Two men and a woman were arrested after chaining themselves together outside the gates to an oil exploration site near Billingshurst in West Sussex.
The organisation which monitors protest policing has raised concerns about tactics by officers at opposition to onshore drilling in West Sussex. Netpol said Sussex Police had described a section of road on the route to the Broadford Bridge oil exploration site near Billingshurst as a “tolerated slow walking area”. […]
The company behind a West Sussex oil exploration well, where drilling began on 29 May 2017, has threatened legal action against a local campaign group.
UK Oil and Gas Investments announced today that drilling had begun at its well site at Broadford Bridge in West Sussex.
Opponents of oil exploration at a site in West Sussex have called for an immediate stop to work after the drill rig was installed yesterday.
Sussex Police said this evening a 61-year-old man from Lindfield had been arrested outside the oil exploration site at Broadford Bridge near Billingshurst. A spokesperson said he was suspected of obstructing the highway.
In the past few minutes, UK Oil and Gas has confirmed it has installed a drill rig at its oil exploration site at Broadford Bridge in West Sussex.
UK Oil and Gas Investments plc confirmed this morning it had raised the money it needs to begin drilling its well at Broadford Bridge, near Billingshurst in West Sussex.
UK Oil and Gas Investments – the company with interests at Horse Hill, Broadford Bridge and Markwells Wood – has confirmed it is meeting with potential new institutional investors.
About 150 people heard calls last night to object to oil drilling, expected in the next few weeks, at a farm near Billingshurst in West Sussex.