Month: June 2014

Restoration begins on historic Severn Princess car ferry

Restoration finally begins on historic Severn Princess car ferry. Vessel will stand as reminder of importance of ferry service to growth of the region.

Posted in History, Newswire, Transport

Indymedia is News Service not a free for all mouthpiece.

Bristol Indymedia’s revised thinking on posts promoting criminal damage.

Posted in Main Feature

Easton residents fight back against rip-off tenancy fees and insecure contracts

Easton stands up to rip-off letting agents and tenancy fees… Friday was the first action in our community campaign to end rip-off tenancy fees and insecure renting, and we gained plenty of media coverage. Two local letting agents have agreed to attend our public meeting on 3rd July but others weren’t so friendly…

Posted in Main Feature

Easton residents fight back against rip-off tenancy fees and insecure contracts

Easton stands up to rip-off letting agents and tenancy fees…

Posted in Housing, Newswire

Support needed at Yorkley Court NOW

Bailiffs attempted an illegal eviction at Yorkley Court Community Farm this morning & are still there and its likely they will try something on the bottom strip tonight.

Posted in Main Feature

Support needed at Yorkley Court NOW

Bailiffs attempted an illegal eviction at Yorkley Court Community Farm this morning & are still there and its likely they will try something on the bottom strip tonight.

Posted in Newswire, Solidarity

Yorkley Court Farm being raided? support needed now

Bailiffs have visited Yorkley Court farm and they may need urgent support.

Posted in Newswire

Sat12Jul – Who Owns Britain? Bristol Teach-In with Kevin Cahill

This is a critique of both the landowning aristocracy and the Land Registry. Cahill argues that our present system of landownership is of material detriment to the vast majority of home-owners in the UK, while many of the wealthiest landowners in the country pay no rates and actually receive money in the form of grants and subsidies.

Posted in Anti Austerity, Corporations / Big Business, History, Housing, Human Rights, Newswire

Want to Change the World? Read This First

This is essential reading for Bristol people, we are approaching a new paradigm and how that pans out will be very dependent on how we prepare ourselves. As it is Bristol Green Week, this article from Richard Heinberg outlines how ecological change impacts on social change.

Posted in Main Feature

What’s been happening in Avonmouth and how can we support it?

Things have been moving fast on Biomass in the last month- there was a body painted invasion of port land, upwards of 50 angry locals have been out on the streets blocking traffic on a couple of occasions, and even the national press is beginning to sit up and take notice.

Posted in Housing, Human Rights, Local Government, Newswire, Protest, Solidarity, Sustainability