UK Free Spaces Newswire Archive
27-05-2007 13:26CAMP Titnore in Worthing, West Sussex, has this weekend been celebrating its first anniversary.
And as well as celebrating the achievement of the last year, it is looking ahead by calling for more people to join the occupation and for solidarity action against the businesses threatening to destroy the countryside location.
26-05-2007 19:15March on David Cameron's house: Against luxury apartments and for affordable housing
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25-05-2007 18:05One of the last important non-commercial centers in Germany is threatened with eviction. There is a call for solidarity-actions on a global action day:
25-05-2007 18:03Last Saturday, anti-capitalists in Reading opened the squatted Common Ground Community Garden to the public for the first time, and are receiving support from all corners of the community.
25-05-2007 17:14THE LEVEL IS DEAD
A talk by Richard Pithouse of the South African shack dwellers movement, Abahlali baseMjondolo. http://www.abahlali.org/
Ian Readhead, Hampshire's deputy chief constable, said he did not want to live in a country where every street corner was fitted with surveillance devices.
23-05-2007 13:03At the beginning of this year a group of friends came together with a shared purpose: to create an open space within Reading's concrete jungle, where people could take a breather from the stresses of modern life and relax with their friends and neighbours. Having discovered a plot of land within the Katesgrove area, left to ruin by Reading Borough Council, they got to work.
update below - this from the free spaces / free party scene who plan to have a safe space of cultural expression - a place to chill out and wind down...
19-05-2007 21:06Has London gone anti-arts and culture?
The Metropolitan Police launch major operation against an art exhibition.
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17-05-2007 22:36Food Up Front is a permaculture project that grew from last autumn's Naturewise Design Course aimed at encouraging and inspiring city people to utilise the space around them for edible landscaping.
17-05-2007 17:26Common Ground Occupied Community Garden in Katesgrove is threatened by Reading Borough Council already! Join the party, join the resistance!
16-05-2007 21:52The shake g8 bike caravan to the G8 Summit passed the German-Polish border in Schwedt today (16.05.07). In fancy-dress, with cheerleaders, dancers and a dj we danced down the border, quite literally! We were taped by the associated press and local tv station. There was a large amount of police, and they were clearly expecting us. But all managed to pass eventually except for our support vehicle, the police who claim it is "unroadworthy".