EU Greens speak at Balcombe

FFS was invited by No FiBs- Balcombe to join a meeting in their small Bramble village hall on Sunday 19th to hear Jose Bove and Rebecca Harms (members of the EU Green party) speak on Fracking; and how to fight it, and the EU and how we can use it.…

Book your place on the coach for Solidarity Sunday

What: A march & demonstration at Barton Moss Community Protection Camp, Greater Manchester When: Sunday 26th January 2014 Where: Leaving Glastonbury Town Hall Car Park 7am | Bristol Temple Meads Train Station 8am. Returning 5pm from Manchester How to Book: Please use the form here: http://www.frackfreesomerset.org/solidaritysunday/ Contributions: £20 waged |…

Anti-Fracking Protesters Fight for ‘Next Seven Generations’

Published on Sunday, December 1, 2013 by Common Dreams Snowy Standoff in New Brunswick as Anti-Fracking Protesters Fight for 'Next Seven Generations' 'I think the community is standing up for the environment, and the police are protecting the company, and that's not right.' - Andrea Germanos, staff writer Picture via…

Request for support from Romania

Pungesti, Vaslui county, Romania International Call for Help & Action #humanrights #stopgazedesist This morning, shortly before 6 AM, 45 vehicles, including police vans and heavy machinery, arrived in the Resistance Camp in Pungesti. Less than 90 people were in the camp and they were completely isolated. The riot police blocked…

Call out for the Northern Great Gas Gala!

Event: Northern Great Gas Gala! Location: Barton Moss Road (off A57), Salford, Greater Manchester M30 7RQ Time: From 9am onwards Date: Weds 27th Nov Website: http://northerngasgala.org.uk Mass convergence called for tomorrow (Weds 27th) to fight fracking in Greater Manchester Fracking company IGas Energy are trying to start drilling in Barton…

Coach to Balcombe for Solidarity Sunday

Local groups are the frontline of resistance to unconventional gas across the UK. On Sunday 18 August they will be coming together from all four corners of the UK to join with the people of Balcombe to show the world that we stand united in rejection of unconventional gas in…

Statement from No Fracking in Balcombe Society

The people of Balcombe call upon Nick Clegg and all Lib Dem MPs, party members and supporters throughout the UK to examine their consciences and their policies and stand up against the Tories on the issue of fracking. We ask you to stand firm against an explosion of exploration for…

Call Out: Day 4 Of Community Fracking Blockade – Keeping Up The Pressure

Call Out: Day 4 Of Community Fracking Blockade - Keeping Up The Pressure in Balcombe As Day 3 of the Great Gas Gala winds down Cuadrilla is still struggling to get equipment on site. Despite large numbers of police escorting trucks Cuadrilla gave for day up by early afternoon due…

Frack Free Somerset in Solidarity with Balcombe Blockaders

Tomorrow is day three of a community blockade of Fracking company Cuadrilla Resources' drilling attempt in the West Sussex village of Balcombe. Over 250 people stopped 15 trucks bring on equipment yesterday. Members of Frack Free Somerset have joined the blockade and are keen to support people to get to…

‘Frack free’: a Sussex village gets organized

Source: http://newint.org/blog/2013/06/05/balcombe-fracking-resistance-britain/ By Lorna Stephenson Community resistance against fracking is growing. This protest took place in Colarado Erie Rising, under a CC License At some point during June 2013 – no-one knows exactly when – the quiet and beautiful West Sussex village of Balcombe will become the first major battleground…