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28 Days Later / Balcombe anti-fracking protests update days 40-43

One Man Stop - 2nd September - Day 40

Update (14:45am): One protector locked on to fracking truck at the gate of Cuadrilla site in Balcombe.

Update (11:45am): Two protectors arrested defending Sussex from fracking.

Action AWE Disarmament Camp & Blockade

25th August 2013

Directions and details here.

Update - 2nd September - big blockade

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Balcombe anti-fracking protests update days 25-39

Day 37 (Fri 30th) Of Community Fracking Blockade In Balcombe Sussex

Update (10:30am): One protector arrested defending Sussex from fracking.

Update (9:30am): Police trying to force fracking truck through community blokade.

 

Day 34 (Tues 26th) Of Community Fracking Blockade In Balcombe Sussex

Memorial at Greenham Common bulldozed

27.8.13

I have just heard via a local woman that the memorial to the sisters who protested outside the Greenham Common Nuclear site from 1982 until the government was forced to remove the nuclear cruise missiles located there has today been removed by the owners of the Greenham Common Enterprise Centre that owns the site. 

 

How we Reclaimed the Power! - summary report of actions and before

A short story of No Dash for Gas, Reclaim the Power and how people from across the country stood in solidarity with Balcombe to oppose Cuadrilla and the dash for gas...

Balcombe anti-fracking protests update days 21-24

People slowing trucks down, police forcing them through, some arrests and overly restrictive bail conditions on those already nicked lifted...

Balcombe update days 18 - 19 & 20

Day 18

Day 18 (Sun 11th) Of Community Fracking Blockade In Balcombe Sussex
See The Great Gas Gala Website for upcoming events and how to get involved.

Balcombe update days 12 & 13

Update (11am): Day 12 and blockade still going strong. Cuadrilla need to get in a constant stream of trucks to keep drilling and the community are making it as difficult for them as possible.

 

Balcombe update days 9-11

Day 11 (Sun 4th) Of Community Fracking Blockade In Balcombe Sussex

Update (12pm): Good weather and people arriving for Tea Party this afternoon. Come on down!

Update (7am): Large number of people stayed overnight after the great day yesterday.

 

Latest News From The Great Gas Gala – Day 8

Update (3:45pm): Two fracking trucks forced through blockade with police escort. Ambulance called for lady pushed over by police.

Update (1:00pm): Police tow away fire engine with two frackfighters still lock on inside!

Latest News From The Great Gas Gala – Day 7

31 July 2013 Fracking company Cuadrilla Resources are trying to start drilling in Balcombe, West Sussex and the community is trying to stop them. Over 250 people stopped 15 trucks bring on equipment on Day 1 (Thurs).

The Great Gas Gala Day 6

30 July 2013 Photos from yesterday show that the police are massing to get Cuadrilla vehicles onto the site at Balcombe, so Cuadrilla can begin the dangerous path to fracking.