Tag: London

Old Tidemill Wildlife Garden one year after eviction

One year ago yesterday, the two-month occupation of the Old Tidemill Wildlife Garden, a community garden in Deptford, in south east London, came to a violent end when bailiffs hired by Lewisham Council evicted the occupiers in a dawn raid.

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Squatter’s Digest: Greek edition

Greece, the home of democracy. And molotov cocktails. They also enjoy regular cocktail nights to raise money for the squats and imprisoned anarchists. It’s one thing to know what is going on inside the UK with regards to squats, but

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London: Urgent support call-out as Grow Heathrow eviction looms

The squatted site, which was founded to oppose the nearby airport’s destructive expansion project, is facing a bailiff assault either tomorrow or on Wednesday. In the shout out for “urgent support against a land squat eviction” earlier today organisers at

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Squatters Digest

Welcome to the second, and final edition of Squatters Digest (for 2018). You made it, faithful readers. In a shock headline, squatting in the UK continues. Evictions still take place every month, but due to the huge number of empty

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London: Thirty days into the occupation of the Old Tidemill Garden

Yesterday [27/9/18] marked 30 days since campaigners — myself included — occupied the Old Tidemill Wildlife Garden, a much-loved community garden in Deptford, and it was a day of celebration, as we secured a court ruling allowing our occupation to

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London: The Battle for Deptford and Beyond

In Deptford in south east London, local campaigners have occupied a 20-year old community garden to prevent it from being boarded up and razed to the ground by Lewisham Council and the housing association, Peabody. They are also highlighting the

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DSEI London: Conference at the Gates

Call for paper/activities/participants Hopefully, you like what you have read about Conference at the Gates 2015, and you are excited to join us for our event on the 8th of September 2017 This year we want to do something similar,

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Grow Heathrow legal update

Our lawyers got in touch today (July10) to tell us our appeal had been filed in court. Which means we’ve got another stay of execution! So it’s business as usual with making and growing. Big summer events on the horizon,

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Report from squatted prison

On 27 May, Sisters Uncut occupied the site of what used to be the largest women’s prison in Western Europe. Eight women climbed into the old visitors’ centre through a window. Others unfurled banners on the roof: ‘This is Public

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SLAP! (Squatters of London Action Paper!) #5

Heads-up for the long-awaited Issue 5 of your friendly, local squatters’ paper. SLAP! is a squatter’s freesheet first printed in early 2016. After a quick half-year of squat-hopping, sitting around and organising elsewhere, some of us involved in the previous

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