May 21, 2013 19:30
International Community Centre
62b Mandfield Rd
International Community Centre
62b Mandfield Rd
The Birdies and Peanuts ExperimentEarlier this year, NSB bought a bird feeder, filled it with peanuts and hung it up on a Magnolia tree in the back garden with a view to measuring the rate at which the nuts were eaten during the year. It is proving to be a fascinating experiment. . .
The NEW, heavy gauge, Bird Feeder
Nottingham has held some national gathering meeting around the issue and many will be going [I hope!]
11 June 2013. #J11.
One Common Struggle.
Carnival Against Capitalism.
London is right at the heart of global capitalism. And the West End of London, including elite areas like Piccadilly, Mayfair and Knightsbridge, is where power and greed are most concentrated. The West End is …
As the most common forms of communication and sources of information become corrupt and ran by corporations for profit.
It is time for an alternative, The Pirate Network
The idea of Pirate Wi-Fi is to broadcast a free wi-fi network which allows anyone to connect and communicate in an area, this will be completely uncensored, anonymous, free and without government or corporate influence. Us…
RECLAIM THE POWER
JOIN NO DASH FOR GAS FOR A 4 DAY CAMP AND
PROTEST AT WEST BURTON POWER STATION
17TH — 20TH AUGUST 2013
Big decisions are being made now about how we're going to power the UK. The government's policy of increasing our reliance on gas is pushing millions into fuel poverty. This - coupled with ruthless cuts to essential services - leaves many with an impossible choice betw…
A Nottingham Activist, Wietse, has spread his wings / fins further and is helping by tackling the problem head on: by getting in the way of pirate fishermen
No Dash for Gas plans return to West Burton power station for protest
Group says action at site of longest power station occupation to be modelled on 'climate camp' protests against coal-fired plants
The G8 leaders are meeting in the north of Ireland in June this year to discuss how to maintain the brutal exploitation of 99% of the world's population.
Nottingham Market Square, 5pm. Bring yourself, banners, placards, music, hats.
4 April 2013 Last updated at 15:11Help
There are fears the recent flooding of the Wilwell Farm Cutting nature reserve in Nottinghamshire has been caused by nearby tram construction work.
The Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust believes the extension work has altered the site's draining and say both wildlife and plants have suffered.
Wilwell Farm Cutting nature reserve flood 'caused by tram works'…
Saturday 30 March 2013, University of Nottingham Campus
Seven homes on the University Park Campus have been designed and constructed to various degrees of innovation and flexibility to allow the testing of different aspects of Modern Methods of Construction (MMC), energy efficient design and renewable energy systems.
MERCi, Bridge 5 Mill, 22a Beswick Street, Manchester, UK
New Twist in British Spy’s Case Unravels in U.S.By COLIN MOYNIHAN
Mark Kennedy, a British police officer who spent seven years infiltrating environmental and activist groups while working undercover for the Metropolitan Police force in London, may have monitored an American computer scientist and spied on others while in the United States.
The computer scientist, Harry Halpin, said that he wa…
The 21 activists from No Dash for Gas who shut down EDF's West Burton gas fired power station for a week and then fought off EDF's £5 million lawsuit are being sentenced at Nottingham Magistrates Court at 10am on Wednesday 20th March.
Some defendnts face possible prison sentences.
Supporters are invited to come down and show solidarity outside the courtroom from 9.30am.
Update: Sentencing post…
Energy company EDF drop £5m damages claim against West Burton power station protesters
Wednesday, March 13, 2013
Energy giant EDF has dropped a £5 million damages claim against environmental protesters who occupied West Burton gas-fired power plant.
Protesters claimed a "huge victory" over the energy company after it abandoned the legal action, which had prompted a public outcry in recent w…
After three cold winters in the wilderness Riseup! Radio has returned from the deepest, darkest depths of Nottingham. With local music and radical political news the podcast you've all missed more than you care to admit is coming straight for you.
Riseup! Radio is being re-launched. In a few weeks time our first show for nearly four years will be arriving in your hearing holes. There will be many many things on the show- reports from the Annoymous Demo, political chit chat in the Sumac Bar, news from the NG7 Food Bank and loads of other good good stuff.
Theresa May, the home secretary, has come under pressure to overhaul regulation of undercover policing after a highly critical parliamentary report that described some of the practices adopted by officers who infiltrated protest groups over a 40-year period as "ghoulish and disrespectful".
The inquiry by the Commons home affairs select committee follows a string of scandals involving undercov…
Inquiry hears claims of 10 or more women having sexual relations with undercover officer who infiltrated eco-activists
Rob Evans, Paul Lewis
The Guardian, Friday 1 March 2013
Kennedy told a …
Energy giant EDF have taken out civil proceedings against a group of activists who scaled chimneys at their West Burton plant last October.
The company is demanding £5 million in damages, despite admitting in court that there's very little chance of getting any substantial amount of money back.
The following is a Press Release by the UNHR.
From 14 to 23 January 2013, I carried out an official visit to the United Kingdom, at the invitation of the Government, for the purpose of making an in-depth assessment of the situation of freedoms of peaceful assemb…
UN official calls on British government to investigate undercover police scandal
Maina Kiai says he is 'deeply concerned' about use of officers such as Mark Kennedy to infiltrate non-violent groups
The Malt Cross, Nottingham
This year the owners of the remaining 9 UK coal fired power stations which are not to close by 2016 or convert to Biomass will have to make far reaching decisions by the end of the year. They must decide whether to upgrade their stations to reduce pollution, convert to biomass or close by 2023 or when they have used up a 20,000 hour allowance.Meanwhile the UK Coal indusrty, ever more reliant on op…
LAON's 7th Review has information that a decision about the George Farm site is to be made on Monday 3/12. In addition public consultation has started at two new sites, a 10m tonne site Cauldhall in Scotland and a 1.18m tonne site at Deanfield in Yorkshire. In addition the revew has information about an existing site, Blair House in Scotland which has just been left 'mothballed' as Scottish Coal f…