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Barton Moss 23/12/2013: 4 arrested “to fulfill a quota”

Update from Tim Williams at Barton Moss Protection Camp:
Howling gales driving rain at Barton Moss but we now have the Disco Dome fitted with sound system so we continue to stand here against the Fracking madness. Yesterday I experienced for the first time the feeling of real Oppression it was kind of scary.4 people[...]

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Christmas at Barton Moss.

Great time at the Moss just about enough of everything we might need, lots of good spirits and great music, heavy frost and high winds on their way. I sit in my tent at the centre of stillness with the winds of change raging all around. It’s like making a long prayer for the land[...]

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Walk The Walk to Downing Street: Here’s to a Frack Free 2014

Walk the Walk, Downing street. Photo by Gayzer Frackman
Here’s to a Frack Free 2014
Walk the Walk – Downing Street. Photos and video, with brief text by Min Bee
This was the original call out and what would Occupiers/Protectors do, but answer the call?

We are looking for Anti-Fracking campaign groups to write their[...]

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The Nightmayor Before Christmas

A small protest expressing dismay at the tenure of a Mayor who we see
as representing interests of corporatocracy rather than those of most
Londoners.
Dear “nightmayor” before Christmas, we deliver thìs card as you “deliver” a London for the ‘one per cent’-a pseudo-Monaco for an obscenely rich cabal of toffs mugging us off; robbin[...]

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Occupy London Tours – January 2014 programme

Occupy London Tours – January 2014 programme
Forget Jack the Ripper and the London Dungeons, we show you the murky side of the capital’s more recent past.
Occupy London Tours is a free alternative tour company, run by volunteers, who want to throw open the secretive world of finance and politics for all to see.[...]

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GOODBYE GREENBELT? AN OCCUPIER’S RESPONSE.

This was an article in the guardian today.
Research for National Trust reveals more than half of councils with greenbelt land likely to allocate some for development.
Councils preparing to allocate greenbelt land for development, study shows
Response by David Dewhurst.
”Concreted over’ is a gross exaggeration. You can get about 30 decent semis or[...]

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PURPOSE OF THE G.A.: DIFFERENCE BETWEEN A STRATEGY MEETING, INTERNAL BUSINESS

MINUTES FROM ANDRIA:
Present were: Obi, Vica, Mark W, Jonni, Jamie, Mike G, Inka, Dave D, Tim F, Ellena, Steve B and Andria: .
Mark kicked off with a comment about the importance of thinking about OBJECTIVES & GOALS; where do we want to go and how are we gonna get there.. There was then[...]

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STRATEGY MEETING: INTERNAL/ W.G. MEETINGS SATURDAY 14/12/2013

AWAITING TRANSCRIPTION. Work in Progress.

Occupy London will hold every 3 months a meeting which will have at least 1 delegate from each working group present.
Working groups or individuals may also call GAs on specific issues when needed.
Internal issues may be taken to the strategy meeting, but if possible this should be avoided,[...]

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BARTON MOSS GIANT WIND TURBINE BLOCKADE!

Monday, 16th December 2013
Summary by Obi based on article in The Northern Gas Gala.
The fracking test site at Barton Moss has been blockaded with a giant wind turbine blade!
Around fifty people arrived at 5.30 this morning to leave this imaginative early Christmas gift for fracking company IGas.
The Barton Moss site, near[...]

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