What’s happening this week? 24-30 July 2017

BY RUTH HAYHURST ON JULY 23, 2017 Monday 24 July 2017 What is fracking? Talk by John Cossham FRSA, campaigner, sustainability activist and entertainer, hosted by York Skeptics, The Phoenix Inn, 75 George Street, York, YO1 9PT. Tuesday 25 July 2017 Frack Free South Yorkshire presentation to

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What’s happening this week? 10-16 July 2017

In this week’s listings: Divestment and green jobs rally at Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road site Angus Energy conference call Continuing direct action against Cuadrilla’s fracking plans Cake at the Gate gatherings at UKOG’s Broadford Bridge site Campaign training sessions Planning meetings Diary events for the rest of

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Fracking Companies Hoped They’d Get Away With It

When Cuadrilla, Ineos and other fracking companies set their sights on turning the English countryside into major gas fields a few years ago, they were relying on the fact that this would stay mostly below the radar, and they could simply get on with getting the drills

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Fracking Companies Hoped They’d Get Away With It

When Cuadrilla, Ineos and other fracking companies set their sights on turning the English countryside into major gas fields a few years ago, they were relying on the fact that this would stay mostly below the radar, and they could simply get on with getting the drills

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Police and private security accused of using ‘brutal’ and ‘violent’ force in a quiet Lancashire village

A quiet Lancashire village is once again at the centre of a storm over police “brutality”. But this time, a private security company is also implicated. And campaigning locals have said that the corporation involved in this “disproportionate violence” has had what “little credibility” it had left “demolished”.  

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