A 74-year-old man and a 60-year-old woman become the first people to be arrested outside the Egdon Resources oil exploration site at Biscathorpe in Lincolnshire.
Businessman considers legal action against police after acquittal for obstruction at anti-fracking protest
A businessman and leading campaigner against Cuadrilla’s fracking operation near Blackpool has been cleared by a court of obstruction.
Farmers were urged at a rally in North Yorkshire this morning to deny fracking companies access to their land.
The trial of a group of Lancashire residents who blocked the entrance to Cuadrilla’s shale gas site at the start of a month of direct action protests has been set for November.
More than half the people charged with offences at protests near Angus Energy’s Brockham oil site near Dorking in Surrey have had their cases dropped before they got to trial.
Dates for 12 more trials were set today for campaigners arrested in the summer’s anti-fracking protests outside the Cuadrilla oil exploration site at Balcombe. The MP Caroline Lucas and four other protestors will stand trial at Brighton Magistrates on March 24th next year, charged with obstructing the highway […]
Update to Timeline – September 2013 25/9/2013 Green MP Caroline Lucas is charged following demonstrations against fracking at the Cuadrilla drilling site in Balcombe last month. A statement from the Crown Prosecution Service says Dr Lucas will face one charge under the Public Order Act 1986 and one charge of […]