Ten people were arrested when opponents of operations to explore for oil in southern England blocked the entrance to the site of the so-called Gatwick Gusher at Horse Hill in Surrey.
Villagers have highlighted what they believe is the threat to five species of owl on land next to the IGas shale gas site at Misson, in north Nottinghamshire.
Opponents of Cuadrilla’s shale gas operation near Blackpool dressed in hazard suits yesterday to draw attention to their concerns about emergencies on fracking sites.
A woman who spent 24 hours on a lorry delivering equipment to Cuadrilla’s shale gas site near Blackpool came down at about 10pm last night.
Five women were arrested in the past week in protests outside the IGas shale gas exploration site at Misson in north Nottinghamshire.
The Oscar-winning actor, Emma Thompson, visited Cuadrilla’s shale gas site near Blackpool today for a regular protest by local women.
The police monitoring group, Netpol, is claiming victory after senior officers agreed to a consultation on changes to guidance on policing anti-fracking protests.
Campaigners used two scaffolding tripods to block the entrance to Cuadrilla’s shale gas site near Blackpool this morning.
In this update on protests about fracking and the onshore oil and gas industry Sit-down protest at Ryedale District Council meeting; Demonstration outside Lancashire County Council and BGS exhibition; Green Party deputy leader visits Kirby Misperton; Tag Barclays campaign; Results of court hearings; Support for North Yorkshire firecrews.
Opponents of drilling for oil near Leith Hill in Surrey have stopped a delivery to the site by blocking the entrance.