UK coppers boast 430 EVs

There are also more than 800 charging points

Two people die during Just Stop Oil protest

The victims were hit by a car while waiting in the traffic caused by the Dartford Crossing protest

Scottish coppers given EVs – but nowhere to charge them!

More than 20 Scottish police stations have reportedly been given new electric vehicles without any charging points

‘EVs not the right road for Police,’ says PCC

This is due to fear of them running out of battery while chasing crime, he says

Climate protests have cost Essex Police £1m

Essex Police has admitted it deployed hundreds of officers and made 338 arrests over the course of seven days

Man arrested for vandalising Winston Churchill statue during Extinction Rebellion protest

The man was arrested on suspicion of causing criminal damage after spray-painting the words ‘is a racist’ on the base of the statue

Police ban Extinction Rebellion activists from protesting

The police warned that failing to comply with the ban makes climate campaigners liable for arrest and prosecution

Waste criminals locked behind bars

Two men have been arrested in London in connection with a nationwide waste crime investigation. The Environment Agency, the Metropolitan Police Service and Government Agency Intelligence Network apprehended a 29-year-old man and a 46-year-old man at their homes in Chelsea and Hampstead Heath. The men were arrested for questioning in relation to waste crime, fraud […]

Manchester anti-fracking protests ‘cost taxpayers £330,000’

Anti-fracking protests in Greater Manchester have cost taxpayers a staggering £330,000 so far and is rising. The figure was released by Greater Manchester Police as protests against IGas’ attempt to drill for shale gas in Barton Moss continue. Two women blocked the fracking site this morning to prevent the energy company’s trucks from going into […]

Frack-mate in Sussex

Cameras have been trained on the small village of Balcombe in Sussex since protestors converged there at the end of July, angry with plans to test for shale oil and gas in their backyards. ELN reporter Vicky Ellis visited the protestors’ campsite to find out what the frack was going on.