UK Free Spaces Newswire Archive
05-05-2010 12:04BIrmingham CIty and Solihull Council want to use £32 million of your money to move a road so that BIrmingham Airport can expand. If they can be persuaded not to, 17,000 new flights every year will be prevented. So we're off to reclaim the A45 with a flock of cyclists- sweeping through the countryside to the sounds of a bike-towed sound system. Dress for climate code Red, and bring ipod tunes to share.
05-05-2010 10:07Bailiffs threatening to remove Trpod sitters without special equipment
05-05-2010 08:49Bailiffs on site, people up tripods, please get down asap to defend your eco village.
04-05-2010 17:16The first Bristol Eco Village, located in St. Werburghs, has been snubbed out before it could properly take seed. But never fear, we have many more sites around the city to choose from and will not surrender so easily.
04-05-2010 10:58The first Bristol Eco Village, located in St. Werburghs, has been snubbed out before it could properly take seed. But never fear, we have many more sites around the city to choose from and will not surrender so easily.
29-04-2010 20:52May 1st is International Sunflower Guerrilla Day, where people all over the world (well, probably the northern hemisphere) go out and plant sunflower seeds in places around where they live.
destruction by Manchester Airport's expansion plans. We'll begin at Hasty Lane and walk round the affected areas to the south. We'll hear from local experts about the different wildlife affected.
Bring your friends and family, binoculars, a picnic, a frisbee/skipping rope/games, and appreciation for what's currently being destroyed by Airport expansion.
28-04-2010 11:44Justice not Crisis, a 'direct action' housing group based in Birmingham with links to the Optima Housing Association are standing as Green Party candidates in the general election on May 6th. They are also urging people to vote for the Tories to kick out Labour, even though the occupation of land they carried out a couple of years ago was entitled the 'John Lines Homeless Village'. The occupation sought to highlight the lack of socially available housing and was named after the Conservative Cabinet Member for Housing, John Lines.
The following is reposted from their website http://justicenotcrisis.wordpress.com/2010/04/22/parliamentary-and-local-council-elections-2010/
26-04-2010 17:42This Friday! 7pm at Monument!
26-04-2010 11:54On 17th April 2010 around 45 people occupied a piece of unused land in Bristol, England to set up Bristol Ecovillage, a Center for Alternative Technology. By the end of the day they had established themselves and even had built raised planting beds. This film tells the story of this day.
Watch the video at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ci0eZqC0P60