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Central London Squat History walk

back by unpopular demand – Come see a slice of Central London squatting history; • See the square where squatters and tenants half succeeded in fighting off the encroachment of office blocks, • See the hotel which ex-soldiers and others … Continue reading

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Help keep a roof over our head

The building where ASS, and many other cool groups, is based needs serious work to keep it standing. We’re in the attic so particularly want the roof working right, as well as everything between us and the ground. Here’s the … Continue reading

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Grow Heathrow’s 7th Birthday – Saturday 4th March – more details coming soon!

http://www.transitionheathrow.com/2017/02/grow-heathrows-7th-birthday-saturday-4th-march-more-details-coming-soon/

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Squatters Handbook, 14th edition, published October 2016

Updated to inspire a new generation after LASPO 2012 (the criminalisation of squatting in residential property) and other changes. Packed with more information, glossary and index for easier use. A bargain at £2 (arrangements for bulk purchase / squat type … Continue reading

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Camelot HQ squatted

A few days ago the former Camelot Europe HQ, in Westland Park London N1 was squatted in protest against guardian companies’ anti-social profiteering from empty properties and homelessness. For those who don’t know, Camelot are the original “guardian” company, invented … Continue reading

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Four Years since Residential Squatting Criminalised

http://www.squashcampaign.org/2016/09/four-years-since-residential-squatting-criminalised/ Four years ago today, squatting in empty residential properties became a criminal offence in England and Wales, with the introduction of section 144 of the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act (2012). Since then many young and … Continue reading

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Does anyone know why Labour MP for Brent Central, Dawn Butler would be asking the Secretary of State for Justice if he is bringing in legislation to further criminalise squatting?

https://www.theyworkforyou.com/wrans/?id=2016-07-04.41664.h&s=squat#g41664.r0

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Bristol squatters protest another social housing sell-off

SQUATTERS have occupied a house in Bristol in protest at its imminent sale. The terraced house in West Grove, Montepelier, was due to be sold by owners Knightstone Housing Association at an auction tonight. Police are currently outside the building, … Continue reading

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email playing up

the ASS email appears not be sending properly, especially with attachments so if you were expecting a response from us and don’t get one, give us a call we do normally reply  

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Council house sale stopped by squatting

Avonmouth Squatting Victory On 20th April 2016 a group of campaigners squatted a council house in Avonmouth to stop it being sold. Six dramatic weeks later the squatters left, having successfully stopped the sale. http://www.squatbristol.co.uk/2016/06/avonmouth-squatting-victory.html In March 2016 the then … Continue reading

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