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The Book - direct action directory by Justice/ScNEWS May 1995

A historic snapshot of a political movement in full-flight in the mid-1990s including anti-Criminal Justice Act campaigns, community groups, ecological direct-action groups, anti-roads protests, Reclaim The Streets, animal rights, squatting, radical media and more...

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A
ABERDEEN FIN

TEL: 01224 314532

ADDRESS: 174 Deeside Gardens
Mannofield
Aberdeen
Scotland
AB1 7PX

AIMS:

1. To promote and support the development of alternative lifestyles.
2. To promote and support underground music and publications.
3. To highlight criminal, economic, social and political injustices.
4. To encourage widespread communication and co-operation.
5. To encourage freedom of thought and expression.

Always enclose SAE when writing to F.I.N.s. All F.I.N.s rely on donations to stay free.

INTERESTS: Underground music, DIY culture & alternative systems.

ACME PIXIE CO.

CONTACT: Kit

TEL: 0181 230 1679

ADDRESS: 42 Rosemary Avenue
Houndslow West
Middlesex
TW4 7JF

AIMS:

1. To blag and stockpile equipment.
2. Compile a national response phone tree.
3. Discover the meaning of life.
4. Reach puberty.
5. Party 'til we drop.

Acme Pixie Co is an umbrella group building an NVDA network of people and resources over the coming year(s). Also makes alternative documentaries under the name 'Offworld.'

RESOURCES: Whatever's out there.

If you go to one demonstration and then go home, that's something, but the people in power can live with that. What they can't live with is sustained pressure that keeps building, organisations that keep doing things, people that keep learning lessons from the last time and doing it better the next time - NOAM CHOMSKY

ACTIV88

CONTACT: Andy Robson/Sean Sweeney/Colin Howard

TEL: 0171 833 1988
FAX: 0171 833 5895

ADDRESS: Exmouth House
3-11 Pine Street
London EC1R 0JH

E-MAIL: charter88@GN.APC.ORG

AIMS:

1. Promote political participation
2. Encourage (young) people to question the constitution
3. Campaign for constitutional change
4. Bill of Rights
5. Freedom of information
6. Oppose the CJA and other such acts

Activ88 was formed in July 1994 by Charter 88 youth groups. Organised the Velvet Revolution.

RESOURCES: Phone/fax, mail shots, national network, database, access to legal and constitutional experts. Please contact for availability.

ADVANCE PARTY

CONTACT: Michele

TEL: 0181 450 6929

ADDRESS: PO Box 3290
London
NW2 3UJ

AIMS:

1. Develop positive info/ propaganda to redress the public/media's negative view of parties and festivals. To use the media towards this aim.
2. promote/ support free parties/ festivals - for free appropriate sites/ venues. To promote gathering together to dance all night! Practical help and advice for sound systems.
3. To inform ourselves and others in the wider civil rights issues. To learn how the system works, or not, to defend and empower ourselves, especially when faced with conflict with the law. To develop useful and accessible legal networks for learning to deal with the CJA.
4. Networking with all other campaign groups, forwarding as much as we can of all other propaganda/ material.
5. Full on opposition to the CJA. CJA? no way!
6. Raise funds for publications, postage, phonelines and whatever it takes to oppose the act
7. Up for mass action against Babylon, on all fronts
8. Developing party7 principles for parties with a purpose. Safer dancing, the environment, care for others and ourselves.
9. Up for FUN on all FRONTS!!! Lets face the music and dance

Started as a support group for raves/sound systems. Continuing with that and tackling the broader issues in and around CJA.

INTERESTS: Trying to develop genuine mass support for the travellers, road protesters, hunt sabs & squatters. Agenda 21 - raising the issues.

RESOURCES: * Info stalls - general & drugs. * Party lines. * Sound systems network. * Space in newsletter for info-experiences, parties, logos etc. * DJ/Sound system promotion. * Tape/disc reviews. * Setting up parties/festivals.

ADVISORY SERVICE FOR SQUATTERS

TEL: 0171 359 8814

ADDRESS: 2 St Paul’s Rd
Islington
London
N1 2QN

AIMS:

Provide advice about legal and practical aspects of squatting. We are open 2-6 Monday to Friday. Please ring first before visiting.

ASS is funded by donations. All the ASS collective are volunteers. We are keen to encourage more volunteers and to help set up local advice groups.

INTERESTS: Squatting / Housing.

ALARM UK

CONTACT: John Stewart/Emma Must

TEL: 0171 737 6641

ADDRESS: 13 Stockwell Rd
London SW9 9AU

AIMS:

1. Halt and ultimately reverse growth in car and lorry traffic.
2. Encourage people out of their cars and onto their feet, bicycles and public transport.
3. Switch freight from lorries to rail and water.
4. Oppose any more growth in road capacity.
5. Reduce the need to travel by locating life's amenities near to where people live.

Alarm UK is the national alliance against road-building. Umbrella organisation of about 250 local anti-road groups around the country - includes groups taking direct action, but our sister organisation 'Road Alert' primarily deals with networking direct action on roads.

INTERESTS: Roads/Transport.

ANIMAL LIBERATION FRONT SUPPORTERS GROUP

ADDRESS: BCM Box 1160
London
WC1N 3XX

E-MAIL: 100302.1616@compuserve.com

AIMS:

1. Financial & moral support for animal liberation prisoners.
2. Produce newsletter.
3. Anything else we can think of!

The ALF supporters group provide support to all animal liberation prisoners by sending regular communications and printing their addresses to encourage people to write with support.

INTERESTS: Prisoners.

The Earth is not dying it is being killed and the people who are killing it have names and addresses.

ANTI-CRIMINAL JUSTICE ACT CAMPAIGN

CONTACT: Chris Adams

TEL: 0957 744256

ADDRESS: 16 GreenbankTre
Cullivoe
Yell
Shetland Isles
ZE2 9OD

AIMS:

1. Raise local awareness regarding CJA.
2. Network info where possible.

We are only a scattered few individuals on a remote group of islands, as there aren't many people who have done their bit lobbying MP's and trying to raise local awareness. (Difficult because it doesn't involve sheep and whisky)

RESOURCES: Network various green information across UK to friends and contacts.

ARROW (ACTIVE RESISTANCE TO THE ROOTS OF WAR)

CONTACT: David Polden

TEL: 0171 607 2302
FAX: 0171 700 2357

ADDRESS: c/o NVRN
162 Holloway Road
London
N7 8DQ

AIMS:

Non-violent affinity group. Founded in 1990 as ’Gulf War Resisters’. Campaign against the arms trade in particular. Presently concentrating on action for peace in Northern Ireland and opposing British Aerospace's Hawk deal with Indonesia.

'Reason and goodwill can never be a substitute for force.' - Margaret Thatcher.

ARTISAN SERVICES

CONTACT: Marc Hayler

TEL: 01559 371424

ADDRESS: Bach-Y-Gwyddil
Cwmpen Craig
Velindre
Llandyssul
Dyfed
SA44 5HX

AIMS: Creative and Environmentally sound building and design.

INTERESTS: Alternative technology and building with natural materials eg straw bale buildings.

RESOURCES: Workshop and specialist skills courses.

“People rely on causes because they haven't been able to make their own life a cause worth fighting for.” - RAOUL VANEIGEM

A30 ROAD PROTEST (QUERCUS TRIBE)

CONTACT: Kit/Nick/Angel/Richard

TEL: 0345 278 156/7

ADDRESS: The Oak Tree
Escott Church
Fairmile
Devon

E-MAIL: To be announced!

AIMS:

1. To stop the construction of the A30 Euroroute between Honiton and Exeter.
2. To get the existing A30 improved - speed limits/traffic calming.
3. To improve public transport.
4. To have the entire route squatted with self contained communities to resist the road, and to live communally with love and respect for each other and the land.
5. To stop the construction of roads under the DBFO system : Design Build Finance and Operate (Destroy Bum Fell and Obliterate).

Everyone is welcome to help work and live on the existing four camps and to set up new camps. We will teach climbing, tree house construction and non violent direct action (peaceful action). Please bring skills, equipment, tools, music, imagination, crafts, mead, weed and cake. BE HERE!

INTERESTS: Protecting wildlife and flora, reclaiming trashed land for cultivation/use. Changing transport policy.

RESOURCES: Exchanging knowledge and skills to enable people to live self-sufficiently with minimum impact to the land. Using local resources for sustainable living. Links and tat from local recycling centre. Office almost up and running. Some communal space available.

AVON GORGE EARTH FIRST!

CONTACT: Sally

ADDRESS: Box 51
c/o Greenleaf Bookshop
82 Colston Street
Bristol
BS1 5BB

E-MAIL: snufkinsdef@gn.apc.org.uk

AIMS:

1. Stop the destruction of the earth
2. The liberation of all life
3. Overthrow capitalism and industry
4. Revolution
5. Anarchy
6. To be wild!

No compromise in defence of the earth.

INTERESTS: Environmental / CJA / Animal / Anarchist

B
BAKUNINIST FIREBOMBING LEAGUE

CONTACT: Wouldn’t you like to know!

ADDRESS: Folder 19
Rising Sun Institute
30 Silver Street
Reading
RG1 2ST

AIMS:

To run a free information network & a prisoner support group; to set up an unemployed workers’ group; to help set up illegal outdoor events (& indoor ones!); generally cause as much mischief as possible.

A band of men absolute in their resolve to DISCARD ALL SCRUPLES, strong enough to give themselves frankly the name of DESTROYERS. NO PITY for anything, including themselves, and DEATH enlisted for good and all in the service of SOCIAL CHAOS.’

INTERESTS: Social revolution.

RESOURCES: Energy, a bad attitude and a sense of humour.

‘Today, a young man on acid realised that all matter is merely energy condensed to a slow vibration, that we are all one consciousness experiencing itself subjectively. There is no such thing as death and we're the imagination of ourselves. Now here's Tom with the weather.’ - Bill Hicks RIP

BASILDON NETWORK

CONTACT: Dave Murray

TEL: 0268 287674

ADDRESS: 13 Mistley Path
Basildon
Essex

AIMS:

1. To defeat the CJA and all other State attacks on civil liberties.
2. Raising awareness of the issues involved.

An open, democratic organisation organising non violent direct action.

A network is only effective when there is a free flow of information between all of its points.

INFORMATION NOT SHARED = INFORMATION WASTED

BATH AND WEST FIN

CONTACT: BWFIN

TEL: 01225 444133

ADDRESS: c/o 1 Dover House
Snow Hill
Bath
BA1 6DE

AIMS:

1. Recycle information on festivals & related issues.
2. Support no-violent action against environmental destruction & arms trade.
3. Counter disinformation.
4. Opposition to poll/council tax, CJA etc.

Part of the Free Information Network (founded 1986)

INTERESTS: Peace / Alternative / Environmental

RESOURCES: Occassional newsletter. Ansaphone, will pass on messages about NVDA.

BATH C.I.A. (CRIMINAL INJUSTICE ACTIVISTS)

CONTACT: Justin Broadwith

TEL: 01225 339629

ADDRESS: PO Box 426
Bath
BA1 2ZD

AIMS:

To make the CJA unworkable; with mass trespasses, hunt sabbing, demonstrations, parties etc.

RESOURCES: 12 seat mini-bus, video, DTP. Monthly newsletter

'I asked the policeman for his identity number and he grabbed me by the hair and threw me across the road.' - Ann Baker-Smith, 57, library assistant @ Shoreham.

BIG ISSUE (THE)

CONTACT: Lucy Johnston

TEL: 0171 418 0418

ADDRESS: Fleet House
57-61 Clerkenwell Road
Farringdon
EC1M 5NP

AIMS:

To campaign on behalf of homeless people and those who are in some way disenfranchised.

Helping the homeless help themselves.

INTERESTS: Miscarriages of justice - Police brutality - Police scandals.

BIRMINGHAM FREEDOM COALITION

CONTACT: Aidan / Emma

TEL: 0121 449 5452

ADDRESS: c/o Aardvark Centre
115 Alcester Road
Moseley
Birmingham
B13 8DD

AIMS:

1. Promote opposition to the CJA
2. Promote animal rights / environmental protest
3. Promote DIY culture
4. Have as good a time as possible
5. Throw loads of parties

We are a loose collection of Hunt sabs, Earth First!ers, squatters, road protesters, ravers and free party people formed to oppose the CJA and beat down Babylon.

INTERESTS: Smashing Babylon and partying.

RESOURCES: Word processor, laser printer, photocopying, DJ's & sound systems & various other useful things also our allegiance

BLACK WOMEN FOR WAGES FOR HOUSEWORK

CONTACT: Cristel Amiss & Jasbir Kaur

TEL: 0171 837 7509
FAX: 0171 833 4817

ADDRESS: King’s Cross Women’s Centre
71 Tonbridge Street
London
WC1H 9DZ

Mail to: PO Box 287
London
NW6 5QU

A Network of Black women in Third World and industrialised countries campaigning for recognition and compensation for the unwaged work women do, to be paid for by governments from military budgets. We run the Black Women’s Rape Action Project; help co-ordinate the Campaign Against the Child Support Act; jointly co-ordinate TIME OFF FOR WOMEN - annual international grassroots actions pressing for implementation of the 1985 UN decision that governments should count women’s unwaged work in the GNP of every country. We campaign against the THORP nuclear reprocessing plant (Sellafield 2), and to stop the testing of the toxic anti-AIDS drug AZT on HIV+ Black children in British hospitals. Furthermore we campaign against racism, sexism, cuts in benefits and services, rape and domestic violence, immigration controls, police illegalities, poverty, overwork, military-industrial pollution, population control, homophobia and the HIV/AIDS witchhunt. Brochure, catalogue and leaflets as well as publications also available.

BLACK WOMEN'S RAPE ACTION PROJECT

CONTACT: Cristel Amiss

TEL: 0171 837 7509
FAX: 0171 833 4817

ADDRESS: King's Cross Women's Centre
71 Tonbridge Street
London
WC1H 9DZ

Mail to: PO Box 287
London
NW6 5QU

BWRAP is for Black women who have been raped or assaulted. We offer advice and support; reporting to the police, seeking medical help, getting legal advice; getting re-housed or finding a refuge; claiming benefits; getting protection from further attack; preparing for court hearings and going to the court; winning compensation. BWRAP campaigns; against immigration controls which promote rape and violence against the Child Support Act. We campaign so that neither racism, sexism nor intimidation by the police, the law and courts can keep Black women from getting justice, and to eliminate the poverty which makes Black women the most vulnerable.

‘The real State Secret has nothing to do with ‘Defence’ or ‘Economics’. The real State Secret is the secret misery of everyday life.’
- Situationist International.

BLUEBIRD JONES

CONTACT: Mike

TEL: 0171 274 8029/0171 737 4845
FAX: as above - call first to fax.

ADDRESS: 352 Southwyck House
Moorlands Estate
Brixton
London
SW9 8TT

E-MAIL: bjones@urban75.demon.co.uk

AIMS:

To address issues of racism, sexism, homophobia and CJA through comic strip humour!

Although loosely based around Cardiff City FC, characters from the comic have appeared in fanzines all across the UK. All proceeds from the comic go to the Football Fans against the CJA campaign. Several professional cartoonists contribute to the comic.

INTERESTS: 'Peace and love and 90 minutes on the park!'

RESOURCES: Artwork/computer graphics.

BOB - CHURCH OF THE SUB-GENIUS

CONTACT: Jim Bob or Rev Key

TEL: 01273 626766

ADDRESS: PO Box 1080
Brighton
BN1 4DL

E-MAIL: bob@pavilion.co.uk

AIMS: To mock and undermine any established authority through free-expressive-party-vibe-farce culture. To spread the word of 'BOB' and his mighty church of the sub-genius.

Sub Genius arise! The world is being run by aliens too hideously ugly to describe, they're selling your true slack and selling back the fake stuff for a profit - Only ‘BOB’ can save us now, so sign up today for the nearest thing to salvation you're ever likely to get a sniff up of ....or your money back!

INTEREST: Life, friendship, pornography, drugs, love, self-abuse, comedy, tragedy, beer etc etc

BRAINTREE FREEDOM NETWORK

CONTACT: Steve/Wendy

TEL: 01376 322776

ADDRESS: 28 Rosehill
Braintree
Essex

AIMS:

Oppose the CJA. Bring awareness to people on the implications of the act. NVDA.

INTERESTS: CJA

RESOURCES: Transport

BRENTWOOD FREEDOM NETWORK

CONTACT: Maria

TEL: 01277 222163

ADDRESS: 13 Waterloo Road
Brentwood
Essex

AIMS:

1. Defeat the CJA and all other state attacks on civil liberties.
2. Raising awareness of the issues involved.

An open, democratic group organising non violent direct action.

BRIGHTON AUTONOMISTS

CONTACT: Aufheben

ADDRESS: c/o 6 Tilbury Place
Brighton
East Sussex
BN2 2GY

AIMS:

Abolish wage labour.

