The plans for exploratory oil drilling around Balcombe in West Sussex have thrust the village into the national spotlight over the issue of fracking.
For the past week, large numbers of police have been deployed to ensure lorries carrying equipment into the testing site are unhindered by protesters.
Campaigners who have turned up include Mick Jagger's ex-wife Bianca Jagger, former Page 3 model and ex-mayor Marina Pepper, and Natalie Hynde, daughter of the Kinks' Ray Davies and the Pretenders' Chrissie Hynde.
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