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A Bristolian (and a toy fox) who fought ISIS

Bristol Anarchist Bookfair Saturday September 16th 2017

RADICAL WORKERS’ BLOC AT TOLPUDDLE 2017

This year’s Martyrs Festival and rally is Friday 14th to Sunday 16th July 2017, our well oiled machine will spring into action on Friday lunchtime, if you haven’t done this with us before it’s a lot of fun. If you have, you know what to expect … View map

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Photo by Wheelz.

For a world without leaders, elections, jobs, money, nukes or fascists: Report from Radical Workers’ Bloc at Tolpuddle 2016.

Cowley club appeal

If you’ve ever visited the Cowley Club in Brighton it’s a great community resource and worth defending. It’s struggling financially due to the council imposing punitive business rates.

These places are a threat to those who seek the total commercialisation of our town centres and are coming under pressure everywhere. We’ll miss them when they’re gone. Please consider supporting this appeal:

If enough people set up a small standing order each month from their bank account we could thwart the bureaucrats and developers by keeping our radical social centre alive. A tiny amount you won’t miss, even one pound a month per person would be a massive help!

Name: The Cowley Club Ltd
Account no: 60362080
Sort Code: 09-01-55

Thanks! X

TIME TO STOP THE GHOSH

If you vote Tory you’re an animal-fucker

-Ed

Dame Helen Ghosh earns 185,000 pounds a year as head of the National Trust charity which is providing one of the biggest cover ups for illegal hunting this country has ever seen

Campaigners have spent six years in total trying to find out what hunts she gives a trail hunting licence to,  Now campaigners have got increasingly frustrated and have started to storm her lectures shouting BAN THE HUNT all the way through and they are making plans to ensure that the National Trust AGM meeting does not go ahead without strong protest and demonstrations.

Six years have been spent asking the same question “what hunts to do you give a licence to” and not once has a straight answer ever been received.

William Shawcross ,  head of the charity commission claims that the commission  have no legislation to act that exists for a charity that exploits loopholes in the law so effectively and the charity is not subject
to the freedom of information act.

The National Trust claim that the fifty hunts they give a licence to are following an artificial scent

Most of the hunts that The National Trust gives a licence  have been prosecuted for breaking the law, including the very notorious Heythrop Hunt. Repeatedly these hunts are found to be breaking the hunting act but yet are reinstated by the charity

http://www.huntingact.org/news/national-trust-bans-fox-hunt/
http://www.bournemouthecho.co.uk/news/14021300._Out_of_control__hunt_did__extensive_damage__to_3_000_year_old_hill_fort__says_National_Trust/
http://www.somersetlive.co.uk/national-trust-banned-fox-hunt-exmoor-estate/story-28723081-detail/story.html

http://www.plymouthherald.co.uk/national-trust-faces-backlash-for-allowing-hunt-on-its-land-after-attack-on-beach/story-30066896-detail/story.htp

The National Trust is receiving hundreds of emails a week from people making enquiries. It has had a meeting with the League of Cruel Sports and still the public do not know the answer to the question “what hunts do you give a licence to”

https://www.league.org.uk/news/hunting-on-national-trust-land-league-statement

Currently everyone is being given this same standard response

“We believe the majority of our trial hunt licences and approved trail hunting dates have ended for this season. We will be reviewing how licences will be issued for the coming year.

We have received a number of communications making enquiries about licensed trail hunts over the past year. The National Trust’s position and information regarding trail hunting is available at https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/features/our-position-on-field-sports and is being updated with information following the end of this year’s trail hunting dates – this will be available shortly.”

Petitions to sign are

https://www.change.org/p/rachael-pavey-national-trust-stop-giving-minehead-harriers-a-licence-to-kill

http://www.thepetitionsite.com/en-gb/887/114/403/revoke-land-use-licences-to-fox-hunts/

https://you.38degrees.org.uk/petitions/no-moor-management-for-grouse-shooting-on-two-national-trust-estates-in-derbyshire

Kate Bradley

More info on Ledbury hunt’s thug Ross Loader.

Report on Loader’s assault of a hunt sab by Innocent Badger

Report from Bristol Hunt Saboteurs: LEDBURY HUNT STOPPED FROM HUNTING SO TURN TO VIOLENCE

If you’re a peaceful animal lover you’ll want to steer clear of this nasty little shit so here’s a handy spotter card to help you do so.

A marked man, Ross Loader of Malvern.

A marked man, Ross Loader of Malvern.

You might also want to give his business Broadleaf Tree Care at The Barn California Lane, Welland, Malvern, Worcestershire, WR13 6NQ a wide berth.

Email: broadleaftreecare@hotmail.co.uk Tel: 07971 200 960 or 01684 311 420 facebook

Some web directories still give Loader’s old address 34 Wyche Road Malvern, Worcestershire, WR14 4EG. However he sold this address on 20th April 2016, it fetched the princely sum of £200,000, so he was able to buy this nice new truck in July.

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ISUZU TRUCKS GRAFTER N35.120 2016 Reg DF16 ZWY

When we identify his other vehicle/s we’ll put them up here so you can avoid them too – contact us in confidence.

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You might want to get rid of the coat, Ross

Loader is employed as a ‘terrierman’ by the Ledbury hunt, to dig out and drive foxes from cover, a practice that has been illegal for over a decade. The last frame above shows him legging it when told to “fuck off now” by one of his mounted masters.

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Anyone recognise the other prick?

What is the role of terriermen in ‘trail hunting’?

Terriermen arrive, loader bottom right.

Terriermen arrive, loader bottom right, prick two top right; all three were wearing identical jackets.

Loader has a long association with Little Malvern & Welland Parish Council.

Minutes of the Parish Council Meeting held on Monday 20th May 2013 record: “The Clerk was also to contact Ross Loader to add more wood chippings to the base of the climbing frame and to trim the lower branches of the silver birches by the war memorial.” On Monday 19th August 2013: “The Clerk was to contact Ross Loader for advice on how to remove the two willows near the war memorial.” As of 21st October 2013 “The Clerk was [still] waiting to hear from Mr Ross Loader about the removal of the willows outside the village hall, but £150 was allocated to the project.” The Minutes however record that Broadleaf Tree Care was paid £600.00 for Grass Cutting.

As recently as 2015 the council paid Loader £345 for grass cutting. If you object to public money funding mr Loader’s animal abuse fetish you can contact the Parish Clerk David Sharp, 20 Farley Road Malvern Worcestershire WR14 1NF. Tel & Fax 01684 573213

Email info@wellandparishcouncil.org.uk or use their contact form to demand they sever their association with this wanker. Remind them there are plenty of other tree surgeons in Malvern

Another of Loader’s customers is Gloucester Rugby Club. In August 2015 he was employed to pollard some lime trees at their Kingsholm stadium.

Contact Mr Shaun Roberts, Operation Manager, Gloucester Rugby ltd, Kingsholm stadium, GL1 3AX. Tel: 0871 871 8781 shaunroberts@gloucesterrugby.co.uk Twitter: @sir1969 @gloucesterrugby

If you hear of anybody using this company please prevail upon them to take their business elsewhere.