Current direct action campaigns

A.R.M. is currently engaged in a programme of amending some of the few metric distance signs left on Britain’s roads and footpaths. Our most recent amendment was of a distance sign on a road in north Harlow on the Essex-Hertfordshire border. A metric distance sign reading ‘150 metres’ was altered to read ‘170 yds’. We have had a number of reports from around the country of illegal footpath signs in particular. As we amend the signs, always using professional-quality signage, we will update you here with a series of ‘before’ and ‘after’ photographs. From the Council of Active Resistance to
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Victory for A.R.M. – How The Mile Was Saved

Victory for A.R.M. – How The Mile Was Saved In the 1980s, the government began planning to alter some 2 million road and footpath signs from familiar miles and yards into metric. By the year 2000, the government was planning for this change to take place in just a few years time. In fact, so close were they to implementing this change, that some local councils – in anticipation of the change – were already erecting road signs in metres. As it turned out, A.R.M. discovered that those metric signs were illegal. In February 2006, the then Secretary of State
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