RESOURCES: None. Available anytime, anyplace, anywhere.

BRISTOL HOUSING ACTION MOVEMENT

CONTACT: The Secretary

ADDRESS: Box 56
Greenleaf cafe
82 Colston Street
Bristol
Avon

AIMS:

1. Housing homeless people by direct action.
2. Raising the general awareness of the issue of homelessness.
3. Occupying & creating ‘free space’ for social & cultural activities.
4. Creating a political collective which is trained socially & technically.

B.H.A.M is a non-hierarchical collective of squatters and their supporters. We occupy empty space to house the homeless & create free social space.

INTERESTS: Housing/ planning / cultural activities.

C
CANNABIS HEMP INFORMATION CLUB

CONTACT: Rob Christopher

TEL: 0171 613 5166
FAX: 0171 613 5440

ADDRESS: CHIC
BM Box 6330
London
WC1N 3XX

AIMS:

This organisation believes that the full benefits of cannabis can not be truly utilized until the relevant information is made available. It will be the aim of the organisation to get this information out to as many people as possible and to act on it. Information is power, power to change the world to a better place.

CANTERBURY FREEDOM TO TRAVEL, PROTEST AND PARTY

CONTACT: Paul Fryday

TEL: 01795 535 008
FAX: 01795 532 146

ADDRESS: 1 Ensden Cottages
Lower Ensign Road
Old Wives Lees
Canterbury
Kent
CT4 8BR

Awareness of the Potentialities of further draconian laws looming. Kent has high proportion of gypsies, hunt sabs etc. Future protests at silly roads planned.

INTERESTS: High powered turbo cars.

RESOURCES: Fax, photocopier, camera, transport occasionally, banner making/props, a nice SUIT!

CARDIFF EF!

TEL: 01222 383363

ADDRESS: PO Box 7
Cardiff
CF2 4XX
Wales

E-MAIL: scelh@cardiff.ac.uk

AIMS:

1. Campaigning against Cardiff Bay barrage.
2. Involving Cardiff people in EF activities.

Cardiff EF! have been campaigning on local environmental issues around Cardiff and pro active nationally. We have weekly meetings Thursday 7pm - ring for details.

RESOURCES: Contact list. Computer facilities.

Whatever you can do or dream, you can begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it. - Goethe.

CARDIFF UNIVERSITY GREEN GROUP

CONTACT: Isabelle Graillet

ADDRESS: Green Group
Cardiff University Union
Park Place
Cathays
Cardiff
CF1 3XA

E-MAIL: Graillet.i@af.ac.uk

AIMS:

1. Highlight the relationships between people's action and their effects on the living environment to students of Cardiff.
2. Show students ways of living a sustainable and environmentally sound life style.
3. Be involved with activities of the National Green Student Network.
4. Be involved with other campaign and environmental groups in Cardiff such as Friends of the Earth Cardiff.

We are a non-hierarchical organisation that is concerned with peaceful protest. We wish to investigate and inform people of alternative lifestyles that demonstrate a respect for out planet.

INTERESTS: Anti McDonalds - Cardiff Bay barage - Mahogany.

CATALYST COLLECTIVE

ADDRESS: PO Box 5
Lostwithiel
Cornwall
PL22 0YT

E-MAIL: Not yet.

AIMS:

1. Education about ecologically sustainable activities and lifestyles.
2. Information distribution, queries answered from resource base.
3. Promote and encourage co-operative enterprises and activities.

A workers co-operative, set up in 1992, to fulfil the aims of its members and to assist, however possible, the move towards a sustainable co-operative future.

RESOURCES: Green Line magazine (includes anti-CJA news and advice) published monthly. Send £1 for sample copy - Legal, financial and practical advice on co-operatives, both housing and workers. Registration services. Books on medical and green issues. Green information resource base. Send SAE with initial enquiry.

CHARTER 88

CONTACT: Lindsay Cooke

TEL: 0171 833 1988
FAX: 0171 833 5895

ADDRESS: Exmouth House
3-11 Pine St
London
EC1R 0JH

E-MAIL: Charter88@gn.apc.org

AIMS:

Campaign for constitutional change and civil rights.

Charter 88 campaigns around twelve demands which, if implemented, would transform the structure of political life in this country. They are:-
A Bill of Rights
Freedom of Information
Accountable government
A fair electoral system of proportional representation.
A reformed House of Commons
A democratic Upper House
Reform of the judiciary
Redress for all state abuse
Independence for local government
Scottish and Welsh parliament
Devolution of power
A written constitution

RESOURCES: A range of experts - detailed briefings on Acts publish range of essays & booklets on the constitution - data base - phone/fax/email.

CHELMSFORD FREEDOM NETWORK

CONTACT: Chris Hicks

TEL: 01245 467925

ADDRESS: 34 Violet Close
Chelmsford
Essex
CH1 5XG

AIMS:

1. Defeat the CJA and all other attacks on civil liberties
2. Raising awareness of the issues involved.

This act is a poorly drafted bundle of prejudices. Imprisoning individuals whose lifestyle simply does not conform to the norm of society is expensive, futile and an abuse of human rights.

On release, squatters will not be provided with housing, travellers will not suddenly change their lifestyle and young people will certainly not stop partying.’ - David Roddan - General Secretary of the Prison Governor’s Association.

We must get tough with armed robbers, rapists and squatters
- Kenneth Baker, former Home Secretary

We have announced tough proposals to deal with New Age travellers and ravers. These people have even made it on to the Archers
- Michael Howard, Home Secretary

CHESHIRE FREEDOM NETWORK

CONTACT: Chris - (Nantwich), Andy - (Crewe)

TEL: 01270 256535

ADDRESS: Andy
31 Chambers St
Crewe
Cheshire

E-MAIL: Not on yet.

AIMS:

1. Add to the general moot
2. Step 1 of moot - undermine the CJA before it undermines us
3. Bring life and light to towns, villages and countryside thus trying to overcome the negative trend of the world.
4. Dangle Michael Howard by the toenails in a vat of hot oil.

Formed Aug. ’94. Immediately of Crewe and Nantwich (and Sandbach a bit). We mail stuff to many other towns in Cheshire also to Shrewsbury. High gypsy population - we want to stop more being hassled out of a travelling lifestyle. South Cheshire is a home secretary watch area.

INTERESTS: Favour good humoured NVDA, particularly against roads, patronising supermarkets, land enclosure etc

RESOURCES: Access to personal computer and copier, interesting ideas for actions, posters etc. Contact with communes network, contact with rail union, stop off accomodation nr M6. Wood burning water heater. Possible venues for camps - Wales, Shropshire.

CND NON-VIOLENT RESISTANCE NETWORK

CONTACT: David Polden

TEL: 0171 607 2302
FAX: 0171 700 2357

ADDRESS: 162 Holloway Road
London
N7 8DD

Network of upwards of 300 people in many parts of Britain and Northern Ireland who wish to participate in, promote or support non-violent action in the cause of peace. Bi-monthly mailings. No charge for membership; donation welcome. The network also maintains a register of 'trainers' available for groups needing trainers for preparation workshops for non-violent actions or for workshops on particular aspects of non-violence.

RESOURCES: Bi-monthly mailings - info on non-violent training - info on non-violent actions for peace.

COALITION AGAINST THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE ACT

CONTACT: Dixie or Zoe

TEL: 0181 801 5285
FAX: 0181 808 6516

ADDRESS: PO Box 6786
London
N17 9NY

AIMS:

1. Repeal the Act
2. Organise mass activity ie demos, pickets, trespass etc.
3. Picket courts.
4. Defend people.
5. Inform people about the act.

The coalition is a national organisation that comprises of trade unions, anti-racist groups, political organisations, MP’s, defence campaigns, squatting organisations, bands, musicians, universities/colleges & many more.

INTERESTS: Every aspect of the Act.

CONSCIOUS CINEMA

CONTACT: Dylan or Kevin

TEL: 01273 736125 / 0585 312488 (mobile)

ADDRESS: 66a East Street
Brighton
BN1 1HQ

AIMS:

1. Raise awareness of social justice/environment/other issues.
2. Exhibit films & videos on these issues at alternative venues.
3. Screen independent/home produced film/video.
4. Collate film/video archive/library.
5. Produce monthly video in conjunction with Smallworld. The video will be distributed nationwide free of charge.

Conscious Cinema is a Brighton based collective organising screenings at alternative venues across the country. We will show your films - particularly on direct action/ agit prop/ environmental issues but anything considered! Get in touch or send copies to address above.

INTERESTS: Media

RESOURCES: video/projector. Available sometimes. Edit suite: u-matic, hi-8 and VHS soon to be available.

CORNERSTONE RESOURCE CENTRE

CONTACT: Alex or Cath

TEL: 0113 262 9365
FAX: 0113 262 9365

ADDRESS: 16 Sholebroke Avenue
Leeds
LS7 3HB

E-MAIL: comerstone@gn.apc.org

AIMS:

1. Provide space for voluntary and campaigning groups
2. Keep files and resources for campaigners
3. Support co-operatives and community development
4. Provide cheap access to computers
5. Promote green politics generally

Organisations based here include Earth First!, Leeds Freedom Network, Leeds Green party, Green Events, local co-ops, credit union, LETS and permaculture contacts. Many regular volunteers are on ‘training for work’ schemes - better than the dole.

INTERESTS: Wide ranging

RESOURCES: Computers, duplicators and electrostencil, library of green journals, file of press cuttings and literature. Email and fax currently out of order but hopefully will be O.K. soon.

CORPORATE WATCH

TEL: 01865 721898

ADDRESS: Box CW
111 Magdalen Road
Oxford
OX4 1RQ

E-MAIL: eartharc@gn.apc.org - access to email is irregular.

Research on ethically challenged companies. We facilitate a national network of researchers. We can send you a guide to researching companies if you send us an A4 SAE plus another stamp to cover photocopying.

INTERESTS: Corporate responsibility & ethics.

COVENTRY FREEDOM NETWORK

CONTACT: David Myers

TEL: 01203 224949

ADDRESS: 23 Widdrington Road
Radford
Coventry
CV1 4EU

AIMS:

1 Keep protests alive in Coventry.
2 Support for victims of Act.
3 Liaison with other groups.
4 Provide a voice and a presence when needed.

I have started a non-political organisation to keep up action against the Act and to provide an information point for any interested parties.

RESOURCES: Computer graphics any time needed. People and time.

CYMRU GOCH - WELSH SOCIALISTS

CONTACT: Marc Jones

TEL: 01978 843401
FAX: 01978 843401

ADDRESS: PO Box 661
Wrecsam
LL11 1QU

AIMS:

1. Organising community resistance.
2. Uniting red, green and black (anarchist) politics.
3. Cultural struggle.
4. Welsh Socialist Republic.
5. Er, that’s it.

Cymru Goch activists organise in their communities with newsletters, local & national campaigns eg. against Welsh water's taffia, exposing opencast minings dirty secrets & fights for workers' control.

INTERESTS: Break-up of British state.

RESOURCES: Welsh CIA hotline - number available shortly - in the meantime, write to the above address. Photocopier - Too knackered for much use.

D
DESPITE TV

CONTACT: Garry

TEL: 0181 983 4278

ADDRESS: 113 Roman Road
London
E2 0HU

AIMS:

1. Video co-op
2. Provide access to the means of media production for people excluded by the mainstream.

Training through hands-on production

RESOURCES: Video cameras, editing and production facilities for hire.

DO OR DIE - A VOICE OF EARTH FIRST!

ADDRESS: Do or Die, Editorial Collective
c/o SDEF!
Prior House
Tilbury Place
Brighton
E. Sussex
BN2 2GY

E-MAIL: doordie@gn.apc.org.uk

AIMS:

1. Worldwide wilderness restoration
2. The end of the industrial system
3. Anarchy
4. The fruition of a society based on mutual aid and voluntary co-operation
5. To live wild!

Two year old twice yearly magazine covering EF! actions and ideas. International news of resistance to the industrial mega-machine. News on monkey-wrenching (ecological sabotage). Reviews of books, pamphlets e.t.c. No compromise in defence of the earth! 80p + sae.

INTERESTS: Direct action, wilderness, squatting, land rights, revolution

DOLPHIN ORGANICS

CONTACT: Jo Loxley and Kendall Clark

TEL: 01705 877478
FAX: 01705 877478

ADDRESS: 65 Highland Road
Southsea
Portsmouth
PO4 9DB

AIMS:

1. To educate public about organic food and make it available to them at reasonable prices.
2. To be a contact point and information source for local and national environmental etc groups.

We have been in existence for about 1 and a half years. Pioneering vegetable ‘box’ system in Portsmouth area. We are the only organic shop in the area and we offer free delivery in Portsmouth. We are also the contact for Solent Greenpeace and Freedom Network. We are also opening a Greenpeace merchandise section in the shop around June, we are hoping to sell merchandise from groups who need help (so long as they meet certain environmental criteria of course!)

INTERESTS: Anything

RESOURCES: Fax, Stationery, Books/leaflets/info etc.

DONGAS TRIBE FREEDOM TRAIL

CONTACT: Chris

TEL: 01935 863 349

ADDRESS: 6 East Street
West Coker
Nr. Yeovil
Somerset
BA22 9BE

AIMS:

To free the land

Travelling by means of foot, horse, goats and handcarts. Occupying hill forts and sites of prominence around the land. Highlighting the issue of the CJA and allowing people to live in the natural way. Showing other people that anyone can do it and to promote public confidence in this way of life. To visit the dongas the ticket would be cake / mead (cornish if possible).

RESOURCES: Good heart, free spirit & dash of humility.

DORSET AGAINST THE CJA

TEL: 01202 395205

ADDRESS: PO Box 1097
Bournemouth
Dorset
BH12 2YJ

AIMS:

Formed to oppose the bill/act at both local and national levels.

DRAGON ENVIRONMENTAL GROUP

CONTACT: Adrian Harris

TEL: 0181 691 7685

ADDRESS: 3 Sanford Walk
New Cross
London
SE1

1. Encourage Pagan involvement in environmental campaigns
2. Encourage Pagan involvement in conservation work.
3. Promote theory and practice of eco-magic
4. Increase awareness of the sacredness of the earth.

Dragon links environmental action with eco-magic. Action means conservation, campaigning, fundraising and networking. Eco-magic is ritual and spellwork for protection and empowerment. We organise public and private ritual to reconnect people with the sacred earth.

INTERESTS: Eco-Paganism / Campaigning / Conservation / Public ritual

RESOURCES: Newsletter 8 times a year. This is networked on request to groups or subscription to individuals. Occasional workshops on drumming, performance and magic. Address list available for local group network. Public events - drumming and performance ritual in London and Manchester areas.

DREAM CREATION INC.

CONTACT: Dina/Stuart

TEL: 0171 700 2991
FAX: same as tel.

ADDRESS: 108 Lady Margaret Road
London
N19 5EX

AIMS:

A magazine reflecting underground dance music/party culture, with interviews, reviews, information and education.

A synergetic forum exploring all aspects of mind revolutionary counter culture and the creation of future humanity. Available by mail order/subscription from the above address.

E
EARTH ACTION

CONTACT: Dom Price

TEL: 01734 860222 ext 221

ADDRESS: Reading University Students Union
PO Box 230
Whiteknights
Reading
RG6 2AZ

AIMS:

1. Promote environmental and ethical issues & events across campus.
2. Manage recycling programmes.
3. Collect signatures on any issue.
4. Campaign against nestle.

The group covers all forms of environmental activity across the spectrum from petitioning to direct action. We campaign on any issues members bring up which we consider relevant.

INTERESTS: Hunting, protests, GATT, anti-nestle, LAMB.

RESOURCES: An occasional minibus.

EARTH FIRST ACTION UPDATE!

CONTACT: Luke

TEL: 01222 383363

ADDRESS: PO Box 7
Cardiff
CF2 4XX

E-MAIL: DHWilson@cix.compulink.co.uk

AIMS:

1. Publish a monthly round up of Earth First’s activities.
2. Publicise upcoming events.
3. Distribute information about Earth First.

Earth First Action Update is the voice of the Earth First community, publishing upcoming events and informing on what has occurred if you have done an action let us know and we’ll publicise it, please send a photo if you can.

INTERESTS: Environmentalism, direct action, Criminal Injustice Act.

RESOURCES: Computer facilities, fax, contact lists, available.

“People who talk about revolution and class struggle without referring explicitly to everyday life, without understanding what is subversive about love and what is positive in the refusal of constraint, such people have a corpse in their mouths.” - Raoul Vaneigem.

ECOLOGY CO

CONTACT: Barry New

TEL: 0114 267 1200

ADDRESS: 199 Crookes Valley Road
Sheffield
S10 1BA

AIMS:

1. Retail Shop.
2. Recycling point
3. Eco info.
4. Demonstrate Alternatives.
5. Campaigns - most things green.
6. Promote green lifestyle.

INTERESTS: Green Party & other campaign organisations.

