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Countryside Properties: Yesterday in Parliament-and on the streets of rochdale

23-11-2005 23:04

Campaigners and TV crews monitor asbestos factory rubble removal...
Yesterday, Save Spodden Valley campaigners accompanied by reporters from Granada TV, BBC’s TV North West Tonight, Channel M, BBC GMR and the Manchester Evening News, watched as the first wagons took away asbestos factory rubble from the Spodden Valley site.

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Countryside Properties: Contamination blues...

23-11-2005 22:47

Exposed tannery waste in woodlands...
Last night at Rochdale Town Hall, a packed public audience cheered as the Township planning committee rejected a Countryside Properties (Northern) Ltd application to build 186 homes on the site of a former Tannery, Bleach and Dye works at Greenbooth, Norden.

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Meeting on incapacity benefit reform

23-11-2005 12:27

The date of the next Sheffield Welfare Action Network meeting has been set for Saturday the 26th of November, from 12pm to 3.30pm. The meeting is to discuss action around forthcoming incapacity benefit reforms.

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Protesters pressure Environment Agency to take action on incinerator

22-11-2005 19:45

Incinerators make me sick!

At 8am this morning 30 campaigners from NAIL protested outside the Environment Agencies offices on Scarrington Road, off Ladybay Bridge. We greeted the employees of the EA as they arrived for work, we handed them flyers, waved banners and placards and delivered them a letter.

We are demanding action to be taken over the highly polluting, emission breaching, cancer causing incinerator, which has had 27 known pollution breaches over the past 4 years.

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WHO bird flu expert says 300 dead in China, government hiding the truth

22-11-2005 14:45

A front page article in the respected German newspaper Franffurter
Allaemeine, yesterday said that Dr. Masato Tashiro, a Japanese WHO
consultant, believed that China has had 300 human deaths from bird flu and is hiding the true extent of the disease from the rest of the world.

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BOYCOTT SINGAPORE - Necrop[olis City of Death

21-11-2005 04:11

ACADP calls on every decent human being that respects and values
Singapore executes more people per capita than any other country in the world. The sham-democracy island of 4 million, has executed more than 420 people since 1991. Anyone caught with 15 grams or more of heroin faces a mandatory death sentence. Alas, the high rate of executions for drug-traffickers has not reduced drug-related crimes in Singapore.

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Sneinton's Rubbish Day Out

19-11-2005 17:02

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Day of recycling fun in Sneinton to oppose incinerator expansion

On Saturday 3rd December a large community day will be held in Sneinton, Nottingham, to raise awareness of the proposed expansion of the Eastcroft incinerator and promote recycling through fun and games. Sneinton's Rubbish Day Out is an event organised by the local community and the NAIL campaign.

Artists will work to put new use to waste materials as lantern making, basket weaving, banner painting and wallet making workshops will take place throughout the day. Other activities include poetry, speakers, live music and refreshments from the new Sneinton community cafe collective.

“It will be a day to show people there are better and more positive ways of dealing with waste other than incineration. “ *

Sneinton's Rubbish Day Out will be held at the Old School Hall, Windmill Lane, Sneinton, Nottingham. Workshops and info from 11am – 4pm. Admission free. Live music from 6.30 until midnight ₤2. Parking on site available.

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Socialist Finland attacks against CIA and USA Policy on terrorism

19-11-2005 14:16

United States of America’s Central Intelligence Angency has
got in Europe, Middle-East and Asia secret (operation) centres, which
assignment is to follow and abduct suspected terrorists.

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Spodden Valley asbestos: Tony Blair lost for words...

19-11-2005 00:00

At Prime Minister's Question Time, Tony Blair was asked if he could guarantee that the Environment Agency and Health & Safety Executive (HSE) can protect the public against asbestos from the Spodden Valley

The Prime Minister replied:
"I am looking around the Chamber, but I am afraid I am not getting a great deal of help. [Laughter.] "

The Save Spodden Valley campaign explains why this is no laughing matter...

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US Govt Admits Lyme Disease a Bioweapon

18-11-2005 13:47

The existence of the Lyme disease epidemic is officially covered up in the UK, its myriad presentations routinely misdiagnosed as everything from "M.E." to MS to hypochondria. This is the first admission by a US government body that the cause is an incapacitating biowar agent.

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Bird Flu Cure

17-11-2005 02:15

Ways to treat yourself if Bird Flu ever gets to you.

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NAIL campaign 'banner drop' at Sneinton Boulevard, Nottingham

13-11-2005 08:50

Nottingham Against Incineration and Landfill [NAIL] is campaigning organisation intent on drawing attention to the incineration of waste at the Eastcroft plant and the proposed expansion of capacity there.

On Saturday afternoon, a bunch of concerned residence and activists, hung a banner across Sneinton Boulevard to promote the campaign.

On Saturday 3rd December Sneinton's Rubbish Day Out will be held at the Old School Hall on Windmill Lane. The day will include art workshops, recycling activities, community cafe, live music, poetry and performance. 11am until midnight.

Photos: Protest on the Market Square | Previous action against incinerator | NAIL public meeting

Links: Previous feature article on Notts Indymedia | View the planning application submitted by WRG | Website Nottingham Against Incineration and Landfill, (NAIL)

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More proof of white phosphorus use in Iraq

10-11-2005 21:30

More evidence of the use of White Phosphorus shells in Iraq, from Infantry Magazine:

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US Army Admits Use of White Phosphorus as Weapon

10-11-2005 12:39

The claim by the US Government that White Phosphorus was used "only for illumination" at Fallujah has been pre-emptively debunked by the US Army.

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US govt lies over deadly virus handling

09-11-2005 21:47

Officials seem to have quietly reversed an assurance they gave last month -- that a killer virus recently recreated by scientists would stay in a secure government facility.

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Demonstrate to defend Oxfordshire's health services

09-11-2005 03:45

Stop the cuts
Stop the privatisation

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Hurricane Relief Needed in Native American Communities of Southern Louisiana

08-11-2005 01:57

Common Ground Relief Collective and Four Directions Relief Project are working together to rebuild in Native Indian communities. They are also working hard with locals in NOLA to rebuild and campaign for the rights of the poor who lived in the 7th and 9th Ward areas of New Orleans that were flooded and were affected the most by hurricane katrina. Please help these communities if you can.

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Surrey Police Called In By Crest Nicholson Plc as John Callcutt CEO Bows Out

07-11-2005 11:35

Crest House Home of Crest Nicholson Plc Weybridge England
October 31st 2005 John Callcutt CEO of Crest Nicholson Plc 'retired'. The Shalom Family from Wales, evicted and made Homeless by Crest Nicholson in a ‘corporate beauty show’, presented their Family’s good wishes. Indignantly, house-maker Home-breaker, Crest Nicholson, called Police.

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Coach to London Veggie Festival on Saturday

06-11-2005 20:10

Don`t miss the opportunity to go to this fantastic event in London, probably the biggest ever veggie festival in Europe!! With one week to go, there are still loads of seats left on the Brum/Cov coach. Full event and coach details below.

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HBOS Edinburgh Appeal Evicted Family of 7 Requests Social Justice

06-11-2005 12:00

Bank of Scotland Corporate Blinded
October 28th 2005, a resolute Vincent Shalom from South Wales, made the extra effort to visit the Home of HBOS Plc in Edinburgh, Scotland. His Family cause for ‘social justice’ is directly linked to HBOS ethical investments, in Crest Nicholson Plc, the house-builder based in Surrey, England.
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