>We’ve just arrived at the Sumac Centre in Nottingham, after a hard, torturous and long train from Glasgow, which for some reason demanded we stayed in Crewe for 40 minutes. Government funded torture groups used mobile phone music to wear down the Reel News team and recorded narration by dodgy scousers was repeated some 42 times, just to make sure you were listening and you lost the will to live.
Information distribution ranged from policing costs of this year’s Climate Camp (£6 million for 46 charged arrests) to the continuing pollution exceedances from the Shell Corrib Gas Project in County Mayo, Ireland, and the strange incident of a bomb being planted outside the Shell E & P Ireland headquarters in Dublin.
On Friday after a fine meal at The 13th Note in Glasgow we headed over to look at the site of the proposed new M74 motorway extension, a six-lane wide, five-mile stretch of road designed to ease the Glasgow airport traffic congestion by plowing this huge flyover through the middle of some of the poorest estates in the city.
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