UK Free Spaces Newswire Archive
12-06-2008 19:14It's nearly 2 years since the glorious victory up on the hill, and while there are clearly more important issues g'won, if anybuddy wants to come up there'll be a loose planning picnic there this saturday, 4.30pm, hopefully followed by another one next weekend, the anniversary proper.
12-06-2008 18:04Invitation to OpenSpace planning meeting
Tuesday 17 June 2008 7 pm
At NoID Gallery, 26 Calvert Avenue, Shoreditch, London E2
12-06-2008 17:31A possession order was granted to Tesco today in court, yet representatives of the Mill Road Social Centre had apparent confirmation of indefinite leave to remain from Tesco's solicitors.
12-06-2008 11:26This morning at approximately 10:30am in room 2 of East Road Court, a judge presiding over the case of a repossession order for the premises currently occupied by the Mill Road Social Centre granted possession to Tescos, meaning that the current occupants will have to vacate the premises some time in the near future, thereby soon ending an era of community occupation of the old Wilco store premises.
11-06-2008 13:26This is a callout to all women and trans-folk that would like to be involved in a weekend of workshops around diy-squatting
North AmericaRich White folks represented by the Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership (PDP) are trying to remove FNB from Market Square, where the group has served food to hungry people for 15 years.
09-06-2008 09:24An article in a local newspaper in canada this week reveals yet another groups planning to squat an abandoned-building to create some kind of radical community resource. The
07-06-2008 19:57Marie Vesco, a French activist involved with the London direct action
groups Whitechapel Food Not Bombs and Brixton Reclaim Our Food
(amongst others) was killed whilst cycling to the Carnival Against the Arms
Trade on Wednesday.
Open Day Sunday 15 June to showcase activities – all welcome
07-06-2008 02:07The new CEO of Virgin Media, Neil Berkett, has openly stated in an interview that they think net neutrality is “a load of bollocks” and claimed they're already doing deals to deliver some people’s content faster than others.
06-06-2008 20:25On Thursday 12th June, at 10am there will be a court hearing where Tesco’s application for an eviction order will be decided. It would be swell if we could turn up with lots of support to make it clear what this space means to us. The hearing will be the main point of discussion in next week’s general meeting, on Monday at 7pm at the social centre.
06-06-2008 13:50A personal report from last week's action days for autonomous spaces in Berlin. This report reflects the thoughts and opinions of the authors, not of any campaign, although these opinions may be shared by others.
05-06-2008 20:28The Daily Torygraph has excelled itself once again.OK nothing new about overpaid middle class scumbag thickos attacking the homeless and the poor. They can when they are overpaid, rinse public money, invest in property and of course the robof the global south ( where their wealth - and that of the UK - comes from anyway ). They are fucking useless curtain twitchers.
05-06-2008 02:39On Monday 2nd June, inaccurate and prejudicial articles about squatting appeared in the Hate Mail and the Torygraph, then not to be out done, the Daily Star. All were regurgitating some bullshit statement from the conservative party made by Eric Pickles (a particularly nasty right-wing pro-hunt homophobic toad from Essex). So clearly lacking any genuine research or analysis and so blatant in their anti squatter bias, I felt compelled to complain...