STOP TTIP AND THE CORPORATE TAKEOVER

LONDON TTIP Day of Action Saturday 11th October
2pm,RALLY, PARLIAMENT SQUARE,  https://www.facebook.com/events/1509288315994915
11.30am,T-TRIP BIKE RIDE, Assemble Lincoln's Inn Fields London WC2A, https://www.facebook.com/events/354007021427132

Semi naked Anti Biomess protesters Occupy Avonmouth Port site

This morning 11 people entered the site of the proposed Helius wood fired Biomass Power Plant, spelling out the message ‘no biomess’ in body paint on their naked torsos.  The Pro renewable energy campaigners from Bristol Rising Tide breached Port security at 9.50 am on land next to St Andrews Road Station.

For some great pictures of the action, see:  https://www.flickr.com/photos/123175252@N04/

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 Jo Edwards explained:

3RD VAL "DAZZLE" MEMORIAL SHELL GARAGE BLOCKADE

London Rising Tide blockaded and shut down the Old Street Shell garage on the night of 14th March in memory of Shell activist and sambaista Val Dazzle, who lost her battle with Motor Neurone Disease in early 2010. They were joined by friends from Rhythms of Resistance samba band and other Shell2Sea friends in London. Val "Dazzle"- due to her winning smile - was a prominent member of London Rising Tide and the Band, with whom Val played for many years, even in a wheelchair just a few months before she passed away.http://indyrikki.files.wordpress.com/2014/03/01-shell.jpg

Take Action in April to stop a Big Biomess

This April our friends at Biofuelwatch are organising two events in London which shine the spotlight on the destructive big biomass industry and we invite you to join us helping them!

 Wednesday 9th April7pm Biomess Awards @ Gibson Hall, 13 Bishopsgate, EC2N 3BA

BP LOGO FORCES TATE MEMBERS TO GO

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ART NOT OIL COALITION LAUNCHED AS BP TARGETED IN TATE CARBON DATE

 The Art Not Oil Coalition got underway with several spectacular Actions. A large turnout of London Rising Tiders helped our friends of Liberate Tate with theirs, organised at Tate Britain.

 Fifty veiled figures dressed in black carried out a performance art installation entitled ‘Parts Per Million’ throughout a series of rooms in the so-called ‘BP Walk Through British Art’ at Tate Britain during the art gallery’s official re-opening (Saturday 23 November 2013). The piece critiqued the role that Tate is playing in exacerbating climate change by bolstering the public perception of BP through its long-standing sponsorship relationship.

ART NOT OIL COALITION LAUNCHES WITH NEW WEBSITE

 As both a Rising Tide UK Campaign and a Rising Tide National Group, "Art Not Oil" has railed against Big Oil cultural sponsorship since 2004. We are pleased to announce it has now become a coalition of autonomous organisations united around the aim of ending oil sponsorship of the arts and sharing resources as the Art Not Oil Coalition.

The founding members of this new coalition alongside Rising Tide UK are:- Liberate Tate, Platform, the Reclaim Shakespeare Company, Shell Out Sounds and the UK Tar Sands Network; who have agreed to campaign together under the following :-

ART NOT OIL COALITION JOINT STATEMENT

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