Flirting with the Mainstream?

People from Cheshire have appeared in The S*n (!)  and the Mirror over the police handling of a protest at Marriott Drilling Group where they were trying to slow down the drills leaving for Lancashire and Yorkshire. Video footage shows a policeman hurling a woman onto the floor during the protest. www.thesun.co.uk/news/3926532/shocking-moment-out-of-order-police-officer-hurls-elderly-fracking-protester-to-the-ground/ http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/anti-fracking-protester-hurled-ground-10728600 I’ve not engaged with […]

For Upton…

For Upton Protectors prepared their towers and tunnels, Since Idiot Gas and Dark Energy Ignored the local community – At least an anti-fracking eighty-five percent. They don’t care about the locals’ health, They’re more interested in their own wealth. So some frack free friendly folk were forced To set up camp within a field, Starting […]

Pop Up Protests Hitting the Fracking Supply Chain

D Morgan plc of Ellesmere Port are supplying plant hire to the Cuadrilla fracking site at Preston New Rd, Lancashire. In response to this, some local residents from Ellesmere Port in Cheshire have previously held ‘pop up protests’ out side their office and their depot in Hooton. Today(20th March 2017) despite the rain, a good […]

Pagans: Stand side by side with Standing Rock

It’s not within the scope of this blog to explain the whys and the wherefores about Sacred Stone Camp  Needless to say, millions of us already know about it or have at least heard of it. NOW is the time for us as pagans, to connect with this struggle. This is not simply about one pipeline, […]

Fracking Threat to York/Derby/Notts Increases

There is a fracking threat from Ineos imminent in the South Yorkshire/Derbyshire/Nottinghamshire areas. Fracking company Ineos have contracted land agents Fisher German Priestner to gain access to land for their seismic survey in these areas. In the past, Tesla Exploration Ltd  had been able to gain access to land with ease. Now, due to  increasing awareness […]

Protest – does legal mean ineffective?

In August 2014, I drove from Bristol to Blackpool with a group of anti-fracking activists to take part in the Reclaim the Power anti- fracking demonstration in Blackpool. The day was fine and breezy. We marched along the sea front with our banners, chanting our opposition to fracking. Activists from Lancashire lay down in the […]