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How many lives I have led? by Silver Fox.

 

A few words from Silver Fox on location at Barton Moss Community Protection Camp on his 65th Birthday.
How many lives I have led?
It has been a truly amazing journey.
As a small child growing up in a Nissan hut squatted by my parents when the Bevin boys uleft the Colliery in 1953,[...]

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Open Letter to Met Police Liaison Team, by Rebecca

The Met police liaison team recently contacted me after organising the Thatcher funeral back-turning protest, asking me if I’d like to come to a seminar to discuss police liaison with protesters. This is my response:

Dear XXX – I am so sorry I never replied to your email inviting me to discuss the role of[...]

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TAU TAU where art thou TAU by Tammy.

Today the lorries arrived and so did the police. However the police remained in their vans at each end of Barton moss road . We blockaded the lorries peacefully and slowly walked in front of them up to the site. Not a single police officer came anywhere near. We got to the gates of igas[...]

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I’d rather be a hobbit than an orc, by Hazel

Being at the Barton Moss Protection Camp is like being at sea. There are tides, surges, waves and ripples. Calm periods and storms. There’s always the risk of losing a friend overboard. On Monday I was one of those lost to sea, lost to the GMP.
GMP = Greater Manchester Police. It was actually a[...]

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Solidarity Sunday Barton Moss Protection Camp 26/01/2014, by Obi

Original call out: from the event page on Facebook.
Do you live in the 60% of the UK that has been made available to fracking companies? Solidarity Sunday is an opportunity to support a community fighting fracking NOW, but also to highlight the threat to your community and the resistance taking place where you live![...]

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Provocation at Barton Moss

Based on a Press Release from Barton Moss Protection Camp and Britain & Ireland Frack Free (BIFF!)
This morning (Wednesday 22nd Jan), in the wake of Monday’s brutal, shocking and inexcusable assault on a peaceful Legal Observer by Greater Manchester Police at the Protector Camp on Barton Moss Road in Salford, around 30 officers from[...]

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Greater Manchester Police accused of brutality, legal observer in hospital 21/01/2014

Occupy Mayday Livestreams from the day 21/01/2014
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This man, a peaceful Legal Observer, was violently arrested at IGas Barton Moss drilling site today, while simply asking a Chief Inspector and several other officers to report lack of proper license plating on one of the trucks leaving the Barton Moss Community Protection Camp[...]

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Sunday Stroll in Salford (Barton Moss)

By Hazel, OLSX occupier. First blogged at hazelhedge.wordpress.com

I thought we’d be lucky to get 50 people out to demonstrate about an environmental issue on a cold January day in Salford. About a thousand turn up. “They’re… normal people” I overhear someone mutter. Old, young, Salford families, Greens, union members, members of co-operatives, local residents,[...]

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“Illegal Arrest” at Barton Moss.

Colin has just been arrested for breaching bail, despite having his bail conditions lifted in court. Please send the GMP your complaints

 
ADDRESS:
Barton Moss Protection Camp Barton Moss Road, Just off A57 next to Airport, Eccles M30 7RL
LINKS:
More details here:
Policing the Barton Moss fracking site has cost the taxpayer £300,000[...]

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