The barrister for a group of anti-fracking campaigners on trial for protests outside the Horse Hill oil site near Gatwick said there was “an abject failure” of policing.
Anti-fracking campaigners felt intimidated by the driving of some lorries delivering to the Horse Hill oil site near Gatwick Airport and were unable to protest peacefully, a court heard today.
The executive chairman of the company behind the so-called Gatwick Gusher oil well failed to give evidence in court today at the trial of nine anti-fracking campaigners.
A judge who acquitted nine anti-fracking campaigners following protests outside the Horse Hill oil well near Gatwick said he was concerned about the deteriorating relationship between police and protesters.
The risks posed by the oil industry justified a protest outside an exploratory drilling site near Gatwick airport, a court heard this morning.
Two environmental campaigners allege they were assaulted during an anti-fracking protest outside the exploratory oil site at Horse Hill in Surrey last year.
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.
26th August 2014 The appeal began this morning of an anti-fracking campaigner convicted of assaulting and obstructing a police officer at last year’s protests at Balcombe.
4th April 2014 Section 14 trial: Day five Nine anti-fracking campaigners arrested at a sit-down protest outside Cuadrilla’s oil exploration site at Balcombe deliberately ignored police asking them to move, Brighton Magistrates Court heard this morning.
3rd April 2014 Section 14 trial: Day four – afternoon evidence Three women arrested at a sit-down protest against fracking outside Cuadrilla’s oil exploration site at Balcombe gave evidence at their trial this afternoon.