Category: Newswire

Easton’s UKIP advert

There’s only going to be more of this sort of nonsense coming to a street corner near you soon. Brushes on a stick at the ready folks.

Refurbished Bike Sale – 14th May

Need a low cost bike? Want to start cycling? Come along to Life Cycle UK’s latest low-cost refurbished bike sale on Wednesday 14th May!

Dignity March, Bristol to Cardiff

Dignity for Asylum Seekers March to Cardiff 29th May – 2nd June

Organise. Create. Exchange.

This is the simple but effective plan of The Bristol Cable, a new media co-operative launching in the city.

From real local investigations, innovative infographics, community round-table discussions and a people’s history, The Bristol Cable aims to be an essential community resource, presenting different voices and ideas to provide what the corporate press cannot – independent, citizen led, accountable journalism.

The rise and rise of the amateur – how the social economy is taking off, in Bristol and beyond

Article aims to celebrate the increasing engagement in volunteering, public involvement in the community and the rise of community organizations and projects, especially utilising the fast developing online/digital landscape, and particularly, how good Bristol is at doing this.

Six Year Jail Sentence For AR Activist

Debbie Vincent, animal rights activist was sentenced to six years in prison today. During his sentencing remarks the Judge accepted that there was no evidence Debbie had been present during any criminal acts – she has literally been found guilty by association.

A solidarity protest, with a banner stating ‘Against Animal Testing and State Repression’ was held outside the court, to raise awareness of the case and to show our support for Debbie and Pru and Sven who will be on trial later this year.

View for more info.

People can write to Debbie at:

Debbie Vincent A5819DE

HMP Bronzefield

Woodthorpe Road
TW15 3JZ

Anarchists meet in Bristol to plan resistance to NATO summit

Next weekend (19th/20th April) people from different parts of the UK will converge on Bristol for a meeting of AAN: the Anarchist Action Network.

Bristol becomes a national Extreme Energy frontline

The two most important new power stations you haven’t heard about… and why you want to ride with us this Saturday…

A couple of months ago we found out that we have an imminent and nationally strategic extreme energy threat on our doorstep. One that we may be in a position to make or break. The tide seems to be turning in our favour but it’s going to need a big push. So obviously the best solution is to go for a bike ride with a sound system and eat some cake in a park this Saturday…

CALL OUT: Day of action against military spending/austerity and repression within universities – UWE Bristol this coming Monday (14 April 2014)

1) ‘Spend on welfare and education, stop fuelling the business of death’. Joint action of UWE students, Bristol Against the Arms Trade and the Campaign Against the Arms Trade student network (nation’s action), part of the Global Day of Action Against Military Spending (#gdams #demilitarise)

2) ‘A university that represses its students is not a university anymore’. In solidarity with politically active students repressed around the country (#copsoffcampus), calling for calling for an independent review of the repression against 20 November 2013 ‘UWE arms fair’ student protests.

Programme out now for the 2014 Bristol Anarchist Bookfair

The full programme of meetings, and list of stalls, for the 2014 Bristol Anarchist Bookfair, has been announced.