An Occupiers Perspective
22nd of September and another weekend in Balcombe. A few more protectors were arrested, including Kris, one of the Legal Observers. It has been noted that the police are targeting people that they deem are ring leaders or those who know their rights. The best way to control the protests are to remove them.
Original callout for demo:
The European Shale Gas & Oil Summit 2013 is a two-day conference, exhibition and networking event covering the latest developments, strategies and opportunities within unconventional gas exploration across Europe.
This reads. How to Frack with the countryside and they will be discussing how best to ensure the taxpayer gets[…]
Press release from No FiBS:
PRESS COMMENT Monday, September 16th FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
No FiBS (No Fracking in Balcombe Society)
West Sussex case against Balcombe Camp ‘deeply flawed’
This morning at the High Court of Justice, the Strand, a judge took less than an hour to dismiss the attempt by West Sussex County Council to[…]
Interview with the Artist Taxi Driver and two young people who are houseless, so they squat commercial buildings.
The ConDem government’s continued attacks on the poor have exacerbated societal problems. ChunkyMark interviews two intelligent and eloquent young people so they can convey their side of the story.[…]
Up to 3,000 people marched through London alongside Aurora, for Greenpeace’s Save The Arctic campaign.
The giant police bear, the same size as a double decker bus, required 15 puppeteers and 20 volunteers to haul it through the streets of London.
People marched down Lambeth Palace Road towards Shell headquarters, on Belvedere Road, to call[…]
Martin decided to join the first Essex People’s Assembly meeting and this is the video live stream.[…]Read more →
For Julie Daniels – the frackers are relentless but so are all ANTI-frackers. At the beginning of last week the end date for our consultation period here in East Kent (for 3 exploratory boreholes) was 6th October. By Friday, it was 15th November. Good luck tomorrow Balcombe! J x
Local Community campaign in[…]
Balcombe Community Protection Camp will be fighting eviction at the High Court this Monday (16th). They need you to be there and visible! Bring banners & your friends. 9am, Royal Courts of Justice, Strand, London.
The camp is standing strong against increasing pressure from West Sussex County Council and the Police. It’s an important time[…]
Police here have been well on top this morning, disproportionate is their buzz word today evidently. ~ Mark Denty Dent. [/caption]
We have had two delivery lorries this morningone tanker with “LOW HAZARDOUS WASTE” and the other was a new set of drills. The police have been extra pushy and physical with us this[…]