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Winning with Glasgow Solidarity Network: direct action against letting agency gets ‘admin fees’ back

In January, Glasgow Solidarity Network celebrated the successful conclusion of its first campaign in 2014. This is what happened: Back in 2010 a couple were charged £187 by a letting agency as an (illegal!) ‘administration fee’ in order to secure a new … Continue reading

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Cedar Street says NO to Rent Hikes!

A campaign has been launched by tenants in north-west Glasgow to resist the rent hikes currently being proposed by Queens Cross Housing Association (QXHA). The Housing Association are planning a rent increase of nearly 5% for the second year running, … Continue reading

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Fuller account of recent victory including letter texts

It’s exciting to see your comments and hear that people are interested in fighting back.  Several people have been asking to see the texts we used for letters, so we are posting them here, along with some more context about … Continue reading

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Victory in less than a week for newly reformed Glasgow Solidarity Network. Direct action gets the goods!

Glasgow Solidarity Network has demonstrated how direct action gets the goods with a successful conclusion to its first fight. Two members of the Glasgow Anarchist Federation and their flatmate discovered that it is illegal in Scotland for letting agents to … Continue reading

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Direct Action against Rip-off letting agency this Friday 3/2/12

Direct Action Against Rip Off Letting Agency Glasgow Fri. 3rd Feb. 4.45pm Friday, 3 February 2012 Meet Bus Stop outside Dram, 232-246 Woodlands Road, Glasgow G3 6ND Meet at 4:45 at bus stop outside of Dram! on Woodlands Road (used … Continue reading

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