Charges of aggravated trespass have been dismissed against two anti-fracking campaigners at a trial in Chesterfield. Four other campaigners were acquitted of the same charges.
In this update on protests about fracking and the onshore oil and gas industry: MPs address anti-fracking rally at Ellesmere Port; Launch of protest policing report at Preston New Road; 12 protesters found guilty of obstructing the highway outside Cuadrilla’s site Visits by former Green Party and Lib […]
In this week’s listings Decision meeting on Horse Hill and Leith Hill oil drilling proposals; Anti-fracking community strategy meeting in Lancashire; Three-day oil and gas masterclass; IGas drop-in event about Ince Marshes plans; Are we going to be fracked? presentations.
Police officers using specialist climbing gear removed an anti-fracking protester this afternoon from a small wooden tower outside Third Energy’s gas site at Kirby Misperton.
An indigenous leader who opposed the Dakota Access Pipeline at Standing Rock in the US urged anti-fracking campaigners in Lancashire today to “let go of their fears”.
60+ events in April 2017 about UK fracking and onshore oil and gas, including a new tour for the play Fracked!, starring James Bolam and Anne Reid, plus opposition to Barclays’ support for shale gas, continuing Break the Chain actions, meetings, screenings, exhibitions and demonstrations.
Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road shale gas site More arrests Police and Crime Commissioner visits the site Complaints of large police presence Anti-fracking march from North Yorkshire to Lancashire
Opponents of Cuadrilla’s plans to frack for shale gas are expected to travel from across England for a national day of action tomorrow.
Friends of the Earth is fighting off criticism from the shale gas company, Cuadrilla, and the advertising watchdog.
City of York Council is reconsidering its counter-terrorism strategy which lists anti-fracking campaigners as a threat, alongside the PKK, a separatist group involved in an armed struggle in Turkey. North Yorkshire Police has also confirmed that it does not see anti-fracking activities as a terrorist risk.