The Shadow Chancellor, John McDonnell, promised Labour’s support to protesters outside Cuadrilla’s fracking site near Blackpool during a visit this afternoon.
Actors Sue Jameson and James Bolam were among a group who presented West Sussex County Council with a giant postcard today objecting to plans to allow more time for oil exploration at a site near Billingshurst.
As cyclists prepare to take part in the Prudential 100 cycle event in Surrey, opponents of oil exploration near the Leith Hill beauty spot have warned of a serious risk to riders in future.
In this week’s listings: Divestment and green jobs rally at Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road site Angus Energy conference call Continuing direct action against Cuadrilla’s fracking plans Cake at the Gate gatherings at UKOG’s Broadford Bridge site Campaign training sessions Planning meetings
Two anti-fracking campaign groups have joined forces to try to put shale gas on the agenda for the general election.
Oil company accuses Sussex drilling opponents of “scaremongering” – “nonsense” says “shocked” campaign group
The oil company behind plans to drill in West Sussex in the next few weeks has written to local people accusing its opponents of “unsettling levels of scaremongering” and “extraordinary levels of misinformation”. UK Oil and Gas (UKOG) has said it expects to drill an exploratory oil well […]
Earlier this week, researcher Russell Scott questioned whether restoration bonds for shale gas sites could protect communities. In this Guest Post, Chris Hesketh responds that they are a valuable campaign tool.