RESOURCES: Photocopy/ fax service. Co-publisher of Sheffin. Contacts of Sheffield organisation (signposting).

EDINBURGH FREEDOM NETWORK

CONTACT: David Alexander

TEL: 0131 225 2434

ADDRESS: c/o peace and justice centre
St John's Church
Princes St
Edinburgh
EH2

E-MAIL: efn@monsmeg.demon.co.uk

AIMS:

Edinburgh Freedom Network is an independent group of people with widely varying opinions and affiliations. What we agree on is that we will defend freedom, we oppose the ‘Criminal Justice Act’ and we believe in co-operation.

**Come to our weekly meeting** 7.30pm Mondays in the Southsider (back room), West Richmond Street, Edinburgh.

RESOURCES: Leaflets, speakers. Support for CJA arrestees, benefit gigs. Scottish press list, contacts, info on demos. Canvassing, T-shirts, banner drops, publicity stunts, car boot sales, jumble sale, stalls at gigs, stalls in the street etc.

Availability? Any time: any place: any where.

ENDANGERED SPECIES

CONTACT: Andy Warren / Beryl Smith

TEL: 01686 412563

ADDRESS: 14 Great Oak Street
Llanidloes
Powys
SY18 6BU

AIMS:

1. Formed to co-ordinate opposition to CJA in Mid-Wales
2. Information Distribution

Produce own leaflets.

RESOURCES: Office, lots of leaflets.

ENGLISH COLLECTIVE OF PROSTITUTES

CONTACT: Niki Adams / Nina Lopez-Jones

TEL: 0171 837 7509

ADDRESS: King's Cross Women's Centre
71 Tonbridge Street
London
WC1H 9DZ

AIMS:

The English Collective of Prostitutes is a network of women, Black/of colour and white, of different nationalities and backgrounds working at various levels of the sex industry. We campaign for the abolition of the prostitution laws which punish women for refusing to be poor and/or financially dependent on men; for human, legal, economic and civil rights for prostitute women; and for higher benefits, student grants, wages, housing and other resources so that no women is forced by poverty into sex with anyone.

We offer support/help and information to prostitute women on a wide range of issues including the prostitution laws, police illegality and racism, child custody, health and benefits etc. In 1982 we initiated Legal Action for Women (LAW), a grassroots legal service for all women.

We oppose legalization - police/government controls of prostitutes: Women, not the State, must control bodies and our money.

RESOURCES: Publications include: Prostitutes - Our Life; Prostitute Women and AIDS: Resisting the Virus of Repression; The Hooker and the Beak; Network News.

ERROGENOUS TRIBE

TEL: 0121 449 5452

ADDRESS: 115 Alcester Road
Moseley
Birmingham
B13 8DD

AIMS:

To bring out the summer Advance Party newsletter, and whilst we are networking to the massive, to send out a bumper edition of our new comic ‘Shabby Neglect’ - a free information comic written by the massive and networked to the massive.

We did a lot to help Stamworth Valley road protest up in Lancashire. We are all pretty into the road protest in general - we are definitely on the cosmic trail!

Also, we've got a lot of mates who are DJ's, sound systems etc. Good jungle, techno, trip hop & trance.

We are in contact with other Birmingham organisations through the Aardvark which is a great centre.

INTERESTS: Road protest - making free info comics - humour - loud guitar music - lous rave music - art especially sculpture - video making - herbalism.

RESOURCES: As a member of the errogenous tribe, I can safely say that we are definitely available if we are not doing it already. As for resources:
A funeral car but sadly no money to insure it yet.
Use of a camcorder.
Use of the Aardvark Centre for meetings.
Telephone, computer with printer. A good van - legal, up & running. Lots of electric guitars. Welding equipment.

EXETER COALITION AGAINST THE CJA

CONTACT: Richard Anthony

TEL: 0

ADDRESS: c/o The Flying Post
PO Box 185
Exeter
EX4 4EW

AIMS:

1. Fight the CJA.
2. Support those prosecuted under the CJA.
3. Fight related legislation.
4. Support & promote resistance.
5. Link struggles & campaigns.
6. Publicity.

The campaign has organized two marches in town.

EXODUS COLLECTIVE (THE)

TEL: 01582 508936

ADDRESS: Long Meadow Community Farm
Sundon Road
Chalton
Bedfordshire
LU4 9TU

EXPLODING CINEMA

TEL: 0181 693 5810

ADDRESS: 4 Rodwell Road
London

E-MAIL: explode@urban75.demon.co.uk

AIMS:

Providing a venue for low/no budget film & video makers to show their work creating a network for film & video makers.

A non-funded, non-profit making collective providing a platform to show low no budget films & videos. Removing film from the boring confines of the Art-house and creating an exciting interactive environment. No censorship policy. No taste police.

RESOURCES: Film & video projectors. Slide projectors. Large European network of films & film-makers.

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FASLANE PEACE CAMP

TEL: 01436 820901

ADDRESS: Shandon
Helensburgh
Dunbartonshire
Scotland

AIMS:

Faslane Peace Camp, just outside Glasgow, is on the frontline of the fight against nuclear weapons. The camp is next to Faslane Submarine Base - home of Britain's Trident nuclear missiles, which are capable of murdering millions of people.

There are regular direct actions and protests, and anyone is welcome at the camp, whether for a long or short stay. Just ring for directions and to check it’s OK.

The camp urgently needs help to stay alive - and keep harassing the Ministry of Defence. Send donations and well-wishes to the above address.

FEDERATION AGAINST THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE ACT

TEL: 01232 311778

ADDRESS: PO Box 505
Belfast
Northern Ireland
BT1 1AG

This is a coalition of EF!, hunt sabs, militant labour, anarchists etc. (Information sketchy as respondent was up a tree-house in Stamworth Valley at the time.)

FESTIVAL EYE

CONTACT: Andrew

TEL: 0171 7941708

ADDRESS: BCM 2002
London
WC1N 3XX

AIMS:

1. To keep festival goers up to date on things that are important eg law changes.
2. Support the rising alternative culture.
3. Provide info about festivals & other related events.
4. Provide a list of contact groups that share the 'free spirit' attitude and thereby help the networking process to take place/
5. Provide an open forum for like minds to speak.

Festival Eye has been printed each summer since 1986. It is connected to the Stonehenge Campaign and London FIN. It has over the years covered a number of topics that are relevant to the festival scene. I hope that it is also an interesting and informative read.

INTERESTS: Festivals / Travellers / Stonehenge & ancient sites.

RESOURCES: Yearly magazine (printed in May) distributed 'round festivals & alternative shops.

FIRBOLG FILMS

CONTACT: Enda aka Pops Yashimoto

TEL: 01203 453909

ADDRESS: 29 Hamilton Road
Stoke
Coventry
CV2 4FG

AIMS:

1 Democratization of the media.
2. Making videos.
3. Screening videos.

Former butlin’s dishwasher and car park attendant. Presently engaged in life-long research into altered states of consciousness. Video cowboy to the queen.

RESOURCES: Video production, distribution & projector. Available for weddings, parties, anything.

FOOTBALL FANS AGAINST THE CJA

CONTACT: Mike

TEL: 0171 274 8029/0171 737 4845
FAX: as above - call first to fax.

ADDRESS: 352 Southwyck House
Moorlands Estate
Brixton
London
SW9 8TT

E-MAIL: ffaga@urban75.demon.co.uk

AIMS:

To warn and inform football fans of the implications of the CJA and to mobilise and co­ordinate national and local peaceful protest.

We have the full backing of over 80 club fanzines around the UK, the Football Supporters Association, Liberty and Charter 88. We are now putting together a Bill of Rights for football fans which will detail what rights you have, what the police can and cannot do and what to do when arrested. This will be distributed to every ground in the UK. We are also putting together an information booklet and the World’s first right on computer game!

RESOURCES: Computer graphics/artwork.

FREEDOM NETWORK

CONTACT: Carolyn, Sarah, Camilla.

TEL: 0171 738 6721 /0171 501 9253 (action line)
FAX: 0171 737 4320

ADDRESS: The Old Dolehouse
372 Coldharbour Lane
Brixton
London
SW9 8PT
(above address 'til September 1995)

E-MAIL: freedom@pHreak.intermedia.co.uk, freedomnet@gn.apc.org.

AIMS:

To link local/regional groups opposed to the Criminal Justice Act and keep information on actions and significant events flowing. The Network is made up of 80+ independent local groups who are trying to wake their communities up to the dangers of the Act. The Network also includes special interst groups which are being specifically targeted by the CJA ie squatters, travellers, free-party organisers, hunt sabs, road protesters etc.

The general aims of the Network are diverse and vary from group to group but overall, the idea is: to empower, to help save a dying democracy and to make people realise that they can be part of the solution by standing up for what they believe in. Most groups are united by a common appreciation that non-violent direct action is a vital key to reclaiming our democratic voice. Above all, many people in the anti-CJA campaign have learned that protest and politics can be fun. Let’s try and keep it that way!

RESOURCES: Most Network groups are in the usual shoestring situation. Most useful for putting people in touch with like-minded people in their own area and as a referral service. London office has large contacts book full of on-the-case individuals and organisations, a fax. PC. loads of info and an empty piggy bank.

WE ARE MORE POSSIBLE THAN YOU CAN POWERFULLY IMAGINE

FREEWHEELERS LTD

CONTACT: Claire Cooper

TEL: 0191 2220094

ADDRESS: Unit 5,
25 Low Friar St,
Newcastle upon Tyne.
NE1 5UE

AIMS:

To establish car-sharing as an accepted form of travel. To minimise the harmful effects of car travel by matching passengers with drivers. To contribute towards increasing awareness of environmental issues.

Freewheelers is working towards minimising the harmful effects of car travel by matching passengers and drivers on national routes. Freewheelers provides an alternative form of transport which is cheap, sociable and environmentally friendly.

INTERESTS: Environment. Transport.

FRIENDS, FAMILIES AND TRAVELLERS SUPPORT GROUP

CONTACT: Steve Staines

TEL: 0258 453695

ADDRESS: 33 Bryanston Street
Blandford Forum
Dorset
DT11 7AZ

AIMS:

1. Traveller support.
2. Monitoring evictions/ harassment.
3. Publishing material about travellers.
4. Advising travellers on planning, law etc.
5. Liaising/influencing local community policies.
6. Campaigning on traveller-related issues.

FFT seeks to protect the basic rights, including the right to their chosen lifestyle, of all travellers and will work to ensure the development of working solutions to site provisions. We seek fair and sensible treatment of travellers by local authorities and police.

INTERESTS: Travellers - civil/human rights.

RESOURCES: Office - usual resources. Shop to sell traveller-produced goods, Magazine/newsletter. (Hope to develop crisis/advice line & act as part of network)

He who binds to himself a joy,
Dost the winged life destroy
Yet he who kisses the joy as it flies
Will live in Eternity’s sunrise

- William Blake

FULL ON FILMS

CONTACT: Kevin Jarvis

TEL: 01225 333 587

ADDRESS: 47 Bailbrook Lane
Bath
BA1 7AL

AIMS:

1. Pitch TV proposals to mainstream media.
2. Small world camera action network & projects.
3. Direct action news gathering & safety camera.

Independent 2 man team working with and within movement. Supported by mainstream production company and Small World. Storytellers, activists and documentors.

INTERESTS: Media: actions, stories & news.

RESOURCES: 2 Man camera (Hi-8) and sound. Interested in people and their stories anywhere. For actions contact through Small World C.A.N. for maximum efficiency.

FUZBUD SOUND SYSTEM

CONTACT: Martin / Tina / Boogie.

TEL: 01702 348894

ADDRESS: 140 Brightwell Avenue
Westcliff-on-Sea
Essex

E-MAIL: Cooltan Arts.

AIMS:

1. Party on.
2. Fundraising.
3. Aggravating authorities.
4. information/networking.
5. Fix the bus by summer.
6. Fix the truck by summer.

7. Destroy the CJA. Fuck the system.

We have 15K of JBL sound system, with the ability to mix full bands. PA on the Velvet Revolution tour. Festivals a speciality.

RESOURCES: 15kw JBL/turbosound/C-audio PA. Four big mixing desks, mics, fx, etc. Sound engineers, bands/DJ's. Phone Lawrie on mobile 0973 333993.

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GLASGOW EF! / POLLOK FREE STATE

TEL: 0860 728244

ADDRESS: PO Box 180
Glasgow
G4 9AB

AIMS:

1. To defend the environment by means of N.V.D.A.
2. To stop the construction of the M77 motorway
3. To stop the construction of the M74 motorway
4. To defeat the Criminal Justice Act
5. To help others defend the environment.

We believe that although we are a group of people coming together to fight the same cause, we also respect that we are individuals who have differing viewpoints. Our organisation is therefore completely democratic. We are an environmental organisation who defend Mother Earth from not only motorways but other environmental blunders.

INTERESTS: The environment. The CRIMINAL JUSTICE ACT and DIY culture

RESOURCES: People and contacts. D-locks and chains, paints and banners. Available to anyone with the consent of the whole group. Pollok Free State, for as long as Wimpey let it stand.

GREEN ANARCHIST

TEL: 0

ADDRESS: BCM 1715
London
WC1N 3XX

AIMS:

To create a free society in harmony with nature - by any means necessary.

G.A.'s been reporting on areas of contestation with state industrial civilized society since 1984 - Now we have editors to write on particular arenas. Letters and articles mean a (reasonably) open forum for debate between activists - we hope leading to cross fertilization between them. G.A. is currently a quarterly 24-page tabloid, 75p issue; free to prisoners and Eastern Europe.

We also act as a forum for the International Green Anarchist network so local contact groups are encouraged to provide their own publications (eg. Lancaster Bomber) and organise direct and community action to take power from state to people.

Green Anarchist Mail order (GAMO), PO Box 407, Camberley, GUI5 2FL facilitates networking of local group and other publications and carries a wide range of revolutionary titles, some originally published.

INTERESTS: Just about anything really.

RESOURCES: Approx. 60 contact groups organized into 10 regions, with twice as many urgent action bulletin listees who mobilise as rapid response between issues.

Words cannot save us! Words don't break chains! The deed alone makes us free! Destroy what destroys you!

Bommi Baumann.

GREEN PARTY

CONTACT: Vicky Olliver

TEL: 0171 272 4474
FAX: 0171 272 6653

ADDRESS: 1a Waterlow Road
London
N19 5NJ

AIMS:

‘To change the world into a fair and sustainable society, which satisfies the needs of all human beings without jeopardising other life forms or the future of successive generations.’

The Green Party recognises the need for a radical change in the way we live, think and act. It is working to promote a Green Society through:
1. Political activity (contesting elections at every level).
2. Campaigning at national, regional and local level.
3. Non-violent direct action.
4. Practical local level initiation of Green schemes, eg setting up LETS, credit unions etc.
5. Development of Green policy and ideas, publication of them in manifestos, booklets, leaflets etc.
6. Building coalitions and co-operating with organisations throughout the wider Green movement.

INTERESTS: Everything.

RESOURCES: Over 5000 national members. Over 200 local parties (with 1000’s of local members).

National London office and several regional offices. Usual office equipment etc. Links with Green parties across the globe.

GREEN STUDENT NETWORK

CONTACT: Ruth

TEL: 01332 204 097

ADDRESS: 51 Langley Street
New Zealand
Derby

E-MAIL: gsn@ed.ac.uk - for the e-mail network or r.m.kelly@derby.ac.uk for messages Ruth/newsletter

AIMS:

A support network for green students - groups & individuals. Information exchange.

GSN cannot be represented as it is simply a directory of groups and individuals. There is a coordinating group (rotated annually) responsible for producing a bi-termly newsletter & updating the directory, 2 gatherings & 1 magazine per year.

INTERESTS: All environmental & social issues, but also particularly student issues.

RESOURCES: Good e-mail - everyone on e-mail gets messages immediately. Money - totally dependent on voluntary contributions from members.

‘Primroses and landscapes,’ the director pointed out, ‘have one grave defect; they are gratuitous. A love of nature keeps no factories busy.’ It was decided to abolish the love of nature.
- Aldous Huxley, A Brave New WorId.

GREEN CONCERN

CONTACT: Chris Maile

TEL: 0161 861 7895 / mobile 0589 985996
FAX: please call first

ADDRESS: 144 Manley Road
Whalley Range
Manchester
M16 8WD

AIMS:

The promotion of the environment and Animal Rights through education and the publication of the issues and a fund raising medium.

Publication of leaflets and news-sheets giving the real facts and story behind the issues, and the presentation of the true facts to the media and general public.

INTERESTS: Legal aspects of campaigns, civil liberties, animal rights, environmental concerns, travellers rights.

RESOURCES: Litho printing of campaign leaflets and news-sheets. Legal research and resource advice.

GREENHOUSE (THE)

CONTACT: Tigger

TEL: 01603 631007

ADDRESS: 48 Bethel Street
Norwich
Norfolk
NR2 1NR

E-MAIL: reforest@gn.apc.org - use by arrangement only.

