A man arrested during protests at the Horse Hill oil well near Gatwick said he had received legal advice that he would not be committing an offence if he walked in front of lorries delivering to the site.
The High Court in London has adjourned for a second time Rathlin Energy’s attempt to make a bankruptcy order against an anti-fracking campaigner.
The former head of the company exploring for oil near Gatwick failed to appear in court this morning to give evidence at the trial of two anti-fracking campaigners.
A member of a police evidence gathering team at the anti-fracking protests at Balcombe told Brighton Magistrates Court today (22/1/14) how he was hit on the lip by a placard carried by an environmental campaigner. PC Stephen Kimber, of Eastbourne Police Station, was working at the front of […]
The trial of the first environmental campaigners arrested at anti-fracking protests in Balcombe heard this afternoon from the officer in charge of the policing operation. Chief Inspector Matthew Webb, based at Crawley Police Station, was the bronze commander on July 26th, the second day of protests outside Cuadrilla’s […]
West Sussex County Council confirmed (8/10/10) it is pursuing its legal action to take possession of roadside verges next to Cuadrilla’s exploration site at Balcombe, Anti-fracking campaigners have been camping along the verges since July. Last month, the council applied to the High Court for a possession order […]
Update to Timeline – October 2013 2/10/13 The former chair of Lewes District Council and model, Marina Baker, is not to face charges following the protest at Cuadrilla’s site at Balcombe. A district judge, sitting at Crawley Magistrates Court, reviewed about 60 cases arising from the anti-fracking campaign […]