Massive thanks for those who’ve signed the petition to open up golf courses so people can exercise safely. It’s had nearly 6,500 signatures so far and there’s been loads of interest – the Sunday Times covered it, one of the govt’s scientific advisors on coronavirus has backed the idea, and even the Sun ran an… Continue reading Don’t close parks – open up golf courses so people can exercise safely
The Land Research Action Network, Global Campaign for Agrarian Reform, Focus on the Global South, Rede Social de Justicia e Direitos Humanos and La Via Campesina have been collaborating to produce some excellent briefing papers recently. Below is the most recent, the rest can be found in the footer of this page. https://www.landjustice.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/LandResearchActionNetwork_WEB.pdf
This post discusses a research project and accompanying exhibition examining land ownership and new purpose built student accommodation in Newcastle upon Tyne. Written by Julia Heslop. Shieldfield is an estate on the outskirts of Newcastle city centre which has seen increasing development pressures, with a 467 per cent increase in student housing numbers between 2011… Continue reading One Hundred and Thirty Million Pounds of Earth: Investigating land ownership in Newcastle upon Tyne
On Sunday 7 April 2019 a small group set out to walk from Oxshott to Little Heath to honour the Diggers 370th anniversary. St Georges Hill is completely private land now and difficult to access, so we decided to go to Little Heath where the Diggers went after being evicted from St George’s Hill in… Continue reading Walk and Songs to Honour the Diggers – 7th April 2019
A major station for democratic progressive land reform to pass through is updating the human rights laws so that absolute right to property doesn’t trump every other human right, such as the right to housing and food etc… Scotland is heading nicely along this road and we watch jealously from England, please read this recent… Continue reading Human rights, land reform and Scotland
Print your own fliers: Four flyers to A4 sheet A4 poster image Watch this space for more information.
On Sunday 11th November 2018 we held our national gathering at Friends of the Earth’s offices in London. We had a beautiful group network members gathered, including a v. dedicated contingent who made the pilgrimage (by minibus) all the way down from the Reclaim the Power gathering in Sheffield, and it was the first LJN… Continue reading Report from our national gathering
Why not download and print out our Halloween GHOST TOWN poster? …and send us photos of where it ends up! Large file for printing or Smaller file for internet
Come to Land Justice Network’s next national gathering to find out what the we’ve all been up to and plot fresh action together!
It will take place on Saturday 18th August at Heeley City Farm, Richards Road, Sheffield, S2 3DT.
We’ll meet up 12 noon for a shared pot luck (bring a dish if you can) and we’ll start the meeting around 12.30, finishing 5pm with optional social time at a nearby pub afterwards. The venue is fully accessible for wheelchairs.
The gathering will include a visit to REACH Homes a project based at the farm which has designed genuinely affordable homes for £35k.
Peak District walk
On Sunday 19th all are welcome to join us for a walk in the Peak District – we are hoping to meet some of those affected by the recent fires on Saddleworth Moor, connected to the mismanagement of moors for grouse shooting.
We are also inviting along Hebden Bridge residents who were badly affected by the flooding a few years back… also connecting to mismanagement of land for grouse.
If you are interested in coming for both days and need to sort somewhere to stay overnight on Saturday night, please drop us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org as we may be able to help.
Please also get in touch if you are able to offer a lift and/or particularly need support with travel costs or a creche for your child on the Saturday.