Wendover Active Resistance (WAR): A Vigil in Support of Our Tunnellers

On Saturday 6th November between 4pm and 8pm, we will be holding a vigil in support of our incredibly brave tunnellers. On this day which also marks DAY 28 of the Wendover Eviction and DAY 21 of the Subterranean Protest, we wish to show our support from the community to our 5 very brave and deeply committed activists who are putting their lives at risk to protest HS2.

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Just how negligent are HS2

We all know that HS2 are extremely negligent when it comes to wildlife, would you therefore be surprised if I also told you HS2 are negligent to domestic animals? Furthermore negligent to a landowners beloved dog? A landowner that has HS2 traipsing through his land and hasn’t been paid a penny.

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All activists acquitted in the final round of trial dates from HS2 protest – judge asks prosecutor, ‘Why are you wasting our time with this again’?

At St. Alban’s Magistrates Court on Monday 23rd August 2021 the final 7 activists from the ‘Extinction is Forever’ protest (which took place outside a HS2 site on the outskirts of Maple Cross, Uxbridge, West London in October 2020) were suddenly acquitted when the case was dismissed by the judge after just one hour into the proceedings.

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HS2 Rebellion activists in court charged with ‘hiding tools’ – despite being physically locked-on, on the opposite side of a compound gate

On the 9th of October 2020 a non-violent protest took place outside the gates of a HS2 site on the outskirts of Maple Cross, Uxbridge, West London. A group of environmental activists erected (and in some cases ascended) temporary bamboo structures at the gates of the site, housing construction work and a quarry. Protesters remained in place for almost 10 hours. 21 activists were eventually arrested, without resistance and were later charged with Section 241 (D) of the Trade Unions and Labour Relations Act (watching or besetting a workplace, in order to compel a person to abstain from doing an act that person had a legal right to do - TU92006).

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HS2 Rebellion drops banner from Tower Bridge; demanding the government stop HS2 and protect UK drinking water

From Cornwall to Liverpool, Long Itchington Compound in Warwickshire to Totnes Station, outside MPs homes, off bridges and churches, and posters in home windows - today, the UK is covered in banners with a breadth of messaging united against the most destructive infrastructure project in UK history - HS2.

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