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Local campaigning

Re-energising a network: Cynefin y Werin

The ‘Wales Peace Festival 08’ took place in Bangor over the weekend 18 – 19 October.

Chartists spook banks on Halloween!

Supporters of the People Before Profit Charter (PBPC) held a protest on Queen Street in Cardiff on Halloween.

Poppy tradition continues – but only just!

Once again this year Aberystwyth Town Council will lay a white poppy wreath at the war memorial. The ceremony takes place on Saturday 8 November at 11am.

Burning learning

On 8 September, the Fellowship of Reconciliation commemorated “the burning of the bombing school” with a protest against the proposed St Athan military training academy.

Military academy blights peaceful nation

On 25 April, campaigners from all over Wales took part in a demonstration against plans to build a military academy at St Athan in the Vale of Glamorgan.

Early birds - start your day the disarmament way!

Morning vigils are being planned to take place during parliamentary sittings up ’til the end of 2008.

Where's our bail-out?

Anxieties and demands in connection to the financial crisis and the government’s so-called “recapitalisation” of the banks were voiced in Edinburgh on 24 October.

Affordable housing in St Andrews

2 May saw University of St Andrews students take to the streets in protest against the closure of Fife Park, one of the University’s two budget halls.

Local organising: East London Against the Arms Fair

One group has been working with the local community to raise awareness about the arms fair and to keep up the pressure on the organisers.

Free University, teach-ins, and tax dodgers

A look at cuts protests in Wales

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