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New Bill to outlaw protest against CSG

This week Australia’s New South Wales (NSW) government proposed shocking new legislation that could severely restrict people’s right to protest. The Deputy Leader of the opposition, Walt Secord said, “..gas exploration operations will be treated as mining under New South Wales law. Make...
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Lancashire – the state of play

Day 18 of the appeal by fracking company Cuadrilla, against Lancashire County Council's rejection [1] of planning applications for two sites; Roseacre and Little Plumpton (Preston New Road). The appeal being held at the Blackpool Football Club will today hear the closing arguments by those...
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Problems with Policing Those Opposed to Fracking

There are over 400 groups now fighting to stop unconventional energy around the UK. Each group has its own identity primarily based on location or campaign-type and although they all share a determined aim, each is an entirely autonomous group that acts to its own agenda and style. Some groups...
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Who are the Nana’s?

Katharine Styles (55), aka Nana Cupcake, from Lytham Saint Annes I own and run a small sandwich shop latterly, but previously I was a teacher within the further education sector. I have been a school governor, a rainbow leader and I have also taught children’s cookery classes. I first...
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Upcoming Nanashire Tour Dates

Join the Nanas on tour at the following events, and support communities fighting fracking. Tuesday 1 March 2016, 7pm Methodist Memorial Hall, Manchester Road, Haslingden BB4 5SL Public meeting with speakers from Frack Free Lancashire. [More info] Friday 4 March 2016, 7pm Stocks Inn, Station...
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The Nanas Talk Fracking Tour

The Nanas are a group opposed to fracking who host public meetings and join actions across the UK in order to raise awareness about the risks of unconventional energy. Supported by TalkFracking.org, this group works in solidarity with local groups that are currently fighting planning applications,...