Helen Chuntso

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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 …

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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 …

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Fracking approved in Yorkshire – now the fight really begins

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 …

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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 …

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TESLA Seismic testing in the area

Object to IGas site in Davyhulme before 10th April- template letter

TAKE ACTION! IGas are applying to explore and produce coal bed methane (for 25 years!) in Davyhulme, please urgently send an objection to development.control@trafford.gov.uk template below.   Dear Sir/Madam   81446/RENEWAL/2013 Application to extend the time limit of planning permission 74681/FULL/2010 coal bed methane exploration, production testing and extraction I object to the application from IGas for …

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Blog: Residents counter latest installment of GMP Smear Campaign

Yet more political policing from GMP, who have today released a statement containing a series of false accusations and lies. We had seen this coming. After all, the police presence on Barton Moss Road mostly coincides with the arrival of trucks, as they act not to facilitate the right to peaceful protest, but to facilitate …

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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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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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