community

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.

Osaka homeless evictions meet resistance

A tent village in Utsubo park, Osaka was evicted this month to make way for an international rose festival.

Portugal: Pupils and workers oppose school closure

Students, teachers and school employees have been protesting against the closure of D. João de Castro Secondary School in Lisbon.

Barred pub regulars fight back in Somers Town

Regulars barred from the Somers Town Coffee House in Chalton Street near Kings Cross, are demanding to be re-admitted to their local pub.

Glasgow: Mums occupy Carnwardic school against closure

Determined mothers are undertaking a series of overnight occupations of their working class neighbourhood school in a bid to save it from closure.

Glasgow mums' school sit-in

In Glasgow on Friday, a sit-in protest was organised by mums at Carnwadric Primary school to protest against its closure.

Japan: Osaka's homeless resist evictions

The Osaka Municipal Government is today removing homeless communities from two of its parks in preparation for the World Rose Convention.