UK Free Spaces Newswire Archive
01-04-2008 18:22As part of the global days of action for squats and autonomous spaces (see http://april2008.squat.net or http://www.indymedia.org.uk "upcoming coverage" in top left corner of home page) two (maybe three!) events will take place in Reading, Berks.
Star Hawk was denied entry to Israel and deported from Ben-Gurion airport last week. Local activists put out an emergency call for workshop leaders, and the course was able to take place. I went to Marda to speak with the participants and organisers.
So here's some Photos of today's demo against tripling the size of the Westgate Centre, and effectively privatising public space.
26-03-2008 23:19East Oxford Community Social Club is a social club run for and by its members, based in a local community centre for which it raises money. It's unique not just for the way it's run but also because of its diverse, inclusive and friendly atmosphere, cheap prices and availability as a community venue.
A personal account and call to action. Corrections and comments welcome!
This article contains a short overview of the events along with some background information and a personal report of our experiences.
26-03-2008 16:00Thursday 27th March
Kebele Social Centre,
14 Robertson Rd
26-03-2008 14:35A Dutch lawmaker who produced a 15-minute film critical of Islam has seen his website suspended by U.S. domain registrar and website host Network Solutions Inc.
25-03-2008 10:49Tragic murder of Goth girl Sophie Lancaster and the trial of her killers has sparked campaigns to fight intolerance motivated by prejudice about how people dress and to a popular petition calling for a law to protect against attacks.
24-03-2008 18:17The long weekend saw both the death of one social centre in London and the birth of another...
23-03-2008 21:17Two workshops are being held - one showing people how to make books out of recycled materials and another on juggling. Both of these will be held at an autonomous occupied space in the centre of Nottingham on Saturday the 12th April 2008.
22-03-2008 00:01Following the granting of an Interim Possession Order on Thursday the 20th March, RAMpart2 was left empty by squatters after a final party...
Open access squatters-housing-land art - photography exhibition
Workshops & stalls
Friday 28th March 7:30 till 12
Benefit for London Rising Tide