The BBC Trust is responsible for granting licenses to all BBC outlets and stations, managing value for money on license fee payments and ‘the direction of BBC editorial and creative output’. The Trust consists of 12 Trustees and is headed by Lord Patten.
Lord Chris Patten is a conservative peer and former governor of Hong[...]
Bohemians given marching orders, court granted possession order today, we wait to hear how long on bailiffs could be a week or two, so come an continue to support,open mic and cabaret this Friday 7-11pm could be last show.indoor market over the weekend. Let us know any empty community buildings, long live the community centre[...]Read more →
POP TILL YOU DROP
In a box somewhere I have an old press picture of our great-grandfather’s funeral. His box then was a flag-draped coffin on a gun-carriage, parked outside an imposing church or cathedral porch, with bits of a horse and military honour-guard cut off by the frame. That was the end of General[...]
On Sunday 10th November , Veterans-For-Peace-UK gathered at Trafalgar Square,
The veterans walked to The Cenotaph with a message of Peace
The press release for the day indicated that in opposition to the pro-war tone of the state parade. Veterans For Peace UK will walk to the Cenotaph under a banner which reflects the[...]
By “Verity” for the Occupy London Social Media
“The fact is that sex workers have not been able to count on prominent feminists to support their long struggle for decriminalisation. Instead, establishment feminists have spearheaded attempts by governments to make it harder for women to work. Their stated aim is to abolish prostitution, not to[...]
Check out my interview with the Artist Taxi Driver about the Occupy v the Arms Fair action I took part in. We’re being charged with wilful obstruction, arms dealers at the fair who promoted torture equipment – who committed an offence, were not arrested. None of the arms dealers who breached UK law at previous[...]Read more →
Before the Anonymous UK and People’s Assembly Day of Civil Disobedience, Occupy London Press Team was contacted by the police Liaison Gateway Team, regarding the Guy Fawkes Night.
I am part of a small team of Police Officers dedicated to facilitating peaceful protest.
We are aware of many protest groups coming together on[...]
From two of our Occupiers.
I saw the Paxman interview with Russell Brand having just returned from St. Paul’s where I was meeting up with friends I had made during the occupation. I found it particularly interesting that Paxman persisted in criticising Brand for not providing answers to the problems he was naming – specifically[...]
Since the appalling news of a Co-op Bank takeover by US hedge “vulture” funds (Aurelius Capital and Silver Point Capital) a growing body of Co-op members and bank customers are rallying to restore co-operative control and underpin the bank’s commitment to ethical investment.
The future of the Co-op Bank has been in doubt since[...]