In this week’s listings: Derbyshire councillors vote on INEOS shale gas plan at Bramleymoor Lane; Four INEOS, Fracking and You public meetings in Yorkshire; Two public meeting about Aurora’s plans on Altcar Moss, Lancashire; Trial of anti-fracking protester in Brighton; “Find out about fracking” talks; Plus action and […]
Yesterday (29/10/2016) anti-fracking campaigners protested outside branches of Barclays against the bank’s investment in Third Energy, which has permission to frack for shale gas in North Yorkshire. The protests were part of a week of action, which saw more than 90 events against Barclays’ involvement in shale gas exploration […]
18th July 2014 An anti-fracking campaigner accused of shoulder-barging a police officer at last year’s protests at Balcombe has failed to overturn his conviction.
An environmental campaigner arrested on the second day of the Balcombe protests accused the police of unreasonably and disproportionately aggressive and intimidatory action. Richard Millar, 30, from Brighton, told the city’s magistrates court this morning the police used pressure point tactics on him when he was arrested. Pictures […]
Dates for 12 more trials were set today for campaigners arrested in the summer’s anti-fracking protests outside the Cuadrilla oil exploration site at Balcombe. The MP Caroline Lucas and four other protestors will stand trial at Brighton Magistrates on March 24th next year, charged with obstructing the highway […]
Dates have been set for the first trials of anti-fracking campaigners, arrested following protests outside Cuadrilla’s exploration site at Balcombe during the summer. A hearing at Crawley Magistrates Court today (2/10/2013) reviewed the cases of about 60 campaigners. All deny the charges against them. The court set 12 […]