Posts Tagged: Didcot

Didcot Camp Action Round Up: 18 actions against the fossil fuel industry

Blockades, shutdowns, lock-ons, love-ins, tripods and nanas.....Reclaim the Power's day of action against the fossil fuel industry today (1 June 2015) saw 18 different actions drawing the dots between big energy firms, government ministers, public relations companies, oil arts sponsorship and the fracking industry. Let's take a run-down of the day's events... Action 1: 9.04am - Npower's debt collection and pre-payment meter office in Leeds blockaded We've all had the threatening letters from energy companies demanding payment for bills we can't afford – and ... Read more

Rooftop occupation of RWE Npower’s HQ in Swindon

Reclaim the Power activists are currently on the roof of RWE Npower HQ in Swindon, to highlight Npower's role in the fuel poverty crisis and their impact on fossil fuels for generations to come. At present (12 noon) two people are on the roof of the headquarters of RWE Npower and are hanging a banner. Joline, a protester in Swindon said: “I am doing this in solidarity with our friends in Germany, occupying and defending the last precious corner of the 5,500 hectares ... Read more

RWE npower debt collection office in Leeds blockaded

RWE npower's debt collection and pre-payment office in Leeds blockaded this morning, Monday 1st June 2015 PRESS RELEASE: Climate activists blockade RWE npower offices   This morning (1 June 2015) ten people began a blockade of RWE npower offices outside Leeds to protest their role in CO2 emissions, climate change and fuel poverty. Carrying a banner reading “Fight the npower” the group locked themselves across the entrance to the offices. These offices are responsible for RWE npower’s prepayment meters and debt collection. RWE npower were ... Read more

Action Camp: We’re going to Didcot Powerstation, Oxfordshire. 29th May – 2nd June

SAVE THE DATE: Friday 29th May – Tuesday 2nd June 2015 Reclaim the Power has collectively made a decision to hold our Spring action camp near Didcot Power Station, Oxfordshire from Friday 29th May to Tuesday 2nd June, as part of a global weekend of action on corporate power ahead of the UN climate talks (COP21) in December 2015. Join the Facebook event here Why Didcot? They blew up the coal-fired section of Didcot last year as new EU emissions legislation had made it unprofitable ... Read more

Organising the Didcot camp: ‘Working Weekend’ at Grow Heathrow

Let's get busy! We've got a camp to organise! Start: Saturday 9th May 2015 at 12 noon Finish: Sunday 10th May at 4.30pm Location: Grow Heathrow, Vineries Close, Sipson, West London, UB7 0JH If you are a creative person, an organiser, a doer, a thinker, whether you have had experience on putting on camps, festivals, workshops, outdoor events, or you are a total novice and would like to learn how we piece it all together, come and get stuck into the Working Weekend, taking place ... Read more