AIMS:

1. To be a resource centre for the community
2. Shop for campaign groups, whole food & fair trade.
3. Cafe (eventually)
4. Demonstrate green living in the city

Groups at the Greenhouse include:- Reforest the earth, CND, Hunt Sabs, Earth First!, Rio Mazan (Ecuador cloudforest group) animals charter, UK forest network, Norfolk coalition against CJA.

RESOURCES: Printing, meeting and office space - for campaign groups based here. Fax. photocopying available.

GREEN PARTY COMMITTEE OF 100

CONTACT: Shane Collins

TEL: 0181 671 5936
FAX: 0171 737 4320

ADDRESS: 72 Brailsford Road
London
SW2 2TB

AIMS:

Propagate and increase peaceful direct action within the Green Party, movement and culture.

If you don’t act, you do nothing.

INTERESTS: Nuclear, cannabis, supermarkets/land.

RESOURCES: Tarps. fax/modem.

GREEN WORLD - MAGAZINE OF THE GREEN PARTY.

CONTACT: Peter Barnett

TEL: 01252 330506
FAX: 01252 330506

ADDRESS: 49 York Road
Aldershot
Hampshire
GU11 3JQ

E-MAIL: green.world@gexpress.gn.org.apc

AIMS:

To encourage and promote the co-operation and ‘strength through unity’ of Green organisations eg animal rights, environment, peace, health, squatters, travellers, ravers, anti- CJA etc. To encourage all to support or join the Green Party.

Produces magazine which gives news, campaign updates, diary of events etc of wide range of Green organisations in addition to Green Party activity and news.

INTERESTS: Everything

RESOURCES: Office, computer/DTP/laser printer, fax, copier etc.

An organic gardener like Lady Eve uses all waste such as weeds, autumn leaves and kitchen refuse in a compost, and recycles and transforms waste into food for the soil. A seeker of spiritual wisdom can transform waste material such as anger, greed, lust, fear and pride into energy for the soul.

Satish Kumar

GUILDFORD FREE INFORMATION NETWORK (GUILFIN)

ADDRESS: PO Box 217
Woodbridge Meadows
Guildford
Surrey
GU2 6FF

AIMS:

1. Provide free information
2. Encourage alternative media.
3. Encourage local events.
4. Subvert Guildford and surrounding tory heartland.
5. Anti-copyright!

Produce free monthly A3-sized info’ sheet of South-East (mostly) gigs, festivals, meetings, demos and more. Also hold benefit gigs (as ‘headquarters’) and campaign for better local music venue facilities.

RESOURCES: Small scale (hundreds) photocopying, Artwork (we designed the CJA in the fist logo).

GWYNEDD EARTH FIRST

CONTACT: Dave

TEL: 01248 600286

ADDRESS: 8 Victoria Terrace
Bethesda
Gwynedd
LL57 3AG

AIMS:

1. Freedom and justice for all life forms.
2. Party.
3. Kick ass (non-violently!).
4. Party some more.
5. Subvert educate, liberate, etc.
6. Party.

We are a loose collection of individuals who sometimes manage to attend demos, protests, stunts, pickets, campaigns etc locally. Some of us occasionally wander off to join national events.

INTERESTS: Environment, roads, CJA, animals, anti-capitalism etc

RESOURCES: A car, a phone, photocopier and people. Dependent on weather, time of action.

H
HARROW CAMPAIGN AGAINST THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE ACT

CONTACT: Jack Gilbert

TEL: 0181 427 1785

ADDRESS: 6 Rutland Road
Harrow
Middlesex
HA1 4ZW

AIMS:

1. To monitor effects of the Act locally.
2. To offer support to those penalised by the Act.
3. To challenge the provisions of the Act.
4. To campaign for the repeal of the Act.

HIDDEN AGENDA

CONTACT: Jez Caudle

TEL: 0191 4209665

ADDRESS: PO Box ITA.
Fenham.
Newcastle-Upon-Tyne.
NE8 2TX

E-MAIL: P.M.Blackmore@ncl.ac.uk

AIMS:

To make technology accessible to the campaigner so that they can spend their time smashing the state instead of faffing on with mailing lists, phone trees etc.

Databases written to user’s requirements - written to be ‘piss simple to use’. Phone tree in development; also a large collection of encryption software. PEP 2.6 public key available on request.

HOMELESS INFORMATION PROJECT

CONTACT: Leslie Evans

TEL: 0171 277 7639

ADDRESS: 612 Old Kent Road
London
SE15 1JB

AIMS:

Advise homeless people especially the squatter-homeless and unauthorised occupants on their rights and encourage them to develop solutions.

HIP was set up in 1992 as a result of concern over the Criminal Justice Act and its effect on the homeless.

RESOURCES: National advice hotline. Action packs, advice leaflets, DIY guides to solving homelessness related problems, weekly workshops.

HUDDERSFIELD REACTION

TEL: 01484 539 950 or 01484 451 775

ADDRESS: c/o Green Party
166 Byron Buildings
Huddersfield

AIMS.

1. Spread awareness
2. Raise funds for direct action.
3. Input info free party network.

Raising peoples awareness by distributing leaflets, distribute videos at cost, been putting on parties for funds.

INTERESTS: Criminal Injustice.

RESOURCES: PC - DTP designs, leaflets. Modem coming soon, saving up for laser printer. Loads of DJ's. mobile sound system sometime in Summer for Yorkshire area.

HULL COALITION AGAINST THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE ACT

CONTACT: John

TEL: 01482 446710

ADDRESS: 36 Cickton Grove
Hull
Humberside
HU6 8LN

AIMS:

1 Defy CJA
2 Education/ Workshops
3 Street theatre
4 Support for people who are arrested.
5 Using direct action to gain publicity
6 Highlighting new ID cards for the unemployed - the next restriction on life.

Hull Coalition is formed from TU members, Hunt sabs, Humberside Law centre, Co-operative Giroscope, Socialists etc. Collectively we will use our resources to oppose the CJA.

INTERESTS: Demos / Squats / Actions. Anything people are interested in.

RESOURCES: Humberside Law Centre can provide legal advice plus a solicitor. A community centre allows us free access for printing. People are always available to carry on the fight.

HUNT SABOTEURS ASSOCIATION

TEL: 0115 959 0357

ADDRESS: PO Box 1
Nottingham
NG4 2JY

E-MAIL: e-mail: hsa@gn.apc.org WWW homepage: http://envirolink.org.adn.hsa/hsa.html

AIMS:

To oppose and undertake to sabotage, where practical, the pursuit, harassment or killing of any sentient creature for sport, pleasure, profit or population control, save where this necessary for their own individual benefit, until such time as these practices cease to exist.

Formed in 1963, the HSA represents the longest-running campaign of direct action in the country. Using a range of non-aggressive interventionist and diversionary tactics, hunt saboteurs save the lives of thousands of hunted creatures every year. The success of these tactics can be measured by the response of those who hunt - it was lobbying from grouse shooting interests that principally led to the introduction of the law of aggravated trespass.

INTERESTS: All bloodsports and related activities.

RESOURCES:

* advice on tactics and equipment for sabotaging hunts.
* database on every organised hunt in Britain and activities and interests of prominent hunters.
* education packs about hunting.
* 24-hour news reports and media relations service.
* advice, analysis and monitoring of implementation of public order legislation
* salesgoods, leaflets - price list available on request.
* quarterly magazine (HOWL) - free to members.
* contact network of over 100 local groups - available on request.

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ISIS BRUM F.I.N

ADDRESS: c/o 29 Silverton Crescent
Moseley
Birmingham
B13 9NH

AIMS:

1. Free information network.
2. End patriarchy!!!
3. Emphasise Spiritual/Goddess.

Here working as a F.I.N but with a spiritual emphasis (as religion and politics go hand in hand and the Goddess of 10 000 names represents ‘perfect freedom’) offers alternative solutions.

INTERESTS: Planet ‘Gaia’ and all life forms.

RESOURCES: Piss pot poor financially - just a typewriter and enthusiastic folk fighting for freedom.

ISLE OF WIGHT CAMPAIGN AGAINST THE CJA

TEL: 01983 565280

ADDRESS: c/o 10 Tennyson Close
Ryde
Isle of Wight
PO33 3QB

AIMS:

1 To demonstrate the anti-democratic nature of the Act.
2. To repeal the Act.

The Isle of Wight Campaign against the Criminal Justice Act is a united campaign supported by, UNISON (IW local government Branch), Isle of Wight Labour Party, IW Green Party, militant labour. We have more respect for the rights of the poor than the laws of the rich. With your help we aim to defeat the CJA and defend the democratic rights which this Act wipes out. Militant Labour has launched a national register of individuals and groups who are prepared to take part in or support mass civil disobedience, to join register phone 0181 985 7578

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JUSTICE?

CONTACT: Philip Leyton & Jo Makepeace

TEL: (01273) 685913
FAX: as above - please ring first

ADDRESS: Justice?
Prior House.
6 Tilbury Place.
Brighton,
Sussex.
BN2 2GY

E-MAIL: Justice@Intermedia.co.uk

AIMS:

Positive direct action in defiance of the CJA.
Investigation & quick dispersal of information, gathered in weekly free newsletter, the SchNEWS. To raise awareness of political changes which fuck with the planet & (y)our way of life.
Prisoner support and legal help Empowerment of the individual - Do It Yourself!
Full on rent-a-mob anytime, anyplace, anywhere!

A fluid open-ended disorganisation - no commitment required except what individuals feel they can do themselves. A collective offering a positive alternative to boring, grey politics. Setting the agenda with practical solutions. Legendary weekly meetings.

INTERESTS: Anti-CJA activity, land rights & easy sex (networking)

RESOURCES:

Beach
2 Vans (Hunt Sab Ambience & Lime Green Hunk of a Van)
Michael Howard’s carpet
DTP Mac & PC Fax Telephone Camcorders & Climbing kit
A squatted community arts and action centre (when it’s not sunny!) & squatting advice.

‘You poor take courage,
You rich take care,
This Earth was made a common treasury,
For everyone to share!’
- DIGGERS SONG 1649

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LAND IS OURS (THE)

ADDRESS: Box E
111 Magdalen Road
Oxford
OX4 1RQ

E-MAIL: eartharc@gn.apc.org

AIMS:

Land reform for Britain by:
1. Use of ex-industrial sites for social housing and community projects
2. Countryside: planning presumption in favour of low impact sustainable developments (eg. Travellers able to stay on and develop own land)
3. A new caravan sites act, ensuring local councils provide sites/stop over points for travellers
4. Action to save land from intensive agriculture
5. Subsidies and planning presumption in favour of sustainable agriculture
6. Land for life: Common spaces protected and given back to the people. Stop the enclosure and destruction of common spaces/ public land
7. Presumed right of access to all uncultivated land.
8. Local land made available to local people
9. Complete reform of the planning process.

INTERESTS: Land reform for Britain - through public and political debate, land occupation and other direct actions

RESOURCES: Telephone, fax, some funding available for local land reform groups around the country.

LEAF (LEICESTER ENVIRONMENTAL ACTION)

CONTACT: Nick Jukes/ Simon Gray

TEL: 0116 2553223/0116 2730996
FAX: 0116 255 3223

ADDRESS: c/o 70 High Street
Leicester
LE1 5YP

E-MAIL: email: law7@le.ac.uk.

AIMS:

A conscious (r)evolution. Have fun and live free. Be able to wake up smiling. Free-vegan flapjack available to all. Cultivation of respect for all. Subversion through action.

A direct action group involved in local and national campaigns against environmental destruction and human rights abuses, using creative, colourful and spontaneous direct action and through the creation of sustainable permacultural alternatives

RESOURCES: Transport and minibus. Positive creative energy. Access to computer, email, printing, photocopying info on environmental issues and local other campaigning groups. LETS and Permaculture experience. Be in touch.

‘To be honest, we have very little intelligence.’
- policeman at Operation Dragon.

LEEDS ANARCHIST GROUP

CONTACT: LAG

FAX: 0113 274 4759

ADDRESS: c/o 145/149 Cardigan Road
Leeds
LS6 1LJ

AIMS:

1. To spread the ideals and practise of anarchism, and to counteract media/popular stereotypes.
2. To support on-going struggles (eg anti-CJA, anti-fascist, McLibel) both collectively and as individuals.
3. To network with other anarchist groups - locally, nationally and internationally.
4. Not to be dogmatic, boring politicos.

We are a non-hierarchical, non-membership group working collectively, individually and with other groups to spread agit-prop in Leeds... and beyond.

RESOURCES: Bugger all - what the like-minded will lend us.

LEEDS EF!

CONTACT: Alex Begg/Cath Muller/Pete Morrison/Duncan Millard

TEL: 0113 262 9365

ADDRESS: 16 Sholebroke Avenue
Chapeltown
Leeds
LS7 3HB

E-MAIL: cornerstone@gn.apc.org

AIMS:

1. Save the planet starting with W. Yorks
2. Become famous eco-heroes.

Same as the rest of EF! non-violent direct action to save the planet - strong belief in living eco- friendly lifestyles. Non-hierarchical, basically anarchistic - whoever's most together is in charge.

INTERESTS: everything

RESOURCES: Computer, copier, duplicator, 2 phones, office use, meeting space - constant availability.

LEEDS FREEDOM NETWORK

CONTACT: Cath

TEL: 0113 262 9365
FAX: 0113 274 4759

ADDRESS: c/o The Cardigan Centre
145-149 Cardigan Road
Burley
Leeds
LS6 1LJ

E-MAIL: pab4ea2w@west-01.novell.leeds.ac.uk

AIMS:

Get the CJA repealed/replaced.
Actions:
Fight the CJA creatively.
Awareness raising in the local community.

Had an ‘alternativity’ (the freedom players) in town before xmas. Organised 3-day fair’s fayre festival in local park. Planning another outing by the thesps this summer based around Robin Hood theme.

INTERESTS: CJA & related issues - especially involved with Black Direct Action - Black campaign v police harassment & brutality.

RESOURCES: Computers, free copying, printing, mailing, materials, fax. phones etc - student union running anti-CJA campaign. Occasional free transport at SU discretion.

LEGALISE CANNABIS CAMPAIGN

CONTACT: Russell Cronin

TEL: 0171 739 9155

ADDRESS: BM Box 2455
London
WC1N 3XX

E-MAIL: lcc@spade.demon.co.uk

AIMS:

To free the weed!

The prohibition of cannabis is a violation of our fundamental rights as human beings: it is immoral in principle and unworkable in practice so let’s make it legal!

INTERESTS: Cannabis

RESOURCES: Few but growing.

LEGAL DEFENCE AND MONITORING GROUP

TEL: 0181 802 9804

ADDRESS: c/o BM Haven
London
WC1N 3XX

AIMS:

a) Monitor and record police actions on demonstrations and at events where political opposition to the state takes place.
b) Provide legal back up and support for such events.
c) Provide follow up support for any person arrested, charged or held against their will.
d) Monitor and record court proceedings where cases are brought before the court.
e) Help any person arrested, attacked or harassed, take suitable action against the police.
f) Publish and distribute relevant information.

A group of people from various campaigns and causes in London have come together to establish a London Legal Defence and Monitoring Group to stand up against the police and state repression. We think that the lessons of the Trafalgar Square Defence Campaign during the poll tax and other demos should be adopted, ie that we prepare and organise ourselves for demonstrations and other events.

Regular open meetings & training for volunteers.

LEICESTER COALITION AGAINST THE CJA

CONTACT: Simon

TEL: 0533 739703

ADDRESS: PO Box 166
Leicester

E-MAIL: spn2@le.uk

AIMS:

End the Criminal Justice Act.

True coalition involving left wing groups, anarchists, environmental groups, hunt sabs, animal rights, charter 88 etc.

LESBIAN AVENGERS

TEL: 0181 852 3956

ADDRESS: PO Box 501
London
SE21 7DS

The Lesbian Avengers are a non-violent direct action group, committed to raising lesbian visibility, and fighting for our survival and our rights. We meet every Tuesday at Wesley House, 4 Wild Court, off Kingsway, Holborn, London WC2 7.30pm. Signer available, fully accessible.

INTERESTS: Lesbian and gay issues, racism, anti CJA, anti queer bashing, partnership, immigration rights, education, disability and many more.

RESOURCES: 24 Hours a day. 7 days a week of direct action against homophobes of any kind and anti fascist/racist activities.

LIBERTY

TEL: 0171 403 3888
FAX: 0171 407 5354

ADDRESS: 21 Tabard St
London
SE1 4LA

E-MAIL: liberty@gn.apc.org

AIMS:

Liberty believes in a society built upon the democratic participation of all its members and based upon the principles of justice, openness, the right to dissent and respect for diversity. Accordingly, we aim to secure the equal rights and liberties of every one, individuals and groups, insofar as they do not infringe the rights and liberties of others, and oppose any abuse or excessive use of power by the state against its people. We also recognise that the erosion of civil liberties often begins with attacks on the rights of those who are marginalised within society - such attacks undermine the rights of us all.

