18. March 26th was the day that the emerging anti-austerity movement had been waiting for, and there were certainly parallels (both political and aesthetic) to the heydays of the ‘movement of movements’, as little as 10 years ago, when black-clad anarchists turned their backs on the marches of global justice coalitions to smash the windows of McDonald’s, Starbucks and luxury hotels.
28-04-2011 11:25The Off Market squatted space in Clapton has re-opend after the police raid this morning.
28-04-2011 11:19Disability activists and benefit claimant's groups are calling for protests and actions around the country targetting Atos Origin in the week beginning on 9th May.
Previous days of action against benefit cuts have seen protests, pickets and occupations of Atos Origin across the UK including London, Leeds, Glasgow, Bristol, Liverpool, Edinburgh, Dundee and many more.
Nottingham Central Women's Aid provide emergency refuge accomodation to women and their children who need to escape violence and abuse. Two women are killed each week by a current or former partner, Nottingham Central Women's Aid is desperately needed and we need your help to raise money and awareness to enable it to continue.
Having lost all our funding through goverment cuts we intend to continue the service by working as volunteers to run the refuge.
On Saturday 30th April there will be a benefit night in order to raise some of the funds needed to continue the project.
Held at the Sumac Centre, 245 Gladstone Street, Forest Fields.
Enjoy a People Kitchen meal, a night of music and dancing, along with a raffle and cakes. Come along after the May Day march in the city centre.
For more infomation or if you would like to hold another benefit gig for us please contact us on Centralwomensaid@gmail.com. Or see our facebook page Nottingham Central Women's aid.
Rat Star Raided, Urgent Message
london police have raided rat star before the mayday shindig planned for this weekend. knowing that some comrades from round these parts have visited and been 'relatively' close to those living in rat star, i thought it important to get this news spread.
ring ya mates, see if they are ok........spread the word.
28-04-2011 09:56English National Alliance attempt to infiltrate animal rights movement.
At least two London Social Centres raided this morning - police have broken into the Ratstar and Offmarket autonomous spaces. There are about 8 arrests reported from the Rat Star in Camberwell.
At least two London Social Centres raided : If you can make it down to the Ratstar (298 Camberwell Road) near Camberwell Green or Offmarket (121 Lower Clapton Road, Clapton, Hackney) it would still be good to have a presence there.
There are about 8 arrests reported from the Rat Star in Camberwell.
In addition to the Social Centres in London, the police has raided Grow Heathrow community project this morning.
30 cops with riot shields raided the community garden project this morning under the claim to search for weapons.
see also http://twitter.com/#!/transheathrow
28-04-2011 08:57This is a roughcut of a short film looking at what happened in Stokes Croft Bristol at the beginning of the bank holiday. We have decided to put it up as a public roughcut as there does not seem to be an independent (i.e. non mainstream) account of what happened and why it happened (and it will take a few days to finish it). http://vimeo.com/22968797
28-04-2011 08:43Six protesters who police feared were planning to disrupt the royal wedding have been arrested by Scotland Yard as the officers begin their “pre-emptive strike” against potential anarchists.
The Rat Star in Camberwell Green is being raided by police since early morning.
About half a douzend police vans are parking outside the buildings, while police is raiding all squatted houses in the block. Several people are detained outside on a parking lot next to the Rat Star.
The parasites' big day is nearly upon us and the rhetoric coming from the Met becomes more disturbing by the day with a benign but sinister state message warning us no protest will be tolerated but also advising supporters to monitor the weather! Human rights appear to have been suspended, civil liberties no longer matter and it’s all okay because we have 364 other days of the year to protest.