The Green Party’s MEP for south east England has called for review of guidance given to police at anti-drilling protests in Sussex.
Police outside Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road shale gas site near Blackpool got suspicious this morning when a TV reporter appeared to be putting his arm in a tube used by anti-fracking campaigners for lock-on protests.
Alleged assault of anti-fracking protester outside shale gas site – police to send file to prosecutors
Lancashire Police confirmed this afternoon that it was sending a file to the Crown Prosecution Service over the alleged assault of a protester outside Cuadrilla’s shale gas site at Preston New Road.
The Green Party is calling on the shale gas company, Cuadrilla, to answer allegations of violence by security guards and staff against protesters at its site near Blackpool.
Policing of protests at Cuadrilla’s Lancashire shale gas site will use officers from other parts of the UK, as well as the local force, from next week.
Anti-fracking campaigners have been protesting this morning outside Cuadrilla’s shale gas site near Blackpool and at a supplier of drilling equipment in Derbyshire.
An eviction is underway at a protection camp at the site earmarked for Europa’s oil exploration well at Bury Hill Wood, near Leith Hill in Surrey. We’ll be updating this post with information as it comes in. The camp was established on 28 October 2016 and an eviction […]
Sussex Police said this evening a 61-year-old man from Lindfield had been arrested outside the oil exploration site at Broadford Bridge near Billingshurst. A spokesperson said he was suspected of obstructing the highway.
In this update of protests about fracking and the onshore oil and gas industry: Anti-fracking campaigners hand in complaint about Preston New Road protest policing Police criticise behaviour of some protesters at Kirkham vigil Swap work for work protest at Preston New Road Lock-on at A E Yates […]
Anti-fracking campaigners accuse police of “disproportionate and aggressive” tactics at Cuadrilla shale gas site
Opponents of Cuadrilla’s shale gas site near Blackpool say their right to protest has been “repeatedly trampled on” by Lancashire Police.