Dec
10
12:00 PM12:00

Fundraiser Roast at The Cowley Club, Brighton

Come along to the Cowley Club for luscious vegan roast dinner to raise the funds for anti-fracking activists' fines. Serving from midday til 4pm on the 10th December.. Yum.

The plucky five were arrested at Broadford Bridge oil site, near Billingshurst, West Sussex in the summer in two different actions blockading the site and preventing the climate crime that day. 

Facebook event: www.facebook.com/events/306006256472522

If you can't come but are able to contribute(thanks!) or help promote the fund, here's the link https://chuffed.org/project/help-pay-1690-penalty-for-broadford-bridge-protectors

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Nov
18
to Nov 30

Object to Cuadrilla UK's planning application n Balcombe, West Sussex

Cuadrilla UK have re-applied to WSCC to conduct flow rate tests in Balcombe, West Sussex.  The application states they will go for a production license if tests are successful; it also includes a 45 ft high flare to burn off the gases.  The public consultation is open until November 30th and we urge you all to object.  Children as well as adults can respond; Application no WSCC/040/17/BA 

http://buildings.westsussex.gov.uk/ePlanningOPS/loadRepresentation.do?pprAplId=2178

Please bear in mind, only objections relating to what is happening above the ground will be considered; what happens under the ground is not up for consultation and is in the domain of the EA and HSE.  Objections raised include air pollution (and associated health risks), site location, risk of water contamination, noise, light pollution, toxic waste disposal and transportation, traffic volume, accident risk, wildlife and environmental damage and disruption to village / community life.   Frack Free Balcombe Residents Association (FFBRA) also advise not to mention fracking / hydraulic fracturing in your responses as objections may be discarded; At this stage the application is for acidising, not fracking however the process involves similar environmental, medical and climate risks, as well as some certainties like air pollution, traffic and stress.   https://www.facebook.com/FrackFreeSussex/posts/1459766500785397

More information on Balcombe and Cuadrilla can be found at http://www.frackfreesussex.co.uk/sussex-drill-sites/ . 

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Jul
22
2:00 PM14:00

Solidari-Tea Party on the Green at the Adversane Crossroads

Solidari-Tea Party on the Green at the Adversane Crossroads, 2-4pm, to celebrate the anniversary of the Balcombe Proctection camp being set up.  FB EVENT

EVERY SATURDAY from 2-4pm until further notice. Leafleting, banners, and information sharing event.
Next to the Blacksmiths Arms, corner of Adversane Lane, near to the drill site RH14 9JH

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