Today was an extraordinary day at Barton Moss. It took over 6 hours for the trucks to get in. We had a lock-together by the Fantastic Four, and a visit from the head of the Green Party who walked in line with us. Although there were 6 arrests, to me there was the sense that[...]Read more →
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Graveyard Shift at Barton Moss by Tammy Samede, Occupier and Fractivist.
Me and Guinevere doing the graveyard shift sitting round campfire keeping an eye out whilst the rest of the tribe is sleeping
I wasn’t online yesterday as I was having a chilled Sunday with Kate,Marie and Diane. Etc
We had a lovely dinner[...]
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[...]Read more →
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[...]
Occupy Mayday Livestreams from the day 21/01/2014
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[...]Read more →
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,[...]Read more →
Colin has just been arrested for breaching bail, despite having his bail conditions lifted in court. Please send the GMP your complaints
Barton Moss Protection Camp Barton Moss Road, Just off A57 next to Airport, Eccles M30 7RL
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Policing the Barton Moss fracking site has cost the taxpayer £300,000[...]
Updates direct from Barton Moss, by protector Silver Fox and livestreamer Kris. Convoy has stopped 9.40 am…
Latest photos and awaiting further updates.
Short update from Kris. OccupyMayday. Two of lock on protectors released from concrete.
Further arrests: Livestream from Kris
Jamie posting his arrest on facebook (they missed his phone):
“Been arrested on a[...]
“On the morning of Friday 3 January 2014, an officer of the Greater Manchester ‘corporate enforcers’ stated that the Barton Moss Protectors were not showing any consideration towards the local farming community,” explained Ian R. Crane.
“So let’s get this straight … On the day of disclosures about Thatcher’s alleged use of soldiers disguised as[...]Read more →