Cuadrilla’s Balcombe rig leaves; farewell gathering planned for Saturday

Update to Timeline – September 2013

Farewell to Cuadrilla Friends of the Earth Brighton announces a farewell gathering outside the Cuadrilla site at Balcombe at 11am on Saturday 28th September. The company has until Saturday, under the terms of its planning permission, to leave the site.

Rig leaves Balcombe Vanessa Vine, founder of Frack Free Sussex, reports Cuadrilla’s rig left Balcombe today.

MP’s deep concern about fracking Caroline Lucas, Green MP for Brighton Pavilion, confirms she is being charged with two offences following her arrest at Balcombe on August 19th. In a statement, she says: “I firmly believe in the right to peaceful protest and remain deeply concerned about the impact of fracking on climate change and the wider environment.”

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