Helen Chuntso

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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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Public Footpath sign removed by GMP

    GMP have been seen removing the public footpath signs from Barton Moss Road last Saturday 4th January which was missing for some time and found by a member of Barton Moss Protection Camp.

Greater Manchester faces new fracking threat

Communities across Greater Manchester could face the threat of fracking following the Government’s announcement last week (Tuesday 17 December 2013) on a new licencing round for onshore oil and gas. The map showing possible areas of the country where fossil fuel companies can purchase drilling rights includes the whole of Greater Manchester

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Letter to the Press Complaints Commission re: Sunday Telegraph

On Sunday 22nd December, an article written by ‘journalist’ Patrick Sawer was published on the Telegraph online. It seems to us that the article, which was full of lies was a clear attempt to discredit our local campaign whilst slurring the name of two amazing individuals who are very passionate about protecting the environment.

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Press Release: Salford and Trafford Councils found to be investing in fracking company iGas

For immediate release.   Research conducted by Frack Free Greater Manchester has discovered that Salford and Trafford Councils are investing in fracking company iGas via the Greater Manchester Pension Fund.  Both Councils have granted iGas planning permission to conduct exploratory drilling at different sites [1]. iGas lists Henderson Global Investors (HGI), a subsidiary of Henderson …

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Big Orange Bus blockade at Barton Moss – Wed 18th December

Following on from Monday’s wind turbine blockade, another unexpected arrival turned up on Wednesday 18th December 2013.  A big orange bus mysteriously broke down outside the iGas gates at Barton Moss –  blocking the entrance to the proposed fracking site. Five brave Barton Moss Protectors locked onto the Bus preventing access to IGas’ site. * …

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Wind Turbine blockade: interview on Russia Today

Helen Rimmer from Frack Free Greater Manchester and Salford speaks to Russia Today about renewables, fracking, fuel poverty and a curious wind turbine laid outside the gates of iGas.

54 foot Wind Turbine used in blockade of IGas site at Barton Moss

Fracking test site in Greater Manchester blockaded with giant wind turbine blade Fifty pro-renewables campaigners deliver 17 metre, 1.5 tonne wind turbine blade as “Christmas gift” for fracking company IGas Entrance to Barton Moss test site blocked, to prevent drilling vehicles from entering Contact: 07821 315 254 (Frack Free Greater Manchester Press) At 5.30 this …

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We will not tolerate Police Brutality at Peaceful Protest

Join the Rally 10th December 9AM BARTON MOSS LANE ECCLES M30 7RL     Today, December 9th 2013, the police made 5 violent and needless arrests of peaceful protesters at Barton Moss Community Protection Camp including a strip search of a woman, allegedly with no just cause, and a legal observer.VIDEO FOOTAGE HERE: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PHyGUMnOhd8 Exploration company IGas want to …

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Demonstration: Sun 8th December, 12.30pm, Barton Moss Rd

Facebook event here SAY NO TO COAL BED METHANE & SHALE GAS! Sunday 8th December 2013 12.30pm Support the Barton Moss Protection Camp! Support the fight to stop fracking everywhere! Call out to everyone opposed to turning Greater Manchester, other parts of the UK and elsewhere in the World into a fracking hell! BRING YOUR …

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