A man arrested during protests at the Horse Hill oil well near Gatwick said he had received legal advice that he would not be committing an offence if he walked in front of lorries delivering to the site.
The trial of nine anti-fracking campaigners arrested at protests at the Horse Hill oil well near Gatwick heard that police tolerated some walking in front of lorries to slow down deliveries to the site.
The policing of protests at the Horse Hill oil site near Gatwick came under scrutiny at the trial of nine anti-fracking campaigners today.
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A trial of more than 40 people arising from anti-fracking protests at the Barton Moss gas drilling site has been adjourned for the second day because no prosecutor was available.
The trial in Manchester of more than 40 people on charges arising from last year’s protests outside the IGas drilling site at Barton Moss has been adjourned until tomorrow morning (Friday).
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.
What’s happening in late November/early December on fracking and onshore oil and gas? Sussex protest rally over Celtique Energie drilling site Adjournment debate on fracking, House of Commons Public meetings in Somerset and Surrey Film screening Court hearings on obstruction charges and eviction in East Yorkshire
Sussex Police has agreed to withdraw five cautions accepted by people arrested at last year’s anti-fracking protests at Balcombe.