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Firestation Eviction: Postponed due to Resistance

31-03-2006 16:24

461 Westferry Road Millway Firestation
Squatters gain one week after eviction proved impossible

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Unite and Support asylum seekers in Glasgow Saturday 08.03.06

31-03-2006 15:35

Fearty McNulty ducks for cover after asylum seekers and friends ambush him
Please tell as many people as possible about this demonstration for better rights for asylum seekers in Glasgow and ask them to come along.

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Little London Community Clean-Up Day April 1

31-03-2006 15:07

Tomorrow, Saturday 1 April, local tenants and community activists will be carrying out the first in a new series of Community Clean-Ups on the Little London estate in Leeds.

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Sheila McKechnie Foundation backs ‘Save Spodden Valley’

31-03-2006 11:53

All generations campaigning together in Rochdale...
Asbestos concerns and the Save Spodden Valley campaign were recognised this week by Chancellor of the Exchequer Gordon Brown at a national campaign award ceremony.

Save Spodden Valley campaign co-ordinator Jason Addy and web designer Alice Smith were invited to London by the Sheila McKechnie Foundation. The community campaign from Rochdale was nominated for the Consumer Action award sponsored by Which?

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Sumac Centre Nottingham - Posters for April - Download and Display

30-03-2006 21:10

download Sumac Posters, then display

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"Raspail Appeal" - English translation - Paris student protests

30-03-2006 20:07

FRENCH ANTI - CPE PROTESTS: Last week, the Sorbonne Students joined the EHESS (School of Higher Social Science Studies Paris), students on Monday 20th to occupy their school and were evicted on Friday 24th. Before being evicted, they issued a "Raspail Appeal" (see bellow) calling for a wider opposition to capitalism and industrialism. The evicted student protesters have now joined the Tolbiac students for the occupation of this University.

Although this text is several days old, it has only now been translated into English and is a concise critique of the CPE protests.

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Reclaim Fool's Day

30-03-2006 16:58

April 1st will face a massive uprising of Fools, Clowns, and Fairies against everything that is shit and for anything that is YIPPIE.

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Fire Station Eviction

30-03-2006 16:46

Fire Station Squat in Docklands under eviction threat because of local pressure groups

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30-03-2006 16:27

QT news welcomes new support
A review of news, opinion, and photography recorded, from the Indymedia Newswire. With times and freqs for tuning in anywhere you can, at your leisure. Free to rebroadcast. The world & recorded for the community archive! QT news welcomes new support from News Reader Crystal Jones. Thanks for the help Crystal! Welcome to the team.

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Call out to fun lovin' BUS activists

30-03-2006 10:16

You are invited to join us in a day of bus fun with the cardboard
people-powered bus.
We will be criss-crossing the town centre, stopping at bus stops to
invite passengers to board and to hand out leaflets. Plus any other
activities the group decide on the day.

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Drop the Community Care Charges

30-03-2006 09:56

In February Sheffield City Council announced a 165% increase in home care charges. The council wants to raise £1.7 million by increasing these charges so it can balance its budget.

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Iranians hold protest at Britsh Parliament against all Deportations

30-03-2006 03:18

This evening Iranian Refugees and Asylum Seekers held a protest outside the British Parliament - to protest against the continued removal by the British goverment of Iranian refugees to Iran and the deportations of other people from around the world who seek asylum in the UK. They were joined in this protest by London Noborders and Rhythms of Resistance samba band.

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Poland: Queer club occupied and under siege

30-03-2006 02:08

Warsaw City Council, run by the ruling party PiS (Law and Justice Party), has ordered the closure of 'Le Madame', a popular gay club and counter-cultural/political hub. The place has been occupied, and surrounded by cops. Apparently, there's a 48 hour period of grace, which expires on Thursday.

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Public Service Workers march for pensions. Nottingham Events Pictures 2

29-03-2006 23:47

Public Service Workers march for pensions. Nottingham Events Pictures 2.
Strikers March for pensions. Gathering at 11.30am on the Forest Recreation Ground, they formed up, marched down the Mansfield Road into the city. Many banners and noise.

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Public Service Workers march for pensions. Nottingham Events Pictures 1

29-03-2006 23:41

Public Service Workers march for pensions. Nottingham Events Pictures 1.
Strikers March for pensions. Gathering at 11.30am on the Forest Recreation Ground, they formed up, marched down the Mansfield Road into the city. Many banners and noise.

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Interview with members of Network Against G8 from St Petersburg

29-03-2006 16:14

Interview with members of Network Against G8 from St Petersburg
March 13th 2006

taken from Abolishing The Borders From Below magazine (

People interested to take part in the protests and brave enough are welcome - Interview with anarchists from St.Petersburg

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All the “thug“ (of the misinformation)

29-03-2006 15:22

A call to action : Be the Media, Block their "Madia" : you know it makes sense !

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Nottingham Mayday Rally

29-03-2006 11:58

There will be a Mayday rally in Nottingham on Saturday 29th April.

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EU strengthens Moroccan occupation of Western Sahara

29-03-2006 10:23

The EU is planning on stregthen the 30 year old Moroccan occupation of Western Sahara with a fishing treaty which gives the Moroccans and the EU rights to natural resources that belong to the Saharawi people. As always, money goes before international law.
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