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Radical Discussion on Public Services

July 23, 2009 18:30

J.B Spray Building Squat

Russel Street, Radford, Nottingham, NG7 4FL

Beyond Borders weekend

August 21, 2009 19:00

J. B. Spray squat, Russell Street, Nottingham, NG

Nottingham Caribbean Carnival

August 15, 2010 14:00

Parade from Friar Lane (near the castle) through the Market Square on to Derby Road and then to the Forest Recreation Ground.

JB Spray Eviction Gathering!

September 07, 2010 08:30

JB Spray Squat,Russell Street, Radford, Nottingham

A World of Music Festival

October 15, 2010 19:00

The New Art Exchange, Gregory Blvd, Hyson Green and The Maze, 257 Mansfield Road, City Centre.

A World of Music Festival

October 17, 2010 14:00

The New Art Exchange, Gregory Blvd, Hyson Green and The Maze, 257 Mansfield Road, City Centre.

Michael Albert: Parecon, Media and Activism

October 31, 2010 20:00

Univeristy of Nottingham - room booking TBC (see link)

Michael Albert: Vision for a sane economy

November 01, 2010 18:00

Univeristy of Nottingham - room TBC (see link)

Notts Students Protest Cuts and Fees

November 30, 2010 11:30

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Front of Portland Building, University Park Campus

Africa Unite Celebrations

May 28, 2011 17:00

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Saturday 28th May 2011 From 5pm - 11pm

Hyson Green Youth Centre Terrace Street Nottingham NG7 6ER

Skills Exchange - Spring Bazaar

March 16, 2013 11:00

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Sherwood Methodist Church

Devon Drive

Sherwood

Nottingham

NG5 2EN

 

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In ‘radford’

Nottingham Altruistic Society

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Feeling lonely, or like an outsider? Need a safe space to simply ‘be’ yourself?

African Women Empowerment Forum Conference

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The African Women Wempowerment Forum Conference will be held on Saturday 30th November 2013, from 15:30 to 22:00. The Venue is the Bridge Centre, 49a Gregory Boulevard, NG7 4BQ

The end of Nottingham's most famous squat

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The Post is reporting that planning application is pending for yet another 78 student flats in what they are calling Perry's factory but is better known to squatters as the J.B. Spray. A developer called Trivelles International wants to turn the grade II listed building into yet another identikit batch of student accommodation, no doubt at ridiculous rents to keep the riffraff out. It will join th…

Talk to Notts Police about stop and search, 7pm.

the notts police will be available for chatting about stuff later tonight via this link.

No More Page 3 at University of Nottingham

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A campaign has begun to have UoN join the growing list of universities which have removed sale of The Sun 'news'paper (and in cases others) on campus.

JB Spray Squat in Dire Straits

Recent days have been fairly traumatic for the residents and supporters of the JB Spray factory Squat after a local organisation decided they wanted to use the space.  The future of the beautiful building, which has been a long term home for many, is now uncertain.

Occupy Nottingham on kemet FM

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Occupy Nottingham appeared on 97.5 kemet FM on Sunday 13th of November at 9:00PM for a 2 hour show.

Five police stations attacked in Nottingham

Rioting flared up again last night in Nottingham as five police stations were attacked with homemade incendiary devices (i.e. petrol bombs). Canning Circus, The Meadows, Oxclose Lane, Bulwell and St Ann's police stations were targeted by rioters. A police car outside the station in the Meadows was also torched.

Dispersal orders: Information for resistance

This is an attempt to collect some relevant information and analysis to help resist dispersal orders. It is focused on the situation in Nottingham as a campaign has sprung up recently to resist the order imposed on Forest Fields.

Letter to Male Activists

This letter will be hard for many men to read. However, as it arose due to specific experiences in the activist scene in Nottingham we post it here in the hope that it will provoke critical reflection among those who need it.

For more see: http://sistersofresistance.wordpress.com/

More info on Hyson Green CCTV

A confusing message from the City Council's Traffic Management department reveals more about the proposed CCTV camera installation:

JB Spray squat on the Telly: BBC Politics Show

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Just contributed piccy and work to the BBC Politics Show wot included a bit about squatting

Spray Squat: bit of a street party before eviction

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Still uncertain when the eviction of the Spray squat will be attempted.



