Balcombe Great Gas Gala – Day 1 In Pictures

Fracking company Cuadrilla Resources are trying to start drilling in Balcombe, West Sussex and the community is trying to stop them.

Updates: Day 12, Day 11, Day 10, Day 9, Day 8, Day 7, Day 6, Day 5, Day 4, Day 3, Day 2, Day 1, The Great Gas Gala Website

See Fracking In Balcombe: A Community Says No for background to issues involved. Scroll down for photos.

Update (11:00pm): Camp up an running and people are staying over night. Hope to see you on Day 2!

Update (2:45pm): Beginning to look like Balcombe 1 – Cuadrilla 0. Thoughts are turning to Day 2 of blockade!

Update (12:45pm): Now over 250 people at site. Come down and join the party!

Update (10:45am): Large crowd. Truck isn’t going anywhere. Come on down!

Update (9:45am): Gazebos are up. Gala settling in for long haul. Come on down!

Update (9:00am): Great Gas Gala going strong. Trucks now backed up all through the village.

Update (8:30am): Great Gas Gala is well underway. A truck tring to deliver equipment is being blocked from entering the fracking site. Numbers are growing.

Sussex Residents Blocking Trucks From Entering Fracking Site

Sussex Residents Blocking Trucks From Entering Fracking Site

Stop Cuadrilla; The Community Has Spoken

Sussex Residents Blocking Trucks From Entering Fracking Site

Road Closed; Nothing Moving

Road Closed Outside Fracking Site

Work stopped at site

Blockade Of Fracking Site Entrance

Sussex Residents Blocking Truck From Entering Fracking Site

Gala Atmosphere As Site Entrance Is Blocked

Sussex Residents Blocking Truck From Entering Fracking Site

Sussex Residents Blocking Truck From Entering Fracking Site

Gazebos Are Up; Settling In For Long Haul

Sussex Residents Blocking Truck From Entering Fracking Site

Blockade Of Cuadrilla Site Entrance Is Growing

Banner Hung On Immobilised Truck

Sussex Residents Blocking Truck From Entering Fracking Site

Sussex Residents Blocking Truck From Entering Fracking Site

Blockade Of Cuadrilla Site Entrance Is Growing

Blockade Of Cuadrilla Site Entrance Is Growing

Sussex Residents Blocking Truck From Entering Fracking Site

Entrance of the Cuadrilla Fracking Site In Balcombe

The View From The Entrance To The Cuadrilla Frackng Site

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