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West Yorkshire Hollaback! Launched

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A new website has been launched for those who have been harrassed in the street to share their stories, feelings and information about their experiences. The site is called West Yorkshire Hollaback! and is now live, featuring a map of location of incidents described on the website.



You can contribute a story by going to the site and clicking on 'share your story', you can also upload pictures of t…

Buy A Patch - Support Sheffield Sabs!

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Fancy an anti-hunt patch?

A Riot Laugh With The EDL!

The EDL stumble embarassingly on. oh lordy!

Manchester Riots - 9th August

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Greater Manchester Police arrested 113 people overnight on Tuesday 9th August

as thousands of youths ransacked shops, attacked officers and torched cars in the city centre.

 

MOX Maneuverings

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Create Dependency, Withdraw , Watch them Plead for More...

The way in which the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority coldly announced the closure of MOX - without discussion - was calculated to prompt pleas for new nuclear developments.  Sure enough Jamie Reed MP and other nuclear shills are calling for MOX 2 (!) along with new build and deep disposal.

 

Frack Off! 500 ft high Banner Drop Off Blackpool

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Early Saturday morning anti-fracking [1] campaigners climbed 500 feet to hang two banners [2] from the iconic Blackpool Tower raising awareness about the dangers of hydraulic fracturing for shale gas spreading to the UK. The two climbers was were later arrested by police when they descended, but not before having their lives risked by Blackpool Tower workers who attacked them with a pressure washe…

Redbricks Radio Jingle

Hey there - A couple of bits of info. One did you know you could publish Audio clips on the Northern Indymedia site?

And another - we did a jingle for the Manchester based redbricks radio. Here it is!

A Pox on Mox - Closure of the Sellafield Mox Plant

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Rather hypocritically given the taxpayer £millions being spent on nuclear spin and bribery in Cumbria, the NDA said: "[We have] concluded that in order to ensure that the UK taxpayer does not carry a future financial burden from [Sellafield Mox plant] that the only reasonable course of action is to close [Sellafield Mox plant] at the earliest practical opportunity."

 

 

We agree - not…

EDL Latest Fiascos!

EDL stumble from crisis to crisis! Read All Abaht It!

White Power Band Playing Snooty Fox Wakefield

This band are playing the Snooty Fox in wakefield on the 27th august under the name bisson and the vikings, swedish white power band.

EDL & Norway

It's been a busy week for the EDL following the Norway massacre.

Racial cleansing in Bradford

http://www.thetelegraphandargus.co.uk/news/local/localbrad/9161034.Sporting_event_is_threatened_by_gipsy_camp_at_Bradford_park/

 

A rather shameful comments section from local Bradfordians who neither seem to understand nor care for anything other than the fact that it's happening in their back yard

Now About That “Mistake”

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Lately war has been a hot topic. There have been the events of the Arab Spring and all the activity there. There has been the locating and subsequent killing of Osama Bin Laden, negotiations between our government and the Taliban and the ramifications those things have for Afghanistan and the promise made to track down the person most responsible and then leave. There has also been exaspera…

Looking after Gledhow Valley Woods

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Friends of Gledhow Valley Woods had an action day today. Volunteers worked on a variety of tasks to conserve and maintain this area of woodland in Leeds.

Gledhow Valley Woods is a small area of woodland nestled between areas of dense housing. To the South is Harehills, West is Chapeltown, North is Chapel Allerton and East is Oakwood. Residents of these areas anjoy the shared amenity of the woodla…

iresign.org.uk now available!

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With the recent spate of resignations from senior Metropolitan police figures and News International employees, we decided to make it easier for others to jump before they are pushed. Introducing iresign.org.uk - the automatic resignation letter generator!

thesun.co.uk hacked by LulzSec!

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The website of Everyones least favourite daily tabloid, The Sun, has been hacked by LulzSec and redirected to their twitter account giving updates as it unfolds. As this article is being written, the news international website has also gone down.

 

EDL Splinter Group No-Show At Memorial Event

A memorial event organised by the Muslim Public Affairs Committee UK passed off without incident after the plans of an EDL splinter-group to disrupt the event were posted on Facebook.

Dodgy Hacking

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Imagine if the dead victims of the nasty phone hacking scandal had more than their phones hacked without consent. Hacked hearts, lungs, teeth?  Outrageous and alarmist drivel?   Not really - this has happened and no-one has been prosecuted.  

Pangea Project sponsored by BNFL rules out Cumbria

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Radiation Free Lakeland have just discovered a leaked 1999 promotional video largely sponsored  by BNFL which notes that areas of "high rainfall, permeable rocks and mountains"  would make the land too fiercely radioactive to sustain life if high level waste was dumped underground.

EDL Latest

What is up with the cheeky wee devils in the EDL eh?

30th June - Manchester Protest

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Thursday 30th June. Over 3,000 protestors marched through the Manchester city's streets today, causing widespread disruption, with thousands of school pupils across Greater Manchester kept home from school forcing parents to stay off work or scramble for childcare places.

Preliminary report of strike impact in N.E. Leeds

I went out for a bike ride at about 8 AM and came home at 9.30 AM. This is what I saw.

June 30th in Newcastle

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Banners on motorway bridges encourage support for strike action on June 30th.

SCREW:Scheme for Radioactive Environment and Water

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The following press release has been sent to Radiation Free Lakeland:

PROGRESS ON LONG-TERM NUCLEAR WASTE PLAN

PRESS NOTICE: DATE: 28 JUNE 2011

Due to the current untenable waste situation within the nuclear industry, the Government has decided to ask for volunteer communities for one or more Repositories for Atomic Pollutants in the Environment (RAPE). 

 

On BitCoin, A Digital Currency

A short piece about BitCoins a digital currency and it's social impact. And some genuine alternatives to the currency we presently use.

“Geology Seminar” is a Government PR Stunt

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The most persuasive PR stunts are dressed up in suits and paid for by the unwitting taxpayer.  Last Monday's "geology seminar" at Whitehaven was a brilliant example of nasty spin from a government who wants new nuke plants and needs to be seen to have 'solved' the nuclear waste problem.  

 

Hands off Richard O’Dwyer!

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 Late last month a Sheffield Hallam University student, Richard O’Dwyer, was arrested as the alleged founder of the media streaming website TVShack. It emerged earlier this week that he is now facing extradition to the US for criminal copyright infringement.

Unwelcome Socialist Party plea for more funds !!

Copy of Letter sent to Socialist Party leadership following a plea for members to increase their subs

REAL DEMOCRACY MANCHESTER PROTEST

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Around 100 members of Spanish, Greek, English and other European citizens living in Manchester, demonstrated in the city today as part of a Europe wide series of protests.