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Bradford's legendary anarchist social club, run on the values of self-management, co-operation and mutual aid.
"Aspire is a place where people can go during the day or night and socialise away from the buy, buy, buy mentality that is present day capitalism."
"The Canopy Housing Project began in the Burley Lodges area of Hyde Park in 1997. They work with homeless people between the ages of 16 - 25 enabling them to make a home for themselves... The project is run by and for local people. Volunteers at the project include people who are unemployed, students, canopy tenants and anyone else who wants to help. It could include YOU!"
Website and web resource hosted by the anarchist/activist band."Go to where the silence is and say something."
A monthly guide listing DIY music events in Leeds.
"The Cornerstone Resource Centre plays host to a wide variety of groups. Some groups just use it as permanent mail address thus avoiding problems when people move house, they just pick up their mail every now and again. Other groups and individuals use the office facilities as a vital part of their operations."
"Footprint is a workers co-operative based at Cornerstone Resource Centre, Chapeltown in Leeds. Footprint was set up to provide printing services to the highest possible ethical and environmental standards."
"Green Action is a student-run society based at Leeds University. We link together a number of green-related operations, such as a delicious food co-op, an alternative library and a superb recycling operation."
"Believes in "real" Labour values combined with a green concern for the environment."
"The aim of the site is to be a central place to find out and share information about the community of Kirkstall. There are opportunities for local people to be involved in the project, pursuing their own areas of interest."
Leeds ARC (Action for Radical Change) puts together the local newsletter The Rabble Rouser, links local and global issues, and promotes and takes collective action to create our own solutions and radically transform our city—without bosses or politicians.
"CASE is an education campaign group, which campaigns for the right of all to the highest quality state education, regardless of race, gender, home circumstances, ability or disability."
"Defend Council Housing was formally launched at a conference in Tower Hamlets in 1998 to fight council housing privatisation. It now has the support of a large number of tenants, council trade union and community organisations and campaign groups around the country including TAROE (Tenants & Residents Organisation of England) and UCATT. New Labour is enthusiastically continuing the Tory policy of privatising council housing. In the last year,they have privatised more council homes (140,000) than the Tories did in their last ten years."
"Earth First! is not a cohesive group or campaign, but a convenient banner for people who share similar philosophies to work under. The general principles behind the name are non-hierarchical organisation and the use of direct action to confront, stop and eventually reverse the forces that are responsible for the destruction of the Earth and its inhabitants."
For Yorkshire & the Humber the Regional Campaigns Coordinator is there to support regionally significant campaigns, to track and respond to regional policies and to support the network of local Friends of the Earth groups.
Development list for anyone wanting to get involved in setting up an Indymedia for York.
"Leeds Underground Film is a recently created cooperative whose ambition is to provide an ever-expanding space in the local community for the viewing, production and distribution of 'alternative', 'independent' and 'radical political' films. Our aim is simple: to help connect people consciously to the social and ecological conditions in which they live in the hope that they will then challenge and transform the dominant structures and ideas of power and wealth in society."
"Oblong runs a resource centre in North Leeds for people setting up community projects. We also have Art Studios, Facilities for Music Technology, Web design and computer based art."
"Thorne and Hatfield Moors are the largest remaining lowland peat habitats in England. But this is not enough to stop them being ravaged by US multinational Scotts, extracting millions of tons of peat to sell to garden centres and farmers around the country. We want to stop the destruction."
"It's an independently-published small-press magazine based in Leeds (a Northern city on the river Aire), Yorkshire, UK, Planet Earth. ... Simply-put: we're broadcasting the conviction that grassroots creativity, diversity, and community matter. We aim to celebrate arts, alternatives and individual and shared endeavour to Make A Difference, no matter how small that endeavour. Because small can be significant - We Hold This To Be True."
"Re-pressed is a relatively new non profit, anti-civilization orientated anarchist book distribution project."
"Stop the War ... No to Racism - Islam is not the enemy ... Defend Civil Liberties."
"Treesponsibility in Calderdale is a not-for profit community group, based on mutual accountability and consensus. We have a small "core" group of members with a wider circle of people who subscribe to our newsletter and turn up to tree plantings. So far, we've managed to plant about 30,000 trees and hedge plants, and we've also written a book!
A non-profit, mail order distro started in November 2004. Stocking books, zines, pamphlets, patches, stickers on issues including Feminism, Anarchism, Animal rights, Globalisation, Punk etc.
Also available to set up stall at events in the Yorkshire area. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
"WHY... are we still protesting? The invasion of Iraq was illegal. The occupation of Iraq by US-UK forces must end now. The US are now threatening Iran and Syria. The so called 'war on terrorism' is potentially endless. We will oppose it until we stop it... Real sources of conflict need to be resolved in the Middle East. This has to be done with a focus on peace, not war and economic imperialism. There must be real justice for Palestine."
Campaigning for the preservation of Clifford's Tower in York, and against the building of an adjacent commercial development.
York branch of the Palestine Solidarity Campaign.
A community group created to tackle the BNP threat in York
"Yorkshire CND campaigns locally on global issues. We confront the major nuclear issues of relevance to the world, the UK and the region head on. We are one of the UK's leading organisations campaigning against missile defence and have organised major demonstrations, conferences and events in Yorkshire and the UK."
"WYLUG is a group of inviduals who use or are interested in GNU Linux and Open Source software. Our aim is to offer informal help and guidance to GNU Linux and Open Source software users through events, meetings, our email lists and of course this website".
"We are a growing group of friends, drawn together by the clear need for quality housing and a fair rent in Hebden Bridge. A housing co-op will allow us to manage our own accommodation and establish a space that will always be run by and for its tenants."
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