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Date: Fri, 23 May 1997 08:16:31 +0100
From: Road Alert!

Eviction of Manchester Airport

Two out of the seven camps in Bollin Valley were invaded on Tuesday morning at 3.30am by the eviction mercenaries. There are still people down tunnels at Zion Tree (Friday morning), but Jimi Hendrix has been cleared. Work started at a third camp, Wild Garlic on Thursday afternoon.

The remaining camps are still accessible so please get up up there to support and resist, alternatively see below for solidarity action possibilities.

Two people were remanded in prison for 7 days for breaking bail, they will then appear in court where they face further imprisonment. One is refusing food until she is certain that it does not contain genetically engineered / altered material.
Please write to them:
                                    Lucy Chalmers, BE4261   and   Sharyn Locke, BE4262,
                                    HMP Risley, Warrington Road, Risley, Warrington, Cheshire

Climbers from Richard Turner Limited (scab climbers who evict protesters from the trees - 101 Coupe Lane, Old Tupton, Chesterfield, tel - 01246 861738 - fax - 01246 863 587 - 1 Lismore Road, Meersbrook, SHEFFIELD, Yorkshire. Tel: 0114 250 1131 Ask for: Ian Harrison, Paul Newton, or Andrew Coish 66 Rundell Road, SHEFFIELD, Yorkshire Tel: 0114 250 8973 Ask for: Danny Brooks) are there.

The main contractors for the building of the runway are Tarmac and AMEC who have offices and building sites all over the country / world. Perhaps some solidarity actions would be nice. Other Airports...

Contact Campaign Against Runway 2 for directions - tel 0161 834 8221 -

send donations c/o One World Centre, 6 Mount St, Manchester, M2 5NS

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