As a pressure group we work to protect and extend human rights and civil liberties by campaigning at local and national level. There are local and student Liberty groups in many parts of the country. Our legal team pursues test cases through the British and European courts. We co-ordinate a network of volunteer solicitors. We provide free written information about rights issues. We lobby parliament, providing facts, figures and briefings for MPs, giving evidence to government enquiries and select committees and draft amendments to proposals and parliamentary bills. We act as a watchdog, analysing and commenting on the implications of proposed changes to legislation, and alerting the public and the media to any dangers and threats. We research and publish reports on a wide range of human rights issues and have an extensive civil liberties library used by journalists, researchers and members of the public.

Liberty is currently running a public order monitoring project to monitor the use of the Criminal Justice and Public Order Act (1994). If you are arrested, stopped, evicted, turned back, have your home or equipment seized, or are in any other way effected by the Act, please write and tell us. If you would like more information on the project please let us know.

We do not receive, nor would we accept, any funding from central government. Our main source of income is members subscriptions, we also receive money in the form of grants for projects, donations and income from sale of publications.

For civil liberties in Scotland, contact the Scottish Council for Civil Liberties, 146 Holland Street, Glasgow, G2 4NG. For Northern Ireland, contact CAJ, 45/47 Donegal Street, Belfast BT1 2FG.

“We can immobilize, tranquilize, shock, stupefy, nauseate, temporarily blind, deafen or just plain scare the wits out of anyone the police have a proper need to restrain”

US SENATOR

“As a 45-year old taxpayer, I object to this persecution. I am glad my son enjoys the camaraderie and happiness that is the predominant experience at a rave. I am proud that he is intelligently experienced in the use of drugs, although I am horrified that this makes him a criminal. By taking away the freedom of one group, the freedom of us all is lost. I need my right to silence, my son needs his right to dance in groups of more than 10 people.

All of us need the right to opt out of conventional lifestyles.”

FATHER

LIBERTY (IPSWICH)

CONTACT: Cath Rowe

TEL: 01473 461333

ADDRESS: 11 Burns Road
Ipswich
Suffolk
IP1 6ES

AIMS:

1. Defend diversity, defend dissent.
2. Freedom of expression
3. Right to a fair trial.
4. Freedom from discrimination.
5. Freedom from arbitrary arrest, etc. etc. etc.
6. Monitoring police action.

Ipswich Liberty group are here to stand for your rights and give info on your rights.

RESOURCES: Legal observers, information, monitoring police action, lobbying MP’s. campaigning. Available now & for ever.

LINCOLN FREEDOM NETWORK

CONTACT: Paul North

TEL: 01522 531248

ADDRESS: 126 Neward Road.
Lincoln
LN5 8QD

AIMS:

1. Campaign against the C.J.A.
2. Set-up Rainbow Centre
3. Spread the word on D.I.Y.

Monthly newsletter

RESOURCES: Office open Tuesday and Thursday 6-9 pm at address above

LLOYDS AND MIDLAND BOYCOTT

CONTACT: LAMB

TEL: 0161 274 4665

ADDRESS: LAMB
c/o Grassroots MUSU
Oxford Road
Manchester
M13 9PR

E-MAIL: e-mail mfejjp@mh1.mcc.ac.uk LAMB mailer sp13cim@lucs01.leeds.ac.uk

AIMS:

1. Ethical finance - commercial bank boycott and direct action aimed at Lloyds and Midland.
2. Cancellation of third world debt.
3. Encourage banks to be pro-active in ethical policies.

Close links with Manchester EF! and bridge to mainstream organisation eg WDW, Christian Aid, FoE, CAAT. Have formed SU policy in 35 universities.

RESOURCES: Info, campaign materials, NVDA guide, sample motion on debt.

LONDON ANARCHIST BLACK CROSS

FAX: 0171 326 0353

ADDRESS: c/o 121 Centre
121 Railton Road
Brixton
London
SE24 0LR

AIMS:

Supporting prisoners: we support working class prisoners, encourage other people to write to/support them, and fight for a world without prisons/capitalism.

We publish a quarterly bulletin, ‘taking liberties’. We write to prisoners here/abroad, and publish names/addresses for other people to write/take up. We mostly support people imprisoned for involvement in class struggles (strikers, poll tax, CJA prisoners etc), people framed by the police, prisoners resisting the prison system

London ABC is part of a network of ABC groups. The others have the same aims (more or less), we meet as a network, but organise largely autonomously, though all groups distribute ‘Taking Liberties’ and ABC leaflets. London ABC/‘Taking Liberties’ at the London address is broadly speaking useable as a ‘national’ contact.

INTERESTS: prisons, crimes, ‘justice’, police, capitalism.

RESOURCES: Extensive contacts, access to printing, fax, access to space for meetings, benefits, cafes, knowledge of contacts in prison system, experience of organising solidarity with prisoners.

LONDON FIN

ADDRESS: c/o 99 Torriano Ave
London
NW5 2RX

- The free information network (FIN) emerged from the free festival community during the mid- 80’s to publicise festivals demonstrations alternative events, and to promote contact between like-minded groups and individuals.

- London FIN is part of a decentralised network of FIN cells that produce free newsletters as different from each other as the people who produce them.

- FIN is participatory; anyone can set up a FIN cell.

LOUGHBOROUGH CAMPAIGN AGAINST THE CJA

CONTACT: Phil

TEL: 01509 266560

ADDRESS: 117 Bottleacre Lane
Loughborough.
LE11 1JF

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MANCHESTER EF!

CONTACT: Lester Stype

TEL: 0161 274 4665

ADDRESS: Dept 29
1 Newton Street.
Piccadilly
Manchester.
M1 1HW.

E-MAIL: grassroots@gn.apc.org

AIMS:

Non-violent direct action for the planet. Er... That’s it.

Part of the grassroots direct action network founded 1992, at the forefront of local issues in Manchester. Currently (Jan 95) working on roads, cycles, incinerators, ICI, genetics, construction companies. Currently distribute, Earth First! action update.

INTERESTS: Roads, Mahogony, CJA.

RESOURCES: Energy available always, computer time and company information often available (call first).

MANCHESTER FREEDOM NETWORK

CONTACT: Mark Hodgekinson

TEL: 0161 232 1598

ADDRESS: 9 Otterburn Close
Hulme
Manchester
M15 5HB

AIMS:

1. Oppose Criminal Justice Act
2. Campaign for ‘Bill of Rights’
3. Support local campaigns allied to ours
4. Effective network in N.W.

RESOURCES: Office and meeting room, limited funds, word processor in office, extensive range of leaflets and some relevant books, contacts list of local, regional groups and lawyers.

MANCHESTER INSTITUTE FOR POPULAR CULTURE

CONTACT: Andy Lovatt / Justin O’Connor

TEL: 0161 247 3443
FAX: 0161 247 6390

ADDRESS: Manchester Metropolitan University
All Saints
Manchester
M15 6BX

E-MAIL: mipc@mmu.ac.uk

AIMS:

Ongoing research into lived in popular cultures. Especially the city, new politics, regulation, pop, urban regeneration, gender, football, media, new technologies, licensing, the 24hr city, fashion / cultural industries.

MIPC is a post-graduate research centre which uses an interdisciplinary approach to engage popular cultural forms.

RESOURCES: Archive available to public includes several thousand football fanzines, most issues of the FACE, NME, Melody maker, Sounds, Rave cuttings e.t.c. Plus working paper series, starting Sept 95.

Americans sent to hospital by accidents involving supermarket trolleys each year - 33,000

MCLIBEL SUPPORT CAMPAIGN

CONTACT: Dan Mills

TEL: 0171 713 1269

ADDRESS: 5 Caledonian Road
London
N1 9DX

E-MAIL: worldpeace@gn.apc.org

AIMS:

1. Support two campaigners being sued by McDonald’s for libel.
2. Campaign against McDonald's.

The MSC was set up to generate solidarity and financial backing for two unwaged campaigners being sued by McDonald’s for libel, and to continue campaigning against McDonald’s.

INTERESTS: McDonald’s and all the issues associated with the company’s operations (nutrition, advertising, animal welfare, food safety, packaging, employment conditions and trade unions, destruction of rain forests/environment).

MOBILE FREE INFORMATION NETWORK

CONTACT: Laura

TEL: 0585 620714

ADDRESS: Rainbow Centre
The Old Church
23 Highgate Rd
Kentish Town
London
NW5

AIMS:

1. To collect and distribute information
2. To inform and empower. Travels between campaigning camps and large events, networking and generally helping
3. Provide resources to set up camps.

RESOURCES: Living vehicle, mobile phone, herbalism/first aid cabinet, general tat to set up camp, tarpaulin e.t.c. Database of information. Ring and ask for availability.

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NATIONAL LEGAL AND DRUGS ADVICE SERVICE

TEL: 0171 729 5255

ADDRESS: 388 Old St
London
EC1V 9LT

AIMS:

1. To provide help and advice for drug users, family and friends
2. Campaign on civil liberties for e.g. ravers

INTERESTS: As above

RESOURCES: 40 volunteers, small staff, 24 hr helpline.

NATURAL TRUST (THE)

CONTACT: Chris Natural

ADDRESS: 6 Tilbury Place
Brighton
East Sussex
BN2 2GY

E-MAIL: Electricity is the spawn of Beelzebub.

AIMS:

To promote and encourage THE NATURAL WAY through words, pictures and sounds.

EAT MORE VEGETABLES.

INTERESTS: Life, the Universe and everything.

NEW LAMMAS LANDS DEFENCE COMMITTEE

CONTACT: John Wills & Yvonne Woodcock

TEL: 0181 986 5571

ADDRESS: 135 Clifden Road
Clapton
London
E5 0LW

AIMS:

To preserve the ‘green lung’ of Leyton and Walthamstow marshes and maintain people’s rights to full and free open access over the whole of these former Lammas Lands (common pasture/meadowland).

The Lammas meadows of Leyton and Walthamstow were given to the people of the two parishes earlier this century in exchange for their rights of common grazing. Since then, they have come under the administration of a quango called the ‘Lea Valley Regional Park Authority’ whose first act was to attempt to dig the marshes up for gravel extraction! The NLLDC was formed to oppose the continuing encroachment of ‘leisure facilities’ (such as livery stabling, car-parks, cinemas) onto our open land. We use many campaigning techniques, including lobbying councillors, letter-writing and occasionally direct action. We also organise picnics, walks and occasional festivals on the marshes to encourage people to use and enjoy them and to join us in campaigning for their preservation. We are allied with No New Lea Valley Roads Campaign.

INTERESTS: Access rights to open spaces. Protection of environmentally-sensitive areas.

NEW STATESMAN & SOCIETY

TEL: 0171 739 3211
FAX: 0171 739 9307

ADDRESS: Foundation House
Perserverance Works
38 Kingsland Road
London
E2 8DQ

E-MAIL: new-statesman@geo2.poptel.org.uk

Weekly magazine covering politics, current affairs, arts & culture from a left perspective.

THANK GOD YOU'RE STILL SHOPPING!

NO M11 LINK ROAD CAMPAIGN

TEL: 0181 527 4896
FAX: Phone first

ADDRESS: Box 956
Leytonstone Delivery Office
6 Joseph Ray Road
London
E11 1AA

E-MAIL: nom11link@gn.apc

AIMS:

To stop the extension of the M11 into East London, by non-violent direct action and all kinds of campaigning.

The building of the road will encourage yet more traffic, 1000 people will lose their homes, there will be a barrier like the Berlin Wall through our community and resources will be wasted that could be better used on providing public transport. Our campaign started by opposing the road at the 1989 public inquiry and direct action got going in 1993. The Chestnut tree on George Green and the Wanstonia and Claremont Road eviction were highlights of the campaign, which is still active.

‘If I was Queen, you’d all be knighted.’

DOLLY, 93-year-old Claremont Road resident to protesters on the tower.

NO M65 CAMPAIGN

CONTACT: Chris Maile

TEL: 0161 8641 7895 / mobile 0589 985996
FAX: Same No - please call first.

ADDRESS: 144 Manley Road
Whalley Range
Manchester
M16 8WD

AIMS:

To oppose the building of the M65 extension.
In general, to campaign for the end to the policy of ever more roads by NVDA.

INTERESTS: Road construction, the planning of, through to the final construction – security violence – CJA & other civil rights legislation.

RESOURCES: Few resources except experience in the construction of tree houses, and other defences as well as general campaign work, including how to use the law in a campaign both in the Civil and Criminal courts.

NO NEW LEA VALLEY ROADS CAMPAIGN

CONTACT: Adrian Stannard

TEL: 0181 521 4400

ADDRESS: 19 Avon Road
Walthamstow
London
E17 3RB

AIMS:

1. To stop a major road being built up the Lea Valley to serve as an “Eastern By-Pass” for the M25 orbital motorway. To oppose Waltham Forest Council’s proposals for a “Relief Road” from Stratford to Walthamstow to bypass Leyton.

In the late 1960’s two options were offered by the department of Transport for the M11 motorway extension; one through the Roding Valley and Leytonstone to Hackney Wick, and the other through the Lea Valley. The present M11 Link Road route was chosen because it was cheaper, but the alternative - connecting Blackwall Tunnel and Stratford to the M25 - was kept open as an option for the future. A motorway by stealth is now being imposed on the valley. Most of the Lea Valley route is already in place (the A1055 North-South Route).

Despite the scheme’s rejection following a recent lengthy Public Inquiry, Waltham Forest Borough Council continue to promote the construction of the “Leyton Relief Road”. This would complete the route except for a 1.5 mile gap on Walthamstow Marshes, which are a designated Nature Reserve, containing a Bird Sanctuary and two SSSI’s. The NNLVRC is an umbrella for a number of local interest groups - including the Southern Lea Valley Federation, Residents against Traffic, Lammas Lands Defence Committee, Friends of the Earth and the No M11 Link Road Campaign - all of which are opposed to motorway construction in the Lea Valley.

INTERESTS: Against road-building

NORFOLK COALITION AGAINST THE CJA

TEL: 01603 631007

FAX: 01603 666879

ADDRESS: The Greenhouse
42-48 Bethel Street
Norwich
Norfolk

E-MAIL: greenet-‘reforest’

AIMS:

1. To oppose the CJA
2. To support those victimised by it.

NORTH DEVON AGAINST THE CJA

TEL: 01271 882579

ADDRESS: c/o The Wild Pear Centre
Combe Martin
North Devon
EX34

AIMS:

1. Public Order Monitoring Project
2. Help for active groups in area
3. Linking and networking South-West groups.
4. Mailing to groups and individuals.
5. Free info, newsletter.
6. Benefit gigs.

NORTH DOWNS HUNT SABOTEURS

CONTACT: Liam

TEL: 01483 203245
FAX: 01488 203212

ADDRESS: PO Box 217
Woodbridge Meadows
Guildford
Surrey
GU2 6FF

AIMS:

To save lives using non-violent tactics.

Surrey police not using CJA powers at present therefore local sabbing unaffected but North Downs sabs dedicated to making the CJA unworkable by joining other area sab’ groups in problem counties.

RESOURCES: Land rover... when working.

NORTH EAST FREEDOM NETWORK

CONTACT: Phil Capon

TEL: 01207 562150

ADDRESS: c/o 1 Drury Lane
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE1 1EA

AIMS:

1. Network groups opposed to CJA in North East.
2. Support groups up against it.
3. Publicise opposition.
4. Educate!
5. Agitate!
6. Organise!

Coalition of local groups, greens, anti-fascists, animal rights, sabs etc, affiliates include TU branches and trade councils. No membership fee, just join us, meet 2nd Tuesday of every month at the above address, 7.30 pm.

RESOURCES: Fax. computer, copying. By arrangement

NOTTFIN

CONTACT: Doctor Egg

TEL: 0115 958666

ADDRESS: Box FIN
180 Mansfield Rd
Nottingham
NG1 3HW

AIMS:

1. Dissemination of information.
2. Subversion.
3. Propaganda.
4. Networking.
5. Co-operation.
6. Anarchism.

Bi-monthly (-ish) free information network.

INTERESTS: info/dates/contacts.

NUKEWATCH UK

CONTACT: Juliet McBride

TEL: 01703 221116
FAX: 01703 221116

ADDRESS: 54 Northlands Road
Southampton

E-MAIL: pcm@phys.soton.ac.uk

AIMS:

To track/ monitor/ stop carefully/ protest/ make visible to the public/ press/ media nuclear warhead convoys.

INTERESTS: Nuclear Warhead transportation, bases and radioactive materials.

RESOURCES: Mobile phones. Fax. Vehicles.

O
OLDHAM EF!

TEL: 01706 841074

ADDRESS: 72 Oxford House,
Oxford Rd,
Werneth,
Oldham.
Gtr. Manchester.