But, in the meantime the supporters of the squat, party in the street. Offering moral support and wishing all well. The gig would have continued for the rest of the day, if not for the bad weather.

Locks broken at JB Spray

The JB Spray squat in Radford was visited by Tracy Mallet of Portable Buildings Limited at around midday today. She cut locks and a person sized hole in the main gate to the building before leaving. Supporters do not expect more activity from owners or bailiffs today.

JB Spray: eviction imminent

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The JB Spray squat in Radford were expecting eviction on the morning of Wednesday August 25th. Two County Court employees and two police turned up at around 10am along with around 20 supporters of the squatters. They were also accompanied by 2 employees of Portable Buildings Limited, the company which is employed to manage the building. After some initial inspection and drawing a map of entrances …

No eviction at the Spray Squat .... yet! The pics

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The JB Spray squat in Radford were expecting eviction this morning. Two County Court employees and two police turned up at around 10am along with around 20 supporters of the squatters. They were also accompanied by 2 employees of Portable Buildings Limited, the company which is employed to manage the building. After some initial inspection and drawing a map of entrances they gave up. A call to the…

No eviction at the Spray this morning

The JB Spray squat in Radford were expecting eviction this morning. Two County Court employees and two police turned up at around 10am along with around 20 supporters of the squatters. They were also accompanied by 2 employees of Portable Buildings Limited, the company which is employed to manage the building. After some initial inspection and drawing a map of entrances they gave up. A call to the…

URGENT: JB Spray eviction Wed 10am

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The occupiers of the JB Spray have sent out a message saying they expect bailiffs to turn up around 10am tomorrow (Wednesday 25th) to evict the squat. They are calling out for supporters to come and help them resist eviction from their home.

Nottingham Carnival 2010

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Nottingham Caribbean Carnival 2010 was held on the Forest Recreation Ground on Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th August. The highlight of the weekend was the big parade on Sunday which drew thousands of spectators.

Photos: Nottingham Carnival: The Big Parade | Nottingham Caribbean Carnival Parade | More from Caribbean Carnival | Caribbean Carnival, Nottingam: Forest Rec Ground

Videos Nottingham Carn…

Spray Squat prepare for possible eviction ..again

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Monday 2nd August 2010



Earlier today in Nottingham County Court, a judge granted a possession order.

JB Spray: Ready to resist eviction

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A judge granted a posession order for the JB Spray factory in Radford on Monday morning. The order gives the legal right for David Andrew Phillips, the legal owner, to evict squatters from the building which has been occupied since last Spring. This will make the current occupants homeless, and place a wonderful building back in the hands of someone who has left it to rot for many years. The occup…

J B Spray Squat, court date, Mon. 2nd Aug.resist!

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J B Spray Squat, court date, Mon. 2nd Aug.resist!

The J B Spray squat, in Radford, Nottingham, is facing another court hearing tomorrow in front of Nottingham Magistrates, and so is calling for support, in terms of people joining the squats efforts to resist any attempts at eviction by the bailiffs or the state...PLEASE COME AND JOIN THE RESISTANCE!

CANT GO, WONT GO!

Smash EDO solidarity in Nottingham

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In the early hours of 17th January 2009, during Israel’s ‘Operation Cast Lead’ offensive against Gaza, six people broke in to the EDO/ITT weapons components factory in Moulsecoomb, Brighton, and, allegedly, caused hundreds of thousands of pounds worth of damage to the production line. In Nottingham, anti-arms trade activists showed solidarity with the EDO decommissioners by targeting the Radford p…

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.

Radford community on the march

Yesterday, over 100 members of the Radford community braved pouring rain to march from the Radford Unity Complex (RUC) to Nottingham's Market Square. They were protesting the City Council's proposed sell off of the RUC to an unknown buyer, despite the fact that many community groups have been using the building for over 20 years. Speeches were made at Speakers' Corner and then the group congregate…

Squatters Retake Nottingham's JB Spray Factory

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Squatters have once again returned to the JB Spray Factory in Radford. The occupiers, a loosely formed collective currently going under the name “Squat Lobster,” have been occupying the old lace factory since late May, and have been working on the building ever since.Residents of the squat are keen to encourage more people's projects and ideas within the space and are welcoming people who want to …