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 […]
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.
At about 4.30 this morning, campaigners said they occupied the so-called “Gatwick Gusher” oil site at Horse Hill in Surrey.
A large number of environmental campaigners stood on top of the well pad at Cuadrilla’s oil exploration site at Balcombe this afternoon (19/1/14). The action came at the end of a rally outside the site, which attracted around 300 people. They included residents of Balcombe, members of last […]