Category: Protest

Avonmouth Locals impromptu action against new port pollution

Last week something interesting happened in Avonmouth. The local community heard that yet another industry with a poor safety record was heading their way. Someone suggested a demo at a couple of days notice. And a small village got out on the streets.

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

Just across the Bristol Channel: Newport Rising – happening now

The Anarchist Travelling Circus brings you Newport Rising. Workshops and skill shares all week, free cafe all day and free meal every evening. Preparing to resist NATO in Newport.

Posted in Anti Austerity, Anti-War, Corporations / Big Business, Globalisation, Newswire, Protest

Protect Bristol’s best soils and community food growing land from becoming tarmac. 1 week left.

Urgent! Protect Bristol’s best soil and food growing land from tarmac and roads. 1 week left. Join the movement and raise your voice!

Posted in Local Government, Newswire, Protest, Solidarity, Sustainability, Transport

Save Historic Ebenezer Chapel in Midland Road

Ebenezer Chapel is under imminent threat of demolition. The landowner wishes to destroy this important and beautiful reminder of the history of St Philips and Old Market, to replace it with a modern block of flats. The chapel was built

Posted in History, Local Government, Newswire, Protest

Lead European candidate joins campaigners as they challenge nuclear weapons research at Bristol University

Lead Green European candidate in the South West, Dr Molly Scott Cato, joined campaigners in Bristol on Monday (19th May) to draw attention to Bristol University being among the top five universities in the UK receiving funding for research into nuclear weapons.

Posted in Anti-War, Newswire, Protest

Stop the cuts to The Bush Residential Unit for disabled children

Please support us in this campaign to keep all the beds at the Bush residential unit for disabled children

Posted in Anti Austerity, Human Rights, Local Government, Newswire, Opinion piece, Protest, Solidarity

50 subverts hit Bristol bus stops over weekend

Over 50 bus stop ads were replaced in Bristol this weekend as part seen the biggest ever unauthorised takeover of outdoor advertising in the uk.

Posted in Anti Austerity, Anti-War, Corporations / Big Business, Globalisation, Human Rights, Media, Arts and Culture, Newswire, Opinion piece, Policing, Protest, Sustainability

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.

Posted in Anti Austerity, History, Human Rights, Media, Arts and Culture, Newswire, Opinion piece, Protest, Solidarity, Sustainability

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.

Posted in Anti Austerity, Anti-War, Corporations / Big Business, Newswire, Peace, Policing, Protest, Solidarity

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.

Posted in Anti Austerity, Anti-War, Corporations / Big Business, History, Newswire, Opinion piece, Policing, Protest, Solidarity, Sustainability