On the last day of Christmas, DrillOrDrop’s review of 2017 in pictures reaches December, with images of the eviction of a camp at Horse Hill in Surrey, an anti-fracking march in Pickering in North Yorkshire, Buddhist blessings, festive protests and a campaign against Barclays.
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In this guest post, Miranda Cox, a member of Kirkham Town Council in Lancashire, reflects on the opposition to Cuadrilla’s shale gas site nearby at Preston New Road. Last week, Lee Petts wrote about his impressions of the company’s operation.
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In this update on protests about fracking and the onshore oil and gas industry: Campaigners occupy and evicted from Horse Hill oil site in Surrey; March through Pickering against fracking plans in Yorkshire; Protests against Barclays Bank’s ownership of Third Energy. Climate change protest at government department Slow […]
40+ events in December 2017 events about fracking and onshore oil and gas in the UK including: Debate between INEOS and Eckington Against Fracking; Actions opposing Barclays Bank investment in Third Energy; Anti-fracking march in Pickering; Dalai Lama’s monks visit Preston New Road; Council committee meetings; Christmas social […]
Anti-fracking campaigners have called on police to protect their civil right to protest. They were responding to a report published this morning alleging “confrontational and “aggressive” policing. Two police forces in fracking protest areas said they have a duty to balance the right to protest with rights […]