Our review of 2017 reaches May, with protests near Blackpool, Chesterfield, Dorking and Edinburgh, plus the arrival of equipment at a drilling site in West Sussex.
In this week’s update on protests about fracking and the onshore oil and gas industry Police drag 85-year-old woman across road at Lancashire fracking protest; Police require 79-year-old tea lady to move from verge outside Third Energy’s site; Protester removed from second observation tower at Kirby Misperton; More […]
Lancashire Police is “reviewing tactics” after three officers dragged 85-year-old campaigner Anne Power across a busy road during anti-fracking protests in Lancashire.
11th June 2014 An 82-year-old anti-fracking campaigner from Greater Manchester has won the ‘Local Hero’ category in this evening’s Observer Ethical Awards. Anne Power, who walks with a stick, became a well-known participant to police and campaigners at protests against IGas’s exploration site at Barton Moss in Salford. She […]