Posts Tagged ‘Activism’

No fracking way!

Posted on August 19th, 2013 by RebelBull

For many years the government has been spending a large amount of money on the research of the highly controversial process of ‘fracking’. Fracking is the process in which holes are drilled deep in to the earth’s crust and small explosions are set off deep underground in order to extract shale gas. This research has […]

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Lime trees not limelight

Posted on July 21st, 2013 by Luther Blissett

The fight to save the Edgar Street trees continued this week with a demonstration of local residents and activists. Those who attended made their feeling known with music, song and the redecoration of the trees. It was a good turn out for the first demo, but almost inevitably it was hijacked by politicians. In the […]

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Graffiti Knitters bring splash of colour to threatened trees

Posted on March 4th, 2013 by Luther Blissett

Late last night, Sunday 3rd, a group of local activists brightened up yet another dark chapter in the policies of Herefordshire Council. These graffiti knitters showed their support for the campaign to save 14 lime trees on Edgar Street by decorating them in a multitude of coloured woollen creations. If you haven’t experienced the joys […]

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Conflict in the countryside as badger cull set to start

Posted on October 8th, 2012 by RebelBull

Yesterday over a hundred people gathered outside the annual Tory Party Conference in Birmingham to protest against the upcoming pilot badger cull planned for two areas in the West Country, the latest part of an increasingly intense debate over the morality and practicality of killing badgers to lower TB in cattle.  For a number of […]

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h.Energy: Sustainable Herefordshire Week

Posted on September 29th, 2012 by Luther Blissett

h.Energy kicked off early last week with a flash mob in Hereford High Town. Over 100 people surprised shoppers by breaking into song. The organisers were equally surprised when many of the shoppers joined in for the encore. (click here to see footage of the flash mob) Now in it’s third year, h.Energy has over […]

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Tenants & Homeless seize abandoned council house

Posted on August 27th, 2012 by RebelBull

In the early hours of Monday morning, activists appalled at the crackdown on homeless beggars and the council’s lack of action to create badly needed new homes seized one of Birmingham’s 11,000[4] empty properties. The group calling themselves Birmingham Tenants and Homeless Action Group issued a statement on their website[1] condemning the City Council for failing […]

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Rioter jailed…for over 1,800 years!

Posted on August 6th, 2012 by RebelBull

It’s a year on from the riots that swept across the country and some interesting statistics have been released. A total of 1,292 naughty boys and girls have been jailed for their part in the riots, out of over 3,000 prosecuted. The average custodial sentence was 16.8 months, four times higher than the average term dished out […]

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Olympics feminist protest stopped by police

Posted on August 2nd, 2012 by RebelBull

Four women were arrested outside City Hall in London today, after holding a topless protest accusing the International Olympic Committee (IOC) of supporting ‘bloody Islamist regimes’ with poor records on women’s rights. The demonstrators from Ukranian feminist group, Femen, had slogans written on their bodies, such as ‘No Sharia’ and ‘Olympic Shame.’ In a statement put out […]

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New report documents ‘total policing’ clampdown of freedom to protest

Posted on July 26th, 2012 by RebelBull

A detailed new report launched today by the Network for Police Monitoring (Netpol) highlights how promises made by the police to ‘adapt to protest’ after 2009′s G20 demonstrations in London have been forgotten in a remarkably short space of time and a far more intolerant ‘total policing’ style response to protesters has developed in the […]

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Protest planned as animal circus visits Hereford

Posted on April 17th, 2012 by RebelBull

Protests are planned as Circus Mondao, a travelling circus that uses animals, arrives at Hereford Racecourse. There has been a call-out advertising the planned protest published on Indymedia UK. Animal Aid Hereford have also said that a peaceful protest will take place on Thursday, via their facebook page. The protest is planned to take place […]

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