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 …

Continue reading »

Jun 05 2016

Press Release: Public Meetings on Fracking in Wigan and Leigh

Residents of Wigan and Leigh have organised two public information evenings to spread awareness about how fracking could affect them. The open meetings will be held on Friday 10th June at 7pm, at Standish Community Centre on Moody Street, and on Tuesday 28th June at 7pm, at Leigh Miners Welfare Institute, Kirby Road, Leigh. Almost …

Continue reading »

May 24 2016

Press Release: Frack Free Greater Manchester welcomes Andy Burnham’s ‘presumption of opposition to fracking’

FFGM welcomes the statement by Andy Burnham MP, announced on his facebook page today, that if elected Mayor of Greater Manchester ‘my position would be to recommend a Greater Manchester-wide presumption of opposition to fracking unless and until the evidence changes’. https://www.facebook.com/andyburnhammp/posts/1012480182180361 Frack Free Greater Manchester intends to ask all candidates for the post of …

Continue reading »

May 23 2016

Fracking approved in Yorkshire – now the fight really begins

May 16 2016

Press Release: Anti-Fracking protest at Mini Great Manchester Run

Anti-fracking campaigners will be holding a good natured protest at the Mini Great Manchester Run at the Etihad Stadium on Saturday 21st May due to its sponsorship by the chemical company INEOS. INEOS has licenses to frack over one million acres of the North of England (1). Protesters will be joined by Sami, the Greenpeace …

Continue reading »

May 15 2016

Decision Day in Ryedale

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1080680268658832/ On May 20th North Yorkshire Council will decide whether fracking should go ahead in Ryedale. Join community leaders, residents and high profile speakers outside North Yorkshire County Council, Northallerton for a day of peaceful, community-led activities standing with people in Ryedale and North Yorkshire against fracking. The rally is part of a …

Continue reading »

Dec 17 2015

New UK Fracking Licenses Explained In Three Maps

Fracking in Greater Manchester came a bit closer today as new licenses were announced by the government. They take a little bit of explaining so here goes. Here is a map of the known to have shale gas reserves in the UK. Note the vast swath of red across the Midlands and the Home Counties. …

Continue reading »

Oct 05 2015

Press Release: Anti-fracking campaigners to rally as PM speaks at Conservative Party Confernece

ANTI-FRACKING CAMPAIGNERS TO RALLY AS PM SPEAKS AT CONSERVATIVE PARTY CONFERENCE Anti-fracking campaigners from Frack Free Greater Manchester, Frack Free Lancashire, Friends of the Earth, Greenpeace and other groups, including veterans of the campaign at Barton Moss, are to rally outside the Conservative Party Conference on Wednesday as the Prime Minister gives his conference closing …

Continue reading »

Sep 27 2015

Press Release: Anti-fracking groups to march on the Tory Party conference

Anti-fracking groups and Climate Change campaigners from Frack Free Greater Manchester, Greenpeace, Friends of the Earth, Frack Free Lancashire and other groups will be join a march on Sunday to the Conservative Party Conference in Manchester on Sunday 4th October. http://frackfreegtrmanchester.org.uk/event/anti-fracking-bloc-for-tuc-march-at-conservative-party-conference/ The feeder march will start from Salford Museum and Art Gallery at 11AM and …

Continue reading »

Sep 16 2015

Fracking Won’t Fix The Climate

Britain should go all ‘out for shale’ says a report, funded by the fracking industry. So, no news but the old news then. However the tack has at least changed slightly. The reason, says The Task Force on Shale, is that gas can provide a bridge to a low-carbon future. This is a something of …

Continue reading »

Older posts «

» Newer posts