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Fracking Company Accused of ‘Dirty Tricks’ as Lancashire Nanas Vow Fight-back’

On the Fylde Peninsula, Nana Camp and Reclaim the Power camp are being take to court through an eviction notice. The camp will have already left, but of huge concern to us all is that Lord Browne’s Cuadrilla is seeking an injunction to prevent various anti-fracking groups (including all members of / people associated with[...]

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LANCASHIRE GRANMAS AND MUMS OCCUPY PROPOSED FRACKING FIELD

BREAKING/CURRENT – PRESS RELEASE 7 August 2014 – 5:05am:
At 5am a team of around 25 grandmothers, mothers and others from the Blackpool area set up a protection camp in a field earmarked for development by shale gas industry operators Cuadrilla. Stating that they had over the past three years, tried all lawful methods available[...]

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Fracking to protect beauty spots – or Tory marginals?

MPs are great at either saying nothing using lots of words, or saying plenty and over-complicating things in the hope we miss the prominent information…. but nothing gets past clever, dedicated, intelligent campaigners
http://www.channel4.com/news/fracking-in-parks-in-exceptional-circumstances-says-mp[...]

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All Fracked Out Before We’ve Begun

As more individuals find out about the impacts of fracking, more communities are becoming mobilised and the resistance is growing, hour by hour, day by day. The government talks about ‘gold standard’ regulation here in the UK making fracking safe, but we know this is fools’ gold… no amount of regulation can make fracking SAFE.[...]

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West Sussex County Council Refuses Planning Permission to Frackers.

+++BREAKING NEWS+++ The planning application for exploratory drilling between the villages of Kirdford and Wisborough Green, West Sussex has just been unanimously REFUSED by WSCC planning committee.
LINKS:
Frack Free Sussex
https://www.facebook.com/FrackFreeSussex?fref=photo
Local MP for Kirdford / Wisborough Green, Nick Herbert, has spoken out against the planning application for exploratory drilling on the outskirts of[...]

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Why are the Fracking Industry and Government so afraid?

What are the industry and government so afraid of? Despite being invited, nobody from the industry trade group UKOOG nor government was prepared to be on the panel for the recent #talkfracking events around the country. On Tuesday, the same was the case in West Sussex when BBC Radio Sussex, Surrey and Kent held a[...]

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Fracking is an Issue for All of Us, Not just Politicians in Westminster

Vivienne Westwood gets on her soap box to tell us why we should all be passionate about the issues around fracking. Don’t miss the Daily Politics Show on BBC2 tomorrow at 12 noon.
#talkfracking[...]

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West Newton Earth Warriors Released

The right to peaceful protest was again eroded yesterday when three protectors were arrested for PEACEFULLY walking in trucks to the West Newton site. THANK YOU to the protectors for putting themselves on the front line. Many more people are now waking up the dangers of fracking, but more people are needed to support those[...]

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Julie Wassmer – East Kent Against Fracking

Crossposted from Julie Wassmer – East Kent Against Fracking
Julie Wassmer is a freelance writer and author, member of the campaign groups ‘East Kent Against Fracking’ and ‘Mothers Against Fracking’. She also sits on the Environment Committee of Kent’s Campaign for Protection of Rural England.

The Government claims fracking must not become a political football,[...]

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