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Why we shut down the UK’s largest coal mine – a call to action

On 8th May 2017, we were sentenced to pay £10,000 compensation charges to Miller Argent Ltd, after pleading guilty to aggravated trespass by shutting down Ffos-y-fran coal mine for one day.

Lancaster Climate Action blockade A.E.Yates, met with violent response

PROTEST: The two campaigners lying in the road

Two anti-fracking campaigners lie down in road to prevent access at AE Yates, Lostock Industrial Estate

Snowy Beagles

In blizzard conditions (well a little light snow anyway) we went to the Pevensey Marsh Beagles, who hunt hares, this week. It didn't take too long for them to realise they had no chance of hunting with us around. They went back to the meet and hung around looking grumpy while we practiced cracking whips and cracked open the brandy coffee.

Drax power station demonstration and celebration, 22/10/16

Biofuelwatch, Coal Action Network and others will be demonstrating at Drax Power Station, to celebrate ten years of climate action (since the first UK climate camp at Drax) and calling for Drax to be shut down and replaced with genuine renewables.

webpage here

http://www.biofuelwatch.org.uk/2016/axedrax-october-22/

and fb event here

Twyford Down 'Operation Greenfly' audacious direct action anniversary today

http://www.alexmacnaughton.com/media/original/anti-road-protests-004-copy1.jpgToday (22/5/16) is the 23rd anniversary of Operation Greenfly at Twyford Down - one of the most exciting and audacious direct actions of the 1990s.

Ditch Coal Speaking Tour. The realities of coal mining in Russia. 25th May to 10th June.

Mining is going on a hundred meters away. When they started blasting, all the dust was brought to our vegetable gardens. Vegetables got covered with the coal dust which is impossible to wash out. Now I don‘t want to harm myself by eating anything from this garden,” a resident of Kazas, Siberia, Russia, describes the impact of coal mining.