Mainshill Open Cast Coal Site shut down for the day!

July 14th, 2012

At 10:00 this morning a group of 45 activists invaded Scottish Coal’s Mainshill Open Cast Coal Site near Douglas, South Lanarkshire, and occupied machinery and prevented coaling operations on the site and shut it down for the day. Machines including a “prime mover” were occupied and all work was stopped completely. This is the first action at Take Back the Land! - the action camp in the Douglas Valley will be up and running until the 18th July. Updates and photos to follow