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Leeds Bradford Climate Camp 2007 Newswire Archive

New Earth First! groups following winter moot - get yerself listed in next EF!AU

20-03-2008 11:43

New groups & contacts/support setting up a group


Flood Victims blockade Government Office in Leeds

29-02-2008 15:21

Flood victims from Yorkshire and Humberside have taken up temporary residence outside the Government Office in Leeds to protest at its continued promotion of airport expansion. The "Climate Camp" style action used pop-up tents to set up camp and blockade the main entrance.

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A Climate Camp visits the Government Office in Leeds

29-02-2008 09:44

Residents from flood stricken areas of Yorkshire and Humberside today blockaded the Government Office in Leeds to protest at its continued promotion of airport expansion. Inspired by last year’s camp for climate action at Heathrow, the protestors from Hull, South Yorkshire and the Calder Valley used pop-up tents to set up camp outside the main entrance.

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Climate Camp Exhibition comes to Leeds

30-01-2008 11:09

The Climate Camp exhibition, a huge hit in London and Nottingham, continues it's maiden tour...
and is finally coming to Leeds!


Climate Camp– Open invite to a UK wide decision making meeting – Leeds 26-27 Jan

13-01-2008 14:34

The Climate Camp on its own didn't stop climate change - but it's part of
a growing social movement that can! Come and take the next steps forward
at the upcoming UK-wide meeting on Jan 26-27 in Leeds. Everyone is
welcome, whether you came to the camp, or were simply inspired by it.
Please spread this invite far and wide!


Tour for Climate Action launch gathering next week

11-01-2008 21:04

The Student Climate Project is having a Launch Gathering at The Common Place in Leeds from 4pm on the 19th January till 4pm the following day. Crash space and vegan food is to be had by all. The main focus of the gathering is to plan for our Tour of Climate Action, which will see exciting events take place on campuses across the UK throughout 2008.

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Prosecution Collapses in Superglue Penny Trial

10-01-2008 11:08

An activist who superglued her hands to gates to prevent riot police entering the Heathrow Climate camp last year has been exonerated by a judge at Uxbridge court.

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Anti-deportation campaigner in court after XL Airways protest

09-01-2008 19:10

An anti-deportation campaigner will appear in Court in Horsham tomorrow (Thursday, January 10th) following a peaceful protest at XL Airways offices in Crawley, near Gatwick Airport, last August. D. Thompson, who lives in Bradford, is charged with aggravated trespass, having locked himself onto the banisters in the reception of XL headquarters.

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Finningley Airport Climate Camp, Update and Photos

04-09-2007 12:47

Finningley Climate Camp 1
Photo's from yesterday's action at Finningley "Robin Hood" Airport and an update on the outrageous police response. 11 hours in the cells for giving out leaflets!

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Yorkshire Development Agency given a lesson about flooding

03-09-2007 18:57

Yorkshire Forward, Yorkshire's Regional Development Agency which famously starves grass roots community initiatives of funds whilst giving millions to big business, today held a flooding "summit". The summit was closed to local people, and attempted to airbrush climate change from the story. Locals turned up anyway to make the truth known.


Declaration from Leeds people to shut down Leeds airport

20-08-2007 19:03

This declaration was read out on 20th August in London during the occupation of Bridgepoint Capital's office.


Bridgepoint Capital (owners of Leeds airport) Offices in London Disrupted

20-08-2007 09:12

This morning a group of 18 climate change campaigners briefly occupied the offices of Bridgepoint Capital in Warwick Street in London. Bridgepoint Capital, a private equity firm, bought Leeds Bradford Airport in April and is presseing for further expansion.

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documentary: Reclaim Power - voices from the camp for climate action 2006

03-03-2007 18:18

In the summer of 2006, 600 people convinced that there is no time to waste set up a Camp for Climate Action in the shadow of one of the biggest C02 emitters in Europe: Drax coal-fired power station in Yorkshire / UK. Cine Rebelde produced a documentary film about the camp.

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Next national climate camp organsing gathering Feb 17/18 in Leeds

06-02-2007 09:59

Climate Camp 2007 will take place fromAugust 14th to 21st. Planning is already well under way and we need everyone to get involved and make it happen.
The next national organsing gathering will be in Leeds on Sat and Sun Feb 17th/18th. It will be at The Common Place in Leeds city centre and vegan food, accommodationand creche will be provided (please contact us with accommodation, creche or any other needs though so we can plan ahead).

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Next Yorkshire Climate Camp meeting - Weds Jan 17th 7pm (food at 6pm)

16-01-2007 19:15

the next Yorkshire Climate Action/Climate Camp group meeting will be next Wednesday, Jan 17th, from 7pm at The Common Place in Leeds city centre( There will be vegan food available from 6pm.

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Camp for Climate Action 'next steps' gethering Jan 13th/14th, Leeds

09-01-2007 21:04

In August of this year hundreds gathered near Selby to confront the UK's biggest CO2 emitter: Drax Coal Power Station. The Camp for Climate Action was an inspiring 10 days of learning, sustainable living and direct action to challenge the causes of climate chaos.


The Camp for Climate Action, Yorkshire Neighbourhood re-group

21-11-2006 18:23

Wednesday December 6th 7pm-9pm The Common Place, Leeds. All interested welcome