North West England

North West England

lock-ons at Barton Moss

Lock-ons have been increasing - there's been one today (2 people, 2 hour delay), Monday 3rd March; there was another last Friday (2 people in tubes, 1.5 hours), and last Tuesday - 2 people locked-on into a barrel full of concrete, barbed wire and glass, to slow the police removal team down.

Barton Moss anti-fracking update

 

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15th Feb 2014

Lorries being brought in on a Saturday, tankers so likely full of chemicals, followed by trucks with pipes. 

Romanian Villagers and Priests Occupy Chevron Fracking Site in Protest

9/2/14

Romanian police clashed with villagers on Wednesday as they tried in vain to force them off a field they have occupied for a third day to prevent U.S. energy giant Chevron from drilling for shale gas.

Reclaim the Power gathering 8-9 February

Earth First! Winter Moot 7-9 March 2014: programme up

A weekend gathering for people involved or want to know more about ecological direct action around the UK including fighting opencast coal, fracking, GM, nuclear power, new road building and quarries with discussions and campaign planning - emphasis on the tactics and strategies, community solidarity and sustainable activism.

Barton Moss - locking on top of lorries (Day 48/13 Jan 2014)

A human blockade at the end of Moss Lane has left a convoy of tankers backed up onto the A57.

Protectors have swarmed the vehicles and climbed on top. Come down to support and stop fracking at Barton Moss.

2nd day of lock-ons at fracking site in Salford

7/1/14

Update:

after a few hours the car was entered by police, lock-on removed and car towed. 

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Two people have locked-on inside a locked immobilised car at Barton Moss, stopping the truck convoy which includes drill bits and chemicals. 

Barton Moss lock-on delays trucks by 4 hours

6th January 2014

Three people lock themselves to each other and concrete-filled barrels and delay trucks entering the site by four hours. Bravo! 

Campaigner superglues herself to iGas Salford site (& new Barton Moss events Calendar)

2nd December 2013

WHERE'S WALLY PROTECTOR BLOCKS BARTON MOSS IGAS GATE

A campaigner dressed as Where's Wally superglued herself to the entrance gates of the IGas drilling site at Barton Moss today to delay trucks trying to leave the plant.