Security guards and specialist rescue staff worked through the night to remove campaigners from a protest camp near the Horse Hill oil exploration site in Surrey.
Security guards tried to evict an anti-fracking camp near Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road shale gas in Lancashire this morning.
Councillors in north Nottinghamshire are seeking to evict an anti-fracking camp from their village.
A formal complaint has been made to Cheshire Police against the exploration company, IGas, over the eviction of a protest camp from land earmarked for drilling.
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.
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 […]
DrillOrDrop’s December 2017 digest of news about fracking, shale and onshore oil and gas updated daily.
Another eviction began early this morning to remove anti-drilling campaigners who occupied the Horse Hill oil site near Gatwick Airport. The final campaigners were removed at 5.45pm.
Surrey Police are appealing for information about a fire which destroyed a caravan and badly damaged a cabin belonging to opponents of oil exploration near Leith Hill.
The police monitoring network, Netpol, has launched an initiative to fund legal advice for anti-fracking groups facing civil action.