Planning Applications to Oppose in South Wales

It is essential that unconventional gas does not get a foot hold in the UK. Please take your time to oppose to these planning applications that have been submitted in South Wales. You may wish to draw on some of the more general points of objection, during our resistance to…

Its time to put Fracking on Trial

The appeal for the first fracking rig occupation in Lancashire in November 2011 starts on Wednesday 8th May and is scheduled to last till Friday 10th May at Liverpool Crown Court. Two protesters who were convicted of aggravated trespass last year are appealing; asserting stopping fracking is necessary in the…

Somerset in Solidarity with Wales

On Tuesday 16th April 2013, organisers from Frack Free Somerset supported Frack Free Wales in a demonstration at the Welsh Assembly to raise awareness about unconventional gas developments, such as fracking, coal bed methane and underground coal gasification licensed for in Wales. More than 50 people attended and a letter…

Solidarity Protest With Frack Free Wales

At least a car load of people from Somerset will be joining Frack Free Wales on Tuesday 16th April 2013 from 2-6pm to protest outside the Senedd to highlight the dangers sped by fracking to the general public and the environment. Details of where to assemble will be added to…

Protest at DRAX AGM against bio-mass conversion

Please support a protest Biofuelwatch are organising outside the Drax AGM in London on the 24th of April 2012. (precise time and location to be confirmed - watch the website) http://www.biofuelwatch.org.uk/2013/taking-draxtic-action/ Biofuelwatch is calling for a protest which focusses on Drax’s plans to convert half of their power station capacity…

Chalice Well declare their support Frack Free Somerset

"I am writing on behalf the Trustees of Chalice Well Trust, registered Charity number 204206, to officially endorse our support of The Frack Free Somerset Campaign. We are not a campaigning organisation, but are the Custodians of one of Britain’s most loved Holy Wells. We are deeply concerned about the…

South West Extreme Energy Gathering

South West Extreme Energy Gathering, 30th March 2013, 10 - 4pm A gathering is taking place at Hamilton House, Stokes Croft in Bristol to bring together people interested in or active around resisting extreme energy developments in the South West. The day will be an opportunity to: *Find out about…

Solidarity with Scotland: Huge gas plans for Airth: 100 rigs, compulsory purchase orders and fracking not ruled out

Source: Frack Off Driller Dart Energy revealed some shocking truths at a meeting in the small Scottish village of Airth last night. Company representatives told an appalled audience they planned up to 100 drilling platforms in the area, representing a huge increase over previously announced plans. Angry residents pointedly asked…

Big Rig Revolt in Bath

The Big Rig Revolt – Getting ‘Fracktious’ in Bath Saturday 1st of December and all over the country ordinary people joined together to show their resistance to the threat of extreme energy: We hit the streets of Bath, dressed once more as 'Frack the World Inc.'. 20 of us from…

The Big Rig Revolt – Saturday 1st December

Join Frack Free Somerset on this national day of action in solidarity with groups around the UK. Actions will be taking place around Somerset, email info@frackfreesomerset.org to find out where. Read about the Big Revolt below: A dark cloud is gathering. The threat of unconventional gas development hangs over us…