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Reclaim the Power – fossil fuel electricity generation in the UK

The 2015 Reclaim the Power camp will be from 29 May – 2nd June near Didcot powerstation in Oxfordshire. Didcot Power Station comprises Didcot A Power Station, powered by oil and coal until its closure in 2013, and Didcot B Power Station, a combined cycle gas turbine (CCGT). Didcot power station stands as a half-demolished … Continue reading Reclaim the Power – fossil fuel electricity generation in the UK

DGR UK Spring 2015 Newsletter

DGR UK members and supporters ran a day of talks, workshops and discussion on Saturday 22 November in NE London. It was well attended and we had a number of interesting discussions. There are plans to have another DGR UK event in October this year, details to follow. There was a Resisting Together camping gathering … Continue reading DGR UK Spring 2015 Newsletter

Deep Green Resistance UK Autumn 2014 Newsletter

Dear friends, Deep Green Resistance UK would like to invite you to a free day of talks and workshops on Sat 22 November in Willesden, NW London. This will give people the chance to hear more about and discuss our radical analysis, to learn about our strategy and to talk about the kind of tactics … Continue reading Deep Green Resistance UK Autumn 2014 Newsletter

Lessons From the Luddites: Strategically Smash the Machine

“if we don’t break’em, our lives they will take’em. Our croft, our cottage, our village as wello. No freedom or laughter for those who come after, But a servant and master in a factory hell.” Seize the Day: General Ludd Essay by Ben Ludd Resistance is fertile. It strengthens. It works. It never dies. We … Continue reading Lessons From the Luddites: Strategically Smash the Machine

Deep Green Resistance in the UK – article in The Ecologist

“Had enough of being a ‘good environmental liberal’ – trying to do the right thing while the world gets ever worse?” This question opens a recent article by an anonymous participant in Deep Green Resistance UK, published in The Ecologist. The author outlines the failed approach of traditional environmentalism, and how the Decisive Ecological Warfare … Continue reading Deep Green Resistance in the UK – article in The Ecologist

In Solidarity with the Balcombe Community Protection Camp

DGR UK members have just come back from a weekend at the Balcombe Community Protection Camp. The camp has been there since July 25th. We have massive respect for all those there now or who have been there at any time. It is a front line camp on both sides of the verge of a … Continue reading In Solidarity with the Balcombe Community Protection Camp

Anarchist Group Claims Responsibility for Arson at Police Training Centre near Bristol

An anarchist group calling themselves the Angry Foxes Cell has claimed responsibility for the fire that has ripped through the Police Firearms Training Centre in Black Rock Quarry, being built in Somerset. In their communiqué they state they used an accelerant to burn the major electrical cables which led to the blaze. Their reasons for … Continue reading Anarchist Group Claims Responsibility for Arson at Police Training Centre near Bristol

How to occupy a power station (respect to No Dash For Gas)

Courtesy of the Guardian newspaper website today, a rough guide for direct action against industrial infrastructure, in the shape of a ten-minute film of the preparations for the week-long occupation of West Burton: How to occupy a power station Massive respect to No Dash For Gas and solidarity in their current court struggles against EDF. … Continue reading How to occupy a power station (respect to No Dash For Gas)

Frack Free February

Here’s some background information about Frack Free February, coming up soon… Frack Free February, organised by Frack Free Somerset, is a Month of Action in Somerset with public meetings, talks, stalls, workshops, actions and more all raising awareness about the threats to communities and the bigger picture of extreme energy. The Frack Free February Month … Continue reading Frack Free February

FAI/ELF Cause Radio and TV Blackout (UK)

A group linked to the Informal Anarchist Federation (FAI) and Earth Liberation Front (ELF) has claimed responsibility for setting fire to a TV and radio relay station near to Bathampton in the South West of England, early on Thurday 3rd January 2013. This resulted in the regional shut down of Freeview TV channels and national … Continue reading FAI/ELF Cause Radio and TV Blackout (UK)