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The Red and Black Umbrella

December 30, 2011

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The Red and Black Umbrella is set to be a hub of grassroots change in 2012. Since October The Red and Black Umbrella collective have been squatting the Tredegar Hotel on Clifton Street, Splott – a pub that had been disused for five years after problems with violent and anti social behaviour. Since they moved […]

Coming up this week

December 26, 2011

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Coming up between Monday 26 December 2011 and Sunday 1st January 2012. The festive period means things are a bit quiet but if there’s anything I’ve missed please let me know! Saturday 31 December Global Noise Demo. Outside Cardiff Prison, from 10pm. Assemble under the bridge by Gwdihw. Bring whistles, airhorns, soundsystems etc. More information […]

Occupy Cardiff de-camped

December 19, 2011

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On Saturday 17 December, after a month long camp, Occupy Cardiff took down their tents and left the ground outside Transport House. It was decided at one of the camp’s regular general assemblies, on 14 December, to shut down the camp. Around 20 people helped take down the camp and clear the grass in front […]

Occupy Cardiff story in Storify form

December 15, 2011

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An account of the Occupy Cardiff story using Storify for a more visual version with more social media. Occupy Cardiff *NEW* 19/11/11 *NEW*. Occupy Cardiff is now occupying the grass outside of Unite the Union as its been offered to us for now, 1 Cathedr… Co A growing group of people decide Cardiff should join the worldwide […]

Occupy Cardiff: the story so far

December 14, 2011

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Two camps, two evictions, six arrests and two court appearances. Compared to other Occupy movements, Occupy Cardiff’s journey has been full of false starts. Since Autumn 2011 the Occupy movement has sparked protest camps around the world. Coming in relatively late, Cardiff has had its own camp since Saturday 19 November. The first attempt to […]

Coming up this week

December 5, 2011

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Some interesting events coming up in Cardiff from 05.12.11 to 11.11.12. Let me know if you have anything to add. Monday 5 December Occupy Cardiff: The Debate. Large Shandon Lecture Theatre, Cardiff University. 7 – 9pm. Event hosted by Cardiff University Debating Society on the Occupy Movement. Formal debate followed by Q & A session. […]

November 30 video

December 5, 2011

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I took some video around Cardiff on the November 30 strike day, including the big march leaving City Hall, picket lines, Cardiff University’s ‘teach-out’, Uk Uncut at Barclays Bank and Busk Against the Cut. I tried to get as much variety as possible. Thanks to Cosmo for letting me use his song Strike! Occupy! Resist! […]