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Pastures new…

August 29, 2012

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As you may have already noticed this blog hasn’t been updated for quite a while and that’s because I’ve moved out of Cardiff. At the end of July I started a job in Oxford at the amazing New Internationalist. I will continue to blog on my own page but, for now, Take Root won’t be […]

Back in May

March 27, 2012

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I’m going to be in London doing work experience at The Ecologist and the Guardian until May so I won’t be able to cover things in Cardiff but will be back in May. If anyone wants to do any guest blogs just get in contact. Thanks and see you soon Amy  

Cardiff Castle Two backed by AMs and MPs

February 2, 2012

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Two Occupy Cardiff activists, due in court next week, have been backed by AMs and MPs including Plaid Cymru leadership candidate Leanne Wood. The two were among six people arrested when the original camp, outside Cardiff Castle was removed. A number of AMs and MPs have backed the campaign to have the charges against the […]

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 […]

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! […]