26th March 2014 Caroline Lucas trial: day three – morning evidence Cuadrilla’s oil exploration site at Balcombe became short of food and water during the anti-fracking protests at the time of the Reclaim the Power Climate Camp last August, a court heard this morning. Leon Jennings, Cuadrilla’s health […]
26th March 2014 Caroline Lucas trial: day three – morning evidence Lawyers for two anti-fracking demonstrators, who were taking part in the same protest as MP Caroline Lucas, this morning challenged police evidence about their arrests.
25th March 2014 Caroline Lucas trial: Day two – afternoon evidence Anti-fracking campaigners, including the Green Party MP Caroline Lucas, took part in a sit down protest outside Cuadrilla’s oil exploration site at Balcombe for more than two hours before they were arrested by police.
25th March 2014 The judge at the trial of Caroline Lucas and four other anti-fracking campaigners ruled this morning that the police did not have to release extra evidence that might help the defence case.
25th March 2014 Caroline Lucas trial: Day two – morning evidence The officer in charge of tactics at the policing operation for last year’s anti-fracking protests at Balcombe said this morning her main concern was keeping people safe. Superintendent Jane Derrick told Brighton Magistrates Court that she had […]
24th March 2014 Caroline Lucas trial: day one – afternoon evidence The chief constable of Sussex said the climate camp that came to Balcombe last August risked significant disruption to the life of the community, serious damage to property and intimidation of people working at Cuadrilla’s oil exploration […]
March 24th 2014 Caroline Lucas trial: day one – morning evidence Caroline Lucas joined the protest against Cuadrilla’s oil exploration site at Balcombe to send a message to the government that fracking was not needed or wanted, Brighton Magistrates Court heard this morning.