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.

Update (2pm): Day 18 of the community fracking blockade in Balcombe. Huge numbers of people coming down to the site to support the blockade and sing together.

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Day 19

Update (4pm): 2 arrests today. Highlight of day was homemade pizza brought down to feed people at lunch time!

Update (11am): 2nd truck of day took 40mins to get onto site. Come down and help protect Sussex.

Update (9:10am): One woman arrested while protecting Sussex from fracking.

Update (9am): Day 19 of the community fracking blockade in Balcombe. Renewed efforts by Cuadrilla to force fracking trucks through the blockade. Come lend your support!

Day 20

Update (11am): Police have forced 3 fracking trucks through the blockade today

Update (10am): Today the blockade in Balcombe goes Dutch. A contingent of people from the Netherlands is on their way to support the fight against fracking. They are expected to arrive around 3pm. Arch-frackers, Cuadrilla Resources, are also active in the Netherlands.

Update (9am): Day 20 of the community fracking blockade in Balcombe. Renewed efforts by Cuadrilla to force fracking trucks through the blockade. Come lend your support!