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Solidarity with Occupy Veteran Tina Rothery Arrested at PNR

Solidarity with Occupy Veteran Tina Louise Rothery . When a Law is unjust, it is only right to disobey.

This afternoon Green Party life-member and activist Tina Rothery was arrested at the fracking site at Preston New Road. She has been released but will appear in court on 10 October 2017. This is our response,[…]

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PRESS RELEASE: Preston New Road Action Group 31 August 2017

PRESS RELEASE: Preston New Road Action Group 31 August 2017

PRESS RELEASE
Preston New Road Action Group
Court of Appeal Concludes
31 August 2017
For immediate release
The London Court of Appeal case of Preston New Road Action Group versus the Secretary of State over fracking in Lancashire has concluded, with judgement from Lord Justice[…]

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Am awakening to a new day today

Am awakening to a new day today by Al An
Yesterday was tough. Watching your friends get knocked over by thuggish police and arrested for no reason is hard to process. I felt so powerless yesterday. In July we outmanoeuvred the opposition but yesterday we were outnumbered and unable to respond effectively. I’ve been writing[…]

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Day 139 in the Cuadrilla House by TinaLouiseUK

Day 139 in the Cuadrilla House by TinaLouiseUK

Day 139 in the Cuadrilla House… and the good people ride the waves of empowerment and hope and fall victim to the tides of violence and anguish in varying measures. We’re tossed between disbelief that THIS is actually the state of democracy and the awareness that we[…]

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Anti-fracking protests against Cuadrilla show that action can block big bosses

From the link:
[“It’s a horrifying reality to accept. Vulnerable people are being brutally attacked, and the brutal attacker is the law. It’s very upsetting for people to realise that. The police are being used to stop us doing what is right. It shatters so much of what people have been brought up to believe[…]

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PNR: Police Close Preston New Road to escort Cuadrilla Convoy

PNR: Police Close Preston New Road to escort Cuadrilla Convoy

MAJORITY of road closures on Preston New Road are to help trucks get the turn on the road that requires both lanes… NOT because any Protectors are about – they conveniently ‘kettle’ any of us in advance ie: holding vans and line of police to[…]

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GreenLassie at Preston New Road

Great blog by Tanya Jones, who visited Preston New Road last weekend to speak about the campaign in Ireland, where fracking is now banned. She tweets as @decombustion
Tanya Jones was Green Party candidate for Fermanagh & South Tyrone.
GreenLassie at Preston New Road 4th August 2017[…]

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BBC omit to mention LCC leader Geoff Driver arrested in fraud probe?

BBC omit to mention in this report that Geoff Driver who occupies a senior post at Lancashire County Council is currently under investigation for financial fraud.
We have you surrounded Cuadrilla.
Mr. Driver we have you in check. Watch this space…
AlanWilliamz

Cuadrilla ‘getting away’ with fracking rig breach
Police deny facilitating fracking drill operation[…]

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KatrinaL Arrested at PNR on 04082017

KatrinaL Arrested at PNR on 04082017
Didn’t believe it until I saw the live stream. This is something that is becoming a habit due to the ridiculous arrests police are making to try and whittle down the protectors numbers…
1. Someone arrested for swearing (laughed out of court)
2. Someone arrested for a cigarette end[…]

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