A weekend gathering for people involved or want to know more about ecological direct action around the UK including fighting opencast coal, fracking, GM, nuclear power, new road building and quarries with discussions and campaign planning - emphasis on the tactics and strategies, community solidarity and sustainable activism.
A GATHERING ON THE POLITICS OF TECHNOLOGY
2nd - 5th May 2014
Unstone Grange, Derbyshire
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Organised by Luddites 200, Corporate Watch, and Scientists for Global Responsibility
Lock-ons have been increasing - there's been one today (2 people, 2 hour delay), Monday 3rd March; there was another last Friday (2 people in tubes, 1.5 hours), and last Tuesday - 2 people locked-on into a barrel full of concrete, barbed wire and glass, to slow the police removal team down.
DART ENERGY have begun work preparing the site at Sutton Cum Lound, the road is dug up and fences are to be erected any day now. The local community is working really hard to oppose the plans and need all the help they can get. There is a campaign info point nearby for anyone that wants to visit or help out there.
Romanian police clashed with villagers on Wednesday as they tried in vain to force them off a field they have occupied for a third day to prevent U.S. energy giant Chevron from drilling for shale gas.
A human blockade at the end of Moss Lane has left a convoy of tankers backed up onto the A57.
Protectors have swarmed the vehicles and climbed on top. Come down to support and stop fracking at Barton Moss.
10th Jan 2014 via Corporate Watch Eleven anti-fracking campaigners have been found not guilty after a three day trial at Brighton Magistrate's Court.
09 January 2014 People celebrate outside Brighton Magistrates Court after Balcombe protectors acquitted on all charges as a resul
after a few hours the car was entered by police, lock-on removed and car towed.
Two people have locked-on inside a locked immobilised car at Barton Moss, stopping the truck convoy which includes drill bits and chemicals.