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Straw Bale work on eco-building in St.Anns Part 34

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Work has been continuing at EcoWorks with the Straw Bale building in Nottingham. The building, now being fully enclosed with the main doors having being constructed and fitted All window frames fitted last year. Earlier this year, guttering and assorted woodwork has been completed.

UK Coal's Financial Problems and the Minorca Appli

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MOPG's 70th Press Release describes the contents of our Briefing Note "UK Coal plc and the Financial Risks Associated with the Minorca Application". This Note discuss the likely hood of financial risks arising from UK Coal gaining planning permission. The report argues that these risks arise as a consequence of the present financial circumstances UK Coal plc finds itself in, plus the possible co…

Camp for Climate Action

August 21, 2010 00:00

Edinburgh

Camp for Climate Action

August 22, 2010 00:00

Edinburgh

Camp for Climate Action

August 23, 2010 00:00

Edinburgh

Camp for Climate Action

August 24, 2010 00:00

Edinburgh

Derelict site no advert for new Opencast Site

Our 68th Press Release highlights our latest Briefing Note 'The Lounge Issue and the Minorca Application'. It explains the contents of the Briefing Note and explains why it is set to be part of the Investigation into Opencast mining to be broadcast on the BBC Counrtyfile Programme on August 15th.

Planning threat to a SAC?

NEWS ON THE LATEST PUBLICATION FROM THE MINORCA OPENCAST PROTEST GROUP, ABRIUEFING NOTE ON "THE MINORCA aPPLICATION AND THE RIVER MEASE SAC.

The Press Release outlines why MOPG argue it puts The River Mease Special Area of conservation at risk

BBC Countryfile Investigates Opencast Mining

This contains news that John Craven and a Counrtyfile team visited the Measham area on 3/8/10 to investigate issues around opencast mining after choosing the Minorca application as a case example to show on the Countryfile Programme 

: Oil Found Near Nottingham

Recent discovery of plans to drill for oil in Sedgebrook (near Grantham)

Earth First! Summer Gathering

August 04, 2010 08:30

Bradley Nook Farm, Hulland Ward, Ashbourne, Derbyshire DE6 3EL

OS Grid Reference for the gate: SK 226475

Earth First! Summer Gathering

August 05, 2010 08:30

Bradley Nook Farm, Hulland Ward, Ashbourne, Derbyshire DE6 3EL

OS Grid Reference for the gate: SK 226475

Earth First! Summer Gathering

August 06, 2010 08:30

Bradley Nook Farm, Hulland Ward, Ashbourne, Derbyshire DE6 3EL

OS Grid Reference for the gate: SK 226475

Earth First! Summer Gathering

August 07, 2010 08:30

Bradley Nook Farm, Hulland Ward, Ashbourne, Derbyshire DE6 3EL

OS Grid Reference for the gate: SK 226475

Earth First! Summer Gathering

August 08, 2010 08:30

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Bradley Nook Farm, Hulland Ward, Ashbourne, Derbyshire DE6 3EL

OS Grid Reference for the gate: SK 226475

Arkwright Meadows Community Garden

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Arkwright Meadows Community Gardens was created by local Meadows residents coming together to transform part of this disused, unloved, rubbish-strewn playing field into a green space for the local people to use.

Straw Bale work on eco-building in St.Anns Part 33

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Work has been continuing at EcoWorks with the Straw Bale building in Nottingham. The building, now being fully enclosed with the main doors having being constructed and fitted All window frames fitted last year. Earlier this year, guttering and assorted woodwork has been completed.

1st Newspaper Endorsement for 500m Buffer Zone

The Leicester Mercury has become the 1st Newspaper to endorse the need for a 500 meter Buffer Zone around Opencast Mines in England

Villagers keep up pressure against Minorca mine

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A local campaign group is fighting UK Coal’s plans for an opencast mine near Measham in North West Leicestershire. The Minorca Opencast Protest Group (MOPG) oppose the company’s plans for a mile long mine and the extraction of 1.25m tonnes of coal over 4 1/2 years. UK Coal are already failing to meet requirements to restore a site in nearby Ashby de la Zouch to agricultural land and MOPG fear th…

JB Spray squat under threat of eviction

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This morning the JB SPRAY squat in Radford, Nottingham was served notice of a court date on Thursday 3/6/10. The landlord intends to obtain a possession order to force us from the building. We intend to resist, but we need your help.

: Climate Swoop 2009: The Battle of the Fence

Video footage from the Climate Swoop on Saturday: Protesters battle with police to pull down a perimeter fence.

Fences at Ratcliffe

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Video of the fences coming down at the Great Climate Swoop

Climate activists swoop on Ratcliffe

Hundreds of climate activists are currently attempting to disrupt Ratcliffe-on-Soar power station in Nottinghamshire. The action follows the arrest of 114 activists allegedly planning to inflitrate the power station in April.

More info: Notts IMC timeline | Twitter: Swoop posts | Climate Camp

Previous coverage: Mass Arrest of 114 Climate Activists in Raid | No case to answer after Notts E.On pro…

10 conspiracy arrests this morning

Reports are coming through of 10 people arrested for 'conspiracy to commit aggravated trespass' at around 7.30am. Police are claiming the individuals were involved in the Climate Swoop on Ratcliffe-on-Soar.

 

Change Your Diet, Save the Climate

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An open letter from Veggies of Nottingham to Greenpeace, and all too many other 'environmental groups' , in response to their ongoing campaigning against SOME of the causes of climate change.

Food Not Bombs, Nottingham Meeting

October 12, 2009 19:00

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Sumac Centre, 245 Gladstone Street, Nottingham NG7 6HX

[Map at http://www.veggies.org.uk/sumac/map.html - Accessible entrance at back door at 73 Beech Avenue]

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For 25 years Veggies Catering Campaign has been the field kitchen of the British activist scene. This month they invite you to celebrate their vibrant history.

Transition Nottingham Urban Harvest Festival

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Transition Nottingham Urban Harvest Festival Event at Green's Mill, Sneinton on Sunday 27th September

Food Gardening Club Party Sumac

September 26, 2009 12:00

Forest Fields Food Gardening Club Garden Party at Sumac on Saturday,

26th September 2009 at 12noon.

Sumac Garden Project, looking verdant 2

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Folks have been beavering away in the Sumac Yard Garden. Watching your garden grow.