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If by Tammy Samede

(I’ve re written the poem ‘if’)
If you can keep your footing when all about you
Are losing theirs and being battered by the tau
If you can trust yourself when all others attack you,
But make allowance for their attacking too;
If you can wait for lorries,and not be tired by waiting,
Or being[…]

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Caroline Lucas MP in Court and Barton Moss updates.

Occupiers and Protectors were outside Brighton Magistrates Court today to greet Caroline Lucas MP, who was arrested during the Reclaim the Power weekend at Balcombe. The Brighton and Hove MP joined the Balcombe Community Protection Camp in the lock on and was arrested by a police officer who was also from Brighton and Hove. She[…]

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Fracked Future Carnival

Fracked Future Carnival: a personal perspective, by Tim Williams (Barton Moss Protector)
Yesterday was an extraordinary day, went down to London Town to join in the victory celebrations outside the ritzy 5 star hotel in Knightsbridge where the representatives of the fracking conglomerates were due to have a strategy meeting. Many familiar faces turned up[…]

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London Fashion Week, by Laura Elizabeth Parkes

Being a stylist as well as an activist, I decided it was time to take the fracking protest to London Fashion Week (LFW). I think it is time the media and the public realise that activists come from all walks of life and not just the fringes of society. It is all of our duty[…]

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Letter from Balcombe to the Prime Minister

From Charles Metcalfe, London Road, Balcombe, 20th December 2013.
To The Right Honourable David Cameron MP, Prime Minister, 10 Downing Street, London, SW1A 2AA.

Dear Prime Minister,
Re: UK-wide call for an immediate and binding moratorium on hydraulic fracturing for shale gas, coal bed methane and underground coal gasification on our islands.
Please read this.[…]

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A moody end to the Vigil at Balcombe Community Protection Camp Tuesday 19th November. The vigil was given less than 40 minutes, before their equipment was seized by Bailiffs.
One thing to be noted, is that to never underestimate the power of the photographer. without them these thugs would have rolled over us even quicker[…]

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Recently we have been experiencing some criticisms about the Balcombe Community Protection Camp. Apparently, we have left the site in a worse state than how we first found it.
Please check these photos.

Greenwood/Cuadrilla site, as managed by the Balcombe Estate. This dump was covered by a bulldozer, when they found Camp Protectors taking photos.[…]

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PUBLIC DEBATE: To Address Hydraulic Fracturing (Fracking).
SPEAKERS: James Woudhuysen -Professor of Forecasting & Innovation at de Montfort University: [Pro]
David Smythe, Emeritus Professor of Geophysics, University of Glasgow: [Anti]
Public Debate to address Hydraulic Fracturing in the UK
7-9pm October 6th
All Saints Centre, Friars Walk, Lewes BN7 2LE
Speakers: James Woudhuysen (pro)[…]

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Photo op inside the Police Station.[…]

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