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General Meeting – Frack Free Greater Manchester

Meeting for everyone in Greater Manchester involved in campaigning against fracking for shale gas, coal bed methane extraction and underground coal gasification. Tuesday 18th February Facebook Event here Frack Free Greater Manchester is a loose association of individuals involved in different interest groups: anti-fracking activists, Barton Moss Protectors, Breathe Clean Air Group, Friends of the …

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Jan 23 2014

Press Release: Local People support Barton Moss camp as footage of police assault goes round the world

Local people from Irlam and Brookfield came forward to support the Barton Moss Protection Camp as footage of an assault on a Legal Observer was shown around the world, including on Al Jezeera. (1.) PRESS RELEASE Thursday 22 January 2014.  15:00. Protectors at the Barton Moss Camp are sleeping in atrocious conditions to raise public …

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Jan 18 2014

Total Garage shut down by anti-fracking protesters

Total Garage closed down by anti-fracking protesters A Total petrol station in Bolton has been closed down today by around 30 anti-fracking protesters in response to the French company’s recent announcement to invest £30 million into UK shale gas extraction.  Four individuals have attached themselves to the petrol pumps using superglue and bike D-locks. One …

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Jan 14 2014

Greater Manchester’s ‘finest’ fall for obvious Indymedia spoof

Greater Manchester Police have today made a public statement that they have proof that a flare WAS fired at a police helicopter on Sat 4th of Jan and that it DID come from Barton Moss Community Protection Camp. What was their proof? A comment on Indymedia – a website that lets anyone post under any …

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Jan 09 2014

Mass Solidarity Day at Barton Moss

On Sunday 12 January 2014, around 800 people joined in solidarity with the Barton Moss Camp on a peaceful march from Salford Reds Stadium to the IGas Drilling site, despite the BBC reporting only 250! ITV Granada coverage Thanks for this article in the Salford Star. SALFORD AGAIN SHOWS SUPPORT FOR BARTON MOSS CAMPAIGN “We …

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