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
Workshop organised by the People’s Land Policy and the London Mining Network March 28th, 12:00 – 5:00 New Economics Foundation: 10 Salamanca Pl, Lambeth, London SE1 7HB The way we use land lies at the bottom of the ecological crisis. Human impact has now spread to all parts of the globe. We need to seriously… Continue reading Land and the Ecological Crisis
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
Our next national meeting will be in Bristol on Saturday 19th January. Hello South West! Our network meeting will run from 12-5pm, at St Werburghs Community Centre, Horley Road, Bristol BS2 9TJ. This will be a really important meeting for our actions in Spring and Summer 2019. If you’d like to get involved in LJN work over… Continue reading LJN National Gathering Bristol – 19th January 2019
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
The next national gathering will take place on the 11th November at Friends of the Earth’s Offices in London from 12-5pm with option pub visit afterwards for the freelancers among us… The meeting will be a chance for new and old members to meet, discuss, and make plans for the coming months of land justice… Continue reading LJN National Gathering, Sunday 11th November – London
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.
Hello everyone, My name is Kate and I am very excited to be on board as the new LJN network co-ordinator – thank you so much for collectively offering me this position. I’m really looking forward to meeting as many of you as possible over the next few months whether at the Sheffield meeting on the… Continue reading Hello from our new network coordinator
Three stories about English land secrecy Professor Antonia Layard’s blog post explores three stories of land secrecy in England: the land registry, beneficial ownership of land, and commercial confidentiality in affordable housing. An informative read reflecting how secrecy about land ownership and deals remain part of English land developments. Also mentioned are Guy… Continue reading English Land Secrecy Blog