During the 8 weeks of this protection protest there have been over 100 arrests… most of them illegally… some incidents have been as follows…An 8 yr old child was pushed over and out of the way by a police officer earlier in the protest as police escorted a lorry down the road.. A grandmother was[...]Read more →
Archive for ‘Energy, Equity & Environment’
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[...]
Representatives from Shergroup Legal came along to the camp posted a hand delivered “NOTICE” Claim No HQ13X04551, In the Royal Courts of Justice, the Strand London WC2A 2LL. Before Judge Yoxall
on 16th September 2013.
Shout out for as many “Named Defendants”, Self Represented Litigants and Mac Kenzzies Friends, Please be there ready for[...]
Last nights speed-dating before Inspector Sourgrapes confiscated the chairs and probably reprimanded his subordinates.
Demonstrating at the Designated Protest Area.
How many policemen does it take to deliver a tanker of ‘water’?
Balcombe Police Snatch Squads.[...]Read more →
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[...]
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 →