Post Tagged with: "Protest"

  • Video: Lewisham protesters try to save NHS services

    Video: Lewisham protesters try to save NHS services

    Video February 1, 2013 8:03 pm no comments

    Last night protesters took to the streets for the second time in a week to protest against the threat to Emergency services. Despite rumours to the contrary the national Minister has refused to listen to the demands of local residents and the fight is far from over.

     
  • Camden UKUncut protest in pictures

    Camden UKUncut protest in pictures

    Voices December 8, 2012 7:33 pm no comments

    Today UKUncut protesters took part in a national action involving over forty Starbucks demanding that they end the practice of using front companies in Switzerland and Ireland to outsource their profits in order not to pay corporation tax despite making large amounts of money from UK outlets. In Camden Lock […]

     
  • Climate demo takes on fracking – in pictures

    Climate demo takes on fracking – in pictures

    News December 1, 2012 7:35 pm 35 comments

    Today’s climate demo took on the practice of fracking, or hydraulic fracturing, which extracts underground gas through blasting water at high pressure through rock. The BBC has a good report on today’s actions here. You can see videos of some of the speeches; Natalie Bennett, Green Party leader, http://youtu.be/grpTwNylFlw Maria Montinaro, […]

     
  • Camden Traffic Wardens’ Strike for a Living Wage

    Camden Traffic Wardens’ Strike for a Living Wage

    News, Video August 9, 2012 10:43 pm 2 comments

    NSL staff in Camden are taking industrial action for a living wage. The members of Unison are currently working for just £8.09 an hour in what is a difficult and sometimes stressful job. They are calling for a pay rise of £2.50 which would give the the same pay as NSL […]

     
  • Video: Counter Olympics Network demonstration

    Video: Counter Olympics Network demonstration

    Video August 7, 2012 2:03 pm 1 comment

    This excellent video of last week’s anti-corporate Olympics demonstration comes courtesy of Four Man Films. Includes music, demo footage, interviews and soldiers on rooftops.  

     
  • Video: Greenwash Gold Awards

    Video: Greenwash Gold Awards

    Video July 27, 2012 1:34 pm no comments

    The Greenwash Gold people who’ve been looking at the various environmental credentials of the Olympic sponsors held an award ceremony in Trafalgar Square. Watch the festivities, and then see them get arrested for spilling (green) custard.

     
  • Natural History Museum: putting the terror into Pterodactyl

    Natural History Museum: putting the terror into Pterodactyl

    News July 10, 2012 11:51 am 1 comment

    Campaign Against the Arms Trade (CAAT) were demonstrating outside the Natural History Museum yesterday in protest against its decision to host a reception for the Farnborough arms fair. Our public institutions should not be supporting the arms trade. The campaign states that “Arms dealers will enjoy cocktails in the shadow of the Museum’s […]

     
  • Statue Wars in Camden

    Statue Wars in Camden

    News June 28, 2012 11:13 pm no comments

    Tonight two noisy demonstrations converged outside Camden Town Hall bringing together dozens of protesters concerned about proposals for siting a statue. The proposal to put a statue of the founder of Bangladesh in Brunswick Square has divided the local community with some coming to support the idea and others holding […]

     
  • Anti-Olympics events in the next few weeks

    Anti-Olympics events in the next few weeks

    Event June 21, 2012 9:20 am no comments

     Protest: No missiles in our communities Saturday 30th June, 1pm Wennington Green, Mile End Park, E3 5SN Stop the Olympic Missiles   Fattylympics 7th July Grassroots Resource Cenre, Memorial Park, Memorial Ave. E15 3DB Events include; Fat activism, fun and games, performances. All ages welcome. Fattylympics   Whose Games? Whose […]

     
  • Network Rail referred to police on tree felling

    Network Rail referred to police on tree felling

    News June 14, 2012 8:00 am 3 comments

    Campaigners delivered a letter to Network Rail offices yesterday to protest over the behaviour of the organisation which they fear breaches the Wildlife and Countryside Act. The letter, signed on behalf of the Leader of Islington council Cllr Catherine West, was delivered by a delegation including Labour councillors, Green Party […]