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Pebble Mill Social Centre evicted

14-07-2012 13:09

Yesterday morning High Court Bailiffs came without warning, broke in and closed us down. We managed to get most of our stuff out (we’re getting pretty good at last minute evacuations but unfortunately this was the same day as the Spanish miners benefit gig. However we were able to quickly squat a temporary venue for the event which went ahead without any problems and raised over £200 for the miners.

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Squatban in Jamaica?

13-07-2012 16:46

A politician is floating the idea of a squatban in Jamaica, where an estimated 15-20% of the population squat....

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Diggers2012: Runnymede Eco Village Lives On + Saturdays Workshops

13-07-2012 14:06

News of the land rights action in Runnymede, Windsor + workshops this saturday afternoon.

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Magpie Eco Festival

13-07-2012 12:16

Magpie Eco Festival 14/07/12

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Free Software Clinic at the Cowley Club, Brighton

04-07-2012 21:26

The Cowley Club library is offering free training on installing and using free software. Come along to learn about the wonders of free software and how to protect your privacy and anonymity online.

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Pebble Mill Social Centre survives flash flooding

02-07-2012 14:39

Last Thursday 28th June the Birmingham Social Centre @ Pebble Mill had to be evacuated after a months worth of rain fell in less than an hour causing the nearby river to burst its banks, completely flooding the squatted social centre knee deep in water. A few days of hard work later however and the social centre is now open again

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Video: Birmingham Eviction Resistance Network first eviction protest

02-07-2012 13:50

On Wednesday 20th June the Birmingham Eviction Resistance Network held its first protest against the evictions of two squats owned by Tesco in Stirchley, Birmingham

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Fundrasier for the Cowley Club

29-06-2012 16:31

Support The Cowley Club and Party!!

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Diggers2012: Two Week Anniversary At Runnymede

28-06-2012 00:13

An update on the progress of the Diggers2012 land action that started on 9th June.

See for more information and feel free to visit or join!

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Garden day @ Brum Social Centre – This Saturday 12pm onwards

26-06-2012 11:20

At the last social centre at the Whit Marley, the garden was great resource. Once it was created it was permanently open the public and is still used now with the kind permission of the landlords.

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Brum FnB at the Birmingham Social Centre

26-06-2012 11:06

Birmingham Food not Bombs is now operating out of the Birmingham Social Centre. We start cooking food at 10:00am Sunday at the Social Centre then hand out the food at 13:00 at Holloway Circus roundabout outside the Radison hotel.

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Birmingham Social Centre is back

25-06-2012 10:46

Last year a group of squatters and activists in Birmingham took over an unused building in Stirchley and transformed it into the Birmingham Social Centre. It became a hub for local activists and artists bringing together people from across the city and reinvigorating activism in Birmingham.

Last week an empty social club on what used to be part of the BBC Pebblemill site was taken over and transformed into the new home of the Birmingham Social Centre.

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The Diggers 2012

21-06-2012 11:55

Earth Shelter
Visit to the Diggers 2012 encampment at the at Runnymead

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Diggers Meeting at Runnymede

16-06-2012 22:42

Diggers camped at Cooper's Hill, met on Saturday afternoon at the nearby Runnymede monument where Magna Carta was signed on 15th June 1215 at to discuss their ideas about freedom and the right of people around the world to shelter and grow food on disused land.

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BERN BABY BERN fundraiser for Birmingham Eviction Resistance Network

11-06-2012 21:58

Thursday, 28 June 2012, 20:30

Come along to Ort for a raucous evening of food music and fun to raise money for Birmingham Eviction Resistance Network.

The Mistakings will be playing, along with Leander Jones, Johnny Kowalski and Tim Martin aka @dogcatchicken, with DJ extraodinaire Will Itsasecret bringing the night to a climactic end. A delicious vegetarian curry will be being sold for £2.50

Donation on the door

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No Bounds magazine launch party!

08-06-2012 13:34

To celebrate the launch of the magazine No Bounds have organised a party on June 26th 2012. The launch night will be held at the Rich Mix in East London, with an eclectic array of performances, ranging from poets to musicians. It will be a free event. All welcome!!!!!!

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FemCells Women-Only Gig Tonight!

08-06-2012 11:09

A night of music, stand-up and female camaraderie at LARC.

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Palestine Place & Anti G4S Demo

07-06-2012 17:45

G4s AD
Activists from Palestine Place today joined a coalition of Protesters from over 20 different organisations (including No Borders, War on Want, Women of Colour united, The National Coalition of Anti Deportation Campaigners, and others) to form a visual and physical protest presence outside the G4S AGM which was held in Paternoster Square.

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Eviction Resistance Successful, many exciting Events tomorrow

02-06-2012 00:07

Despite earlier attempts by police earlier to evict Palestine Place, a successful resistance has occurred and all advertised events will be taking place....

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Declaration from the dispossessed

01-06-2012 22:55

To Windsor we go to make the wasteland grow.

On June 09th a group of dispossessed people will be walking from Syon Lane Community Allotment in Isleworth, West London to Windsor. Our aim is to start a community on a piece of disused land on the Crown Estate. We have written the following declaration to express our intentions. For more info on the project, please visit:

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