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Coming up this week

November 27, 2011


Cardiff is mega busy at the moment. Here’s some interesting events coming up in Cardiff from 28.11.11 to 04.12.11. Let me know if you have anything to add. Monday 28 November Defend the Arrested Cardiff Occupiers. 6 people were arrested during the removal of the first Occupy Cardiff camp. Two of them were charged and […]

Occupy Cardiff: The Great Tax Invasion

November 26, 2011


The spirit of occupation is spreading throughout Cardiff as it was announced today that a group calling themselves The Great Tax Invasion have ‘occupied’ the old Inland Revenue Offices on Westgate Street, in the city centre. Activists started squatting in the building earlier this week saying their aim is to raise awareness of the amount […]

12 hour knit-in

November 23, 2011


Students from Cardiff University’s People & Planet society are holding a 12 hour ‘knit-in’ today to demand Cardiff University joins the Worker’s Rights Consortium (WRC)  The group will be knitting until 8pm this evening, in the main lobby of Cardiff University’s Main Building to highlight the long working hours done under difficult conditions in sweat […]

Occupy Cardiff interview

November 22, 2011


Today went down to the Occupy Cardiff site at transport and spoke to Jason, one of the occupiers, and Michael who had come from Ammanford near Llanelli to lend his support. Although it’s one of the smaller Occupy sites, the ground outside Transport House was busy today, even at a time when many were at […]

Occupy Cardiff returns

November 20, 2011


Occupy Cardiff set up another camp last night outside Transport House on Cathedral Road. I went down there this morning with some food to speak to some of the activists. The Occupy movement’s most recent headlines have been taking a dramatic turn. Occupy Cardiff was cleared before it had properly began, Occupy Wall Street was evicted from Liberty […]

Food Not Bombs ~ Bwyd Nid Bomiau

November 16, 2011


South Wales Food Not Bombs (Bwyd Nid Bomiau De Cymru) give out free food, made from produce that would otherwise be going to waste, to passers by in Cardiff city centre. The group have recently decided to make their appearances more regular aiming to be giving out warm vegan food every fortnight, for free. Food […]

Coming up next week

November 13, 2011


Some interesting events coming up in Cardiff from 14.11.11 to 20.11.11. Let me know if you have anything to add. Monday 14 November Occupy Cardiff: What next? 8-11pm. Tair Pluen, St John’s Street. Come and discuss where to go next. Tuesday 15 November Support the November 30 Strike Against The Cuts. 7.30 – 9pm. Suite […]