Residents of the Runnymede Eco-village, next to the site hosting the 800th anniversary celebrations this June, won a court battle yesterday to delay their eviction from the site where they have lived for over 2 years.
But the court ruling today may prove to be a short-lived delay. Lawyers for the owners of the land will be back in court early May and a campaign has started to defend the Magna Carta village.
“We are appealing for as many people as possible to support us,” said Phoenix Rainbow, one of the defendants.
“There are millions of acres of disused land where people could live and grow food,” and we want to draw attention to that.”
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