Three campaigners freed today by the Court of Appeal have called on people to join a mass demonstration outside the UK’s first shale gas fracking site for seven years.
The fashion designer and environmental campaigner, Dame Vivienne Westwood, joined protests against fracking in Lancashire.
More than 400 opponents of fracking took part in a rally in Sheffield city centre today, according to organisers.
Opponents of government proposals to change the planning rules for shale gas developments have been taking part in protest events across England this week.
Campaigners in Lancashire are planning a national climate rally near Cuadrilla’s shale gas site later this month.
A group of campaigners, academics and environmental organisations has called on World Sailing to oppose the Ineos sponsorship of the UK America’s Cup team because of the company’s involvement in fracking.
Campaigners assemble model rig outside government department in protest at shale gas planning changes
Opponents of government plans to fast-track shale gas exploration assembled a 4m model drilling rig in Westminster this morning.