Updated at 2.30pm Two campaigners who spent about 30 hours on the rig platform at Third Energy’s fracking site at Kirby Misperton have been brought down to the ground.
Updated 6.30pm with new information and pictures Three opponents of Third Energy’s plans to frack at Kirby Misperton in North Yorkshire occupied the workover rig at the site early this morning.
In this week’s update on protests about fracking and the onshore oil and gas industry: Three campaigners climb Third Energy’s rig Compensation fund Double lock-on protest Lorry protest in North Yorkshire layby; Campaigners removed from third tower.
In this week’s update on protests about fracking and the onshore oil and gas industry Police drag 85-year-old woman across road at Lancashire fracking protest; Police require 79-year-old tea lady to move from verge outside Third Energy’s site; Protester removed from second observation tower at Kirby Misperton; More […]
A campaign group fears that plans to replace a Victorian bridge will open up part of West Sussex to oil and gas exploration.
In this week’s update on protests about fracking and the onshore oil and gas industry: Lock-on, slow walk and lorry-surfing in protest at Third Energy’s fracking plans; Politicians visit Kirby Misperton and Preston New Road; Harvest festival and Peaceful Assembly for the world events; Fire service equipment used […]
Anti-fracking campaigners in England have been responding this afternoon to the announcement that the Scottish Government is extending indefinitely the moratorium on unconventional oil and gas. We’ll update this post as more comment comes in.