In this week’s listings Shadow international trade secretary, Barry Gardiner, visits Lancashire fracking sites; Campaigners head for Bank Holiday festivals; Green Party’s Amelia Womack speaks at Preston New Road; Plus meetings, gatherings and information events.
Attempts to clamp down on peaceful protests are sinister and very dangerous, the co-leader of the Green Party said this lunchtime.
In this week’s listings: Robin Hood Vs Fracking lantern parade in Bolsover; Amelia Womack speaking at Preston New Road; INEOS, Fracking and You talk; Protest outside Nottinghamshire County Council; Costs hearing at the High Court in UKOG injunction case.
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.
Green Party offers “full support” to veteran anti-fracking campaigner arrested at Cuadrilla’s shale gas site
Tina Rothery, a long-standing opponent of fracking, has been arrested outside Cuadrilla’s shale gas site at Preston New Road near Blackpool.