'In Lune Street, Preston, four workers were shot and killed by the military during the general strike in 1842.
Several thousand Preston workers were demonstrating against wage cuts, and for the 'Charter' of democratic rights.' *
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Left: the full sculpture on a plinth outside the Corn Exchange in Preston with the words from the first plaque.
Above: the soldiers
Right: the mown down with the stirring and inspiring words from the second plaque *
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'Remember, remember, people of proud Preston that progress towards justice and democracy has not been acheived without great sacrifice.
Remember, remember, people of proud Preston to defend vigorously the rights given to you.
Strive to enhance the rights of those who follow.'
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On a roundabout on the Isle of Dogs, London. These have puzzled some motorists. *
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The famous street battle of the East Enders against Moseley's fascists, Cable Street, London. Go to interests/alternative politics for an article on The Battle of Cable Street *
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Before he became Russian Czar, Peter the Great studied shipbuilding in Deptford, London *
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Entrance to tunnel in Poplar, London
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Detail of artwork *
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Close-up of the tunnel figures showing the figures in a variety of positions and attitudes *
Permanent, Faslane,6 miles NW of Helensburgh, Scotland on A814:
Faslane Peace Camp sited close to Faslane Nuclear Submarine Base. Also 1st Saturday in every month noise demo, workshops, free cafe and kids space. Tel:01436 820901
For photos click here
Permanent for 'woodland maintenance workers', near Garelochhead, Scotland:
Peaton Glen Wood Peace Camp sited opposite Coulport Nuclear Weapons
Base For more info click here
Every Tuesday evening, 6 - 8 pm, Main Entrance at NSA/USAF Menwith
Hill, near Harrogate, North Yorkshire: Peaceful
protests/witnesses against the proposed US 'Star Wars' systemThe
demonstration is focussed on the people who work at USAF Menwith Hill
- for example - we are protesting at the roles this base has ie in the
American Missile Defense System ("Star Wars"), the specifically the
continuing role re the Afghanistan and Iraq conflict, the policy of
'pre-emptive strikes', the ECHELON system We are also calling for Independence
FROM America. Please come and voice your concerns at the presence of
this American base on UK land.For more info click here
2nd weekend of every month: Aldermaston Women's Peace Camp clickhere or contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Every Wednesday, 4-6pm Brighton, Smash EDO,noise demo against the arms manufacturer for more information click here
3rd weekend of every month, North Yorkshire: Menwith Hill Women's Peace Camp contact email@example.com
last weekend of every month, Cumbria: Sellafield Women's Peace Camp contact 0113 262 1534
First Mondays of every month 5-6pm Warton, on A584 7 miles west of Preston, Lancashire. Vigil and leafletting of workers at arms makers BAE Systems site contact Jan Harper 0151 2636578 firstname.lastname@example.org
'Skipton - East Lancashire Rail Action Parnership'
Protect Babies of the World
for more information on the Baby Milk Action campaign click here
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