Balcombe Great Gas Gala – Day 11 In Pictures

Day 11 (Sun 4th) Of Community Fracking Blockade In Balcombe Sussex

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

Fracking company Cuadrilla Resources are trying to start drilling in Balcombe, West Sussex and the community is trying to stop them. Over 250 people stopped 15 trucks bring on equipment on Day 1 (Thurs). On Day 2 more than 100 police were used to break the blockade and escort trucks onto the fracking site. On Day 3 the community continued to resist attempts to force trucks through the blockade but gave up early afternoon. On Day 4 Cudrilla did not attempt to bring any trucks onto the site. On Day 5 Cuadrilla continued to try to push trucks through the blockade and the community have continued to resist. Camp is still going strong and renewed efforts are being made to defend Balcombe. See Fracking In Balcombe: A Community Says No for background to issues involved. Scroll down for photos.

Update (12pm): Good weather and people arriving for Tea Party this afternoon. Come on down!

Update (7am): Large number of people stayed overnight after the great day yesterday.

Meeting At The Community Blockade In Balcombe This Morning


Camp At The Community Blockade In Balcombe This Morning

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