7th April 2014 The acquittal of anti-fracking campaigners on Public Order Act charges vindicated their protest, one of its members said this morning.
Anti-fracking campaigners acquitted after judge rules they may not have known about police protest condition
7th April 2014 The prosecution at the trial of a group of anti-fracking campaigners failed to prove they ignored police warnings that they were in breach of a condition on protesting, a court heard today.
7th April 2014 A district judge at Brighton Magistrates Court has acquitted eight campaigners, arrested at the Balcombe anti-fracking protests, for failing to comply with a condition imposed by police under Section 14 of the Public Order Act.
7th April 2014 Transcripts of last week’s parliamentary questions and statements on: Tax incentives for shale gas investment Leaks from abandoned wells Impact of shale gas on energy prices Energy efficiency Energy self-sufficiency Permitting procedures for deep drilling With thanks to theyworkforyou.com
4th April 2014 District Judge William Ashworth is expected to give his verdict at 11am on Monday in the trial of nine anti-fracking campaigners arrested outside Cuadrilla’s oil exploration site at Balcombe.
Defence argues police order at anti-fracking protest was illegal and campaigners should be acquitted
4th April 2014 Section 14 trial: Day five A group of anti-fracking campaigners on trial for failing to comply with a police order should be acquitted because the order was illegal, their barristers claimed today.