Barton Moss: anti-fracking protest camp, Salford

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Day 5: Sun 1st December

Day 6 -  Huge banner

Day 5 of the Northern Gas Gala sees the Barton Moss Protection Camp continue to grow.  A call out has been made by trade unions and local residents for a protest next Sunday 8th December (facebook event here).

Barton Moss Protest Rally - Sunday 8th December 2013. Assemble 12.30pm at Junction Barton Moss Road/Liverpool Road, Barton, Eccles M30 7RL

Support the Barton Moss Protection Camp!  Support the fight to stop fracking everywhere!

Bring your own placards and banners.

Day 4: Sat 30th November

Day 4 - Mad Hatters Tea Party

The community protection camp outside IGas’s fracking site at Barton Moss continues to establish itself with compost toilets being built. Their was also a Mad Frackers Tea Party and an impressive sunset. The local community is resisting the threat to their region with support from across the country.


Day 1: Wed 27th November


The first day of the Northern Gas Gala has seen a large number of people answer the call out to protect Barton Moss (and the wider region) from the threat of posed by IGas’s plans. The brave Barton Moss protectors have been blocking lorries from entering the fracking site and four people (three of them Salford residents) have been arrested for protecting their community from fracking company IGas Energy. The police presence has been large and growing.

The Independent: Barton Moss: The latest front line in Britain’s unconventional energy revolution against fracking

ITV news footage here:

BBC News footage here: