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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

Avonmouth are at it again- 12-2 this Saturday

In a weekend packed with potentially subversive diversions Avonmouth are adding a spot of front line community resistance into the mix.

Posted in Corporations / Big Business, Local Government, Newswire, Protest, Solidarity, Sustainability

East Bristol Commons Trust

Posted in Alternative Economics, Animal Rights, Anti Austerity, Anti-War, Arts, Music & Performance, Cooperatives, Education & History, Environmental, Feminism, Food and Growing, Housing, Human Rights, Journalism, Parenting, Social Centres and Community Groups, Solidarity, South West Groups, Sports and Leisure, Sustainability, Transport Groups, Unions

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

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

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

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!

Posted in Newswire, Sustainability, Transport

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

Somerset will not become a Gasfield: Frack Free February 2014

This February more than 31 events took place as part of Frack Free February, our second annual month of action to resist unconventional gas in the West Country. Community members were proud to affirm that Somerset will not become a gasfield!

Posted in Newswire, Solidarity, Sustainability