AIMS:

1. Learning.
2. Educating.
3. Networking.
4. Co-operation.
5. Empowering individuals and community in democracy.
6. NVDA in defence of the earth and communities.

INTERESTS: Truth, Environment, Community, Exchange of information.

ON THE FIDDLE (LEVELLERS FAN CLUB & INFO LINE)

CONTACT: Jo/Leo.

TEL: 01273 608887

ADDRESS: PO Box 2600
Brighton
East Sussex
BN2 2DX

E-MAIL: tbc.

AIMS:

Dissemination of information to the Levellers fan base (50,000+ growing), through the means of a 24 hour information line and a variety of alternative publications.

The Levellers try to make available information which for various reasons does not get covered in the mainstream press/channels. Not to preach, but to make them aware and let people decide for themselves.

INTERESTS: Anti-CJA/anti-fascist/Green issues etc.

RESOURCES: 24 hour information telephone - twice yearly magazine - regularly updated information letter and mail-outs - music industry contacts.

ONE WORLD RAINBOW CENTRE

CONTACT: Phoenix/Anna.

TEL: 0171 267 0828

ADDRESS: The Olde Church
23 Highgate Road
Kentish Town
London
NW5

AIMS:

1. To promote personal and planetary healing.
2. To recycle empty properties into homes and positive community projects.
3. To promote non violent direct action in defence of the earth rights and human rights.
4. To bring people together to share skills, ideas and solutions to environmental problems.

The One World Rainbow Centre is an environmental community centre providing space for a wide range of positive and creative projects. The Rainbow Centre’s project was set up in the aftermath of the Rio Earth Summit 1992 as a DIY ‘grass roots’ by-the-people-for-the-people initiative. The Rainbow Collective/Tribe, formed mainly by squatter-homeless people and joined by supporters from all levels of society came together with a belief in non-violent local direct action for the environment, to create a space where people from all races, cultures and walks of life can come together to affect positive change.

RESOURCES: Kitchen community space, creative space, main hall, exhibition event space, office networking centre/computers/information. Library/workshop space. Meditation space.

OTHER SIDE (THE)

CONTACT: Edd

TEL: 01782 744416

ADDRESS: Student Union
Staffs University
College Road
Stoke-on-Trent

AIMS:

1. Promote anti-CJA events through free nights of music, hardcore and acid trance techno.
2. Provide leaflets & info about the CJA.

RESOURCES: DJ’s, Back-drops & visuals and promotional material always available - Sound systems available sometimes.

OXFORD EF!

TEL: 01865 721898

ADDRESS: Box E
111 Magdalen Rd,
Oxford,
OX4 1RQ

E-MAIL: eartharc@gn.apc.org

AIMS:

NVDA in defence of the earth.

OXFORD FREEDOM NETWORK

CONTACT: ‘Bill’

TEL: 01865 723750
FAX: 01865 724317

ADDRESS: c/o Oxford Solidarity Action
Box A
111 Magdalen Road
Oxford
OX4 1RQ

AIMS:

Direct action.
Anti-CJA.

Network local groups and individuals opposed to/defying CJA.

INTERESTS: The lot.

RESOURCES: Free local weekly newsheet. Access to fax & publication resources

P
PERMACULTURE ASSOCIATION (BRITAIN)

TEL: 0892 825 049

ADDRESS: PO Box 1
Buckfastleigh
Devon
TQ11 0LH

AIMS:

The association aims to promote practical projects on the ground through education and research.

Permaculture (permanent agriculture) is the design and maintenance of agriculturally productive ecosystems which have the diversity, stability & resilience of natural ecosystems. It is the harmonious integration of landscape and people providing their food, energy, shelter and other material and non-material needs in a sustainable way.

The whole universe is your home if you can get BIG enough to live in it

PHREAK

CONTACT: Iain Boyd/Chris Smith

TEL: 0171 434 3315
FAX: 0171 434 3324

ADDRESS: PO Box 9024
London
W1A 9PA

E-MAIL: phreak@iintermedia.co.uk dial-up modem no. 0171 434 8000

AIMS:

1. To operate a reliable and friendly place in cyberspace - a BBS which people can use for communication, information and entertainment.
2. To provide a platform for those individuals and groups who are under-represented by the traditional media, especially those who are interested or involved in the underground music scene, environmental groups, and businesses who are taking the initiative and seeking long term solutions for today’s problems.
3. To offer this platform free of charge to non-profit organisations with the same goals as pHreak.
4. To offer free public access by dial up modem.

pHreak is the first public service accessed by personal computer designed to be an entertainment and information resource for people with an interest in underground culture. pHreak carries articles and opinions on a wide range of subjects such as the environment, midi for musicians, cyberart, and the criminal justice act. Usenet conferences from around the world can be read and contributed to. Specific underground conferences, unique to pHreak, allow you to share the thoughts of pHreak users and to say your piece in return. pHreak provides full internet e-mail and international Usenet conferences without any of the complicated tricks or software needed to access the raw internet.

Full internet connections are also available through pHreak from June ’95.

Wherever I lay my @ that’s my home - NETSURFER>

PLYMOUTH COALITION AGAINST THE CJA

CONTACT: Tony Staunton

TEL: 017552 567354

ADDRESS: c/o 72 Mutley Plain
Plymouth
Devon

AIMS:

1. To get rid of the CJA.
2. Support of those arrested.
3. Circulation of info/networking.
4. Aid peaceful protest, squatting & pickets.

Meet Tuesdays 7.30 pm Beaumont Hall, St Judes.

INTERESTS: Peaceful protest, squatting, travellers, parties, pickets.

RESOURCES: Coming soon, group ‘community squat’.

POD

CONTACT: Miss Pod

ADDRESS: PO Box 23
London
SE4 1SW

E-MAIL: Pod@intermedia.co.uk

AIMS:

To inspire/empower & spread positive information on DIY culture to counter right-wing press and get people active.

Spreading the word of DIY culture: focusing on the growing Direct Action movement for a greener, fairer future & highlighting alternative solutions. Always on the look-out for contributions, words & images.

INTERESTS: DIY culture, CJA, from seed to movement, innovative/alternative projects & anything with a ‘get off your arse’ attitude.

RESOURCES: Limited!! Information via Freedom Network. Have PC & modem. Physical energy.

POINT NEWSPAPER (THE)

TEL: 0161 236 0616

ADDRESS:
PO Box 14
Manchester
M60 3FS

E-MAIL: news@point.nethead.co.uk

AIMS:

Destruction of supremist, Atlantacist ruling class (ie Newsgroup).
Challenging racism in all its forms, taking on and defeating the State!

National Newspaper.
Encouraging freedom of choice, trade and individual property rights, as an ethical route to effective population control. Promoting positive, productive, individual motivation & researching and neutralizing family and race-elite where and when they gather.

RESOURCES: Free publicity, secure communication systems, (fascist minded need not apply for this service). We publish ALL info on the state we gather.

PORTSMOUTH COALITION AGAINST THE CJA

CONTACT: Martin or Jo

TEL: 01705 293673
FAX: 01705 780444

ADDRESS: Box D
73 Fawcett Road
Southsea
Hampshire
PO4 0DB

AIMS:

1. Organise & co-ordinate defiance of CJA.
2. Support information network for like minded groups.

Well organised group with many experienced activists. Have organised a succession of events including Beach Party, March & Rally, Smokey Bears Picnic. Also arranged transport to national events & demos.

INTERESTS: DIY & alternative culture, direct action, a just & sustainable future.

RESOURCES: Experienced video camera people, computers. Mobile phones. Hunt Sab landrover. CB radios. Good media contacts. Experienced activists. Very little cash!

POSITIVE SOUNDS

CONTACT: Toby/Darren

TEL: 01273 381211/683704

ADDRESS: PO Box 2667
Brighton
East Sussex
BN2 3DF

AIMS:

To fuck off the CJA

Positive SoundSystems 8K
Syndicate of DJs & party people

INTERESTS: London, South Coast, West Coast

RESOURCES: Djs Available: Niel Janabi, DJ Mee, Simon Atkinson, T. Total, DJ Dizzy

Why read when you can just sit and stare at things?

POTTERIES DEFIANCE ALLIANCE

CONTACT: Kate Phillpots

TEL: 01782 47119

ADDRESS: 21 Nicholls Street
Stoke-on-Trent
Staffs
ST4 4EJ

E-MAIL: soa08@potter.cc.Keele.ac.uk

AIMS:

1. Oppose CJA.
2. Oppose injustice.
3. Non-violent direct action co-ordination.
4. Oppose fascism, racism, homophobia, sexism.
5. Oppose animal cruelty.

Stoke’s only organisation to co-ordinate anti-CJA action. Also willing to help in any struggle against injustice, including anti-fascist, anti-racist, hunt-sabbing, animal liberation etc.

RESOURCES: Very little, certainly no cash.

PRIMITIVIST NETWORK

CONTACT: John Moore

ADDRESS: PO Box 252
Ampthill
Bedfordshire
MK45 2QZ

AIMS:

The Primitivist Network aims to promote networking among people who broadly define themselves as anarcho-primitivists. The Network is not an organisation and has no fixed ideological line. It is designed to act merely as a means of fostering contact between like- minded people with the aim of generating projects that are broadly anarcho-primitivist in nature.

Individuals interested in participating in the network should write to the address below including two postage stamps (or an IRC) which will ensure receipt of the next network list. Please state clearly which personal details you wish to have included in your entry.

INTERESTS: Anarcho-Primitivist analysis and action - specific projects to be determined and developed by autonomous individuals and affinity groups within the Network.

RESOURCES: 1. Network address can act as distribution point for information. 2. Network participants have resources that could be used to further actions and projects.

PRISONER MAGAZINE

CONTACT: Johnny and Lisa

TEL: 0171 281 1060

ADDRESS: PO Box 6366
London
E5 0XB

E-MAIL: From May 1 (Not yet known)

AIMS:

To distribute intelligent and relevant news, views, information, free art, music and literature. To provide a forum for information no one else thinks important.

We want to distribute information

INTERESTS: Music, art, theatre, festies, general culture of the underground.

PURE FACT PRODUCTIONS

CONTACT: Paul Croucher

TEL: 0181 905 5063

ADDRESS: 39A Golders Way
Golders Green
London
NW11 8JX

AIMS:

1. To provide the "facts" via video productions!
2. Help creative people get their message across via video production!
3. One day make some money via video productions!!!

Offline video production and facilities to help others with their video projects. Will video any event using cameras from high end Hi-8 video to digital betacam, promos, sex & more sex. Whatever it is I’ll shoot it. What ever you want to edit we can help.

INTERESTS: Video production & live visual mixing & more sex!

RESOURCES: S VHS Edit Suite, MX50 Video Mixer, Pro Hi-8 Camera, Operators & Advice. Phone & Ask for availability.

An organic gardener like Lady Eve uses all waste such as weeds, autumn leaves and kitchen refuse in a compost, and recycles and transforms waste into food for the soil. A seeker of spiritual wisdom can transform waste material such as anger, greed, lust, fear and pride into energy for the soul.

Satish Kumar

R
RADICAL ROUTES

TEL: 0121 551 1679

ADDRESS: 25a Stanley Road
Whalley Range
Manchester
M16 8HS

or

Ethical Investment Office
FREEPOST BM2976
Birmingham
B18 5BR

E-MAIL: not yet.

AIMS:

‘We want to see a world based on equality & co-operation, where people give according to their ability and receive according to their need, where work is fulfilling and useful and creativity is encouraged, where decision making is open to everyone with no hierarchies, where the environment is valued and respected in its own right rather than exploited.’

A national secondary Co-operative and network of housing and worker co-ops, actively engaged in projects for social change.

1. The setting up of housing co-ops to house people and projects with the above aims.
2. The setting up of worker co-ops which operate with the above aims.
3. The promotion and organisation of participatory education through skills and knowledge sharing events, taking control events, informative material and workshops.
4. The raising of finance to take control over resources (property, technology, land etc.) through close co-operation and interlocking of the co-ops. (RR operates a loanstock scheme, where individuals can invest in RR which, in turn lends to its member co-ops).
5. The support of like-projects.

RESOURCES: All kinds of support & advice on co-ops (including reasonably priced registration).
Individual member co-ops are actively engaged in all kinds of ‘social change’ activities, are committed to skills & knowledge sharing, and helping other to set up co-operative organisations. Several member co-ops operate resource organisations. Several member co-ops operate resource centres, used by local groups including Anti-CJA campaigns.
Quarterly national gatherings, and ‘Taking Control’ educational events. Booklets on co-ops.

RAINBOW CENTRE

CONTACT: Patrick Smith

TEL: 0115 958 5666

ADDRESS: 180-182 Mansfield Road
Nottingham
NG1 3HW

AIMS:

To provide resources for groups and individuals campaigning for human & animal rights, environmental issues, peace and cooperation worldwide.

RESOURCES: Photocopier, several computers, animal contacts list database, reference library, 10am-5pm Monday to Saturday.

REACTION

CONTACT: Micky Howard

ADDRESS: c/o The Green Room
Community Arts & Recycling Centre
20 North Street
Lewes
East Sussex

AIMS:

Defy the Criminal Justice Act and challenge anything else that infringes on our and other lifestyles and to raise local awareness of these issues.

We meet weekly to plan and initiate actions, eg Squat community centre, mass trespass, cycle action, a weekly information stall.

INTERESTS: The CJA and anything else big and nasty.

RESOURCES: Troop of sexy activists armed with enthusiasm, willing to jump the train to anywhere.

RECLAIM THE STREETS

TEL: 0171 254 2290

ADDRESS: 2 Cross Way
London
N16 8HX

AIMS:

To encourage communities to take direct action in reclaiming their streets from the domination of the car and the vested interests they serve.
To promote and effect the use of the streets to that of the needs of cyclists and pedestrians.

R.T.S. is a pro-active group, instead of reacting to the government agenda we aim to force them to react to ours. By moving the debate away from anti-roads into anti-car we hope to generate public awareness of the wider questions behind the road issue. At present urban planning is biased towards the accommodation of the car rather than that of the people who live in an area. Our aims are to show positive alternatives to present street use and turn them into places where communities have the right to self determination so that we can be responsible for our own resources and environment. Examples of actions would include street parties, painting cycle lanes, visiting car shows and editing car posters.

INTERESTS: To be part of the anti-CJA network offering solidarity and support for groups working against it. To act as a London contact point for the Earth First! movement.

RESOURCES: Offer help and advice in setting up regional RTS groups. Can act as a networking point for EF and anti-CJA actions.

RED PEPPER

CONTACT: Denise Searle / Stuart Hall

TEL: 0171 247 1702

ADDRESS: 3 Gunthorpe Street
London
E1 7RP

E-MAIL: redpepper@gn.apc.org

AIMS:

to promote democracy, civil liberties and social justice by reporting on grassroots left and green activities and campaigns; and to provide a forum to debate economic, social, political and cultural alternatives.

Red Pepper is an independent politics and culture magazine, providing the news and information that reds and greens need to develop radical alternatives to the free market and the New World Order.

INTERESTS: Radical politics and culture

RESOURCES: monthly 48 page magazine with 17,000 circulation.

ROAD ALERT!

CONTACT: Becca, Tim, Phil, Richard

TEL: 01635 521770
FAX: 01635 521660

ADDRESS: PO Box 5544
Newbury
Berkshire
RG14 5FB

E-MAIL: roadalert@gn.apc.org

AIMS:

1. Campaign to stop roadbuilding
2. Promote peaceful direct action
3. Sharing of resources, information, training e.t.c.
4. Oppose the CJA

Road alert! is a national information service for peaceful direct action against road building. We aim to spread information and awareness about roads and protests against them.

INTERESTS: Stopping roads. Working towards the downfall of industrial capitalism. Empowering individuals and communities and opening their eyes & minds. Climbing trees!

ROIKA

CONTACT: Voidy

TEL: 01222 384856

ADDRESS: 6/65 Heal Tudur
Caerdydd
Cymru
CF1 8RD

AIMS:

Hyrwyddo gwybodaeth ac ymarfer hud hdyw (I ddynion hoyw) = To promote knowledge & practice of gay magic (for gay men)

Ex nihil spes optima (Out of the void, the greatest hope.)

RESOURCES: Book - Visionary Love (Mitch Walker) & 12 years study of gay magic/spirit work.

RUGBY CIVIL RIGHTS DEFENCE NETWORK

CONTACT: Rupert

TEL: 01788 817786 mobile 0378 213889

ADDRE6SS: 45 Hudson road
Rugby
Warwickshire
CU22 6DE

AIMS:

Network with other anti-CJA groups. Co-ordinate and promote anti-CJA action. Plan to publish monthly newsletter to cover midlands, first copy early May, available for stamps

S
SCAR(SOUTH COAST AGAINST ROADS)

CONTACT: Brenda Pollack

TEL: 01273 777299
FAX: 01273 777099

ADDRESS: 38 Queens Road
Brighton
BN1 3XB

AIMS:

SCAR asserts that the coastal landscape of Southern Britain is one of the great natural treasures of Europe and that its preservation is of paramount importance. Its defence represents an inescapable duty on the members of SCAR.

