Yearly Archives: 2016

Woodburn Forest Day 1 (Mon 15th Feb)

Fracking company Infrastrata are trying to construct the pad for an exploration drilling site the Woodburn Forest in County Antrim to the north of Carrickfergus. As with a number of other supposedly conventional exploration wells in recent years the well […]

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Upton Day 648 (Tues 12th Jan) Camp Eviction

Upton Day 648 (Tues 12th Jan) Camp Eviction

See below for more photos Eviction attempt underway since this morning! Get down to the camp if you can. Both ends of Duttons Lane have been closed by the police (potential access across fields). Large numbers of police and baliffs, […]

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Fighting Fracking In 2015: A Year Of Delays And Community Victories

Fighting Fracking In 2015: A Year Of Delays And Community Victories

  • Year of delays/rising costs for fracking industry
  • Began year with major threat in Lancashire
  • A year on Cuadrilla have made no progress
  • Strong community opposition blocking industry
  • Number of communities threatened is growing
  • Increased efforts to block local decision making
  • Movement will need to adapt to stay effective
  • This is a battle which we cannot afford to lose

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