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Poem: Warriors Rise by Linwë Ar-Feiniel

Poem written today on the morning walk-down of the trucks at Barton Moss Protection Camp, by Linwë Ar-Feiniel
Give way, allow time
Thought riddles unravel rhymes
Seasons change, the river winds
Around the bend, the ivy climbs.
Whose voice cries strangled in the vines?
Whose wrath impels tectonic lines?
Whose face though weary, with wisdom[...]

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The Fantastic Four, by Tim Williams

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[...]

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Graveyard Shift Update from Barton Moss by Tammy

Graveyard Shift at Barton Moss by Tammy Samede, Occupier and Fractivist.
Morning
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[...]

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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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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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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
http://bambuser.com/v/4284314
http://bambuser.com/v/4284367
http://bambuser.com/v/4284445

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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