02 February 2016
The Scottish National Party made ‘Frack Off’ one of its main slogans. At the same time it has cosied up to hated bosses and even paid for drilling. Raymie Kiernan digs up the dirty truth
26 January 2016
Strikes backing Fife postie |London students stage rent strike | Motherwell XPO workers’ pay fight | Protest against fracking in valley | Occupy to save
120 cider jobs
19 January 2016
Around 400 people marched against fracking in Upton, near Chester, last Saturday.
13 October 2015
As the Scottish National Party (SNP) conference gets underway this week, key manifesto pledges and the integrity of its MPs are firmly under the microscope.
13 October 2015
More than 2,000 protesters formed a human chain across the iconic Forth Road Bridge in Scotland last Sunday.
18 August 2015
David Cameron announced plans to “fast-track” fracking after the Tories’ plan to roll out fracking failed to take off.
04 August 2015
Around 400 people attended a Facts Before Fracks meeting about the appalling health impact of fracking in Ryedale, North Yorkshire, on Wednesday of last week.
07 July 2015
More than 100 people attended Frack Free Scarborough’s public meeting on Thursday of last week.
30 June 2015
Councillors in Preston, Lancashire, voted against the return of fracking this week.
23 June 2015
Hundreds of people protested outside Preston Town Hall on Tuesday of this week as Lancashire County Council considered whether to bring fracking back to the region.
09 June 2015
The Tories’ renewed assault on workers and Labour’s general election defeat dominated the GMB union’s annual conference in Dublin this week.
24 February 2015
Nearly 30 organisations have written to Scottish National Party (SNP)government energy minister Fergus Ewing demanding that Underground Coal Gasification (UCG) is included in Scotland’s fracking ban.
03 February 2015
Around 250 protesters with a contingent of tractors rallied against fracking outside Lancashire county council in Preston last week.
27 January 2015
Calls for a moratorium on fracking were defeated in parliament this week by 308 votes to 52. Most Labour MPs abstained in the vote.
16 December 2014
Anti-abortion bigots confronted in south London | Electricians picket T Clarke in Romford | London students protest at Mayor's Question Time | Hundreds protest against fracking in Ellesmere Port | Christmas party for Freedom Riders | Marks and Spencer ballot is off after workers reinstated | UCU retreats from a fight over FE pay
09 December 2014
Over 300 people gathered at the gates of Ineos Grangemouth refinery in the cold and rain for the No Fracking Falkirk protest.
19 August 2014
Hundreds of anti-fracking campaigners occupied a field in Little Plumpton near Blackpool last weekend, by two sites where Cuadrilla plans to drill for shale gas.
12 August 2014
Hundreds of activists from around Britain were expected to converge on Blackpool, Lancashire, this weekend, for discussions, protests and direct action against fracking.
29 July 2014
The government opened up the license bidding process to frack shale gas in about half of Britain on Monday of this week.
17 June 2014
Around 100 people came to a meeting at the Guildhall in Swansea to debate fracking on Thursday of last week.