Shale: Govt aims to reform planning rules as Cuadrilla forced to withdraw drilling application
Government plans to end people’s right to be notified about plans to drill for gas and oil beneath their homes and land, have been slammed today (3 September 2013) by Friends of the Earth.
This Torygraph article, in the Finance section,[...]
I managed to get back to camp early enough to catch the last rays of the sun. A couple of the Community Protectors were available to give updates on their situation. The others are to appear in Crawly Magistrates Court on 4th September 2013.
Arrested for walking too slowly?
Arrested for allegedly blocking the police,[...]Read more →
Guy locked himself on to a tanker at Balcombe! BRILLIANT!
More here on twitter
On 2nd September Rob an
Anti fracking activist climbs a loaded lorry exiting the Balcombe Cuadrilla site and d-locks himself to the vehicle
blockading the road.
One Man Stop from You and I Films on Vimeo.
Email arrived today:
Further coverage from Sarah. Longer streams.
BALCOMBE COMMUNITY PROTECTION CAMP:
BALCOMBE COMMUNITY WISHLIST: For those who are visiting the camp and would like to bring in supplies.
FRACK FREE SUSSEX FACEBOOK PAGE.
4th weekend in Balcombe Community Protection Camp. A few streams for you to see what the camp is like.
Saturday morning, we received an update from Silver Fox.
The Solar Panels were installed after some setbacks. Hopefully the camp will now have better power.
The water has been piped in closer to the camp and[...]
Why the Mass Sleep Out?
This demonstration is about solidarity between those on benefits and those lucky enough not to currently need them. Solidarity for Renters in the private sector suffering high rents due to 2 million Council housing sold off and not replaced and solidarity for Council tenants being threatened with increased rents due[...]
Leicester City Council (LCC) currently has 54 councillors, of those 52 are Labour Politicians; given this, you would be forgiven in thinking City residents are protected from some of the most brutal Welfare Cuts for 30 years?
The reality is LCC have imposed every one of the Governments Policies at it’s fullest, and in[...]
19/08/2013 Police tactic of “not my responsibility”.
DTG19082013 0620 hours. Protectors camping in the woods encounter police. They were woken up in the early hours by police searching for weapons and materials that can supposedly be used against razor wire (illegal to use, but Cuadrilla can just pay the fine).
The police were more inclined[...]