Police have removed climate campaigners blockading the research centre operated by Schlumberger oil service company in Cambridge.
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This month could see the start of horizontal drilling at the IGas site at Misson in north Nottinghamshire and the spudding of Rathlin Energy’s second well at West Newton. The Court of Appeal is due to hand down its ruling on a challenge to the Ineos injunction and […]
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 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 […]
In this week’s update on protests about fracking and the onshore oil and gas industry: MPs and party leaders visit Preston New Road protests; Arrests and charges at Kirby Misperton; Pop-up protests at Third Energy suppliers.
Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner for Lancashire said this evening the government had given the go-ahead for fracking in the county and so it should pay to police the protests.
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Sussex Chief Constable denies criminalising demonstrators at Balcombe protests – and reveals his officers have been advising UK police forces
16th May 2014 Sussex Chief Constable Giles York has defended his force’s policing of last year’s anti-fracking protests at Balcombe. He also revealed Sussex officers have been advising police across Britain in how to deal with demonstrations at fracking sites.