Rebranding Barclays and HSBC ATMs

Bath rebels alerted customers to the news that these banks are the number 1 and 2 funders of fossil fuels in Europe – and the number 2 and 3 funders of biodiversity! Stickers were stuck on ATMs in Bath and Cardiff. Clean up your acts! See this recent twitter thread 🙁 from XR Money Rebellion, …

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Photo: Josh Nicoll The NoGasPS in Midsomer Norton campaign At the end of September a Bath XR rebel group formed to protest against the planned construction of a gas-fuelled power station at Midsomer Norton. Working closely with local residents, we launched the NO GAS POWER STATION IN MIDSOMER NORTON campaign on Clean Air Day, …

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JRM Protest

On Saturday 17th October, MP Jacob Rees-Mogg was met by members of Keynsham and Bath Extinction Rebellion holding a coffin enclosing a model of the Earth and tolling a drum as they held a silent vigil as a wake for the dying planet, outside his constituency surgery in Saltford.The action was the top story in …

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Englishcombe Lane campaign

A group of Bath rebels are supporting the protest against this development of 37 houses on a geologically rare tufa field and ecosystem where protected slow worms were recently killed. See this website for more information:

Mineral Hospital redevelopment

Photo: Josh Nicoll Save the Min garden! On Saturday 19th September, Extinction Rebellion Bath held a socially distanced protest in the City Centre, regarding the planning application for the redevelopment of the historic Royal Mineral Water Hospital. The current proposals include the construction of a very large, four storey extension in the open space …

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XR Rebellion in London

A group of 13 Bath rebels headed for London and another group headed for Cardiff to participate in actions throughout the city.  In London eight Bath rebels were arrested, having previously decided to take that step to register their protest at the Government’s lack of action. Others played an equally important part through marching, occupying …

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Video of Rebellion Day 1 (Fri 28th)

This video by Josh Nicoll (website, Instagram) captures the two actions carried out in Bath on Friday 28th August: the banner drop on the A46, and the Esso garage action on London Road.

XR UK nationwide banner drop

Video by XR Bath hung three huge banners calling for the UK Govt to build back green as part of a UK-wide mass banner drop across the A46 and the London Road roundabout. Photo Credit: Jamie Bellinger