Anti-fracking campaigners vow to stay in Balcombe

Protestors march through the streets of Balcombe Credit: Press Association

Anti-fracking campaigners are vowing to stay in Balcombe until the exploratory drilling site is closed. Police served protesters with an eviction notice this week and are now waiting for a court order to remove them. Planning permission for the drilling ends at the end of the month.

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Council action over Balcombe

West Sussex County Council have begun legal proceedings to evict protesters from Balcombe.