MP Caroline Lucas arrested at Balcombe protest

The MP and former Green Party leader Caroline Lucas has been arrested among other activists during an anti-fracking protest in West Sussex. Around 200-300 protesters are believed to have gathered at Balcombe today, outside fracking firm Cuadrilla’s drilling site and 25 protesters were arrested by 3:30pm this afternoon, for offences including “assault and obstruction of […]

Anti-fracking protests suspend drilling in Balcombe

Fracking firm Cuadrilla is scaling back its oil drilling operations near Balcombe in West Sussex as an influx of up to a thousand extra protesters are expected to gather this weekend. A climate camp planned to take place in Nottinghamshire is to be relocated to Balcombe, with police anticipating increased protest activity over the next […]