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 →
Archive for ‘Energy, Equity & Environment’
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[...]
Reclaim the Power decided to engage in direct action outside the Cuadrilla Fracking site by having a street party.
Unfortunately, the police were most put out by the peaceful civil disobedience. They may have expected people to break onto the site, but the community protection camp preferred to have a party.
Due to the[...]
The third weekend of the Balcombe Community Protection Camp and the site now has over 100 tents. They are then joined by a few hundred people everyday, but more are needed.
The camp is getting more donations of tents and sleepingbags. The Kitchen is lacto-ovo vegetarian. This is important for health and safety reasons,[...]
Update at 0700hours Sunday Morning.
West Kent Green Party showing solidarity.
Various interviews throughout the day.[...]Read more →
The Anti-Frack Camp is about 10 minutes walk from Balcombe Train Station. From Blackfriars, Victoria, East Croydon or Brighton.
At the exit, just turn to your right and walk down the road and you will hit the camp.
For the last 4 days the community in Balcombe, supported by people from across Sussex and[...]