SCAR is a network of local community and environmental groups fighting local road proposals. Currently over 40 groups belong to SCAR. The organisation does not have a formal structure as such and as a result leaves the control of SCAR firmly in the hands of the local groups. Voting is rare and consensus is sought for most decisions.

INTERESTS: Transport - Air pollution - Economics - Health - Planning.

SCHNEWS

CONTACT: SchNEWS desk

TEL: 01273 685913
FAX: 01273 685913

ADDRESS: SchNews c/o on the fiddle
PO Box 2600
Brighton

EMAIL: 0171 434 3800 pHreak BBS, Email: justice@intermedia.co.uk - WWW: http://www.mistral.co.uk/cbuzz

AIMS:

1. Free information & investigation.
2. Keep info flowing, with the accent on actions. Written by activists as a bridge to the mainstream to inspire people to get off their arse and go for it.

Free weekly anti-CJA SchNEWSletter featuring arrestometer and crap arrests of the week. No advertising. Radical grassroots distribution. Reviving the ancient idea of reading news aloud in public @ New Kensington Friday 5.45pm Brighton & Cooltan Friday 9pm London. Send us dates, news, press releases, crap arrests, (no poetry! please). Strictly @copyright... customise - photocopy - distribute.

To subscribe to the SchNews send first class stamps (donations payable to Justice?) £13pa for 52 issues

RESOURCES:

1. SchNEWSreaders. Two suits from Oxfam.
2. Access to mac; PC; scan printer; God and the spiritual internet.

SCOTTISH DEFIANCE ALLIANCE

CONTACT: Nicky McKerrell

TEL: 0141 636 5140/0141 226 5066

ADDRESS: 71 London Rd
Glasgow
G1

AIMS:

1. To defy the Criminal Justice Act
2. To support those organisations who may have the act used upon them e.g. hunt saboteurs and road protestors

The Scottish Alliance is made up of over 30 different organisations from Glasgow. It is a democratic organisation where groups agree on actions before they are taken.

INTERESTS: The CJA and any groups who are threatened by it.

RESOURCES: People, contacts, access to computer, printer and office. Available at any time with consent of the group.

SCRATCH & SNIFF

CONTACT: Bob, Bob or Bob

TEL: 01222 343066

ADDRESS: 32a Cowbridge Road East
Canton
Cardiff
Wales

AIMS:

To ‘facilitate’ free fun and frolics - big or small. Network for freaky happenings.

We assert our right to gather and party. Criminal Injustice Act? Ha! Ha! Ha!

RESOURCES: Large network of all kinds of freaks up for any enjoyment for the people.

SHEFFIN

CONTACT: Bob

TEL: 0114 2671200

ADDRESS: 201 Crookes Valley Road
Sheffield
S10 1BA

AIMS:

1. Alternative information/drop-in centre
2. Campaigning (CJA, animal rights etc.)
3. Eating more fruit/ Drinking tea.
4. Networking via FIN’s.

Sheffin is a non-profit making, voluntary organisation based in Sheffield. The drop-in centre has information on a wide range of environmental issues, animal rights, CJA, as well as local issues and tea and coffee.

RESOURCES: Shop/drop-in centre, people (sometimes), newsletter, photocopier access, stalls at events/gigs.

SMALL WORLD PRODUCTIONS

CONTACT: Paul or Corrie

TEL: 0171 272 5255
FAX: 0171 272 9243

ADDRESS: 1a Waterlow Rd
Archway
London
N19 5NJ

E-MAIL: smallworld@gn.apc.org

AIMS:

1. Produce Undercurrents
2. Use camcorders to support campaigns
3. Supply media awareness

We build a network of camcorder film people to support campaigns, whom we can train to get film onto newsclips.

INTERESTS: Media

RESOURCES: Library footage of protests, camcorder training. Phone for availability

SOLSBURY HILL ACTION GROUP

CONTACT: Tania

TEL:

ADDRESS: c/o 103 Ringswell Gardens
Bath
BA1 6BW

E-MAIL: No, we’re technophobes here.

AIMS:

To oppose road building and quarrying in the Bath area and nationwide.

We're continuing to take direct action against the destruction of Solsbury Hill and Bathampton meadows by the Highways agency. Also protesting about the rest of the Bristol-Poole Euro-motorway.

INTERESTS: Roads, transport, environment, CJA etc.

RESOURCES: Solsbury Hill display material on arrangement.

SOUTH DOWNS EARTH FIRST!

CONTACT: Ned Ludd

ADDRESS: c/o Brighton Unemployed Centre
Prior House
Tilbury Place
Brighton
BN2 2GY

AIMS:

1. To defend the environment through direct action
2. To expose those who exploit and destroy the planet
3. To support anti CJA campaigns in the Sussex area

We were one of the first EF! groups set up in the country and have been going for over 3 years. We were active in the anti-roads campaigns at Twyford Down and the M11 in East London. We are currently campaigning against the A27 coastal route, and organising cycle actions. No compromise in defence of mother Earth!

INTERESTS: anti-roads campaigns, critical masses, land reclamations

RESOURCES: People, contacts, info, banners, experience, cynical eco-activists. These are available to anyone trustworthy and with consent of the group. Group members available at short notice for various actions around the country, to add a healthy air of cynicism to the proceedings. Also various unbelievable stories about peoples you have never heard of being exploited by transnationals you didn't know existed (jollocks)

SOUTH HAMPSHIRE FREEDOM NETWORK

CONTACT: Michelle

TEL: 01703 551692

ADDRESS: c/o October Books
Onslow Road
Bevoir Valley
Southampton

AIMS:

1. To be actively opposing the CJA
2. To network with local groups
3. To provide homes for people and a cheap place to eat in the squatted community centre.
4. To provide a base for people to get involved
5. To give access to cheap transport through the bike workshop.

The Kanute Castle Hotel in Southampton is a squatted community centre with a cafe run on donations and a bike workshop. Ring for details of events or if you wish to put on anything there.

RESOURCES: Space for activities and events at the squat.

SOUTH SHIELDS FREEDOM NETWORK

CONTACT: Hannah

TEL: 0191 519 2257

ADDRESS: c/o 81 Front Street
East Bolden
Tyne & Wear
NE36 0SA

AIMS:

Information to public (stalls, leaflets etc)

Work independently and in co-operation with North East Freedom Network.

RESOURCES: fax machine, leaflets and information

SPIRIT OF '94

CONTACT: Miles, Jamie & Taff.

TEL: 0171 603 4278

ADDRESS: c/o HULSC
190 Shepards Bush Road
London
W6 7NL

AIMS:

1. Peaceful direct action.
2. Raising anti-CJA awareness.
3. Support of anti-CJA action.
4. Networking.
5. Partying.
6. Non-cynicism.

We are a new group into usual actions - squatting, parties and demos. Also situationist type action. We want to draw attention to CJA(94) in West London area. Look out for our planned balaclavas and barcodes action on ID cards.

RESOURCES: Photocopier, fax, telephone (when working),-- WPC (windows) Dell, meeting space, tools (angle grinder etc) mono sound rig.

SQUALL

ADDRESS: c/o 2 St Pauls Rd
London
N1 2QN

E-MAIL: squall@intermedia.co.uk

AIMS:

1. To expose hidden agendas and highlight new initiatives
2. No anchoring affiliations other than the truth.

A magazine for assorted itinerants. Necessity breeds ingenuity. Information is your weapon - arm yourself.

RESOURCES: A big debt.

SQUASH (SQUATTERS ACTION FOR SECURE HOMES)

TEL: 0171 226 8938

ADDRESS: 2 St Pauls Road
Islington
N1 2QN

E-MAIL: none yet, maybe soon

AIMS:

1. Resistance against the CJA
2. Fight evictions
3. Inform people about their rights, especially on squatting (leaflets, flyers e.t.c.)
4. Monitoring
5. Telephone tree to coordinate actions
6. Network for squatters

We hope to make the bill unworkable by actions e.t.c. We try to update people on their rights on squatting, fight evictions and provide a network for squatters. We try to pass on the message that squatting is still legal despite the introduction of the CJA - squat the lot!

INTERESTS: Actions, information networking, DIY

RESOURCES: telephone tree hopefully soon.

STONEHENGE CAMPAIGN

TEL: Not available

ADDRESS: c/o 99 Torriano Avenue
London
NW5 2RX

The Stonehenge Campaign exists to lobby, campaign, attend meetings, raise public awareness and maintain links with interested parties for the reinstatement of the Stonehenge peoples free festival and religious access to Stonehenge itself and to protect the Stonehenge landscape and environment. The campaign holds monthly meetings in London from September to May, to which all are welcome. We always need help with - money, stamps, stationery, artwork, info and dates of events, gigs, demos, festivals, gatherings etc. We also welcome letters or articles for possible inclusion in the free quarterly newsletter to give a wider base of views expressed.

STOP THE HAWK DEAL (MANCHESTER)

CONTACT: Stuart

TEL: 0161 834 0295

ADDRESS: One World Centre
6 Mount Street
Manchester
M2 5NS

AIMS:

1. Stop Hawks going to Indonesia.
2. Encourage people to take direct action against the deal.
3. Call for arms embargo on arms to Indonesia.

Hawks Used in East Timor
‘In the last three months, Hawk aircraft have again been used extensively mostly in the eastern region with an average of six sorties a day, each bombing raid lasting 10 minutes with the launching of two missiles each. Some of the raids seemed to be almost random without the pilot aiming specifically at guerrilla targets but at any remote hamlet.’
Jose Ramos-Horta, Special representative of CNRM to the UN, November 1994.

INTERESTS: Arms trade/East Timor/British Aerospace.

RESOURCES: Loads of Stuff. People should phone us for more info and possible use of resources.

SUBVERT

CONTACT: Laura Schofield

TEL: 01207 562781

ADDRESS: 5 Greenhead Terrace
Chopwell
NE17 7SH

AIMS:

Anti-CJA youth group. Green, anarchist, animal rights.

RESOURCES: Energy & enthusiasm.

SUNNYSIDE

CONTACT: Diplo

TEL: 0171 267 9906
FAX: Same as telephone

ADDRESS: Box 3
Greenleaf Bookshop
82 Colston Street
Bristol

E-MAIL: sunnysite@easynet.co.uk

AIMS:

To get together and carry the vision furthur (sic) out into the mainstream of society.

Contact us, it changes on a daily basis.

Everything is interesting in an infinite sort of way.

SURFERS AGAINST SEWAGE

TEL: 01872 553001

ADDRESS: The Old Courthouse
Wheal Kitty
St Agnes
Cornwall
TR3 ORE

SURREY FREEDOM NETWORK

CONTACT: Dan/ Mark

TEL: 01483 300572
FAX: 01483 203212

ADDRESS: PO Box 217
Guildford
Surrey
GU1 3ZW

AIMS:

Anti CJA, e.t.c.

Campaign against the CJA through direct action, especially against bloodsports and roadbuilding. Invaded Guildford castle against the criminal justice bill. Hold stalls at local events.

RESOURCES: Land Rover when it is working. Possible lithographic printing facility, soon perhaps!

SUSTAINABLE WALES / CYMRU GYNHALIOL

CONTACT: Margaret Minhinnick

TEL: 01656 783405
FAX: 01656 783405

ADDRESS: 11 Park Avenue
Porthcawl
Mid-Glamorgan
CF36 3EP

AIMS:

To encourage and develop best environmental ideas and practices for the good of the environment. Specifically it seeks to integrate environmental with social and cultural concerns.

It has no party affiliations and works where appropriate with all sectors of society. It believes that sustainable development can only occur if decision making powers are available to all sections of society. Sustainable Wales publishes documents, organises conferences and training and acts as a consultant.

INTERESTS: All environmental

RESOURCES:

Book “Green Agenda - Essays on environment of Wales” £7.99
Manual "Wales for sale - opencast mining and privatisation" 5 group £12.50 others payable to Wales against opencast.
Loan of videos on selected environmental issues in Wales.

SWANSEA FREEDOM COLLECTIVE

CONTACT: Bobby Boblingham

TEL: 01378 432792

ADDRESS: PO Box 235
Mumbles
Swansea
SA3 4YY

E-MAIL: Coming soon.

AIMS:

Hunt sabs, roads, parties, CJA, eco.... Whatever

Blah Blah Blah

INTERESTS: Anything and everything.

RESOURCES: Lots of stuff, people, brains, CB’s, mobile phone, tools, van... fairly available.

T
TAMWORTH AGAINST THE CJA

CONTACT: Sarah

TEL: 01827 250977

ADDRESS: 25 Kirtley
Glascote Heath
Tamworth
Staffordshire
B77 2HE

AIMS:

Still in early stages of getting group up and running. Any help/ideas into getting people involved would be a great help.

TELEPHONE LEGAL ADVICE SERVICE FOR TRAVELLERS

CONTACT: Sue Campbell/Paul Wheeler

TEL: 01222 874580
FAX: 01222 874097

ADDRESS: Cardiff Law School
University of Wales
College of Cardiff
PO Box 427
Cardiff
CF1 1XD

AIMS:

We aim to provide free initial legal advice by telephone to travellers, and when appropriate to refer them to 'traveller friendly' solicitors in their locality.

IN A GENTLE WAY, YOU CAN SHAKE THE WORLD.

TERRY O'HALLORAN MEMORIAL FUND

ADDRESS: BCM Box 5960
London
WC1N 3XX

AIMS:

To supply books and publications to prisoners who cannot afford them themselves. Prisoners wanting books and publications and anyone who wants to make a donation or gift of books should write to the above address.

INTERESTS: Prisoner support.

RESOURCES: Books, magazines, papers for prisoners

U
UNITED SYSTEMS

TEL: 0171 652 4602 / 0181 889 8214 / 0181 959 7525

ADDRESS: c/o 19 Thirleby Road
Burnt Oak
Middlesex
HA8 0HF

E-MAIL: clubs@sunshyne.demon.co.uk

AIMS:

Pro active free party network campaign against the CJA.

United Systems - the international free party network.

INTERESTS: Free festivals & parties.

RESOURCES:

All sorts.
We can offer DJ’s, musicians, artists, designers, backdrops, sound system equipment, lights etc - Just ask!

‘The trouble is that we have accepted the Sun’s evaluation of the nature of people’

UPPER NENE VALLEY EARTH FIRST!

CONTACT: J. Bamabus/Spencer/Justin Cooke

TEL: 01604 718 481
FAX: 01604 716 357

ADDRESS: 8 Cranbrook Rd,
Northampton,
NN2 6JT.

AIMS:

1. Defence of Mother Earth. People not profits. Trees not Tarmac through doing grassroots community action and non-violent direct action.
2. Networking, knowledge and skills sharing.
3. Stalls, picnics, music making and dancing in the parks.

Others theorise i.e. rant and we do actions. New people and blood always needed, more socials needed. Campaigning can be fun. More networking and socialising needed within East Mercia, i.e. the East Midland’s Earth First! groups. Building roads isn’t cool.

INTERESTS: Circle dancing, massage, singing, writing, poetry.

RESOURCES: Photocopying, telephone, computer - available tuesday to friday, telephone & fax on Sundays. Bicycles, bike-trailer, spare parts available when not in use by owners and not Sundays. Envelopes, bedding and clothes always available; will deliver or collect locally. Also contact for Freedom Network and Advance Party in Northampton and F U N. free umbrella network.

USEFUL CLIMBING TUITION

CONTACT: Mark & Karen

ADDRESS: The Caravan
Ty Isa Farmhouse
Glyndyfrdwy
Near Corwen
Clwyd

AIMS:

Educate safe techniques of ropes & harnesses for use by activists on high access protests, trees, cliff faces, possibly buildings (but not experienced in that area).

V
VEGATROPLIS CAFE

TEL: 0121 233 0726

ADDRESS: James Street
off St Pauls Square
Hockley
Birmingham
B3 1SD

VEGGIES

CONTACT: Patrick, Steve, Steve, Tracey, Gareth, Bill etc.

TEL: 0115 958 5666

ADDRESS: 180-182 Mansfield Road
Nottingham
NG1 3HW

AIMS:

1. Vegan catering campaign.
2. Provide resources to local groups and activists.
3. Promoting animal rights, environmentalism, human rights etc.
4. Actively campaigning for the above.
5. Fund raising eg Animal sanctuaries, VegFam, Bust funds.

Veggies is a co-operative working to inform the public about their health in relationship to animals and the environment and the part that diet plays in the distribution of food world wide.

INTERESTS: Animal rights, Environmental issues, human rights and civil liberties and peace issues.

RESOURCES: Event & campaign catering stalls, various displays, exhibitions and merchandise, Wind generator, solar panels and bicycle generator, phone for details.

