community

’Ethnic cleansing’ in Essex

Travellers in Essex, who claim they are living in fear of an apartheid-style dawn eviction, say they will defend their homes using non-violent resistance and human shields.

Council sell-off sparks unrest down the farm

Ten people, three cows, two pigs, several sheep and a carthorse occupied an empty 80-acre farm in the village of Chiselborough, Near Yeovil in Somerset on Friday.

Sporting victory for community in Milton, Glasgow

An eight year long campaign to save the St. Augustine's football pitches in Milton, Glasgow has finally triumphed, with a £2.4m investment in community facilities.

Commonwealth Games pitches close

In 2014, Glasgow intends to host the Commonwealth Games.

In 2007 and 2008, Glasgow intends to prepare for that great event by selling off football pitches at Maryhill Road, North Kelvinside; Acre Road, Summerston; and Cowlairs Park, Springburn.

New North Glasgow Residents' Association

Following two meetings of residents of the areas, a new association of residents has started in Possilpark in Glasgow.

Locked out of Acton's Lock

Residents of the Whiston and Goldsmiths' estates - and especially those in Debdale Court - are less than impressed with Hackney Council and British Waterways over the proposed development at Acton's Lock.

Scotland: Baths and halls re-open in victory for local community

Kenny McLachlan, late chairperson of Maryhill Burgh Halls Trust, had the last laugh from beyond the grave, when red faced council bosses agreed to re-open Maryhill’s popular Burgh Halls and Swimming Baths.

12,000 say no to ASDA

Friends of Queen's Market is a campaign in Newham to stop the "redevelopment" of a highly valued local street market into an ASDA.

Thousands protest against hospital closure

Around 5000 people marched in Ayr yesterday to protest against the closure of a casualty unit.

Broadway Market café occupation - updates and background

Updates and background information about local residents' occupation of Francesca's Café in Broadway Market in Hackney, East London.