Wednesday 4th September 2013
Senate House, Malet Street, London, WC1E 7HU
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Similar events in Edinburgh, Manchester and Newport
throughout the week. See website for details.
Earlier in the summer Environment Minister Owen Paterson publicly backed genetically modified food – neglecting evidence provided in the longest independent study on genetically modified[…]
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Wednesday 4th September 2013
A Poultry Matter
A giant chicken handed out information about GM food to passers-by in Holborn, next to Sainsbury’s Head Office in Central London on Tuesday 3rd September 2013.
The leaflets being handed out were to publicise www.GMHealthriskweek.org and the Work of http://www.gmfreeze.org/.
Most Britons don’t realise that supermarkets’ own brand dairy and meat has[…]
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 →
Nicky starts the day off doing the right thing for the right reasons . She got away for a while but was arrested shortly after this photo was taken. Since then one of the other younger women have also been taken. seems the police are extra picky this morning. Anyone found to be obstructing the[…]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:
Reasons for visiting Balcombe village, not just for the Community Protection Camp.
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.
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[…]
Interview with Dan.
Police tactic of “not my responsibility”.
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[…]