Nov 12 2016

PRESS RELEASE: UK’s largest ever anti-fracking gathering held in Manchester today

An estimated two thousand people marched through the centre of Manchester today in what was probably the largest ever anti-fracking gathering ever seen in the United Kingdom. Activists converged on the city from Lancashire, Yorkshire, London, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland, claiming Manchester was today the “capital of the so-called bleak and desolate north“. The …

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Nov 09 2016

Bianca Jagger to speak at United Against Fracking rally in Manchester 12th November

International human rights campaigner Bianca Jagger, Labour mayoral candidate Andy Burnham and former climate change diplomat John Ashton will be speaking this Saturday at an anti-fracking march and rally in Manchester. Legendary Hacienda DJ Dave Haslam will also be playing what organisers hope will be the largest anti-fracking gathering ever in the UK. Campaigners from …

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Nov 06 2016

PRESS RELEASE: UK’s Largest Ever Anti-Fracking Rally Planned For Manchester

What could be the largest ever gathering of people opposed to shale gas extraction in the UK is planned for Manchester city centre on Saturday 12th November 2016. https://www.facebook.com/events/333971743630619/ Campaigners from Lancashire and Yorkshire will converge on the city and be joined by local campaigners from Frack Free Greater Manchester, Manchester Friends of the Earth, …

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Oct 10 2016

‘Secret’ Shale Gas Conference Located

I can now reveal that our spies have tracked the frackers down and they will be holding their #secretshale summit at the RADISSON BLU HOTEL at MANCHESTER AIRPORT. Yes, people who want to drill for more fossil fuels will be meeting next to Greater Manchester’s biggest user of fossil fuels. We still intend to meet …

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Oct 09 2016

PRESS RELEASE: What have you got to hide, frackers?

Fracktivists take to the streets as Fracking industry sneak into Manchester for conference Activists from Frack Free Greater Manchester, Manchester Friends of the Earth and Manchester Greenpeace have called a demonstration outside a secret fracking industry conference [1] this Tuesday. The purpose of the peaceful protest is to remind the fracking industry that they have …

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Oct 03 2016

Keep It in the Ground – Mobilisation Tour

Wed 12 October 2016 7pm  @ Madlabs, ManchesterAddress: 36-40 Edge Street, M4 1HN Download the Manchester flyer Facebook event:  https://www.facebook.com/event s/1337285796335142/ With Frack Free Greater Manchester and Reclaim the Power After years of being pushed back by community efforts to oppose fracking, the extreme energy industry is still pressing ahead with plans to extract shale …

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Sep 15 2016

Let’s Get Labour To Ban Fracking

Last week Jeremy Corbyn announced a leadership policy that must surely have caught the attention of every anti-fracker in the land: that with him at the helm, Labour would ban fracking, commit to phasing out coal-fired power stations by 2020 and invest heavily in renewable energy. Yes, please! (More on that announcement HERE) The good …

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Jul 14 2016

Bury says No to Fracking

There were jubilant scenes on the steps of Bury Town Hall last night as Bury Council passed a motion to prohibit fracking on all council owned land and committed to going fossil free by 2025. Council Leader Rishi Shori laid his trailblazing motion before the full council, speaking eloquently of the threat to the environment, …

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Jun 26 2016

DRAW THE LINE ON FRACKING’ PROTEST AT INDUSTRY SPONSORED CONFERENCE IN MANCHESTER 6th JULY 2016

PHOTO CALL: 12.30pm, Wednesday 6th July – Campaigners will make a symbolic ‘red line’ outside the fracking conference at the Manchester Conference Centre, Sackville Street, M1 3BB Campaigners from Frack Free Greater Manchester, Manchester Friends of the Earth, Reclaim the Power, Greenpeace, and the Campaign Against Climate Change will hold a ‘red lines’ climate change …

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Jun 17 2016

Show Your Solidarity With Tina Rothery

  Solidarity with Tina as she faces Cuadrilla in court #IAmTinaRothery #DontFrackJustice   For the past five years Tina Rothery has been a dedicated Frack Free Lancashire Nana, and driving force for the UK anti-fracking movement. Many have had the privilege to hear her talk, walk in trucks with her at Barton Moss and at …

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