Occupiers and Protectors were outside Brighton Magistrates Court today to greet Caroline Lucas MP, who was arrested during the Reclaim the Power weekend at Balcombe. The Brighton and Hove MP joined the Balcombe Community Protection Camp in the lock on and was arrested by a police officer who was also from Brighton and Hove. She[...]Read more →
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“We all got arrested for different things – it was Christianity Uncut that linked arms. Me & some others got under an HGV trailer to block the traffic” Melanie Strickland
Charged activists from the Occupy v the Arms Fair day of action in September vowed to continue their campaign against the arms trade[...]
The Excel Centre, London, Sunday 8th September, 12 noon sharp.
More information on the location at 12 noon on 7th September.
On Sunday the 8th September, the Occupy movement will take action against the Defence & Security Equipment International (DSEi) arms fair in East London, which is billed as “The world leading defence and security[...]Read more →
by Matthew Varnham
In anticipation of the nation-wide sleep-out, where thousands of campaigners are expected to turn to the streets of over 60 cities across the country, tents have been pitched on the grass of Leicester Town Hall Square. The move comes as groups across the country have decided to assemble and openly reject the[...]
UPDATE, evening of Monday 7 January:
The defenders of Battersea adventure playground have been told that demolition will begin Monday 14 January. Occupiers remain in situ; a small camp (up to 15 residents) has been set up inside the playground, with supporters visiting during the day.
This evening (Monday 7), police were reported to be[...]
Activists around Europe to host ‘Capitalism’s Last Christmas Carol Tour’
Meet for the London Tour at 3pm, Tuesday 18 December, at Liverpool Street Station.
On Tuesday 18 December, Berlin, London and Madrid will see coordinated anti-austerity actions in the form of subverted Christmas carols. Activists associated with the Occupy movement in Britain and[...]
Supporters of Friern Barnet People’s Library in Barnet, North London, are to return to court at 09:30 on Monday 17 December as Barnet council seeks possession of the building and the surrounding green land. 
“Join us in Barnet and show Barnet council that libraries and communities matter more than profits for big business.“[...]Read more →
17 DECEMBER: Meet at 9:30am
In September residents of Barnet in North London took action against the local council and occupied their local library which had been closed down as a consequence of the government’s austerity measures despite overwhelming local opposition.
The council is now trying to evict the occupiers and hand over the premises[...]Read more →