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UK Free Spaces Newswire Archive

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"Free Socks!" "Why? Who's holding him?"

29-11-2008 18:44

Freeconomy stall and banner
In Wrexham town centre this morning, the local Freeconomy group held a Sock (FREE) Shop - that's socks for free, not a shop free of socks or even freeing Sock. Hundreds of pairs of warm socks were distributed in subzero temperatures to people with cold feet - and hands - along with leaflets explaining what Freeconomy Wrexham does and inviting people to get involved in the happy world of giving and sharing.

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Kebele Social Centre Benefit

26-11-2008 19:39

Nevermind the collapse... It's Kebele's 13th birthday bash!

So we're celebrating with a stonking party, and a warm up for dancing on the ruins of the shopping malls and banks!

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Chase Centre Latest - - Please Help

26-11-2008 13:04

The Chase Centre in St Anns, Nottingham, is open and run by volunteers.

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Buy Nothing Day Leeds

26-11-2008 11:56

In Briggate this Saturday (29th of Nov) there will be a Buy Nothing extravaganza. We will have Christmas carols telling people of the woes of shopping, there will be hot tea and coffee to help ex-shoppers readjust to there new found happiness, and ideas of presents that do not involve consumerism. From
11am - till dark we will be asking people to question consumerism and join us in buying nothing!

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Thousands to March Against MassEviction for a Themepark in South Afgrica

25-11-2008 20:34

Ten thousand Zulu families, perhaps 50 thousand people or more, face eviction for a Dubai funded Zulu Themepark.....

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report (and find) your local empty homes

25-11-2008 10:39

National Empty Homes Week of Action - 23rd-29th November 2008

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24-11-2008 22:55

A new social centre is developing near Birmingham City Centre. Please come and get involved.

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TopShop SwapShop, BND action

24-11-2008 17:09

Flyer for the event
Ladies and Gentlemen we are proud to announce the restyling fashion mash-up event of the year!

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Further reports from Anomalous Wave rebellion, Italy

24-11-2008 12:52

More news and updates on the ongoing student / education rebellion in Italy. Next dates to watch out for: DAY Of ACTION November 28th and GENERAL STRIKE (sort of!) December 12th. Details of history and analysis of The Anomalous Wave pamphlet at end of updates.

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Spanish bank squatters evicted

21-11-2008 15:10

Following their successful occupation of the offices of BBVA bank over 200 members of SAT (Andalucian workers union) spent the night there, resisting police and council efforts to force them to leave.

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muTATE Britain has landed..

21-11-2008 00:47

preparations for muTATE BRITAIN, London. 2008
Thursday 20th November saw the grand opening of muTATE BRITAIN, the largest non-corporate art space in London, located in a disused warehouse on Curtain Rd, Shoreditch.

Forget Tate Britain, muTATE BRITAIN has landed, all 4 storeys of it.
And you heard it here first...

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'The Anomalous Wave Rebellion in Italy' pamphlet (PDF)

20-11-2008 16:58

Some people in and around 56a Infoshop have put together a pamphlet detailing some history and analysis of the ongoing Italian Anomalous Wave rebellion. The point is to spread the word about this amazing social struggle.

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Publicity for 2nd Annual North East Working Class Bookfair

20-11-2008 11:22

A news story promoting the 2nd Working Class Bookfair;
Durham central Clayport Library,
Millennium Place, Durham City.

Saturday November 22nd 2008, 12 - 4pm.

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A Place in the City: a flim about Abahlali baseMjondolo

19-11-2008 23:35

The first screening of this new film on the militant shack dwellers' movement Abahlali baseMjondolo - which has set up a series of linked communes across Durban & Cape Town - will be in London on 24 November 2008.

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A Call to Climate Action at COP15, Copenhagen 2009

19-11-2008 17:54

We stand at a crossroads. The facts are clear. Global climate change, caused by human activities, is happening, threatening the lives and livelihoods of billions of people and the existence of millions of species. Social movements, environmental groups, and scientists from all over the world are calling for urgent and radical action on climate change.

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BRISTOL SQUAT RESISTANCE 87 Ashley Road (Unity Home) The occupation continues

18-11-2008 01:07

The roof of 87 Ashley road St Paul's Bristol continues to be occupied 120 hours (5 days) after the attempted eviction of the residents. The people on the roof are staying put in protest at the gentrification and destitution of our area. And in defence of homes for all.

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Film Screenings 27th November and 11th December

18-11-2008 00:30

FreeSpaceBrum present another evening of short films at the Spotted Dog pub, corner of Warwick Street and Alcester Street, Thursday 27th November from 7.30 pm. And December 11th Reel News UK tour film night, venue to be confirmed.

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Bristol squatting update and exclusive interview with 7/7 London Bombings surviv

17-11-2008 02:27

Dialect Radio is a Bristol (UK) internet broadcasting Co-operative run by volunteers. Our main activity is our weekly current affairs and arts magazine programme Dialect, which is recorded at our Queen's Square studios and posted for download every weekend. Want to volunteer? Volunteering Bristol, Royal Oak House, Royal Oak Avenue, Bristol. BS1 4GB Tel: 0117 989 7733. Listen on air: 93.2 FM (BCFM), Tuesdays 9:00 PM.

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Cowley Club fundraiser

16-11-2008 08:32

On Saturday December 6 a fundraiser is being held for the Cowley Club, the alternative social centre at 12 London Road, Brighton. Music and DJ night. 8pm.

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ashley road squat, bristol, eviction update

14-11-2008 17:38

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