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[...]Read more →
No Dash for Gas response to Patrick Sawer’s Telegraph piece
Patrick Sawer’s article in the Telegraph today (Sunday December 22nd) – “Fracking protests head north as activists mass on proposed Manchester shale gas exploration site” – is a classic attempt at framing activists who support community struggles, in this case against IGas and fracking, as[...]
This article was derived from BIFF ! (Britain & Ireland Frack Free)
Published on 21 Dec 2013 on BIFF’s Facebook
Powerful letter to the Greater Manchester Police from an arrested protector
Seems appropriate to send this out on the darkest day of the year. As the light will be returning to the world I hope[...]Read more →
A small protest expressing dismay at the tenure of a Mayor who we see
as representing interests of corporatocracy rather than those of most
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[...]
Fossil Free Nativity celebrates C of E disinvestment in 2014.
by Westley Ingram.
In 2014 the Church of England is considering disinvestment from fossil fuels. This is part of a campaign to get Churches and other great institutions to withdraw their support from businesses whose business is ecocide.
This is good news! Despite a disappointing[...]
This UK campaign is part of an international campaign to oppose the TTIP
By Linda Kaucher for StopTTIP campaign
This is an information kit to help you understand what TTIP is all about and how to get involved to stop it. There could not be a more important singularly overarching campaign to get involved in.[...]
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.[...]
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[...]
Salford in the early hours of a December day, trapped in a sliver of damp earth between motorway and access lane. Barton Moss Protectors’ Camp. Pre-dawn, chilly, dawdling, waiting for the fracking trucks to arrive, waiting to slow-walk up the lane – the only peaceful protest the law is prepared to allow us[...]