Victory for anti- gentrification campaigners in Elephant and Castle

Plans to regenerate Elephant and Castle Shopping Centre and surrounding areas by development firm Delancey were halted by the council Planning Committee late yesterday night. After 7 hours of discussion, Southwark Planning Committee voted 4 against 3 to reject application for redevelopment. Now committee will meet again on 30th January to vote again for the

West London ‘chokepoint’ blockaded by traffic pollution protesters

Following on from other recent confrontations with the London General Assembly over broken promises and weak responses to pollution, supporters of the Stop Killing Londoners campaign blockaded a major entry point into the capital several times during this morning’s rush hour. Approximately 20 activists wearing Santa Hats and tinsel blocked off Chiswick roundabout four times

Protest takes London Mayor to task on climate promises

Mayor’s Question Time was occupied by protesters this morning, who confronted Sadiq Khan for skipping out on election pledges to found a fuel energy utility for London and divest the city pension fund from fossil fuels. Around 50 people from groups including the Greater London Pensioners’ Association, Fuel Poverty Action and Switched On interrupted the

London Bookfair ‘won’t happen in 2018’

Following a confrontation at this year’s London Anarchist Bookfair sparked by two people handing out anti-trans leaflets, and a subsequent online firestorm, the Bookfair organisers have released two statements on what happened, announcing they will not be holding one in 2018. The decision ends a 34-year run for the event, which was the largest of