UK Social Struggles Newswire Archive
05-08-2008 15:11Across the country local councils are committing highway robbery, robbing people blind with unlawful traffic and parking schemes.
05-08-2008 13:27Bardon Aggregates Plant takes heavy damage in response to Glensanda Quarry
05-08-2008 11:19Arthur Scargill, former General Secretary of the National Union of Miners, spoke at Climate Camp on Monday outlining a proposed energy policy consisting of 'clean coal', and development of renewable sources of energy.
05-08-2008 00:21More than 2000 mainly UK Bangladeshis were robbed of their hard earned cash via an outfit called 'First Solutions' the details of which theft became known in the end of June 2007. 14 months on, most of the people have not got their money back
Shit that’s a long sentence, my English teacher would be disgusted…. anyway the teachers in question are just a little bit tired of not having their calls returned. So decided to make their representations in person.
Details and further hilarity below:
As they start a prison sentence, pictures of their work are to be exhibited in a New York art gallery. So are they vandals or frustrated artists?
myspace page explaining more www.myspace.com/supportdpm
Petition to present at appeal to try and get reduced sentences here http://www.gopetition.co.uk/petitions/graffiti-artists.html
04-08-2008 06:26Baliffs have used heavy-handed force to evict protestors at the anti-Academy occupation of Wembley Sports Ground this morning, with allegations of physical assault. Members of the press have also been physically assaulted. There is video evidence.
03-08-2008 22:05Brent Council will enter Wembley Sports Ground 5am tomorrow morning with police backup to evict the GRASS protestors and the businesses who refused last week's eviciton orders.
Jimmy the Squirrel
03-08-2008 01:08“I make no apologies for supporting Zanu PF because I subscribe to its Pan African values," Zvayi told The Botswana Gazette yesterday.
“I will never support the (Movement for Democratic Change) MDC as currently constituted because to me it is a counter-revolutionary Trojan horse that is working with outsiders to subvert the logical conclusion of the Zimbabwean revolution,” said Zvayi.
03-08-2008 00:02Welcome to the August 2008 edition of Spirit of Freedom. As people will soon see, ELP's prisoner lists have grown yet again. If we exclude the Geek anarchist, Vaggelis Botzatzis, and the two Americans Richard Sills and Michael Sykes (all of whom are listed by ELP as 'Other Prisoners'), there are now 40 listed animal & earth liberation prisoners in Europe & America.
02-08-2008 17:36Show solidarity with asylum seekers and immigrants
TUESDAY 5 AUGUST 1 – 2PM
Outside the UK Immigration Service Communications House
210 Old Street, London , EC1V 9BR
(nearest tube – Old Street )
02-08-2008 17:17150,000 Scottish council employees in Unison, Unite and the GMB have set a date for their strike action over a sub-inflation pay offer which would see schools shut, rubbish uncollected and other frontline services hit.
01-08-2008 15:39Local councils have a duty to consult. This is not a nicety, or a nod to local democracy or public participation, it is a legal requirement.