VELVET MUSHROOM (THE)

TEL: 01222 343066

ADDRESS: 32a Cowbridge Road East
Canton
Cardiff
CF1 9DU

AIMS:

1. Networking
2. Encouraging collective action
3. Facilitating change.
4. Agenda 21 - in practice.
5. Community empowerment.
6. Enjoyment.

Facilitating - LETS trade fair - encouraging, educating & communicating.

INTERESTS: Permaculture, A/T & urban environment, justice, revolution & peace.

RESOURCES: Performance space, large church building, cafe, community centre/workshop space, open 11- 11 except Wednesdays & Sundays. Short-term crash space for time travellers. Welsh freedom network 11-11, 7 days a week.

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WALES FREEDOM NETWORK

CONTACT: Cymru Goch

TEL: 01222 830029

ADDRESS: PO Box 661
Wrecsam
Clwyd
LL11 1QU

AIMS:

1. An independent republican Wales.
2. Community socialism.
3. Workers control of industry.
4. Internationalism.

RESOURCES: Legal support, information.

WALSALL FIN

CONTACT: Eve

ADDRESS: c/o 17 Newhall House
Newhall Street
Caldmore
Walsall
WS1 3DY

AIMS:

1. Making people more aware of their lives.
2. Encouraging people to stand up for what they believe in.
3. Making people take notice of all the laws & regulations including the CJA.

Giving people something to believe in making them realise that there is more to life than just work - buy - consume - die !

RESOURCES: A regular 3 monthly mag - packed with info on a wide range of subjects:- environmental, animal rights, CJA, music, gigs, band reviews, calender etc.

WARWICK & LEAMINGTON GREEN PARTY

CONTACT: Janet Alty

TEL: 01926 338805

ADDRESS: c/o GAIA
7 Regents Place
Leamington Spa
CV31 1EH

E-MAIL: janetalty@gn.apc.org

AIMS:

1. To achieve a sustainable society.
2. To work positively locally.
3. To challenge the ‘establishment.’
4. To expose ‘power’ in the wrong hands.
5. To keep cheerful.
6. To undertake only peaceful, active protests.

Although we are a ‘political party’ we believe changing the direction of our society happens in a great many ways - we are working on many fronts, ALL of the time.

INTERESTS: Currently pro: local economic development. anti: live animal export & the veal trade.

RESOURCES: People. GAIA shop, networking information, computer/modem, too many ideas, never enough time & good energy in abundance.

WAY COLLECTIVE (THE)

CONTACT: Helen, Paul or Steve

TEL: 01633 220501
FAX: Same as telephone, please alert us!

ADDRESS: c/o The Brewhouse
Market Street
Newport
Gwent
NP9 1FU

E-MAIL: Search for wayout on the web - URL coming soon - email - way@wayout.demon.co.uk

AIMS:

1. Implementation of Alternative Technology for energy and communication (Technomadism).
2. Temporary Autonomous Zones - Multimedia Environments.
3. Internet, Remote Communications and Memetics.
4. Collaborative work.
5. Unity, Peace and Groove.

As you can see from out aims above, we are interested in the implementation of Remote Communication and Alternative Technology into the party and festival environment. If you are familiar with the work of Hakim Bey, you will understand the benefits of these technologies. We are offering contacts, training and resources to help other groups converge, share and exchange skills. We also offer a Web Page design service, clients so far: Technotribe, Glastonbury Festival and The White Book.
Get in touch by Email for our web page address (name: Wayout) which will be appearing on the web soon.
Alternatively get in touch by post or phone.
Look out for us at festivals and events throughout summer of ’95 onward. We have a vehicle which will soon become a mobile office more details on the web page.

INTERESTS: Internet, remote comms, alternative technology, sound systems, multimedia, graphic design, electronic publishing, interactive installations, environmental creation (indoors/outdoors), music, timebased media, nomadism, civil rights, ecological awareness etc

RESOURCES: We have the equipment to perform most of our interest areas, get in touch for more details.

WELSH CAMPAIGN FOR CIVIL & POLITICAL LIBERTIES

ADDRESS: fao Tim Richards
43 Bryngelli Terrace
Abertridur
Caerfilli
Mid Glamorgan
CF8 2FG

“The crazy schemes all these people get involved in... it’s funny and obsessive but they’re not being lazy or unmotivated. It’s weird that society thinks you’re a bum when you’re just trying to do something you love.”]

WHISTABLE FLAT OAK SOCIETY

CONTACT: Joe Oak

TEL: 01227 770 835

ADDRESS: 88 Lucerne Drive
Seasalter
Kent
CT5 4SB

E-MAIL: Email to confirm

AIMS:

To physically and symbolically resist the building of a 12Km/ 65 million ‘bypass for a bypass’. The A299 Thanet Way Blue Route option started May 15th 1995. The project is financed by Kent County Council. Green Route option thrown out @ public inquiry i.e. dualling existing A229. Part of Blue Route conditions is that the Green Route will also be dualled at a later date.

Camp established at Convicts Wood/Flat Oak, South Street, 15 minutes walk from Tescos/A299. Vibey parties held every Saturday night. Marquees / tipis / generators / sounds / DJ’s. Heavy duty leyline activity attracting UFO’s. Plenty of field / cash work throughout the summer. Good busking in nearby Canterbury. By the seaside with lots of nice people. Construction expected to last three years. Small number of houses to be occupied. Also air raid shelter and trees. “Very complex project” according to one KCC source.

RESOURCES: Desk top publishing / generators / lighting / photographic and video equipment / journalists / transport / 2 local cartoonists / pixies.

"A fully laden 34 tonne lorry must move about 30 feet every time you buy a small pot of strawberry yoghurt"

WICKHAM LANE

CONTACT: Mel, Joe, Anton.

ADDRESS: 204 Wickham Lane
Abbey Wood
London
SE2

E-MAIL: Still setting up.

AIMS:

1. To save the world.
2. Stop East London river crossing.
3. House homeless people.
4. Greening up the place.
5. Clearing up neighbourhood.
6. Agenda 21.

Recently set up, are opening squats and tidying up woods at the moment. Hopefully progress to full on community stronghold against the shitsdom.

INTERESTS: Direct action - parties - permaculture - squatting - educating the people - tree houses.

RESOURCES: Houses - ancient woods - parties, DJ’s etc - available now.

WILDERNESS (THE)

ADDRESS: PO Box 3
St Just-in Penwith
Cornwall
TR19 7YB

AIMS:

The Wilderness is a voluntary organisation whose aim is to promote the cause of wild, unmanaged nature by:- Buying land and allowing it to regenerate naturally.
:- Lobbying landowners and those with control over land to give that which they don’t actually need back to nature.
:- Educating people about the need for truly wild places for our own benefit, and for their own inherent value.
:- Actively campaigning against those individuals and organisations who destroy the wild to satisfy their greed.

‘A wilderness is a place of contrast, where our own rules and values for living can be challenged, where we can learn something about humility and the inventive resilience of unmanaged nature.’ - Richard Mabey

WORKERS AGAINST NASTY KILLINGS ESPECIALLY REVOLUTIONARIES

CONTACT: Comrade Vladimir Smith

TEL: We don’t use phones as they represent capitalism

ADDRESS: The Workers Soviet Republic
4 Lenin Square
Omsk
Russia
(well Slough actually)

E-MAIL: There is no stable address in this oppressive society

AIMS:

To hold up banners, shout through megaphones & generally annoy people

We are a workers collective of WANKERS who firmly believe in the violent overthrow of all vestiges of capitalism, just so long as it's before bedtime

INTERESTS: Pontificating & waiting for the mythical revolution

RESOURCES:

Daddy's car (weekends only)
Soviet Flags
Russian Border Guards
Boring stories about the workers struggle

WORTHING AGAINST MOTORWAYS

CONTACT: John Hughes

TEL: 01903 262945

ADDRESS: 32 Welland Road
Worthing
West Sussex

E-MAIL: *coming soon

AIMS:

1. Protest against A27.
2. Member of S.C.A.R.
3. Local protesting (roads etc)
4. National protesting (anything).
5. Make the government stop now!
6. Raise awareness on emissions etc.

Formed in ’92, to protest at local A27 plans. Went to Public Inquiry - still waiting on decision before we can do much more as there are 3 routes. Member of the corridor alliance group, South Coast against Motorways & Alarm UK.

INTERESTS: Roads, Shoreham, CJA, NVDA, (DA), anything really.

RESOURCES: Leaflet design. Computer knowledge, arboroculturist to hand to teach tree climbing!!! Good networking skills. Knowledge of Public Inquiry set up. Available pretty much any time, especially when stuff like Shoreham crops up. Weekends are better for those of us who work.

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YOUTH & STUDENT CND

TEL: 0171 607 3616
FAX: 0171 700 2357

E-MAIL: ycnd@gn.apc.org

AIMS:

Youth and Student CND campaign for a world free of nuclear weapons, but support many campaigns: peace, anti-arms trade, environmental and human rights. Youth and Student CND are also active in the struggle against the Criminal (In)Justice Act.

Youth and Student CND organises non-violent direct action, demonstrations, lobbying, workshops and much more! Get in touch if you want to get involved! Youth and Student CND are entirely run by volunteers - by young people for young people.


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ANIMAL RIGHTS:

Animal Liberation Front Supporters Group

Birmingham Freedom Coalition

Bath C.I.A. (Criminal Injustice Activists)

Hunt Saboteurs Association

Justice?

McLibel Support Campaign

North Downs Hunt Saboteurs

Swansea Freedom Collective

Upper Nene Valley Earth First!

Vegatroplis Cafe

Veggies

ANTI CJA:

Anti-Criminal Justice Act Campaign

Advance Party

Braintree Freedom Network

Bluebird Jones

Birmingham Freedom Coalition

Brentwood Freedom Network

Basildon Network

Bath C.I.A. (Criminal Injustice Activists)

Cheshire Freedom Network

Coalition against the Criminal Justice Act

Coventry Freedom Network

Canterbury Freedom to travel, protest and party

Chelmsford Freedom Network

Cardiff EF!

Dorset against the CJA

Exeter Coalition against the CJA

Edinburgh Freedom Network

Exodus Collective (The)

Endangered Species

Freedom Network

Football Fans against the CJA

Federation against the Criminal Justice Act

Glasgow EF! / Pollok Free State

Gwynedd Earth First!

Hull Coalition Against the Criminal Justice Act

Homeless Information Project

Harrow Campaign against the Criminal Justice Act

Huddersfield Reaction

Isle of Wight Campaign Against the CJA

Justice?

Leicester Coalition against the CJA

Loughborough campaign against the CJA

Lincoln Freedom Network

Leeds Freedom Network

Manchester EF!

Manchester Freedom Network

North Devon against the CJA

Norfolk coalition against the CJA

North East Freedom Network

Other Side (The)

Oxford Freedom Network

Potteries Defiance Alliance

Positive Sounds

Plymouth Coalition Against the CJA

Portsmouth Coalition Against the CJA

Reaction

Reclaim the Streets

Rugby Civil Rights Defence Network

Spirit of ‘94

South Downs Earth First!

Scratch & Sniff

Subvert

South Shields Freedom Network

SQUASH (squatters action for secure homes)

Swansea Freedom Collective

South Hampshire Freedom network

Sheffin

Scottish Defiance Alliance

Surrey Freedom Network

Tamworth against the CJA

United Systems

EARTH RIGHTS:

Artisan Services

Avon Gorge Earth First!

Birmingham Freedom Coalition

Cardiff EF!

Cheshire Freedom Network

Cardiff University Green Group

Catalyst Collective

Dongas Tribe Freedom Trail

Dolphin Organics

Dragon Environmental Group

Do or Die - A voice of Earth First!

Ecology Co

Earth Action

Earth First Action Update!

Freewheelers Ltd

Green Party

Glasgow EF! / Pollok Free State

Gwynedd Earth First!

Green Concern

Green Party committee of 100

Green World - magazine of the Green party.

Green Student Network

Justice?

Land is Ours (The)

LEAF (Leicester Environmental Action)

Leeds EF!

Lloyds and Midland Boycott

McLibel Support Campaign

Manchester EF!

Natural Trust (The)

New Lammas Lands Defence Committee

Oldham EF!

Oxford EF!

Permaculture Association (Britain)

Radical Routes

South Downs Earth First!

Swansea Freedom Collective

Stonehenge Campaign

Surfers Against Sewage

Sustainable Wales / Cymru Gynhaliol

Upper Nene Valley Earth First!

Wilderness (The)

Warwick & Leamington Green Party

HUMAN RIGHTS:

ACTIV88

Black Women’s Rape Action Project

Black Women for Wages for housework

Charter 88

Justice?

Legal Defence and Monitoring Group

Lloyds and Midland Boycott

Liberty (Ipswich)

Liberty

Manchester Institute for popular culture

McLibel Support Campaign

Radical Routes

Surfers Against Sewage

Stonehenge Campaign

Terry O’Halloran Memorial Fund

INFO AND RESOURCE CENTRES:

Aberdeen FIN

Bath and West FIN

Bakuninist Firebombing League

Corporate Watch

Catalyst Collective

Cornerstone Resource Centre

Dolphin Organics

Dream Creation Inc.

Exodus Collective (The)

Ecology Co

Errogenous Tribe

Greenhouse (the)

Hidden Agenda

ISIS BRUM F.I.N.

Justice?

London FIN

Manchester Institute for popular culture

Mobile Free Information Network

NOTTFIN

One World Rainbow Centre

Primitivist Network

Radical Routes

Rainbow Centre

South Hampshire Freedom network

Sheffin

Sustainable Wales / Cymru Gynhaliol

Terry O’Halloran Memorial Fund

Useful Climbing Tuition

Velvet Mushroom (the)

Vegatroplis Cafe

Walsall FIN

MEDIA:

Acme Pixie Co.

Bluebird Jones

Big Issue (The)

Conscious Cinema

Despite TV

Dream Creation Inc.

Exploding Cinema

Festival Eye

Full On Films

Firbolg Films

Green Concern

Green World - magazine of the Green party.

New Statesman & Society

On The Fiddle (Levellers Fan Club & Info line)

POD

pHreak

Point Newspaper (The)

Pure Fact Productions

Prisoner Magazine

Red Pepper

SQUALL

Small World Productions

SchNews

Sunnyside

Way Collective (The)

MUSIC:

Advance Party

Bath C.I.A (Criminal Injustice Activists)

Birmingham Freedom Coalition

BOB - Church of the sub-genius

Errogenous Tribe

Exodus Collective (The)

Festival Eye

Fuzbud Sound System

Huddersfield Reaction

On The Fiddle (Levellers Fan Club & Info line)

Other Side (The)

Positive Sounds

Scratch & Sniff

Sunnyside

Upper Nene Valley Earth First!

United Systems

Way Collective (The)

PEACE:

ARROW (Active resistance to the roots of War)

Black Women for Wages for housework

CND non-violent resistance network

Faslane Peace Camp

Green Party committee of 100

Nukewatch UK

Stop the Hawk Deal (Manchester)

Youth & Student CND

POLITICOS:

Bakuninist Firebombing League

Brighton Autonomists

Cymru Goch - Welsh Socialists

Green Party

Green Anarchist

Leeds Anarchist Group

London Anarchist Black Cross

Workers Against Nasty Killings Especially Revolutionaries

Warwick & Leamington Green Party

Welsh Campaign for Civil & Political Liberties

Wales Freedom Network

ROAD PROTESTING:

Acme Pixie Co.

Alarm UK

A30 Road Protest (Quercus tribe)

Birmingham Freedom Coalition

Canterbury Freedom to travel, protest and party

Errogenous Tribe

Freewheelers Ltd

Glasgow EF! / Pollok Free State

Justice?

Manchester EF!

No New Lea Valley Roads Campaign

No M11 Link Road Campaign

No M65 Campaign

New Lammas Lands Defence Committee

Reclaim the Streets

Road Alert!

South Downs Earth First!

SCAR (South Coast Against Roads)

Solsbury Hill Action Group

Wickham Lane

Whistable Flat Oak society

Worthing Against Motorways

SEX AND DRUGS:

Acme Pixie Co

Advance Party

Cannabis Hemp Information Club Justice?

English Collective of Prostitutes

Lesbian Avengers

Legalise Cannabis Campaign

National Legal and drugs advice service

ROIKA

SQUATTING AND HOUSING ADVICE:

Advisory Service for Squatters

Big Issue (The)

Bristol Housing Action Movement

Exodus Collective (The)

Homeless Information Project

Justice?

One World Rainbow Centre

SQUASH (squatters action for secure homes)

South Hampshire Freedom network Wickham Lane

TRAVELLERS:

Dongas Tribe Freedom Trail

Festival Eye

Friends, Families and Travellers Support Group

Telephone Legal Advice Service For Travellers

YOU WOT?

BOB - Church of the sub-genius

Scratch & Sniff

Workers Against Nasty Killings Especially Revolutionaries


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