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Plymouth - Any Anarcho's here?

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Pilgrim
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Apr 10 2005 02:19
Plymouth - Any Anarcho's here?

I'm looking for Plymouth contacts about setting up a group in the city and surrounding area. I've been working with Trident Ploughshares for a couple of years now, and will continue to do so, but I'm looking for something with a harder, more result-oriented and flexible feel to it

No firm commitment necessary yet, just a preliminary chat and then see how it goes.

People from all affiliations or none invited.

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nightowl
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Apr 15 2005 10:49

i take it from your nickname that you're a follower of the mighty greens. don't live there anymore but visit regularly for argyle related purposes.

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Apr 15 2005 13:28

http://www.enrager.net/britain/southwest/

Unless our page is out of date, Class War are there.

Pilgrim
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Apr 15 2005 16:03
rkn wrote:
http://www.enrager.net/britain/southwest/

Unless our page is out of date, Class War are there.

I think the page is out of date.

I recall someone (Paul Marsh?) saying that Plymouth Class War came and went, and was supposed to be taken off the list.

I should also mention that, while I am working with Trident Ploughshares locally, I'm not at all out recruiting like some Trot groups I could mention.

I'm looking at setting up a more hard edged group and not necessarily fluffy.

Tom A
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Apr 15 2005 16:08

I grew up in Plymouth. Only go there to visit my mother nowadays. From what I gather, apart from Trident Ploughshares, the focus of activism tends to be the local STWC (aka the local SWP).

A sad state of affairs.

Pilgrim
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Apr 16 2005 17:26
Tom A wrote:
I grew up in Plymouth. Only go there to visit my mother nowadays. From what I gather, apart from Trident Ploughshares, the focus of activism tends to be the local STWC (aka the local SWP).

A sad state of affairs.

This is true. Apart from TP, of which I'm a member, there is little or nothing going on outside the SWP and their front, which are usually the same people wearing different hats for the day.

A sad state of affairs indeed.

Come on folks, there must be somebody interested in doing something!

Pilgrim
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May 6 2005 08:19

I must say that this is beginning to piss me off now.

40 views and not one person even remotely interested in having an informal chat about starting a group?

If there are genuine anarchos in the area, and if they already have something going than let me know and I'll be happy to help out as and when I can.

Surely somebody wants to at least have a go at sorting something out?

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May 6 2005 13:54

Have you thought of digging around into the history of anarchist activity in the Plymouth area. I had no idea there were any anarchists in Burnley, but once I hooked up with one of the older anarchists who emerged during a Unite Against Fascism campaign, I suddenly started to connect with many other libertarians and anarchists. What's more, I'm discovering a long history of local anarchist activity in Burnley which has been smothered and hidden.

They'd been there all the time, but had been avoiding anything with the Swerps name on it. Same situation as Plymouth in Burnley - Swerps big in the area, although a little quieter of late! wink

I've also hooked up with libertarians and other anarchists in Burnley and Pendle working in community campaigns, and on community projects with anarchist ideas in them, like our East Lancs Lets Scheme in Burnley. (trading and doing jobs for each other/but without money, we trade in lonks (the Plymouth one trades in plums? are there a lot of plums in the area??) and we have about 90 members now.

Hey guess what, just discovered there's a Lets scheme in Plymouth - bet you'll find some like mindeds in here.

Lets groups South West - http://www.lets-linkup.com/4114-UK-South%20West.htm

Plymouth LETS

Devon

Contact person: Michael Colebrook.

16 Hartley Park Gardens, Plymouth, PL3 5HU.

Phone: 01752 220 423.

e-mail: mayfly@mcolebrook.karoo.co.uk

Name of currency: Plums.

Approx numbers: 70.

They have a website too, but taking ages to download?

www.beehive.thisisplymouth.co.uk

Hope this helps.

Pilgrim
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May 6 2005 14:20

Thanks for that.

Could be very helpful.

I'll check out the website and dash off an email.

Cheers.

dustylodge
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Jun 18 2005 11:40

im living around exmouth at the mo....so if you need any help in this area then im here

Pilgrim
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Jul 28 2005 21:58
dustylodge wrote:
im living around exmouth at the mo....so if you need any help in this area then im here

I'm certainly interested in meeting and hopefully having informal links with other Anarchists and anti-authoritarian groups and individuals in the Devon and Cornwall area, so PM me and we'll see what happens.

Cheers.

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Aug 11 2005 10:06

good good...iv got a few friends who are interested so we good get quite a turn out over time

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Dec 25 2012 12:45

I am afraid i'm a few years late in replying to this but yeah, i'm near Plymouth

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Dec 25 2012 16:14

This thread about stating a potential Afed group is only one (rather than 7) years old: http://libcom.org/forums/announcements/plymouth-propaganda-group-2311201...
http://libcom.org/forums/organise/starting-local-anarchist-news-group-ad...

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Jan 10 2013 00:43

I'm already a part of the propaganda group.

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Jan 16 2013 17:33

Hello how do I get in contact with you?

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Jan 21 2013 14:47

'Laurence Gill' on facebook. I'm in the 'Plymouth communist party' group on fb if you have any trouble finding me.