2017 in pictures – January
During the Christmas period, DrillOrDrop is looking back over 2017 through a collection of photographs. Each day, starting today with January, we’ll be publishing images from the 12 months of the past year.
Thank you to everyone who suggested photographs or gave permission for their images to be used. For our written review of 2017, click here.
Jackie from Dorking is arrested while slow walking near Angust Energy site at Brockham. Charges against her were later dropped. 10 January 2017. Still from video by Jon O’Houston. See the full video here
Slow walking of vehicles delivering to Angus Energy site at Brockham, 17 January 2017. Photo: Brockham Protection Camp
Snow at the Kirby Misperton Protection camp in North Yorkshire, 13 January 2017. Photo: Ian Crane
Meanwhile work is underway at Cuadrilla’s site at Preston New Road, near Blackpool, 13 January 2017. Photo: Ros Wills
Lorry arriving at Preston New Road, near Blackpool, 26 January 2017. Photo: Neil Terry
Protesters at Preston New Road in January 2017 (composite). Photos (from left): Ros Wills, Ros Wills, Tina Rothery
First lock-on at Preston New Road, near Blackpool, 31 January 2017. Photo: Ben Dean
Opponents of shale gas development at Marsh Lane near Eckington gather outside an INEOS exhibition on 31 January 2017. Photo: DrillOrDrop
Look out for images from February 2017 on 26 December 2017.
Happy Christmas Ruth, thank you for all your work.
Happy Christmas Ruth thank you for all your hard work this year From Marie & Rowland
Merry Christmas Ruth and Paul , thank you both for all the hard work in 2017
Merry Christmas Ruth and Paul, your work has been as outstanding as ever in 2017. Much love from me xx
Thanks for your unrivalled coverage of fracking throughout 2017. If only the major news outlets covered the story as much as you do. You provide an amazing service to everyone and I hope you manage at least one day off over Christmas!