In this week’s update on protests about fracking and the onshore oil and gas industry: 6-person lock-on at equipment supplier in Preston Demonstration at A E Yates in Bolton Greenpeace protesters in court in Blackpool This post will be updated throughout the week. Please let us know about […]
In this week’s update: Post-election lock-on outside Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road site First lock-on at UKOG’s Broadford Bridge site Overnight watch for the arrival of drilling rig Dawn vigil in West Sussex
Two men and a woman were arrested after chaining themselves together outside the gates to an oil exploration site near Billingshurst in West Sussex.
In this week’s update: Demonstrations against Church of England investment in fossil fuels Lock-on protests in Chesterfield and Preston New Road European anti-fracking campaigners join rally outside Cuadrilla’s site Petition with thousands of names against unconventional oil and gas delivered to the Scottish Parliament Opponents of drilling in […]
In this week’s update: Leaders of an Australian anti-drilling blockade visit Lancashire Protests at West Sussex site as rig is installed Scotland’s Knitting Grannies outside the Scottish Parliament Anti-fracking demonstrators gather at Cuadrilla’s offices First Preston New Road lock-on trial begins Petition hand-in at Cuadrilla contractor Please let […]
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.