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Wales

Gas-protestors land in Brussels

At the beginning of April protestors from Wales were out in force in Brussels.

Re-energising a network: Cynefin y Werin

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

Fossil Fools: A devil of a week…

“Fossil Fools Day”, 1 April, began an international week of action against the fossil fuel industry, mobilising the Rising Tide network of people dedicated to building a movement against c

No to coal

Merthyr Tydfil residents and climate change campaigners staged protests at the Cardiff Hilton during the AGM of the UK Coal Authority on 10 September.

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.

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.

Chartists spook banks on Halloween!

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

Cycling toward sustainability

As part of Bike Week 2008 (14-22 June), cyclists from all over Wales will be riding to a rally in Cardiff.

Chasing the khaki dragon!

Where’s the nearest army recruitment centre to you in Wales? Is there a company in your town selling combat raiding craft or “rugged use” military laptops?

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.